Nexus Innovations is named the tech SME of the year 2021 by the AQT

Nexus Innovations is named the tech SME of the year 2021 by the AQT

Montreal (Quebec), March 25, 2022 – The Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) in collaboration with CGI and National Bank, is proud to announce that Nexus Innovations was today crowned the technology SME of the year 2021. It was in the presence of the Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital. Mr. Éric Caire, and more than 180 industry leaders that this prestigious distinction was awarded to this company which stood out among 10 finalists to win the competition.

The winning company was determined according to the highest score collected, divided into three parts: by quantitative and objective data (20 points) established by the AQT, by the voice of an independent jury (50 points), as well as by the general public vote (30 points).

“We would like to congratulate Nexus Innovations, winner of the 2021 edition of the AQT’s PME en lumière contest. Over the past two years, the technology industry has demonstrated its ability to support many sectors and has also actively participated in the recovery of the Quebec economy. Nexus Innovations is a concrete example of this success and we are honored to crown its success by awarding it the 2021 Techno SME of the Year award,” said Nicole Martel, President and CEO of the Association québécoise des technologies.

Nexus Innovations helps companies improve their performance, build a product at the heart of their strategy, improve their “core business”, optimize their operations, bring their product to market, acquire customers, increase their sales and to increase their revenues, to move towards cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

“Winning the title of Tech SME of the Year means a lot to Nexus, because it materializes our dream of making our human approach the standard in IT consulting! We get up in the morning to have a positive impact and create value around us, and we are really proud that it is recognized! » Louis-Philippe Vallée, CEO of Nexus.


A real window on the diversity of Quebec solutions and know-how in technology, the PME en lumière contest brought together, in addition to Nexus Innovations, nine other nominated finalist companies that have distinguished themselves by their help in the digital transformation of firms. Quebecers from all sectors of economic activity, namely:

  • Beenote
  • Big Bang
  • BlueKanGo
  • Fidelio
  • Folks
  • Kezber
  • Magex Technologies
  • Novipro
  • Oriso

The AQT would also like to thank Nexus innovations, all the candidate companies and the finalists for its excellence in digital technology, and of course, the two partners of the 2021 SME Highlights Contest, the National Bank and CGI, for having contributed to the success of this great moment in the Quebec technology sector.

About the AQT

The AQT is a business network that oversees the development and influence of the Quebec technology sector. We lead and represent the Quebec techno community by encouraging the digital shift, business opportunities between members and access to industry best practices.

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Viviane Couto
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