Focused on the resilience of innovators, ingenuity of industry, and transformation of world-class enterprises in the face of disruption, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario proudly announces the launch of Limitless: A Celebration of Regional Innovation.TechAlliance’s inaugural Limitless will highlight individuals and businesses in the region who are leveraging technology to develop creative solutions, harnessing equitable practices to empower an inclusive and vibrant community, and growing some of the most promising ventures to bolster a globally competitive innovation economy.

Innovators embraced transformation in 2020. Navigating disruption with inventive and collaborative responses at the helm and demonstrating an unbreakable spirit in the face of uncertainty are achievements worthy of celebration. We are delighted to invite founders, industry and stakeholders to call attention to those who are fuelling a more prosperous future for us all.

Christina Fox, Chief Executive Officer of TechAlliance.

The virtual celebration on March 31, 2021, will feature standout individuals and ventures demonstrating excellence in key categories.

Four of the five awards are now open for applications. Nominations will remain active until February 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Finalists in each category will be announced on March 1, 2021, at which time, The People’s Choice Award will open for public voting based on finalists from the following categories:

  • The Breakthrough Award recognizes a company who has brought a novel solution to market, whose technology clearly demonstrates next-level innovation.
  • The Gamechanger Award recognizes a company whose culture is paramount to the success of their business, accelerating growth and profitability while creating positive impact.
  • The Scaleup Award recognizes a company that has realized substantial growth over the last 12 months.
  • The Forthcomer Award recognizes a trailblazing young professional, 29 years of age and under, with an innovative solution or business.

Limitless is made possible by sponsorship from a cast of regional partners — MNP LLP, Stronghold Services Corporation, TD Ferrara Wealth Advisory Group, Fanshawe College School of Digital and Performing Arts, and Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship at Ivey Business School. Each committed to fostering innovation, their contributions will enable this experience to uplift and energize audiences in Elgin, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex and Oxford counties when the live celebration airs on March 31, 2021 at 7:00 PM.