Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic

DEFSEC Atlantic, presented by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association, is a major networking opportunity for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries - the second largest of its kind in Canada. Focused on showcasing Atlantic Canadian opportunities, the show's worldwide reach creates partnership potential for all attendees. Incorporating elements of both a trade show and a defence procurement conference, it provides access to "the right people" in an engaging and professional setting. All attendees have opportunities, through our B2B/B2G program, social events & communications tools, to interact with all levels of defence, industry and government participants. REGISTER

Making an Impression: How to Stand Out in a Digital Age

Online

Work, recruitment and even networking are being done remotely — how can you stand out in a digital crowd? About this event Whether you are applying for jobs, expanding your network or looking to establish a larger online presence, making lasting impressions online is now more important than ever. We have seen a shift to online work, hiring and networking, making online presence key for success in the digital age. This Q&A will be an opportunity to enhance your digital personal brand and get tips to help you stand out and leave a lasting impression online. This event is presented by ShiftKey Labs and Fusion Halifax. Speakers Hailey Coleman Hailey is an entrepreneur and Co-Owner of the Cottage Cafe with years of experience in corporate recruitment. Before opening her business, she served as the Branch Manager with Manpower Halifax – a recruiting firm primarily sourcing for the admin, customer service and industrials sectors. As the youngest Branch Manager within the organization, Hailey is a results-driven professional with a strong knowledge of the Halifax job market. Hailey brings with her a Bachelor of Business Management degree, as well as the highest off the desk perm billings for Canada in 2019 during […]

Atlantic Food Automation Series – Seafood & Aquaculture Workshop

208 Main street Yarmouth, NS B5A 1C8 208 Main street, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Join us on October 6th and 7th for IGNITE's first Food Automation Workshop event and learn about automation in Seafood & Aquaculture! About this event On October 6th and 7th, IGNITE will host the first Atlantic Food Automation Workshop event to learn more about the Seafood & Aquaculture industry. Throughout Fall 2021, IGNITE will host the Atlantic Food Automation Program across the pan-atlantic provinces. Each of these workshops will focus on a different food industry, highlighting the automation and digital advancements that are available in Atlantic Canada. Attending this event will give you access to automation firms and digital experts that can help grow your business and reduce the strain of labour shortages. Join us as we learn more about the products and services on the market, hear from organizations about their funding programs and tour automated facilities. This two-day event will consist of virtual and in-person elements, due to COVID-19 restrictions this event will only allow 25 attendees in-person. (Masks will be mandatory at all in-person events.) Location: This event will be held at IGNITE in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees. Please email kiah-jade@igniteatlantic.com if you have any dietary requirements or allergies. Day 1 is our […]

ISNS – Annual General Meeting

Interactive Nova Scotia is pleased to present this year's AGM virtually. Over the last year we've been busy hosting events, talking with industry members, and advocating on behalf of our members! We'd like to invite you to our 2021 Annual General Meeting to learn more about our work, our mandate, and our vision for the future. We will also be announcing our new board members during this meeting. If you would like to apply or nominate someone, you can find the form here; https://bit.ly/ISNS-Nominate

Data-driven deals: Leveraging analytics to make decisions

Online

Session 1: How can PE firms channel big data to make powerful decisions? Companies that fail to ingrain data analytics into their operations are lagging behind. Full stop. Join BDO in this three-part webinar series as we explore how private equity (PE) firms and their portfolio companies can turn data science into a competitive advantage. Register now for the first session, Leveraging analytics to make decisions, which uniquely targets fund and portfolio managers. Learn how PE leaders can use data to derive maximum business value. Our panel offers real-life use cases that tangibly demonstrate the power of data science and how to use it as a strategic asset. We’ll share actionable insights you can integrate immediately, including: How data analytics can inform objective decision-making and enhance the deal life cycle. Strategies to help your PE firm transition into a data-driven powerhouse. Key challenges holding PE firms back from fully leveraging analytics. Instilling a data-driven culture at your firm.

