Ingonish, N.S. – Executive Director for the Celtic Colours International Festival, Mike MacSween, will provide a keynote address at the Business Update and Dinner held at the Keltic Lodge at The Highlands in Ingonish on May 17, 2018.

The dinner will be hosted by the Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network (CBREN), administered by the Cape Breton Partnership, with the aim of bringing together the private sector community for an evening to celebrate the successes of our region and foster collaboration between local businesses for future growth. The evening will start at 5:30 p.m. and include networking opportunities, a three-course dinner and a variety of presentations and updates with a focus on the local economy and tourism industry.

“We’re thrilled to be hosting this event in Victoria County. It will be a great opportunity for business owners and operators to come together, network and celebrate past and future successes,” says Carla Arsenault, President and CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership and CBREN. “The momentum generated from this event will be a strong kickoff before the busy tourism season sets in over the coming weeks.”

In addition to MacSween’s keynote address, attendees will also hear updates and presentations from Patrick Austin, CBREN Economic Development Officer for Victoria County; Bruce Morrison, Warden of Victoria County; Carla Arsenault, President and CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership; and local business owner Jay Rawding, of Highland Bow & Arrow in Skir Dhu.

For tickets or more information about the event visit, or contact Jeremy Martell at 902-631-5442 or by email at

Media Contact:
Carla Arsenault, President and CEO
Cape Breton Partnership