Global Tech Titan to address Atlantic Canadian Manning Award Nominees
April 4, 2012
Sir Terry Matthews guest speaker at Allan Shaw Nominees Reception
Entrepreneurs and innovators from the Atlantic Chapter of the Manning Innovation Awards will hear from technology and business titan, Sir Terry Mathews, at the annual Allan Shaw Nominees Reception on May 17, 2012 in Halifax, NS.
The Manning Innovation Awards recognizes innovations from across Canada with awards of up to $100,000. The annual Allan Shaw Nominees Reception, hosted by McInnes Cooper and co-sponsored by Scotiabank, celebrates the Atlantic Canadian nominees of the Manning Innovation Awards as they advance to the National round of the awards competition.
Atlantic Canadian nominees include:
- Scotia-loc Enterprises, Spaniard’s Bay, NL. Nominees: Paul Fahie, Scott Pike and Paul Smith
- TitanFile Inc., www.titanfile.com, Dartmouth, NS. Nominees: Milan Vrekic
- Duinkerken Foods Inc., www.duinkerkenfoods.com, Charlottetown, PEI. Nominees: Brenda vanDuinkerken
“Every year we showcase the best innovations developed in Atlantic Canada,” said Wayd McNally, Chairman, Atlantic Chapter of the Manning Innovation Awards. “We are inspired by this year’s innovative nominees and excited to hear from a global innovator like Mr. Matthews,” said McNally.
Sir Terry Matthews is a tech giant and founder or funder of over 80 companies since 1972. He is widely known across the globe for his businesses including Newbridge Networks, a company he founded in 1986, which became a leader in the worldwide data networking industry. In 1972, before launching Newbridge, Terry co-founded Mitel, a world leader in the design and manufacture of enterprise communications solutions. As Chairman of Wesley Clover, he has interests in a broad range of next-generation technology companies, real estate, hotels and resorts.
In addition to the nominees, several up and coming Atlantic Canadian technology companies will also be invited to showcase their work at the reception.
For more information, please contact:
Chairman, Atlantic Canada Chapter
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