Awards Ceremony April 29th, 2015
Following months of community engagement, project design, and careful evaluation, the winners of RISE : NYC were announced at the RISE : NYC Awards Ceremony on April 29th, 2015. The Awards Ceremony was a celebration of the 11 winning teams and their innovative projects that will serve to improve the resiliency of small businesses across New York City.
Demo Night October 7th, 2014
On October 7th, 2014, RISE : NYC hosted a Technology Demo Night. Demo Night was an exciting opportunity for the public to meet the finalists, see their projects and learn about their innovative resiliency technologies and approaches to strengthening communities and small businesses that were impacted by Superstorm Sandy.Attendees included finalist team members, participating small businesses, community stakeholders, industry experts, and government leaders.
RISE : NYC Connect June 18th, 2014
On June 18th, 2014, RISE : NYC Connect brought together competition finalists and local business- and building-owners at Green Light New York’s demonstration spaces in lower Manhattan. Attendees included finalists looking for small businesses to include in their proposals as project sites and local Sandy-impacted business- and building-owners interested in participating as project sites. Over the course of the evening, participants learned how resiliency technologies can help prepare their businesses and buildings for the impacts of future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change.
Information Session February 3, 2014
An optional information session was held at NYCEDC on February 3, 2014. Materials presented can be downloaded here:
Audio recording of the presentation