Twenty organizations from across the country were recognized for the creation of solutions and services that, thanks to unique value propositions, are positively impacting partners and channel customers across Canada.

The inaugural CDN Channel Innovation Awards recognized projects ranging from unique systems developed to protect Canadian digital history to the use of artificial intelligence to meet the needs of a busy homeless shelter/drop-in centre in Calgary.

Systems integrator Sierra Systems took home the most sought after award of the evening – Solution Provider of the Year. The Vancouver-based firm also scored the Disruptor of the Year award, a Diamond Award for the Top Data Management Solution, and a Gold Award for Top Channel Marketing Initiative.

Other multiple award winners were Konverge Digital Solutions, Zycom Technology, and Softlanding Solutions. Tidal Migrations, a cloud migration firm, was recognized as the Next Generation Chanel Innovator.

Here’s a complete list of winners. Click through to read about each company: