After a sold-out gala evening at Hotel Arts in Calgary last night Digital Alberta has announced the winners for the annual Digital Alberta Awards recognizing the outstanding digital talent in the province of Alberta.
Some of the highlights for the evening included opening remarks from Minister of Culture, the Honorable Heather Klimchuk, a virtual spaceship, mad scientist lab and interactive touch screen technology.
In addition to the judged categories, this year Digital Alberta announced a new People’s Choice award for the Most Inspirational Digital Leader. This award was voted on by the public in the digital industry. The winner of this award is Kurtis Lesick, Director at Creative Environment for Emerging Electronic Culture and Faculty at the Alberta College of Art + Design.
A selection of the categories and winners from last night were:
- Best in Gaming - Catch the Princess, Robots & Pencils
- Mobile Application - Poynt
- Best in E-commerce Solutions - eThor
- Best Digital Startup - UrtheCast
- Best in Social Media - W. Brett Wilson, ZGM
Check out the complete list of winners on the Digital Alberta site.