techNL Industry Awards

techNL is launching the first-ever techNL Industry Awards to recognize the movers and shakers in the tech sector ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador. It is more relevant than ever to celebrate the sector after a challenging year which has been pivotal for many of us. 

1) Tech Company of The Year Award

This award recognizes a company that has established itself as a leader in the NL tech sector. The prize winners excel in strategic, product or service development, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. They are widely recognized as pillars of the NL tech sector.

2) Keyin College Champion of Youth Award 

This award recognizes a company that makes an effort to employ youth/young adults as part of the staffing model and plays a valuable role in the community for positive youth development in the NL tech sector. This award sponsored by Keyin College.

3) Hatch Women in Tech Advocate Award 

This award honours an individual, team, or organization/company in the tech sector that has gone above and beyond to encourage recruitment and retention of people who identify as women in tech and make a positive influence in diversity and inclusion.

This award is sponsored by Hatch.

4) Community Leadership Award

This award is given to an individual or business in the tech sector that has gone above and beyond to make a positive impact on their community through their contribution, commitment, and leadership in community engagement, mentorship, and/or charitable giving or volunteer work.

5) Genesis Startup of the Year Award

Sponsored by Genesis, this award honours an early-stage technology company (less than four years old) that has introduced something new to the market, is generating revenue, attracting talent, and creating significant excitement in the NL tech ecosystem.