The winners of the 2011 Digi Awards are...

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The 2011 Digi Awards were handed out tonight in Toronto across 17 digital media categories, from best in mobile and gaming to web series and technologies. The Digi Awards winners provide a definitive index of the very best of Canada’s most successful people, products and services in digital media.

“The gala awards were a spectacular display of Canadian achievements. It gets harder and harder every year to choose the winners for each category,” says Mark Greenspan, Executive Director of nextMEDIA. “This year’s winners truly represent the brightest, smartest and cutting edge talent and skills in the country’s digital media scene, and we’re delighted to recognize and congratulate them all.”

Canada’s Top Digital Companies:

  • Enflick Inc.
  • Vision Critical
  • HootSuite
  • Kobo 
  • Acquisio

Check out the winners of the remaining 16 categories after the jump.

Canada’s Most Promising New Digital Company:

Canada’s Top Digital Executive:

Canada’s Top Digital Producer:

Canada’s Top Digital Design Team:

Canada’s Top Digital Development Team:

Canada’s Top Social Media Maven:

Most Innovative Digital Media Technology:

Best in Digital Advertising:

Best in Mobile:

Best in Cross-Platform

Best in Web Series

Best in Gaming:

Best in Digital Publishing:

  • Globe News for iPad, Globe and Mail

Best in E-Learning:

Best in Canadian Culture:

Digi Award of Excellence

  • Vice Media
Company:
Acquisio
Website:
http://www.acquisio.com
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Acquisio Inc. is a SaaS (software as a service) company that offers a pay-per-click (Google Adsense, Yahoo! Search Marketing, etc.) management software designed specifically for advertising agencies. The company was founded in 2003 as an interactive agency specializing in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and eventually began building software tools for its own use in order to serve its growing customer base. In 2006,... more

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
http://www.hootsuite.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at http://www.hootsuite.com. more

Company:
Kobo, Inc.
Website:
http://www.kobobooks.com/
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kobo is a global eReading service backed by majority shareholder Indigo Books & Music, Borders Group, REDgroup Retail, and Cheung Kong Holdings. Kobo believes consumers should be able to read any book on any device. With a catalog of over two million eBooks, and an open platform, Kobo enables retailers, device manufacturers and mobile operators to bring the joy of eReading to customers everywhere. For more... more

Company:
Enflick
Website:
http://www.enflick.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

A start-up company based in Waterloo, Ontario, Enflick was started in the fall of 2009 when their first mobile app, TextNow, went viral. Co-Founders Jon Lerner and Derek Ting are both computer engineering graduates from the University of Waterloo. Both Ting and Lerner remain dedicated to the company with a hands on approach to working with the team. Currently, PingChat! and TextNow are the company's core products... more


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