The Innovators was held on April 21 at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg and featured some of the brightest minds in technology and innovation including Martin Cooper, inventor of the mobile phone, Airbnb's Aaron Zifkin, and technology specialist Marc Saltzman. Organized by ICTAM, the evening was another crowd-pleasing event from the Winnipeg-based organization.
Get the photo highlights of the evening below. For full coverage and takeaways from the keynote discussion, visit Cell Phone Inventor Comes Home to Winnipeg.
Above: The Innovators event stage at the RBC Convention Centre.
Above: Dinner is served prior to the evening's main event.
Above: Martin Cooper, inventor of the mobile phone, takes the stage interviewed by Marc Saltzman, Technology Specialist.
Above: Cooper shows off the old "brick" style mobile phone to great crowd reactions.
Above: Aaron Zifkin, Airbnb's Country Manager for Canada, takes the stage.
Above: Q&A session with the audience.
Above: The ICTAM team in the reception area. From left: Cori Krut, Sherilyn Townsend, Melissa Skazel, Clara Buelow
MTS was a proud platinum sponsor of The Innovators 2016. See the full event coverage and keynote takeaways at Cell Phone Inventor Comes Home to Winnipeg. And see last year's event highlights featuring Tangerine Bank CEO, Peter Aceto, who discussed innovative methods of change in his industry with host Seamus O'Regan.
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