NCET, Northern Nevada’s largest member-supported non-profit that provide educational and networking events to help people explore businesses and technology, announced their full slate of February informational and networking events.
Nominations are now open for the annual NCET Tech Awards. Currently in its 15th year, the NCET Tech Awards celebrate the Northern Nevada individuals and companies who have greatly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology community. Key awards provided include Technologist of the Year, Medical/Health Services Company of the Year, Educator of the Year and Tech Advocates. All nominations are due by midnight on Friday, February 18, and winners will be announced by March 1, 2022. All winners will be honored at the NCET Awards Gala and Technology Showcase on Thursday, April 7 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
NCET‘s Tech Wednesdays take you behind the scenes each month to a local company or organization that makes or uses innovative technologies. This month’s event will be hosted by BeaverFit, the industry leader in providing unique outdoor functional training equipment, tactical/operational tools, and turnkey training facilities specific to the military services. Attendees will learn more about the Reno-based manufacturer by touring their in-house welding operations, seeing the technology used for precise cuts and bending steel sheets into parts and components, experiencing the massive powder coating production lines, and more. Guests will be enthralled by the massive quantity of equipment ready to deploy around the world to support our U.S. military. This Tech Wednesday event will take place on Wednesday, February 9 from 3 – 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for NCET members and $30 for non-members, and advanced reservation is required. More information can be found at: https://www.ncet.org/ncet-event-calendar/beaverfit.
NCET’s Biz Cafés feature local thought leaders that present informational talks on a wide variety of topics, from soft skills to hard science. The December Biz Café event features Keenan Polan, the Director of Sales of the Barracuda Championship. This is the perfect event for sports enthusiasts, as attendees will learn how to leverage sports to grow relationships. You will gain behind-the-scenes access to make your customers and partners feel like VIPs, discover how to highlight your brand with local sports teams to reach their fans, learn the art of community impact, find out how to use sports to engage with key people to your business, and make memories that people will forever associate with your brand. This event will take place at the UNR Innevation Center on Wednesday, February 16 from 2 – 4 pm. Admission is free of charge with advanced registration at: https://www.ncet.org/ncet-event-calendar/leveraging-sports.
NCET’s Biz Bites are luncheons with individual speakers or panels that provide actionable business or technology information that you can implement within your business. Three marketing experts will teach Biz Bite attendees this month about how to grow your small business through LinkedIn: Emily Bacheller, Digital & Content Marketing Manager at Symphony Talent; Ira Gostin, Owner of G8 Strategies; and Amanda Long, CEO/Owner of Smart Marketing Squad. The trio will cover five critical aspects about leveraging LinkedIn, including how the platform is different than Facebook, why your business needs a LinkedIn presence, and overall best practices. This month’s event will commence at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on Wednesday, February 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tickets are $39 for NCET members and $49 for general admission. Advanced registration is required, and tickets can be bought at: https://www.ncet.org/ncet-event-calendar/growing-business-with-linkedin.
NCET, Northern Nevada’s largest educational and networking organization, is a member-supported nonprofit organization that produces educational and networking events to help people explore business and technology. NCET’s award-winning programs include the annual NCET Small Business Expo and NCET Tech Showcase and Awards, the monthly Biz Bite and Special Event luncheons, and the Tech Wednesday and Biz Café events. NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues, and receives no state or Federal funding. NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada. For more information, visit www.NCET.org.