BC's Economy Beyond 2010 at BCTIA TechForum

Posted by Greg Andrews

TechforumThe coming 2010 Winter Olympics have been an economic boost to the Lower Mainland, but where do we go after that? This month's BCTIA TechForum, happening tomorrow, discusses this.

While the United States faces a variety of economic challenges that have significant effects across Canada, British Columbia has been largely insulated by the energy and commodities boom and infrastructure construction in support of the approaching 2010 Olympics.

But what happens after 2010? Join our high-profile speaker Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President – Policy, Business Council of British Columbia, who will talk about the current economic climate and illustrate how the council is advancing business investment and economic development beyond 2010.

The location will be different from the usual venue: Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, 1133 West Hasting St. The BCTIA's Annual General Meeting follows right after TechForum, and all are welcome to attend. For more information, visit the BCTIA.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization promoting the growth of British Columbia's knowledge economy. With a membership of over 2,700 companies, employing more than 60,000 workers in business of all sizes and sectors, the BCTIA is the largest tech association in the province. The BCTIA delivers programs and services that assist in the growth and success of its members, as well as... more

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Greg Andrews

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Greg Andrews is a Writer and Web Developer and for Techvibes. Born and raised in Edmonton, Greg was blogging about his high school drama long before it was fashionable. In the Spring of 2007, half a year out of school, Greg moved to Vancouver in search of interesting technology and the Canadian dream. His personal sites are gregcorp.com and miscellani.ca. Photo by kk+ more

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