OTTAWA -- The 2017 Award Winners were announced the evening of May 17th at a sold out Gala Dinner featuring a keynote address from Richard, D. McBee President & CEO, Mitel.
In this livestream video clip , Mr. McBee addressed the topic of “ Is Canada Ready to Innovation Shift? “ and challenged Canadians to “ think big, move fast and start small.” (Live Stream video clip).
The Gala also included special announcements on the lead work CATA is undertaking in the area of public safety and cyber security. Deputy Chief Scott Tod of North Bay Police Service spoke about the CATA/CACP Cybercrime Council and Katherine Thompson, Chair, CATA Cyber Council announced a new project to give Canadian military veterans a second career in cyber security industry.
Following CATA's passion for digital adoption, the Gala was broadcast livestream and the winners were announced via Twitter and broadcast on key social networks. Innovation Gala delegates were asked to become CNN- like live TV reporters by using social media streams to help tell innovation leadership stories to the world.
Read All About the Gala: cata.ca/2017/cata-32nd-annual-innovation-gala/