Motorola Outstanding Product Achievement Award Recognizes Excellence in Public Safety Technology - Submit your nominations!
March 13, 2014

The Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology to be given at CATAAlliance Innovation Award Gala. 

OTTAWA, March 13, 2014 - CATAAlliance, Canada's largest high-technology trade association announced that nominations are now open for the Outstanding Product Achievement Award recognizing excellence in Public Safety Technology. The Award is named after one of the world's leading communications firms, Motorola.

The Award will be presented to a Canadian organization for an outstanding technology engineering development which has resulted in the production of a world-class Public Safety product or family of products. The product will have proven itself in operation and its design and market success will have enhanced Canada's international reputation for innovation and excellence.

The market for security technologies is large, global and growing - with spending predicted to accelerate by 30 per cent annually to reach US $5.7 billion by 2014, according to projections based on data from IMS Research and Infonetics Research.

Finalists and award recipients will be chosen by a selection committee comprising experts drawn from the CATAAlliance Governing Council, First Responder Organizations and Motorola Solutions Canada.

According to CATA
Alliance President, John Reid, "Motorola continues to demonstrate its dedication to technology excellence and leadership through its support of recognition programs, research and advocacy. Awards and related programs create role models and also help to reinforce the power of new technologies in stimulating Canada's business growth and productivity. They are an important part of building Canada's competitive Innovation Nation. We're proud to announce that the Public Safety Technology Award is named in Motorola's honour and congratulate them on their corporate citizenship."

"Global business success requires future-oriented thinking," said
 George Krausz,President , Motorola Solutions Canada Inc.. He added, "the race to develop new technologies to increase public safety and security is on and Canadian companies need to be at the forefront. We are honoured to support this award which recognizes Canada's best in Public Safety Technology."

The Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology will be presented on May 2st, 2014 at the Sprott School of Business venue
, a 29 year tradition of recognizing outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership in expanding the frontiers of Canada's advanced technology industries. Full program details will soon be announced.

CTV Alumni Host, Paul Brent will return as the guest MC and moderator of an All Star Panel of business and community leaders focusing on the theme of Leadership for the 21st Century.

++ Call to Action: 
Please review Award criteria in Para 2 above and then submit your nominations for Excellence in Public Safety Technology at this URL:
http://www.cata.ca/innovation-and-leadership-awards/




Contact:
John Reid
President, CATA
Alliance
 613-236-6550
jreid@cata.ca