Scott Edmonds, Apivio Systems board member; Rich Simons, Proactive Strategies Inc. CEO; Lui Petrollini, Ernst & Young LLP partner; and Bill Tam, BCTIA president & CEO.

Scott Edmonds, Apivio Systems board member; Rich Simons, Proactive Strategies Inc. CEO; Lui Petrollini, Ernst & Young LLP partner; and Bill Tam, BCTIA president & CEO.

Delayne Plesko, Creation Technologies strategic sourcing director; and Rene Thomas, Domain7 client engagement manager.

Delayne Plesko, Creation Technologies strategic sourcing director; and Rene Thomas, Domain7 client engagement manager.

Phil Patton, Aquilon Software president; and Robin Messenger, BFL Canada VP.

Phil Patton, Aquilon Software president; and Robin Messenger, BFL Canada VP.

Donovan Jones, CounterPath president & CEO; Jill Tipping, Schneider Electric VP operations & CFO; Kirsten Sutton, SAP Labs managing director; and Paul Lindahl, Arius Technology Inc. president & CEO.

Donovan Jones, CounterPath president & CEO; Jill Tipping, Schneider Electric VP operations & CFO; Kirsten Sutton, SAP Labs managing director; and Paul Lindahl, Arius Technology Inc. president & CEO.

Keith Spencer, Fasken Martineau partner; John Plasterer, PMC-Sierra mixed signal development manager; and Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services.

Keith Spencer, Fasken Martineau partner; John Plasterer, PMC-Sierra mixed signal development manager; and Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services.

Vincent Leblanc-Beaudoin, Happy Water smile squad supervisor; and Julie Leung, smile squad member.

Vincent Leblanc-Beaudoin, Happy Water smile squad supervisor; and Julie Leung, smile squad member.

Jayson Kennedy, Collabware records management specialist; Ryan Jaeger, Collabware application architect; and Stacey Hunt, Collabware director of product services.

Jayson Kennedy, Collabware records management specialist; Ryan Jaeger, Collabware application architect; and Stacey Hunt, Collabware director of product services.

Peter Payne, BCTIA programs director; and Joe Kitos, QuickMobile partner marketing manager.

Peter Payne, BCTIA programs director; and Joe Kitos, QuickMobile partner marketing manager.

Vanessa Moodley, BC Innovation Council programs specialist; and Sarah Ngo, BCIC marketing & communications co-ordinator.

Vanessa Moodley, BC Innovation Council programs specialist; and Sarah Ngo, BCIC marketing & communications co-ordinator.

Rachel Wiebe, Steamworks beer taster.

Rachel Wiebe, Steamworks beer taster.

Nik Badminton, Freelancer.com regional director North America; and Loa Fridfinnson, Activ8 president.

Nik Badminton, Freelancer.com regional director North America; and Loa Fridfinnson, Activ8 president.

David Perry, Ascent Public Affairs VP; and George Heyman, NDP MLA Vancouver-Fairview.

David Perry, Ascent Public Affairs VP; and George Heyman, NDP MLA Vancouver-Fairview.

British Columbia Technology Institute Association TechBrew 2014
October 09, 2014
CBC Studios, Yaletown

More than 150 guests and exhibitors attended BCTIA's annual TechBrew at the CBC Studios. Members of the B.C. tech community, including investors, top talent and local service providers, celebrated the newest technologies, innovators and decision makers. Honoured guest Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, was on hand along with 10 exciting tech companies such as QuickMobile, 2014 Technology Impact Award winner for Emerging Company of the Year.

Guests had the opportunity to visit exhibitors who were promoting their technology or product. One of the BCTIA's most popular events, TechBrew brings together the coolest new technologies, cutting-edge innovators and influential decision-makers. The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth and advancement of technology companies in British Columbia, an industry of over 9,000 companies that employ almost 90,000 skilled professionals. The BCTIA Centre4Growth supports tech companies at all stages of growth and development, from startups to rapidly growing mid-sized companies, as well as large global players.