Amilia wins the 2018 contest "Spotlight on SMEs" organized by the AQT

Amilia wins the 2018 contest “Spotlight on SMEs” organized by the AQT

Nicole Martel, CEO of the AQT, offers the trophee to Kim Fortin, Communications Manager at Amilia

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Oct. 17, 2018 – The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) has named Amilia tech company of the year as part of the “spotlight on SMEs 2018” competition, in front of more than 200 executives Of the industry. This competition aims to recognize and highlight the success of small and medium-sized businesses in marketing.

Amilia has distinguished itself among 9 SME finalists to win the “SMEs in Light 2018” contest. On the strength of its expertise, Quebec-based Amilia has developed online registration and entertainment management software. The software allows sports and cultural organizations, as well as participants, to trade directly online for registration and activity management.

“A powerful engine of the Quebec economy, tech SMEs are at the forefront of the digital shift that has been initiated by all sectors and institutions. As they often remain unknown despite their many commercial successes, it is important to highlight them to make them shine, “said Nicole Martel, president of the AQT. “This competition is designed to give them the visibility, encouragement and motivation to continue to energize our economy. “

The 9 finalists of the 2018’s SME on spotlight contest

The finalist companies at SME in light 2018 were Amilia, Processia, R2i, Dialog Insight, JLR, Nubik, Amilia, Laserax, Leddartech and IN-RGY

The winner was determined according to the highest score collected, combining both a jury grade that accounts for 75% of the total score and a 25% public vote. The nine finalists, meanwhile, were named in the year 2018 as SME of the month by an independent jury of distinguished members of the business and technology community. These companies should have distinguished themselves by a commercial success that has increased their presence in the markets. At the end of the year, nine of them were in the running to become the SME of the year. The struggle was between the following SMEs: Processia, R2i, Dialog Insight, JLR, Nubik, Amilia, Laserax, Leddartech and In-rgy.

Organized in collaboration with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), CGI and Videotron Business Services, the AQT’s SME Highlights Contest attracts high-quality applications every year. The selection of finalists is always a difficult task for our juries.


About AQT

The Quebec Technology Association (AQT), the unrivaled techno business network, provides executives with a stimulating, world-class environment that is conducive to the growth of their business and industry. With its 500 members, it brings them together to increase the performance of their organization. A self-funded non-profit organization, the AQT represents the entire industry in decision-making bodies and is among the top 10 techno associations in North America. For more information:


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Information :

Marc Lapointe, Deputy Director General

Quebec Association of Technologies (AQT)

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