VanUX Awards Blog

Recognizing the elegance, clarity, innovation, impact, and emotion in the experiences we create.

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Sponsor Spotlight: Microsoft Vancouver

Microsoft returns to the VanUX Awards for a third year as UX by Students sponsor and Demo Day host.

Microsoft is an organization that’s passionate about helping people learn and improve, explains Pam Saunders, Microsoft Vancouver’s PR Manager. As an organization their mission is to empower every person and organization around the globe to achieve more, however, they define it. This mission Pam explains bleeds into everything they do, from the products they ship to the initiatives they support, and even culture they strive to cultivate internally.

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Sponsor Spotlight: SAP

SAP joins the Vancouver User Experience Awards as our keynote sponsor.

As a Director of User Experience at SAP, Julian Richards is proud to lead his Vancouver-based team in creating amazing experiences. One of which is SAP Jam Collaboration, a platform that addresses the evolving needs of today's digital workplaces. As the workplace changes, UX has never been more critical given the proliferation of tools and processes that connect employees. The growth of the SAP Jam platform’s subscriber base from 34 million in 2016 to 53 million in 2018 is evidence of this.

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Meet the Team: Mallory O’Connor

As Habanero returns to the Awards for the fifth year, organizing committee member and event co-founder Mallory O’Connor reflects on the evolution of the VanUX Awards.

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Sponsor Spotlight: Steamclock

“Sponsoring the Vancouver UX Awards is a way for us to show that we care about this community,” said Allen Pike, founder, and CEO of Steamclock. “It’s really important to contribute and participate in your local ecosystem, which is why I’m excited to get us involved this year.” 

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Sponsor Spotlight: TEKsystems Digital

Connecting local talent to new opportunities is an important goal of the VanUX Awards, which is why we're thrilled to introduce TEKsystems Digital as the 2018 People's Choice sponsor.
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Sponsor Spotlight: Finger Food

We’re thrilled to welcome back Finger Food as our Showcase sponsor. Find out how they positively disrupt markets and why they have returned for a third year to sponsor the Awards.
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Sponsor Spotlight: Domain7

We’re thrilled to welcome back Domain7 as our Demo Day sponsor. Domain7 is a people-centric digital service studio that co-designs and builds experiences to help create a more empathetic and connected world.
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Sponsor Spotlight: RED Academy

We’re thrilled to welcome RED Academy back as our UX For Good sponsor in 2018. RED Academy—a technology and design school with locations in Vancouver, Toronto, and London—gives students the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and build a portfolio of real work in an agency environment.