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Tech Community NY Kick off Party

Accelerate Okanagan are once again hosting their annual New Year Kick Off Party at the Laurel Packinghouse on Jan 11th. For those who haven't noticed we have a growing tech community in Kelowna. Its safe to say it started with Club Penguin ( ) but through some significant government support, and a gathering of digital creatives we have a small but strong tech community. 
Last year they founded a new event to celebrate everything tech and digital. Well actually that might be a stretch. From the video below it more looked like they wanted to throw a great party. 

Okanagan Technology New Year Kick Off Party 2012 from Accelerate Okanagan on Vimeo.

Last year over 300 community members enjoyed an evening of great local food, drink and entertainment. 

Party details:
- Friday, Jan 11th, 2013
- Laurel Packinghouse
- 7pm-midnight

To keep you entertained:
- The Blue Room 
- Poker, Blackjack & Roulette
- Games, meetups and a few surprises brought to you by Digital Okanagan
- Tunes from DJ Flyin’ Hawaiian

Ticket price: $30 per person (Premium Members: $20) including a free taxi ride home sponsored by Capri Insurance. This is a ticket-only event. Tickets MUST be bought by 5pm, January 9th. Last year was a complete sell out so sign up quickly to avoid disappointment.

Register Here:
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Ryan Donn, singer/songwriter who started his career around the same time that cassette tapes were losing out to CD sales. He produces events such as Global Music Fest,, and Music in the Park (West Kelowna). You can also find him in local schools teaching songwriting or sharing the stage with many of our emerging local artists. He is a passionate supporter of all things creative and his column focuses on the creative community and events throughout the Okanagan.

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