Halihax October Hybrid Meetup

Join us in person or virtually to catch up with the community, and hear members tell stories of the last time they broke something. About This Event It's been a long time since we've been able to connect with the community in person, and following the start of phase 5, we would like to plan a fun, informal event to catch up with the community and ease back into in-person meetups. We recognize that not all of our members are located in Halifax, and also that people may prefer to attend the event virtually. To accommodate this, we will be hosting a live stream of the talks via Zoom so everyone can still participate. This event will be hosted at the Wooden Monkey in Dartmouth with pizza and refreshments provided by Halihax, and our sponsors. Please note: we will be following the Covid-19 protocols outlined by public health. Sponsors Dash Hudson Concrete Ventures Lixar Proposify Codecov LaBarge Weinstein Sandhill Financial BNV media The Rundown 6:30 pm – Doors Open Check in, grab a drink and catch up with new and old friends 7:00 pm – Welcome & Social Hour We'll do a quick introduction and kick off the evening with […]

Atlantic Venture Forum

The entrepreneurial landscape has changed significantly since the first AVF in 2013. As the ecosystem continues to gain momentum, the AVF is being transformed to meet the needs of this dynamic region. New ventures and growth-stage companies need more than just financial capital to succeed. Innovation, partnerships, ingenuity, and expertise are just a few of the ingredients for an entrepreneur’s tech success story, and you will find all of these and more when you join us for the 2021 Atlantic Venture Forum. Grow Your Business! Premium Networking: Tech Industry Executives, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate Strategics, Research Partners, and more. Inspiration and Ingenuity: A Technology Showcase featuring outstanding Early Stage companies complimented by mature Growth Stage companies, all from the Atlantic Canadian region. Business Intelligence: The latest investment and innovation trends direct from Industry Experts. REGISTER

Promoting Health Through Collaborative Research and Innovation in NS

Online

Join Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Health for a conference to build upon health research and innovation across the province. About this event Conference Highlights: Annette Verschuren, Cape Breton University Chancellor and Chair & CEO of NRStor Inc. will deliver a keynote presentation on Driving Innovation in Cape Breton. Dr. Brian Goldman, physician, best-selling author, and host of CBC's 'White Coat, Black Art', will inspire health research and practice with a focus on Distuptive Innovation and Teamwork Dr. Kevin Orrell, Nova Scotia's Deputy Minister and CEO of the province's Office of Health Care Professionals Recruitment, will detail the research priorities of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness as they relate to healthy people and communities in Cape Breton. Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, Vice-President of Research and Innovation, Nova Scotia Health, will present Building Research & Innovation Capacity in Nova Scotia. Cape Breton University's Dr. Corrine McIsaac and Dr. Janet Kuhnke, with Debbie Lelievre, Nova Scotia Health, will present: Strategies to Address the Barriers for Implementation of Best Practice Pressure Injury Prevention and Care within Nova Scotia Health Eastern Zone. Dr. David Anderson, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University, will discuss patient-oriented health research in Cape Breton, as it relates to his […]

Excellence in Business Awards

Annually, the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrates and honours local businesses and business leaders who have demonstrated outstanding business excellence. We recognize achievement with 12 Excellence in Business Awards and 5 People’s Choice Awards. Inductees are nominated within the community and selected by a judging committee comprised of 10 members from local business organizations through the CBRM. REGISTER

Small Business Big Growth Summit

The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Identify Challenges | Enhance Your Strategy | Build a Network We are pleased to announce our inaugural Small Business Big Growth Summit taking place on Friday October 22nd. Bringing connection, information, and inspiration to the Halifax business community. This year's Small Business Big Growth Summit will focus on developing and strengthening your business strategy. Participants will learn from the best of the best, with industry experts in brand development, risk reduction, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, leveraging global markets, and securing capital. This conference is structured so that as a small business owner, you can build a tangible plan to strengthen your business and achieve your goals with the help of industry experts. Let's ensure we are strategically aligned for growth in the coming months and equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to prepare for the - dare we say - "new normal".

GameDev Atlantic 2021

A day long conference, celebrating and fostering the growth of the game development industry in Atlantic Canada. First of its kind in Nova Scotia, GameDev Atlantic is a game development conference designed to grow the industry in Atlantic Canada. This conference will feature speaking sessions on a variety of topics. GDA also offers the opportunity for networking, funding, and mentorship. Studios of all sizes, as well as keen students or individuals, are encouraged to attend. In 2021 this event will take place virtually, presenting to a much wider audience but still keeping the focus on the Atlantic development scene. If you are a student of game development you may be eligible for free tickets! Please fill out this form to see if you apply. REGISTER