CityStudio is the first of its kind in Canada and is attracting attention from around the globe. The project is an innovative collaboration between the City of Vancouver and six post-secondary institutions, in support of the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan.
The City of Vancouver and CityStudio win the CAMA Award for Innovation
The City of Vancouver, BC, has received national recognition for CityStudio: The Greenest City is the Classroom from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA). Vancouver was presented with the 2013 Willis Award for Innovation, in over 100,000 population category, during CAMA’s national conference in Victoria, BC. Ravenhill Group Inc. is the presenting sponsor for CAMA’s Awards of Excellence.
VEC is a proud to participate in the 2013 CGA-BC Eco Forum, where Certified General Accountants learn how to reduce operating costs and save money, all while increasing productivity and boosting stakeholder confidence through environmental reporting.
The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is pleased to partner with the Vancouver Enterprise Forum’s next event entitled Technologies Behind the Apparel Industry at a special discounted rate, on April 23rd.
Consider Canada City Alliance, representing 59% of Canadian GDP, showcases innovation investments in three Chinese cities
Hong Kong, China, April 15, 2013 - Recognizing the growing importance of Chinese outbound investment into Canada, this week the Consider Canada City Alliance Inc. is embarking on a three-city investment mission in the Asian country that the OECD predicts will be home to the world’s largest economy as soon as 2016.
Vancouver joins Consider Canada City Alliance investment mission to three major Chinese Cities
The Consider Canada City Alliance Inc. (CCCA) is embarking on a six day investment mission to three Chinese cities starting the week of April 14th. As a charter member of the Alliance, the Vancouver Economic Commission is uniting with economic development organizations from nine other large Canadian cities to promote Canada as the world’s most desirable destination for Chinese investment and trade.
Visual Effects, Animation and Gaming Career Fair 2013!
The Vancouver Economic Commission as well as the Visual Effects Society Vancouver Section along with the HR Screen Council Board are pleased to announce the date for the 2nd Annual VES Vancouver Career Fair: April 20th from 11:00 to 4:30 PM at the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building.
Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study
The City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia today released a KPMG study that shows the employment and population of the UBC/Broadway corridor will grow by 150,000 in the next 30 years and a rail-based rapid transit system is needed to meet the corridor’s population growth and significant economic potential.
The City of Vancouver in collaboration with the Vancouver Economic Commission, have issued an RFEOI for a technology incubation and acceleration centre to be called the “Vancouver Technology Centre” (VTC).
Media Advisory | CityStudio Vancouver launches into second year with #HolidayBlast
On Thursday, December 6th CityStudio is hosting Holiday Blast, an open reception celebrating the project work of the fall semester students and launching the second year of innovative Greenest City programming and projects for 2013.
2012 London Olympic Business Program Produces Early Promising Results
Vancouver, BC – Results of the City of Vancouver’s business program in London are starting to be seen just two months after the Games, with the completion of two significant business deals, and others currently in negotiation.