Avigilon named 'Exporter of the Year' and 'Top Exporter' in advancing technologies category at BC Export Awards

Vancouver, November 1, 2011 — Avigilon Corporation today announced that it has earned two BC Export Awards: ‘Exporter of the Year’ and ‘Top Exporter’ in the Advancing Technologies category. Co-hosted annually by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, BC Division, and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, the BC Export Awards celebrate the valuable role that the export industry plays in the economy in British Columbia.

These two BC Export Awards are the latest in a string of awards that Avigilon has earned in recognition of its impressive growth. Most recently, Avigilon was ranked number four on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 — a ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. The company also ranked third among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada.

“With products developed and manufactured right here in Vancouver, Avigilon has steadily gained a reputation around the world for delivering innovative, quality, surveillance solutions. We are honored to receive the Best Exporter Award in recognition of our contribution to the BC economy,” said Alexander Fernandes, President & CEO of Avigilon. “We are also very proud to receive the Advancing Technologies Award, which reinforces our deep commitment to innovation and research and development and our success in creating leading-edge technology for high-definition surveillance systems.”

“Avigilon demonstrates the innovation and leadership needed to compete in the global marketplace,” said Peter Jeffrey, Vice President, CME, BC Division. “These awards recognize the tremendous contribution that the company’s growth, investment, and job creation has had on the local economy.”

For additional detail on the BC Export Awards including selection and qualifying criteria, visit www.bcexportawards.com