Troubleshooters take win for spin
COFFS Harbour's local Computer Troubleshooters has added another feather to its cap.
Bonnie Capell and Tony Hattam recently attended the Australasia Computer Troubleshooters conference and Trade Show in Christchurch, New Zealand .
Every year there is a competition between Australia and New Zealand for the Spinners Cup which is based on a presentation to see who can "spin" the best presentation on a chosen computer industry topic.
This year the topic was SPAM and Bonnie was selected to represent Australia.
It was a tight competition with only two points between the Aussies and the Kiwis, but Bonnie was victorious and brought the cup home to Australia.
"Our Computer Troubleshooter conferences are great, allowing us to keep abreast of industry changes, new products and share ideas and experiences with other IT professionals," Bonnie said.
"It was also great to go to Christchurch. The Computer Troubleshooters in Christchurch have lost their workshop twice in the last 18 months. The first building was condemned in the first earthquake and they moved to a new one which was then obliterated by the second earthquake.
"They are all very stoic and have opened up a third service centre, and are kept very busy."
Computer Troubleshooters is an international network of franchise owners with almost 500 locations in 27 countries providing onsite computer services to small businesses.
It was started in Coffs Harbour 15 years ago by Wilson and Susan McOrist, so it is fitting that the Spinners Cup has returned to it's Ancestral Home.