Canadian Biomass Magazine

2013 CNRE set for Prince George

January 24, 2013
By Master Promotions

January 24, 2013, Prince George, B.C. – The producers of the all-new Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) are pleased to report that the event is well underway. Booth sales are going extremely well, with lots of machinery exhibits and several exciting features planned that will showcase the Big Iron front and centre at this mammoth event.

The CNRE comes at an exciting time for this region and the industry as a whole.

“We are so pleased to be the host city for Canada North Resources Expo 2013. As BC’s northern capital and the largest supply and service centre for one of the fastest growing regions in Canada, Prince George is the ideal location for this show,” said Heather Oland, CEO of Initiatives Prince George. “With $70 Billion in resource projects planned and underway in northern BC over the next 10 years, there is a lot of business to be done and we look forward to welcoming everyone to Prince George,” said Oland.

The event will focus on the machinery, products, technology, services, talent and manpower needed to get the infrastructure developed, as these mega-projects ramp-up.

Show Management recently attended the BC Natural Resource Forum in Prince George. Traffic and interest at their booth was excellent and the buzz around this new event was extremely positive.


“Contractors and dealers alike are already talking about CNRE, and making plans to attend,” explains MaryAnne Arcand, Chair of Resources Expo, and Executive Director of the Canadian Interior Logging Association. “Concurrent events will bring billions of dollars’ worth of projects and their representatives together to showcase contract opportunities. Our steering committee is energized and excited, full of creative ideas to make this the best Expo Prince George has ever seen,” said Arcand.

The Canada North Resources Expo will be an important event for decision makers, buyers, industry workers and their families to see the latest products and services required by these flourishing industries, in one place at one time:
· Forestry- harvesting, woodlots, community forests, silviculture, pulp and chips
· Oil & Gas- drillers, exploration, pipeline, well servicing

· Mining- exploration, construction

· Independent Power Producers – run of the river, wind farms, solar
· Biomass Industry – wood pellets, power co-generation, biofuels
· Resource Industry Professionals – engineers, foresters, planners, GIS technology, project managers, consultants, technicians

· Power Transmission Lines
· Transportation Industry – air, rail, land, sea; from hot shot to heavy haul

· Suppliers and Service Providers – equipment, manufacturing, machining, camps, caterers
· Training and Employment Services – career planners, assessors, training schools, post-secondary institutions, HR managers

Show Management is excited to launch the “Recruiting Here” feature. Visitors are encouraged to come with resume in hand! Your next career could start at the CNRE. Exhibitors who are looking to grow their ranks and hire new employees will display signage indicating they are on the hunt for new talent.

The event will also showcase live equipment demonstrations and Chrysler Canada will be offering their Ride & Drive program on-site.

This two-day, biennial event, will attract decision makers from all over British Columbia, Alberta and beyond. Day two of the event will be the Future of the Industry Day where industry people will be encouraged to bring their families to the CNRE. This will enable them to introduce and educate the next generation to these thriving industries and possible career choices. Anyone who purchases a regular admission ($10.00) on this day or have pre-registered will receive free entry for their families.

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