About the BETAS

The BETAS (Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase) recognize and celebrates WNY's organizations and individuals that set the standard for technological innovation and implementation, workplace culture, and industry activism. It is such enterprising work done every day that feeds economic development and technological excellence within the Buffalo Niagara region.  During the BETAS we feature WNY IT companies in the Technology Showcase leading into the awards dinner ceremony and after party.  Click below to become a Sponsor of InfoTech WNY.

BETAS Award Categories & 2017 Winners! 

  • Best Cyber Culture: LUMINUS
  • Best Emerging Tech Company: LenderLogix
  • Best Mobile App: ACV Auctions
  • Best Teach Team in Creative Services: 19 Ideas
  • Best Tech Team in Non-Profit / Education: Erie Community College
  • Best Tech Team in Service Industries: BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
  • Best Tech Team in Technology Services: Helm UX
  • Best use of Digital Marketing:  Trocaire College
  • Entrepreneur of the Year: Joe Neiman , ACV Auctions
  • IT Leader of the Year: Nick Gianadda
  • Student in Technology: Colin Myers, University at Buffalo
  • Women in Technology: Mary Canty


View our 2017 BETAS Finalists