BCTIA news: TechBrew on Wednesday, deadline for TIA nominations Friday

Posted by Liam Britten

The BCTIA is going to be a busy crew this week with a rapidly growing list of guests and companies attending TechBrew on Wednesday, and nominations still coming in for this year’s BCTIA Technology Impact Awards (TIA).

Don’t forget: TechBrew on Wednesday

Over 200 guests and 13 companies are attending this fun mixer at the Stanley Park Pavilion. Come on out to see what Vancouver’s tech entrepreneurs are up to, make new contacts and network with influencers in Vancouver… oh, and don’t forget about all the beer! Your first drink is on the BCTIA.

Attending companies are as follows:

TechBrew takes place on Wednesday, March 9th at the Stanley Park Pavilion from 5–8 p.m. For more info, including registration info, click here.

Nominate a company, technology or individual for a BCTIA Technology Impact Award

The deadline to submit a nomination for a TIA is Friday, March 11th. As we’ve previously reported, there are nine categories that are accepting nominations for companies, innovations and individuals who are making a difference in the B.C. tech community.

This will be year 17 for the TIAs, and year 17 of providing recognition and valuable exposure for this important segment of B.C.’s economy. Companies honoured previously have used this exposure to achieve greater heights; after all, Sierra Wireless wasn’t always such a big player — back in 1997, they were merely Emerging Company of the Year.

You can find more info about the BCTIA TIAs or make a nomination here.

Company:
Snap Technologies Inc.
Website:
http://www.snaptech.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Snap content management systems allows you to quickly and easily add new website content, remove pages, upload images and change formatting - without any technical knowledge or programming experience. Snap content management systems are available in a number of versions, ranging from simple tools to multi-contributor enterprise systems. All tools are easy to use and completely scalable - so you can invest in the... more

Company:
Sierra Wireless
Website:
http://www.sierrawireless.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and productive from wherever they need to be. In this global, high growth industry, Sierra Wireless aims to be a leader in wireless solutions by being cost effective, innovative and responsive to customers. Founded in 1993, Sierra Wireless’s technical expertise has enabled the... more

Company:
BCTIA
Website:
http://www.bctia.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies in British Columbia. Our Mission is to help companies grow and build world-class organizations; global leaders that anchor a vibrant technology ecosystem and which serve as an inspiration to entrepreneurs in our community. The BCTIA Centre4Growth supports tech companies at all stages of growth... more

Company:
Rx Networks
Website:
http://www.rxnetworks.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Rx Networks is a mobile positioning technology and global services company. Our GPStream framework of GPS assistance solutions, from advanced assistance data streaming services to an integrated suite of mobile software components, is designed to help mobile operators, device manufacturers and GPS chipset vendors deliver a "Click’n Go" user experience for any GPS device, anytime and anywhere. We are strictly... more

Company:
Nexterra Energy Corp.
Website:
http://nexterra.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nexterra Energy develops, manufactures and delivers advanced gasification systems that enable customers to self-generate clean, low cost heat and power at industrial and institutional facilities using waste fuels. In an era of higher energy prices, this means dramatically lower costs, higher operating margins and less reliance on fossil fuels and grid-purchased electricity. Furthermore, by using renewable biomass... more

Company:
SOLEGEAR
Website:
http://www.solegear.ca/
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SOLEGEAR has developed a suite of proprietary, energy efficient, non-toxic, biodegradable plastics. From the feedstock to additives to processing and coatings, SOLEGEAR maintains a focus on green chemistry and full biodegradability to ensure a healthy and renewable product life cycle. more

Company:
Wishpond
Website:
http://corp.wishpond.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Wishpond is an all-in-one marketing suite that makes it easy to generate and nurture leads, bringing all of the tools a marketer needs under one, integrated, platform. Wishpond tools work seamlessly together, saving marketers time and money, with complete campaign reporting across all channels in one dashboard. With over 100,000 business customers worldwide, in 44 different languages. Wishpond’s integrated suite... more

Company:
Jostle Corporation
Website:
http://www.jostleme.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Jostle Corporation is creating and enabling the next generation of enterprise software – simple, intuitive, elegant, inclusive and accessible. Enterprises have endured a legacy of big software, an approach that attempts to impose grand unification (a single set of tools and processes for everyone), and results in high costs, out-of-date systems, disconnected employees and poor agility. With the advent of rich... more

Company:
D2D Campaign Solutions Inc.
Website:
http://www.d2dcampaign.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

D2D Campaign Solutions Inc. is a startup company providing an online, mobile, volunteer management solution that gives election campaign managers unprecedented power in mobilizing door-to-door campaign volunteers, identifying vote-swinging issues, and growing candidate support at the grass roots level like never before. more


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Liam Britten

Liam Britten

Liam Britten is a writer and editor with a journalism background operating out of Vancouver. In addition to his work at Techvibes, he has been published in student publications across Canada, as well as local newspapers such as The MapleRidge-Pitt Meadows TIMES and The Langley Advance. An aficionado for the finer things in life — such as video games and sports — Liam is plugged into the tech... more



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