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 March informational and networking events.
Winners of the annual NCET Tech Awards have officially been announced. 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 winners will be honored at the NCET Awards Gala and Technology Showcase on Thursday, April 7 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The full slate of awardees, along with information on sponsorships and tickets, can be found at https://www.ncet.org/ncet-tech-awards
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 take place at The Virgil, a new all-in-one coworking and event space in the Wells Avenue District of Reno. Attendees will see the unique space in action and learn how solopreneurs, freelancers and remote workers use it to conduct and grow their businesses. Guests will be awe-striken by the before-and-after project transformation details, learning how The Virgil completely transformed from the historic Little Flower Church into a full-service, modernized venue. This Tech Wednesday event will take place on Wednesday, March 9 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/the-virgil
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 March Biz Café event features Grant Denton, the Executive Director of the Karma Box Project, the initiative behind the numerous donation boxes (known as “Karma Boxes”) across Northern Nevada for nonperishable foods, hygiene products and more. Denton’s presentation will cover the ins-and-outs of making a meaningful impact in the community, including identifying the four different types of homelessness, learning to understand how the four constants of living unsheltered can affect these populations, and what our call-to-action is to help. This event will take place at the UNR Innevation Center on Wednesday, March 16 from 2 – 4 pm. Admission is free of charge with advanced registration at: https://www.ncet.org/ncet-event-calendar/meaningful-impact
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. Atul Minocha, Partner at Chief Outsiders, will teach this month’s Biz Bite attendees about the frustrations of marketing and how to overcome them, as well as how to leverage marketing functions in your business. Minocha will cover critical topics about marketing, including simple ways to maximize your return on your marketing spend and how you can select different marketing programs for specific needs and goals of your business. This month’s event will commence at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on Wednesday, March 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/damned-lies-and-marketing
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.