George Postalian, CIO of the Canadian arm of IBM Global Services, helped host the ITX Award ceremonies.

Michael Atkins, chairman of IT World Canada, recounted ten years of CIO Canada’s publishing history.

CIO Canada’s birthday celebrations drew a good crowd of folks who’ve either been on our cover or featured in one of our cover stories. Among them were (back row, L to R): Gary Comerford, Andy Woyzbun, George Postalian, John Wright, Savino DiPasquale; (middle row,L to R) Hugh Kelly, Doron Cohen, Eldon Amoroso, Paul Rummell, Phil Cutter, Dwight Willett; and (front row,L to R) John Melodysta, Fawn Annan ( CIO Canada publisher), John Pickett (IT World Canada VP and editor-in-chief), Danielle Savoie, and David Poirier.

What’s a birthday party without a cake? Getting ready for their sugar fix are (L to R) CIO Canada publisher Fawn Annan, IT World Canada president Andy White, CIO Canada managing editor Dave Carey, and IT World Canada VP and editor-in-chief John Pickett.

“The CIO Canada Wall of Fame”, displaying a large selection of covers dating back to our first issue, enabled onlookers to glimpse ten years of achievements by Canadian IT executives.

A large crowd gathered for the presentation of this year’s ITX Awards, which preceded CIO Canada‘s tenth anniversary celebrations.