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.

Machine VS. Mankind

2018 Nomination Categories:

  • Best Cyber Culture
  • Best Emerging Tech Company
  • Innovation in Manufacturing
  • Best Tech Team in Creative Services
  • Best Tech Team in Non-Profit / Education
  • Best Tech Team in Service Industries
  • Best Tech Team in Technology Services
  • Best IT Innovation using Agile
  • Best use of Digital Marketing
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • IT Leader of the Year
  • Student in Technology
  • Women in Technology
  • Project Manager of the Year  - Provided by PMI Buffalo


May 3rd BETAS Agenda

2018 will bring FIRST Tech Challenge, building robots at our BETAS Technology Showcase!  In addition, there will be 4 large robots on site that will be used as demos during the event. This portion of the event will be held from 3pm to 5pm.

  • 3pm - 5pm: FIRST Tech Challenge (FREE to attend)
  • 3pm - 7pm:  InfoTech WNY BETAS Technology Showcase (FREE to attend)
  • 5:45 - 6:45pm: Finals of the Robot competition – Awards are presented (FREE to attend)
  • 7pm - 8pm: BETAS Awards Dinner (Ticket Required)
  • 8pm - 10pm: BETAS After Party (Ticket Required) 


 Register to attend the 2018 Technology Showcase


Purchase BETAS Dinner Tickets and Tables