Events for September 22, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Trade Mission to Nunavut Trade Show and Conference

AWG Complex and Aqsarniit Hotel Iqualuit

Event Overview Are you interested in expanding your company’s export reach into Northern Canada? Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) is currently recruiting Nova Scotia companies interested in being a Co-exhibitor within the Nova Scotia Pavilion at the Nunavut Trade Show & Conference taking place in Iqaluit, Nunavut from September 20–22, 2022. The Nunavut Trade Show and Conference is Northern Canada’s largest annual business-to-business event, bringing together all levels of government, Inuit Corporations, Nunavut & southern businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs for three days of powerful networking. The conference sessions cover Nunavut’s most pressing issues and developments covering topics such as economic development support and opportunities, innovation, infrastructure, energy, fisheries, partnerships, and much more. With over 100 exhibitors and 400 delegates this show is a must for anyone doing business in Nunavut. As a Co-exhibitor in the Nova Scotia Pavilion, each company will receive: Two exhibitor passes - one of which will be upgraded to a full delegation pass Space for a pop-up banner (to be provided by the company) Invitation to the Nova Scotia Meet and Greet, Nova Scotia’s private networking reception with potential buyers and partners Company profile listing in the Nova Scotia Participating Company Directory (company to provide profile and logo)


Prioritizing public safety and protecting first responders with modern strategies and technologies


Event Overview Prioritizing public safety and protecting first responders with modern strategies and technologies New technologies are revolutionizing the work of first responders across Canada. These advancements are enhancing communication, transparency, and data-driven decision-making. While these new approaches will never replace the human element, they are adding new insights to traditional models. On September 22nd, discover how leading public safety professionals are leveraging next-generation communication techniques and technology to deliver better outcomes for citizens and improving the protection of first responders when seconds count. Explore how to gain buy-in for new technology, overcome common implementation challenges, and increase collaboration and trust with the community you serve.  

QueerTech Partnership Information Session – Sept 2022


Thank you for your interest in partnering with QueerTech. We’re excited to get to know you! Why partner with QueerTech? Build your employer brand within the queer community Gain access to the Queer in Tech talent pool Engage your employees and be part of our community Help us Queer the tech ecosystem Register today for our info session to learn about: Who we are Whom we serve (QueerTech community breakdown) How can we support your talent acquisition teams, D&I teams, and ERG leads Why partner with us What Programs do we offer Many companies like Google, Shopify, BDC, Oro Health, OSEDEA, Moment Factory, and many more partner with QueerTech to invest in the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Canada. Together we are committed to Queer The Tech Ecosystem by increasing 2SLGBTQ+ representation in tech, supporting our community to advance their career in tech and launching tech business. We look forward to meeting you and, hopefully, welcome you to the QueerTech family as a new Partner :)

Ready2Launch ’22 Pitch Day

Richard Murray Design Building 5257 Morris St, Halifax

Join us as we celebrate latest cohort of startups from the Ready2Launch '22 program! About this event Join us on Ready2Launch 2022 Pitch Day! This is the final event of the Ready2Launch Summer Accelerator through Dal Innovates. R2L supports early-stage startups by providing up to $15,000 in funding, as well as access to industry experts through workshops, skills clinics, one-on-one mentorship and mock Boards of Directors. Join us to celebrate the hard work of eleven venture teams from across the Atlantic. Hear how their innovative ideas are addressing problems in the MedTech, AgTech, CleanTech and others. For a preview of their solutions, visit . Agenda: Registration and Refreshments: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Welcome note: 3:00 pm - 3:10 pm Pitches (6 ventures): 3:10 pm : 4:10 pm Break: 4:10 pm - 4:20 pm Pitches (5 ventures): 4:20 pm - 5:10 pm Closing: 5:10 pm - 5:30 pm Format Each team will have 5-minutes to pitch, followed by a short question and answer period with our panel of judges. First and second place will be announced at the end of the event, with prizes of $5,000 and $3,000 respectively. A $2,000 cash prize will also be awarded to the […]

Talent Attraction and Retention in an Employee’s Market

Colin MacLean Hall 27 Parker Street, Dartmouth

Join us to discuss how to attract and retain employees in today’s everchanging job market. About this event Currently, in the Canadian labour market, almost every employer has the attraction and retention of talent as a top priority. Employers understand that the employees they seek to hire and retain are in the driver's seat. But do they understand what motivates their talent to join and remain at their company now? More importantly, what steps can they take to do this? Tanya Lush, Director of Workforce Development will discuss the latest trends in HR, the labour market, and redefining the workplace with subject matter expert, Katherine Risley, Managing Partner of KBRS & Meridia Recruitment Solutions. Katherine Risley is an experienced recruiter and trained coach. In addition to leading a recruitment practice specialized in attracting professionals in the engineering, operations, and manufacturing fields, she provides oversight to KBRS’s HR consulting and talent development practice. Tanya Lush and her team lead innovative and engaging talent development opportunities and projects that span the entire scope of ocean career literacy, early career competencies, skill set acquisition and overall talent development for the ocean sector in Atlantic Canada. Her work focuses on building a continuum of […]

2022 Ecosystem Impact Awards

VOLTA 100-1505 Barrington Street, Halifax

Join Volta + RBC for the fourth annual Ecosystem Impact Awards where we'll celebrate the movers + shakers of the startup ecosystem. About this event When: Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm ADT Where: Volta, 1505 Barrington St, Unit 100, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K5 Description: Volta, in partnership with RBC, is hosting the fourth annual Ecosystem Impact Awards on Thursday, September 22 at 5:30pm. These awards recognize various changemakers and supporters who are rapidly transforming the startup ecosystem in Atlantic Canada. The five award categories include: Catalyst, Community Leader, Disruptor, Positive Impact - Company, Positive Impact - Individual. See below for a full description of the award criteria and the finalists for each. AWARDS Catalyst- Recognizes an organization that has helped create cohesion and growth in the Atlantic Canadian startup ecosystem. This can include: building relationships between organizations in the ecosystem, supporting growth in the startup community, and reducing or removing barriers to startups success. Finalists: NS Health Innovation Hub , Propel ICT Community Leader- Recognizes a company or Founder directly impacting the growth and development of the technology and innovation ecosystem in Atlantic Canada. They demonstrate dedication to the startup community, and give back through the donation […]