New Media BC and WINBC merge to become DigiBC

Last night at the New Media BC Annual & Extraordinary General Meeting, the decision to merge the associations representing B.C.’s digital media and wireless technology sectors was approved. The new entity will be called the Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC a.k.a DigiBC.

The vote was unanimous.

The new association is expected to have a management team of four to five people and a board of directors with 20 to 24 members. Seven special interest groups are planned for DigiBC covering areas of mobile and wireless, video games, animation and visual effects, Web 2.0 and social media, e-learning, human resources and talent, and capital.