TourismWorks2014 Tourism summit: november 23-25 | halifax

This three day event is a combination of high calibre keynote presentations, educational sessions, networking events and marketplace, culminating with the Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.

MARKETPLACEShowcase your business to hundreds of tourism operators. 

Take part in the Marketplace during the Opening Reception at Casino Nova Scotia on Sunday, November 23rd. Only 25 spots available! For more information about this opportunity, please contact Tiffany Hart at (902) 496-7481 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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port-of-halifax-logoport of halifax days | Sept 17-18, 2014 

The Port of Halifax is the closest full-service, deep water container port to Northern Europe and is two days closer to Europe than any other North American container port on the East Coast. In 2013, our containerized cargo trade with Europe increased to 41% of total throughout. With the recent development of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, Canada stands to gain preferential market access to more than 500 million consumers in the European Market. 

Please join Port Of Halifax Days for informative business sessions, a keynote luncheon with Mr. Kevin McCoy, President, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., networking opportunities and more. For more information, please click here.

cornell-university-logomasterclass 2014 | online courses at cornell university

In partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), the Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council (NSTHRC) is offering hospitality managers the opportunity to challenge themselves to gain the leading edge by participating in Cornell’s Hospitality Executive Education Programming.
In today’s complex and rapidly changing business landscape, Nova Scotia’s tourism operators must adopt management strategies and techniques that can maximize business performance. Invest in your operation and in your future by applying to attend the 2014 MasterClass through Cornell University.

These executive level programs are offered in a variety of topics and delivered through the respected E-Cornell Online Campus and ACOA is offering those who participate a $400.00 CDN credit towards the courses of your choice.

For more information or to register by email, fax or phone, please contact Lisa Dahr at P: (902) 422-5249, F: (902) 422-0184, E: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

efficiencylogoresizedBRIGHT BUSINESS CONFERENCE | OCTOBER 2, 2014 | Halifax

Join Sean Brogan (Senior Energy Advisor at Advanced Energy Management) and Rochelle Owen (Director, Office of Sustainability at Dalhousie University) to discuss how to Sell Energy Efficiency to Senior Management.

Learn how to break through barriers that prevent companies from investing in energy efficiency and how others have successfully implemented strategies to gain senior management support. To register, please click here.


Start making plans to join your tourism sector colleagues at the 2014 edition of the Tourism Congress, TIAC’s annual conference.

This November, the Tourism Congress will be held at the Westin Ottawa Hotel, steps from Parliament Hill and the heart of government activity in Canada. Delegates from across the country will once again converge on Ottawa and interact with the elected officials and decision-makers whose departments and agencies impact the travel and tourism industry. For more information, please click here.


The 2014 event will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island at the Delta Prince Edward and PEI Convention Centre. Since 1994 this biennial event has rotated the four Atlantic Provinces and has brought together national and international Buyers to provide them with an opportunity to experience the Atlantic Canada product. Atlantic Canada Showcase is a buyer-seated marketplace designed especially for the group tour, F.I.T. and specialty travel industry. For more information, click here.