About the UX Awards
The Vancouver User Experience Awards is an opportunity for growing startups, freelance practitioners, agencies, and user-centric enterprises to showcase their work and get recognized for the incredible experiences they create every day.
Well, what a night it was! Thank you to everyone who attended last night's virtual gala - it was an awesome time to reconnect, share good laughs, and honour some of the incredible work this community did in 2020! You can check out the winning projects and teams here!
We're thrilled that Jonas Altman will be the keynote speaker at this year's Gala. Learn more about Jonas on our blog, here and join us on Nov 26th to hear his talk on using design for meaningful change.
We're so happy to announce that Robert MacKie and Alejandra Porta will co-host this year's Virtual Awards Gala. Read more about them on our blog!
The Vancouver UX Awards are excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Gala will be hosted by Robert MacKie, Engagement Manager (People and Culture) of TELUS Digital, and Alejandra Porta, a freelance product designer and the co-creator of Shine Bootcamp.
The Vancouver UX Awards present an opportunity to showcase your organization’s commitment to user experience and to connect with a broad range of professionals at one of Vancouver’s largest technology events. This opportunity is ideal for those looking to recruit UX professionals, connect with technology leaders, and demonstrate commitment to great user experience. The Awards are unique in that they bring out a wide range of attendees—from seasoned practitioners to students just embarking on their careers.
Thank you to all of the incredible organizations who sponsored the 2020 Awards - we couldn't have done it without you!
ClioEvent Platform Sponsor
Clio is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal software, providing lawyers with low-barrier, affordable solutions to grow their firms more effectively, more profitably, and with better client experiences. Clio has reimagined how lawyers manage their firms by equipping them with the tools they need to run their practice from any device, anywhere.
BananatagSubmission & Judging Platform Sponsor
Bananatag's multi-channel internal communication platform integrates with your email and chat channels as well as your employee directory, enabling you to schedule targeted messages from one location. Our drag-and-drop interface lets your team collaboratively build stunning emails, while detailed analytics measure employee engagement and help you continually improve your communications.
Asana is building a better way to work, fueled by transparency, inclusion, and technology that is a force for positive change. Our work management platform empowers teams to orchestrate their work so they can focus on what matters most.
BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training, empowering businesses and brands to succeed in the digital age. Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 350 instructors from the most innovative companies, developing a range of certificate courses in digital marketing, social media marketing, and search engine marketing that has accelerated the career of more than a thousand marketers around the world.
MicrosoftUX for Product
Microsoft Vancouver is home to engineers, designers, interns, leaders, learners, artists and collaborators. We are part of BC’s growing tech ecosystem, supporting start-ups, driving innovation and bringing the community together.
Best Buy CanadaUX for Students
Best Buy Canada is an award-winning, multi-channel retailer with over 250 million visits in-store and online each year. Our Experience Design team drives the vision for the entire customer journey. They are a large and growing team of diverse specialists in UX, UI, Digital Design, Content Strategy and Copywriting.
Capilano UniversityCommunity Sponsor
Capilano University’s Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication is known for the quality and industry-readiness of its graduates, and offers concentrations in branding, illustration, and interactive design. We are proud of our students’ success in winning provincial, national, and international awards, and of our program’s excellent record of graduate employment.
POWERSHiFTER is a Vancouver based product studio that strategizes, designs and develops digital products your customers will love. Our products focus on user experience that are the key to winning your customer’s hearts, minds, and brand loyalty.
Habanero helps organizations realize their potential by bringing their purpose and values to life, creating exceptional employee experiences, and implementing the technology required to transform. Habanero pairs a human-centered design perspective with a deep understanding of enterprise technology to create exceptional experiences for everyone.
OXD is an end-to-end design and technology consulting firm. We help complex organizations deliver new and better service experiences by putting people first.
Spatial research+designCommunity Sponsor
Spatial is a Research and Design Consultancy Specializing in Digital Innovation. We use best practices in human-centred design to help our clients explore product ideas, solve problems, and create exceptional digital experiences.
Skyrocket DigitalCommunity Sponsor
Skyrocket Digital is a digital branding agency that works with organizations worldwide to build human experiences for a digital world and specializes in helping brands tell their stories gracefully, authentically and with impact. Skyrocket has partnered with 60+ brands across various industries and at all stages of growth to deliver on brand strategy, web experience, and marketing & growth.
At MetaLab, we make interfaces. From Fortune 500 companies to fresh and new startups, we help our clients design, build, and ship products and services that people love.
Invoke is a digital product studio that tackles real problems, exposes ideas to the market, and turns them into validated and shipped products.
Vancouver Tech JournalCommunity Sponsor
The Vancouver Tech Journal brings you news, insight, opinions, and the lesser-known stories from Vancouver’s innovation ecosystem. Start your week off informed by reading the free Sunday Briefing, delivered bi-weekly to your inbox at 6:00am PST.
Procurify is a spend management platform that makes tracking and controlling company spend easy, efficient, and valuable. We are a fast-growing, remote-first Series B funded startup and our people are empowered to try their wildest ideas every day.
Aviso WealthCommunity Sponsor
Aviso Wealth is a national, integrated financial services company catering to the wealth management needs of Canada’s credit unions and a range of independent financial organizations.
Mind Meld PRCommunity Sponsor
Mind Meld PR is a Vancouver-based PR agency that gets media coverage for tech companies. As former journalists, we know what reporters are looking for in a story - and that gives our clients the edge. We combine proven strategies with technology and a big dash of creativity to help startups and large tech leaders get into the news.
Collab CollectiveCommunity Sponsor
Collab Collective is a Vancouver-based community of digital professionals helping to create a genuine approach to networking. Whether you’re looking for advice, resources, mentorship or new friends to nerd out with, this is your place to meet like-minded individuals who will inspire and challenge you to reach the next level.
TechInColour creates and cultivates spaces where Black, Indigenous, and people of colour in the tech industry are centered and celebrated. We aim to bring racialized people who want to learn and build innovative technology together in a supported environment with mentors from the community. Look out for our upcoming podcast project in the digital wild!