BC Tech Companies Contribute to Canadian Exports

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The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association of British Columbia announced today the 27 finalists for the 30th annual BC Export Awards.

The prestigious awards recognize companies and individuals that demonstrate superior innovation and outstanding contributions to the BC export industry, the region’s second largest economic contributor.

The BC Export Awards celebrate industry excellence with nine sector awards and three individual awards, including the Leadership Award, International Business Studies Award and the Exporter of the Year Award.

This year close to 400 nominations were received. Every application was carefully evaluated by a selection committee using criteria established for each award to select the top three finalists for all nine sectors.

Among the 2012 BC Export Awards finalists are a number of tech companies Techvibes has covered over the past year including Ayogo Games, Big Bad Boo Studios, and Nerd Corps Entertainment in the digital media and entertainment category. In addition, Yaletown's Recon Instruments is a finalist in the New Exporter category and Clevest Solutions is up for the Premier’s Award for Job Creation.

Company:
Recon Instruments
Website:
http://www.reconinstruments.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Recon Instruments is a world leader in Heads-up Display (HUD) technology for sports and activity-specific environments. Founded in 2008, Recon’s award winning multi-patent and patent-pending technology platform integrates a Heads-up Display with a state-of-the-art microcomputer and sensor suite. Recon’s HUDs run an operating system with an open SDK, to empower developers to create apps for an endless variety of... more

Company:
Ayogo Health Inc
Website:
http://www.ayogo.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Better Through Play: Games & Apps for Patient Engagement & Adherence. Ayogo motivates people to change their lives, one fun social game at a time. We apply the behavioral psychology of games and play to the management of chronic health conditions, and patient adherence. We are multiple award-winning start-up based in Vancouver’s emerging district for the digital and creative sectors on the Great Northern Way Campus. more

Company:
Clevest
Website:
http://www.clevest.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Clevest provides software for mobile workforce automation and smart grid operations exclusively for electric, gas and water utilities. Over 125 utilities worldwide have chosen Clevest to transform their field operations by harnessing the power of our software and deep domain knowledge of mobile computing and utility operations. Clevest’s award-winning platform powers a product suite that includes: Clevest Mobile... more

Company:
Big Bad Boo Studios
Website:
http://www.bigbadboo.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Big Bad Boo is a production and distribution company dedicated to teaching children culture through entertainment. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver, the company’s first animated TV series, Mixed Nutz, will debut on PBS and many other stations worldwide this January. The creative team's first direct-to-DVD product, Babak & Friends - A First Norooz, told the story of little Babak who is stuck... more

Company:
Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc.
Website:
http://www.nerdcorps.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nerd Corps Entertainment is a privately-held IP creation, development, production, and distribution company based out of Vancouver, Canada, with offices in Toronto, Canada. The company’s mandate is to produce stylistically innovative animated projects for television, film and online based on a solid foundation of creative and exceptional storytelling. Working in a state of the art studio with highly skilled... more


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