Since 2015, the PME en lumière AQT contest with the support of the National Bank has recognized companies in the Quebec techno sector that stand out for their capacity for innovation, commercialization and growth. Each year, the theme of the competition adapts to the economic reality and the evolution of the markets so that it is always a relevant portrait of the news of the business world in technology.
Market demands combined with the rapid technological evolution of recent years have significantly increased the importance of strategic partnerships for commercialization, innovation and business growth. And for this, the 2022 edition of the PME en lumière competition will reward one of the fundamental values of the AQT: collaboration between companies. Participate for notoriety that goes beyond the price!
The 2022 edition of the AQT’s PME en lumière contest aims to recognize Quebec techno-digital SMEs that have stood out in the past year due to strategic partnerships (commercial or technological) by giving rise to proven success in one or several of these plans:
Opening new markets, exporting, increasing the customer base, R&D efforts leading to commercial opportunities, etc.
Revenue, job creation/staff growth, operational cost reduction, etc.
Design of a new product or component, acquisition of new technologies, financing of future innovations, etc.
The Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) in collaboration with CGI and the National Bank, is proud to announce that the company Nexus Innovations has been crowned the techno 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.
These quantifiable criteria make it possible to measure the company’s contribution to the strength of the AQT business network , as well as the representativeness of the industry in this period of pandemic.
Involvement in the Quebec techno community (20 points)
This component allows an independent jury to assess technological contribution in a pandemic period and excellence in terms of the projected image and clarity of the offer.
Clarity of the offer and projected image (20 points)
Efforts and technological contribution to the digital transformation of companies here | INTERVIEW BY A JURY MEMBER (30 points)
Online voting will be available for a period of one week preceding the “PME en lumière 2021” gala. During the gala, these votes will be counted and will count for the last 30 points of the rating of each company.
The Association québécoise des technologies (AQT) launched the PME en lumière competition to promote tech companies that occupy a prominent place in the Quebec economy thanks to their exceptional capacity for innovation and commercialization. Organized in collaboration with CGI and the National Bank, the competition this year turns the spotlight on companies that have adapted their offer to support the population or businesses to counter the effects of the pandemic.
Online ordering platform that helps restaurateurs optimize their operations and build customer loyalty
Leader mondial des solutions technologiques pour les personnes ayant une déficience visuelle
Logiciel d’inscription en ligne et de gestion des membres
Solutions de services professionnels destinés aux agences correctionnelles
Plateforme de logiciel-service (SaaS)