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Easy RV Storage Systems of Terrace are the receipients of the 2009 Technology Innovator Award at the annual Terrace & District Chamber of Commerce's Business Excellence Awards held on November 21, 2009 at the Best Western Terrace Inn.
Nominations at the 2009 Terrace & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award's for the Technology Innovator AwardSun, 11/08/2009 - 01:00 — NSiS
Three local technology innovators have been nominated at the 2009 Terrace & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award's for the Technology Innovator Award (sponsored by NSIS for the third year). Nominated are:
2. Easy RV Storage System (Harold Daumont)
3. Tower Radio (Rob Dykman)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR student to learn about science will increase thanks to a $5,000 cheque from the Northern Savings Credit Union.
The money was presented to Northwest Science and Innovation Society executive director Christine Slanz.
The donation was made during Credit Union Week by Northern savings which distributed cheques to various community organizations.
NSIS will be hosting a Business Plan BootCamp for entrepreneurs and small business owners on November 16&17 in Terrace, and November 19&20 in Smithers.
The purpose of this two-day hands-on business planning session is to guide learners through the process of researching and preparing their own business plans. The session will highlight the importance of market research and provide the learner with a process for researching business ideas.
NSIS is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the Skeena Summit, an economic development forum for northern BC, to be held in Terrace on October 21-23, 2009. The Skeena Summit features dynamic speakers, offers exciting networking opportunities and focuses on northwestern BC economic development through improved presentation, networking and regional understanding. Register by October 9th, and you will be eligible for the Early Bird Draw - a Trip for Two to Vancouver, courtesy of Hawkair, a stay at the Rosedale on
CEOs of technology companies in regional BC are encouraged to attend the upcoming “Growth Strategy Regional Outreach Program for technology CEOs” being offered in Victoria, Kelowna and Prince George. BC Innovation Council (BCIC) has partnered with ACETECH to provide the Growth Strategy Regional Outreach Program for CEOs of technology companies from regional BC.
When: Wednesday October 7, 2009 to March 31, 2009
NSIS is pleased to partner for the 5th consecutive year with Science World and Northwest Community College to present the Community Science Celebration on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, at the Terrace campus of NWCC. This exciting event goes from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm, with 3 stage shows with Science World performers.
The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the BCIC Awards, to be presented at Connect ’09, BCIC’s premier event for technology start-ups.
Connect ‘09 offers a unique structured networking opportunity providing direct access to top-tier technology leaders invited for the sole purpose of offering their expertise and feedback. The event features expert panels and entrepreneurial case studies presenting techniques and strategies that directly impact a start-up's success.
Three talented young women comprised the team that represented the Pacific Northwest Region at the 2009 Canada-Wide Science Fair held in Winnipeg, Manitoba held May 10-17. They are: Natasha Steenhof, a Grade 8 student at Bulkley Valley Christian School, Raelyn Kerbrat, a Grade 11 student at Smithers Secondary School, and Arctica Cunningham, a Grade 8 student at Smithers Secondary School. Arctica Cunningham won the Bronze Medal - Earth & Environmental SCiences - Junior Division (sponsored by Petro-Canada), and as a Bron