ITAC Announces Extension of Deadline for Nominations of the Ingenious Awards Program

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 ITAC Announces Extension of Deadline for Nominations of the Ingenious Awards Program

Ottawa, Ontario: July 9, 2013. The Information Technology Association of Canada

Ingenious Awards 2012 Sponsors(ITAC) has extended the deadline for the submission of nominations for its Ingenious Awards Program. The closing date for entries has been extended from July 15 to July 31, 2013.

The program celebrates enterprises demonstrating measurable evidence of productivity improvement, efficiency gains, revenue growth, overall business transformation or other organizational outcomes through the use of technology. Organizations may nominate themselves or be nominated by others. Candidates or their nominators are required to submit a short project description and clear evidence of the correlation between the technology and measurable business outcomes. Two panels of distinguished judges will assess the nominees and identify program finalists and award winners.

Awards are presented in five categories: large private enterprises, large public organizations, small and medium-sized private companies, small and medium-sized public organizations and not-for-profit organizations. To see what excellence in the use of technology looks like please click here.

The winners will be presented with their awards at a gala ceremony on November 27th in Toronto. Their stories will be featured in a year-long communications program celebrating excellence in the use of technology.

Nomination forms, rules and regulations and other information can be found at the Ingenious Awards program website (ingenious

The program is made possible through the support of ITAC members, sponsors and partners including CGI, Cisco Systems Canada, Dell Canada Inc., Intel of Canada, Softchoice Corporation, Xerox Canada Inc., Oracle Canada, Hewlett-Packard Canada, Deloitte Canada, Backbone Magazine, IT World Canada, and the CIO Association of Canada.

About ITAC:

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is the voice of the Canadian information and communications technologies (ICT) industry. ITAC represents a diverse ICT community spanning telecommunications and internet services, ICT consulting services, hardware, microelectronics, software and electronic content. ITAC’s community of companies accounts for more than 70 per cent of the 572,700 jobs, $155.3-billion in revenue, $6.2-billion in R&D investment, $30.4-billion in exports and $11-billion in capital expenditures that the ICT industry contributes annually to the Canadian economy. The ICT sector currently represents 4.9 per cent of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) and accounted for 9.4 per cent of all real GDP growth since 2002. ITAC is a prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity and for stronger productivity across all sectors through the strategic use of technology.

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For further information, please contact:

Lynda Leonard

Senior Vice President, ITAC

(613) 238-4822 ext. 2239 (


Wayne Hendry

Manager of Communications, ITAC

(613) 238-4822 ext. 2224 (