32nd Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner
May 17, 2017
Sprott School of Business at Carleton University


May 17, 2017


River Atrium & Conference Rooms, Richcraft Hall (formerly known as River Building) at Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario.

Dress is business attire.

Gala Reception & Business Networking

4:45pm – 5:45pm

Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Business Networking Cafe

9:00pm – 10:00pm

Guest MC Paul Brent, former host of CTV’s Tech Now, will lead an All Star Executive Panel focusing on Innovation Leadership & Competitive Success


Individual tickets – $200
Corporate Tables – $1,800
(seats 8) with logo

For more information please contact: Cathi Malette, CATAAlliance

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Interested in Participating? Contact CATA CEO John Reid at jreid@cata.ca

32nd Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala

The 32nd Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas. Check out the Award categories !

Join us to celebrate the best of Canadian innovation and see the world’s most adopted technologies. For more than three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation Gala has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada’s business calendar.

The Innovation Gala will also be the stage for celebrating  Information and Communications Technology Council (ictc-ctic.ca) 25 Years of Research Leadership, including the presentation of the CATA CEO Community Leadership Award, to ICTC, President and CEO Namir Anani.

At the Gala, the winners are recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada’s innovation community. View our Leadership Awards Video Sharing Channel where past winners and sponsors share their success secrets.

This year Gala theme: Innovation and Competitive Success.

rich-mcbee-225x300Richard D. McBee, President & CEO, Mitel, joins us as the Gala Keynote.
Under his leadership, Mitel has doubled revenue to more than CDN$1.3 billion, emerging as a global leader in the business communications market with #1 market share in Europe. Mr. McBee will offer insights into the keys to building a world class flagship tech company and what it will take to advance Canada’s competitive innovation nation success.

Our Keynote will also join an Executive Panel who will share insights on key topics, such as:

  • the CEO is not the only leader any more
  • building a flagship enterprise in a world without borders
  • combining the power of innovation and citizen engagement
  • preparing your company and our nation for the future

Our experts will help provide a vision of Innovation Leadership and Competitive Success for the 21st Century.

All Star Panel:

Dr. Micheál J. Kelly, Dean Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

Steve Cody, Founder & CEO, the Better Software Company

Winner, Sara Kirke Award for Canada’s top women entrepreneur

Alumni CTV, Tech Now Moderator, Paul Brent, will engage the Panel in lively discussions. Take a few minutes (video) to listen to Mr. Brent share Gala insights. Guests are also able to pose questions prior to the event via email to: info@cata.ca.