March 2016

B.C. agrifoods industry preparing for busy spring

March 31, 2016
This spring, agrifoods companies, producers and harvesters from across British Columbia will be participating in shows across the world promoting the freshness and diversity of B.C. agricultural products. British Columbia seafood producers made the trek to Boston last month to attend the Seafood Expo North America show, the largest seafood trade exposition in North America with over 19,000 buyers, suppliers, and other seafood industry professionals from 100 countries. The British Columbia pavilion has become a must-see attraction at the expo, featuring fresh BC seafood displays, delectable samples and interactive cooking demonst... continue reading
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B.C. companies bring their “A” game to GDC

March 18, 2016
British Columbia game development companies headed south to the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this past week to connect with industry leaders and showcase their new projects and games. Held from March 14-18, 2016, GDC is the longest running professionals-only video game industry event. The annual conference attracts more than 25,000 attendees from leading digital media companies, eager to meet with potential investors and promote their newest products.British Columbia’s game development industry has been a mainstay at the event for several years and this year was no different, with nearly 40 comp... continue reading
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Fruit Logistica Berlin opens doors in Europe

March 14, 2016
International trade in fruits and other agricultural products from British Columbia will become easier in 2017 when the Canada – European Union: Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) is anticipated to come into effect. That’s why the province’s strong participation at Berlin’s Fruit Logistica tradeshow in February was a strategic move for British Columbia fruit and vegetable growers who want to gain a share of the European marketplace. Fruit Logistica 2016 marked the first time British Columbia had its own regional presence at the event. Six B.C. organizations co-exhibited in the B.C. and Cana... continue reading
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British Columbia companies showcase clean tech at Globe 2016

March 1, 2016
Business leaders at the Globe 2016 sustainability conference in Vancouver will view first-hand some of the world-leading innovations developed by British Columbia’s vibrant clean technology sector. Nearly 9,000 attendees, including business and government leaders from more than 50 countries, 500 presidents and CEOs, and more than 200 clean technology solutions developers, will attend this year. Delegates will network with the business and technical leaders behind British Columbia clean tech companies, both at the conference and in visits to installations in the Vancouver region. The demonstrations and meetings will present... continue reading
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