Nova Scotia Companies to be Celebrated at Provincial Export Awards

first_img “At Nova Scotia Business Inc., we have the privilege of working with companies across the province daily to help them build capacity and enter and continue to pursue growth in markets around the world,” said Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc. “Nova Scotia companies have a solid reputation for producing high-quality products and services, and we’re excited to recognize, celebrate and share their success.” This year’s keynote speakers are Brian Allaway, president, and William Allaway, vice-president of operations, at Acadian Maple, a manufacturer and exporter of maple syrup products. There will be free business workshops at Pier 21’s Windsor Foundation Classroom as follows: Eleven Nova Scotia companies will be honoured for their success in exporting at the 33rd annual Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards on Wednesday, June 14, at Pier 21. One will be named the 2017 Exporter of the Year. “On behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia, I congratulate and recognize this year’s nominees for their achievements,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “I am happy to see exporters succeed. Their efforts contribute to economic growth in communities across the province, creating jobs and making Nova Scotia stronger.” Nominees for Exporter of the Year have already been recognized in their communities by their regional chambers. They are: At an afternoon workshop from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., attendees will hear from industry experts who are helping businesses work through export challenges. The awards luncheon is from noon to 2 p.m. at Kenneth C. Rowe Hall, Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd., Halifax. For more information and to purchase luncheon tickets, visit www.novascotiabusiness.com/export-achievement-awards. 8:30 a.m.- how to save money on air travel and cargo services 9:30 a.m.- a guide to leading global business 10:30 a.m.- strategies and online tools for reaching global markets. D.B. Kenney Fisheries Limited, Westport, Digby Co. DSM Nutritional Products, Mulgrave, Guysborough Co. Gillis Seafood, North Sydney Global Courseware Inc., New Glasgow Hutchinson’s Maple Products, Lake Paul, Kings Co. Nautel, Hacketts Cove, Halifax Regional Municipality North River Fish Farms, Truro Riverside Lobster International Inc., Meteghan Centre, Digby Co. Sea Star Seafoods Ltd., Clark’s Harbour, Shelburne, Co. Terra Beata Farms, Lunenburg Tony’s Meats, Antigonish last_img

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