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First annual “Build the North” construction conference starts Wednesday

The Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA) will be hosting their first annual ‘Build the North’ conference this week.

“We’ve got a lot of really good interest, our registrations are up close to 100 registrants,” said NRCA CEO Nicole Bryant.

“We have 16 tradeshow booths, we have ten speakers, overall, we should have just around 150 delegates at the conference altogether.”

Bryant added former BC Lion Angus Reid will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the conference.

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“He’s coming up to talk about elite leadership. We also have some great networking opportunities the first night of the conference will have a networking reception where all of the exhibitors and attendees and presenters can meet and mingle,” she said.

“On day two, we have our BC Construction Association is going to be doing a presentation on some of the programs that they have that support our members up here, one of them being their new Apprenticeship Services Program.”

Bryant noted they are still taking registrations for the conference up until Tuesday.

“The tradeshow booths are all sold out now, so we don’t have any of that available, but we still have some open spots for attendees.”

A full schedule of of the conference and registration information can be found here.

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