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March 13, 2018

CAPE BRETON PARTNERSHIP TO HOST BUSINESS EXPORT CONFERENCE; JEAN CHRÉTIEN TO HEADLINE

Sydney, NS – Business exports have become increasingly important in today’s global market. In recognizing this need, and to meet the growing demand for more information, the Cape Breton Partnership, in a collaborative effort with partners Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Community College, Business Development Bank of Canada, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Louisbourg Seafoods, Pharmacy Wholesale Services Inc. and the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, is hosting the upcoming Think Export N.O.W. Conference with keynote speaker, The Right Honorable Jean Chrétien, PC OM CC QC. This event will bring together export related government partners, organizations, and both current/future exporters to collaborate on addressing the barriers of exporting products and services to national and international markets.

 

The Think Export N.O.W. (Navigating Opportunities Worldwide) Conference will take place on March 20th at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre in Membertou, Nova Scotia. The conference agenda includes various presentations, roundtable discussions, networking activities, and interactive panels. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in an interactive dialogue with luncheon keynote speaker Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada.

 

“This event will offer business owners and employees a unique opportunity to hear directly from industry experts and partners, and gain valuable insight on the business of exporting,” said Carla Arsenault, Chief Operating Officer of the Cape Breton Partnership. “Participants will also be able to interact with industry partners, and each other, to identify the unique opportunities and challenges that face Cape Breton-based business. The Cape Breton Partnership is very excited about its role in facilitating this conversation and maintaining the momentum generated at this event through the Export Growth Services Pilot Program.”

 

Registration for the Think Export N.O.W. Conference is $99 + tax for the full day or $60 + tax for the luncheon and keynote engagement only. To reserve your seat please phone the Partnership office at 902-562-0122 or visit https://capebretonpartnership.com/events/export-now/.

 

Media Contact:
Carla Arsenault
Chief Operating Officer
Cape Breton Partnership
carla@capebretonpartnership.com
902-562-0122

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