British Columbia Technology Industry Association

British Columbia Technology Industry Association

October 02, 2013 17:45 ET

Deloitte Partners With BCTIA To Support Premier Coaching Program for Tech Community

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 2, 2013) - Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, has signed on as a Champion Partner of the BCTIA Center4Growth program. Through this partnership, Deloitte will help support the growth of BC technology companies by making their vast industry expertise, expert teams, and unique connections available to Centre4Growth executives and entrepreneurs.

Deloitte is passionate about building the BC tech community. They have a growing team of talented practitioners in the technology, media and telecommunications space with extensive industry experience. With their global network of resources, insights and experts Deloitte's team will help Centre4Growth companies make the best decisions for their growing businesses.

"We have been eagerly anticipating this relationship," said Kari Lockhart, Deloitte BC Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry Leader. "Growing expertise is our only business, so it makes sense that we come out in full force for Centre4Growth companies. The Centre4Growth has a unique offering for BC's tech community and we are here to support it in every way we can," added Lockhart.

"Having access to dozens of real world experts, providing key insights into must-know areas of business, and access to connections around the globe is a priceless benefit to any tech business. This partnership represents a tremendous opportunity to boost the growth of tech companies and we are delighted to have Deloitte as a BCTIA Centre4Growth Partner," stated Bill Tam, President & CEO, BCTIA.

About Deloitte - Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte's technology, media and telecommunications professionals work with companies in every sector, including software, semiconductor, networking, computers, peripherals, telecommunications, cable, media and Internet. www.deloitte.ca

About BCTIA - Founded in 1993, the BCTIA is serious about helping companies grow and succeed. We support tech companies of all stages and sectors, with the goal of fostering a globally successful tech industry in BC. The BCTIA Centre4Growth delivers direct support to tech companies and budding entrepreneurs, linking them to the resources and support critical to building, growing and scaling their businesses. For 20 years, we have helped to build BC's tech cluster of nearly 9,000 companies that today employs over 90,000 people and generates more than $20 billion in revenue. www.bctia.org

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