Tech Forward Awards – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

November 17th, 2022

Recognizing organizations and individuals who are making a difference in Nova Scotia’s technology sector.

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The Tech Forward Awards presented by RBC features 8 unique awards designed to celebrate, highlight and recognize organizations, and owners/individuals who are making a difference in the ICT sector in Nova Scotia. These awards feature our Digital Diversity Awards, which were established in 2016 to promote and inspire individuals who have been historically underrepresented in Nova Scotia’s tech sector*.

Together we are recognizing that diversity is fueling innovation in our province, and the impact and influence of leaders in our community. Nominees in all categories may be self-nominated, nominated by industry colleagues, or nominated by their employers or organizations.

*Underrepresented communities in tech include; women (female-identifying), Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis), persons with disabilities, members of visible minority/racialized groups, members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities* and Immigrants (As defined in the Tri-Agency Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan)

Keynote Speaker

Ross Simmonds is the Founder of Foundation, a content marketing firm that combines data and creativity to develop & serve ambitious brands. Foundation works with organizations all over the world ranging from some of the fastest-growing startups & SaaS products to some of the most influential cloud companies of the last decade.

Ross and the team at Foundation have launched marketing initiatives that reach millions of people and generate millions of new business opportunities through SEO and social media. He was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs,
 top Snapchat marketer by Mashable, top 3 marketer in the world by BuzzSumo and Harry Jerome Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Ross is also a well sought out public speaker, an angel investor and the author of multiple books.

Join us for a night of celebration!

November 17, 2022
Halifax Marriot Harbourfont Hotel
Doors Open at 5:30pm
Tickets: $80 Members, $95 Non Members

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Tech Forward

Award Categories

Talent Champion Award

Tech for Good Award

Thinking Forward Award

Provincial Spotlight Award

Best of Tech Award 2022

One to Watch Award

Role Model Award

Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award

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