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Best Managed IT Companies in Canada for 2016

Clear Concepts is proud to have been named one of the 50 best Managed IT Companies in Canada. Learn more

Manitoba's only technology company to make The PROFIT 500 for the third straight year

Winnipeg, Manitoba - September 15, 2016 Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Clear Concepts No. 10 in Manitoba and No. 398 Nationally on the 28th annual PROFIT 500. Learn more

The Collaborative Banking Technology That Rural Saskatchewan Is Talking About

Great article on how Clear Concepts and InFocus helped transform banking collaboration in Saskatchewan. Learn more

Manitoba's fastest growing IT Company Ranks No. 6 in Manitoba and No. 315 Nationally on the 2015 PROFIT 500 

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Clear Concepts No. 6 in Manitoba and No. 315 Nationally on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Learn more

Best Mid-Market Solution

Clear Concepts has won IT World Canada's CDN (Computer Dealer News) Channel Elite Awards: Gold Medal for Best Mid-Market Solution. Learn More

Clear Concepts named to the eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

A distinguished list and report identifying the world's top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). Learn More

Clear Concepts Ranks No. 8 in Manitoba and No. 385 Nationally on the 2014 PROFIT 500 

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Clear Concepts No. 385 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. Learn More

Clear Concepts Joins Elo Touch Solutions Partner Program

Elo Touch Solutions is a leading global supplier of touch-enabled technology, products and industry solutions. The Elo portfolio encompasses the broadest selection of OEM touchscreen components, touchmonitors, and all- in-one touchcomputers for the demanding requirements of diverse markets, including gaming machines, hospitality systems, industrial automation, interactive kiosks, medical devices, office equipment, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, retail displays, and transportation applications. Since Elo founders pioneered the touchscreen over 40 years ago, the Elo touch experience has consistently stood for quality, reliability and innovation.

Clear Concepts Wins Prestigious National Awards

Canada's Solution Provider of the Year for 2013

WINNIPEG, MB  September 11, 2013

Clear Concepts Inc., a leading IT Managed Service and Solutions Provider from Winnipeg, Manitoba, has won two IT World Canada's CDN (Computer Dealer News) Channel Elite Awards:  "Solution Provider of the Year"; and Gold Medalist for "Best Small Business Solution".  Learn More

Clear Concepts is a Finalist for two CDN Channel Elite Awards

WINNIPEG, MB  August 5, 2013 

The CDN (Computer Dealer News) Canadian Channel Elite Awards is a national annual event that recognizes IT Solution Providers for their innovation, leadership and commitment to creating value for their customers and their communities.

This year we are proud to be selected as finalists in two categories:

Solution Provider of the Year and Best Small Business Solution

These prestigious nominations reinforce our principles and motivate us to continue to excel in the services we offer to clients.

Special thanks to our amazing team of professionals whose dedication and commitment are the backbone of our success.

The awards will be presented at the gala event on September 11, 2013 in Toronto. Stay tuned!

Clear Concepts Joins Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network

WINNIPEG, MB  March 27, 2013

The prestigious North-American channel partner collaboration network, VentureTech, announces its newest Canadian member, Clear Concepts, Inc.

Responding to the needs of small to midsize business customers, the VentureTech Network (VTN) was created by distribution giant Ingram Micro in 1998 and has grown to 330 North American members, including 63 across Canada. Conferences take place twice a year where members meet to discuss opportunities, learn about updates and strategies from vendor partners and strengthen the reseller channel. John Fago, Senior Director, Channel Marketing for North America comments, "We're really working to build the community, less around the mass value of what we provide and more about the niche value of what each member is looking for." As a result, "we'll customize VTN around each member's requirements."

According to Phil Proctor, General Manager of Clear Concepts, "VentureTech gives us the opportunity to work alongside the best channel partners that the industry has to offer."

