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7th March 2013

Nominations Open For Inaugural CDMN Moonshot Awards

CDMNNominations are now open for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) inaugural Moonshot Awards, established to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media (IT, communications and entertainment [ICE] and mobile). The awards are designed to acknowledge leading companies that contribute to the CDMN moonshot goal—that anyone can do anything online by 2017.


An expert panel of judges will evaluate the nominees and determine the winners:

  • Kevin Newman, host of CTV’s Question Period; correspondent for CTV’s W5;  digital news evangelist and founder of New Man Media
  • Terry Stuart, Deloitte Canada’s chief innovation officer
  • Sid Paquette, Director at OMERS Ventures
  • April Dunford, RocketScope managing director and founder
  • Dr. Kevin Tuer, CDMN’s managing director

Award Categories

The awards will be presented in four categories:

  • CDMN Digital Media Globalizer of the Year – Recognizing the three Canadian finalists that demonstrate the greatest increase in international sales, investments or other contributions to the growth of the Canadian digital media industry internationally.
  • CDMN Digital Media Company of the Year – Recognizing the Canadian company that made the greatest contributions to the growth of the Canadian digital media industry in 2012/2013, selected from entrants to the CDMN Digital Media Innovator, Globalizer and Dynamic award categories.

Rules and Deadlines

Any Canadian company is welcome to apply; self-nominations are also welcome. Nominations close at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 12, 2013. Finalists will gain entry at an unpublished discounted rate to CDMN Canada 3.0 2013 to attend the awards ceremony on May 14, 2013.

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 11:14 am and is filed under Awards, Events, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    3:14 am on March 7th, 2013

    Nominations Open For Inaugural @CDMN Moonshot Awards http://t.co/dzNShMjUla

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