A list of our headline, award and media sponsors.


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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 482,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.ca.

With $54.2 billion in assets, ATB Financial is Alberta’s largest home-grown financial institution. But don’t let that fool you—we’re so much more than a bank. We have 174 branches, 141 agencies, a Client Care Centre, four entrepreneur centres, and leading edge technology platforms to serve our 770,000-plus customers across Alberta. We also have a team of over 1,000 transformation change agents – talented minds that help us engage at the forefront of innovation, technology, data, robotics, AI, CX and more, to empower our team members to make banking work for people. 

Learn more about our digital transformation journey at www.atbalphabeta.com

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. More than 7,400 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with more than 250,000 people in 158 countries. Find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/ca.

Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps
organizations transform how they compete and win by helping them turn data into valuable insights, predictions and products. From cloud automation to machine learning, Pythian designs, implements and supports customized solutions to the toughest data challenges.

Sun Life understands that financial management can be complex, personal and time-consuming. When we help clients with their financial management needs, we enable them to gain the freedom to live their lives their way, from now through retirement. And we’re working hard to support their wellness and health management goals, so they can enjoy what matters most to them – whether that’s running a marathon, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or helping their grandchildren learn to ride a bike.

Diversity and inclusion has always been at the core of Sun Life’s values. A part of that commitment includes empowering women to seize opportunities and realize their goals, with a particular emphasis on developing and advancing women leaders.

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Advancing New Canadian Women in Technology (ANCWT) is a bridging employment program for new immigrant and refugee women who have technical skills in Engineering, Technology, Computer Science and Information Technology from their home country and the Canadian job market. The program was established in 2016 by Dr. Sawsan Abdul-Majid. Since then it had a pilot and two successful cohorts. Thirteen new immigrant women participated in the program in 2018 and fifteen in 2019. The cohorts included candidates from Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, Bangladesh, China, Kuwait, Libya, India, Iraq, Palestine, Sudan and Syria. Many of the participants found meaningful employment through the program. ANCWT is currently collaborating with employers such as Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canadian Board Service Agency, Innovapost, Thermo Fishers, V&R Consulting, IBM, Kinaxis, and CENGN. ANCWT was awarded the Advancing Immigrant Women in STEM by Impact AI in 2018.

TalentMinded is the first, subscription based full service talent acquisition solution in Canada. We provide end to end recruiting solutions – people, process, tools, technology and employer branding – as a monthly managed service. Our solutions are cost effective and quality driven and can scale with your business globally. We believe that companies can be more profitable by thinking more strategically about recruitment; by being TalentMinded.

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The IT Media Group is an award-winning producer of content and programs for the Canadian IT executive community. We help leaders significantly expand their peer networks and strengthen their reputations. We provide informational tools that enable IT executives to do their job better, smarter and faster.

Our leadership team has developed trusted relationships with IT and business executives across Canada through two decades of educating and informing them, and championing their role through CIO Canada magazine, tailored events and other media initiatives. Our partners have been instrumental in giving the Canadian CIO community a voice, and have been leading enablers of the sharing of hands-on knowledge, best practices and strategic thinking amongst CIOs across the country. In doing so, we have obtained a wealth of insight into CIOs’ needs, concerns and challenges.

Through a variety of activities, including CIO roundtables, peer-to-peer workshops, strategic insights research studies and video editorials, the IT Media Group continues to support and give back to the technology industry and enhance the collaboration between technology vendor and CIO communities.

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Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) is the only national organization that inspires and supports women to achieve their highest career potential in Canada’s digital economy through professional development, mentorship, advocacy and research. Our mission is to change attitudes, remove barriers, and equip and empower Canadian women to succeed and lead in the digital economy. Since 1991, WCT has been engaging and inspiring Canadian women to achieve professional success, through our extensive set of programs in professional and leadership development, mentorship and career support, as well as a suite of networking opportunities in chapters across the country.

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