New Media BC and WINBC merge to become DigiBC

Posted by Rob Lewis

Last night at the New Media BC Annual & Extraordinary General Meeting, the decision to merge the associations representing B.C.’s digital media and wireless technology sectors was approved. The new entity will be called the Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC a.k.a DigiBC.

The vote was unanimous.

The new association is expected to have a management team of four to five people and a board of directors with 20 to 24 members. Seven special interest groups are planned for DigiBC covering areas of mobile and wireless, video games, animation and visual effects, Web 2.0 and social media, e-learning, human resources and talent, and capital.

Company:
Wireless Innovation Network of British Columbia
Website:
http://www.winbc.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia is home to the wireless industry's leading players. BC's wireless cluster encompasses all areas of the wireless technology value chain, from infrastructure and devices to enabling software and peer-to-peer solutions. We are home to established world leaders, such as Sierra Wireless, MDSI and Glentel to up and coming innovators, such as Colligo, TELOS, WebTech Wireless, Contec and Microsage... more

Company:
DigiBC
Website:
http://www.digibc.org
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC – is a member-supported, non-profit organization, based in Vancouver, BC Canada. DigiBC’s mission is to promote, support and accelerate the growth, competitiveness and sustainability of BC's digital media and wireless industry. It serves the needs and represents the interests of more than 400 member companies, making it one of the largest associations in BC. The... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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