California North State Innovation Awards 2012
November 2012, Chico, CA – At the Sierra Nevada Brewery Big Room November 1st, the innovators, executives, educators and community leaders who enrich the California 530 area code were celebrated. The lively evening was host to an audience that came to see the winners of 53 finalists in 15 categories.
Hosted and organized originally by CEPCO and since 2012 by Innovate North State, the North State Innovation Awards are an annual event since 1984 and have been expanded this year to include the entire 530 area code, encompassing most of California North of Sacramento. Prior award winners include market leading companies such as Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Build.com. Companies are honored because of their innovative products or services and their game changing impact, not only locally, but statewide, nationally and globally. Continue reading