Clear Concepts has already worked extensively with many of the VTN manufacturer partners, such as Lenovo, IBM, HP, Microsoft, VMware, Xerox, Cisco, Intel, and more. What is exciting now is exploring all the added customer benefits through networking with the industry's best and brightest.

Springfield Launches New Web Site

The Clipper Weekly October 8, 2012

The RM of Springfield has undergone a 21st century face lift – launching its new web site Oct. 1.

The web site,, replaces the old site of the same address many visitors found difficult to navigate.

At a cost of just under $6,000, the site was developed by Clear Concepts, a Winnipeg-based company that provides computer support to the municipality.

The revamped site features easier to navigate drop down menus, up-to-date information and a community spotlight feature that allows the municipality to post information on upcoming community events. The new site also provides visitors with more information about the municipality, its staff and services.

Along with pictures from around the municipality, the site also features information on community club programming and contact information, seniors programming and municipal handi-van services.

Information and links to area schools, churches, community events and businesses are also found on the site.

Although not currently available, the municipality hopes to expand the site to accept online registrations for recreation programs as well as payments for programming and municipal fees.

Clear Concepts Honored in Fifth-Annual MSPmentor 250
Managed Services Provider (MSP) List Honors Top Executives, Entrepreneurs and Expert

April 2012

Clear Concepts was selected for Nine Lives Media's fifth annual MSPmentor 250. The global list identifies the world's leading managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. The MSPmentor 250 is available now at

This year's expanded MSPmentor 250 coverage includes Locked In the NOC (Network Operations Center) – a definitive list of MSP half of famers. Locked in the NOC honorees played a central roll in building the MSP industry.

"The fifth-annual MSPmentor 250 expands our tradition of recognizing the world's top MSP experts," said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media. "If you're seeking to launch or build a managed services business practice, the MSPmentor 250 is the ultimate Rolodex to get you started.

The fifth annual MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted from May through July 2012. The MSPmentor editorial staff also weighed in with nominations, based on the team's daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 and Locked in the NOC coverage represents MSP experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.

MSPmentor's readership and editorial staff are uniquely positioned to identify the world's top MSP experts. MSPmentor is the world's leading managed services provider blog and community—and the ultimate guide to managed services.

Moving downtown a Clear choice IT biz likes being where action is

By: Murray McNeill Winnipeg Free Press 1/03/2010

It didn't take much to persuade one suburban IT firm to go downtown.

Not only did Clear Concepts like all the trappings of being downtown -- the nine-year-old firm spent its first two years in leased space above the Chocolate Shop restaurant on Portage Avenue -- but being there also made sense from a business perspective.

They said they moved Clear Concepts out of the downtown seven years ago because the firm had outgrown its space and they couldn't find another suitable location in the area. So they moved to Sherbrook Street, and then to Border Street in St. James. But the intention was always to move back downtown because a number of their major customers were located there, and the central location makes it easier to service clients in other areas of the city. Read More

Business award winners announced

Winnipeg Free Press October 30,2008

The winners of the Manitoba Business Awards were announced yesterday evening.

The awards program organized by the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce included the presentation of previously announced Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Contribution to the Community.

The individual award was presented posthumously to Harold Buchwald. The business award went to MTS Allstream.

In the Business Categories the recipients were:

  • Outstanding Large Business HudBay Minerals Inc.
  • Outstanding Medium Business Tribal Councils Investment Group of Manitoba Ltd.
  • Outstanding Small Business Clear Concepts
  • Outstanding Manitoba Ambassador Winnipeg Airports Authority

A winner with Winnipeg's IT clients 

Winnipeg Free Press, Friday September 14 

Clear Concepts is a Winnipeg IT company specializing in corporate networking that has been operating "under the radar" for most of its six year history. 

But it looks like that's all about to change, thanks to the company's recent recognition as 2007 Consumers' Choice Award winner for Best Computer Network Consultants in Winnipeg. Read More

Clear Concepts announces its association with Secure 

 March, 2007

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