*Due to the current circumstance, all travel by Innovation PEI employees has been suspended until further notice.  Many upcoming events have been canceled, postponed, or rescheduled.  If you are unsure of a previously posted event, please contact one of our staff at (902) 368-6300.

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SIAL Canada Trade Show
SIAL Canada Trade Show @ Palais de Congrès
Sep 28 – Oct 2 all day
The SIAL Canada is a must-attend event for all as it presents a wide variety of products and services that include food and food products, beverages, food raw materials, and ingredients, cooked and processed foods, canned foods, fruits, and vegetables,
Ignition Fund Information Sessions 12:00 pm
Ignition Fund Information Sessions
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest seed capital that will allow successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable businesses.  Read more
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Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Mainland China
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Mainland China
Oct 13 – Oct 19 all day
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020 September, October and November 2020 Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with
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Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre 9:00 am
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre @ Shirley's Cafe
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Visit us at Shirley’s Cafe and enjoy a Complimentary Coffee! CBDC West Prince Ventures Limited and Rural Action Centre Alberton will also visit local entrepreneurs to show support for our local business community as part of Small Business Week Celebrations!
Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic 2:00 pm
Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic @ Virtual Event
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic @ Virtual Event
Canadian entrepreneurs are defying all odds amidst one of the largest economic crises in history. Despite the new business reality caused by the coronavirus pandemic, they are adapting and positioning themselves to succeed in the future. Join BDC’s President and
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Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Taiwan
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Taiwan
Oct 20 – Oct 26 all day
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020 September, October and November 2020 Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with
Sustainable Communities Conference
Sustainable Communities Conference @ Virtual Event
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all day
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 – Thursday, October 22, 2020 Location: Virtual event Join us online for FCM’s Sustainable Communities Conference, Canada’s leading sustainability event for municipal leaders and practitioners. Participating in Canada’s leading sustainability conference for municipalities has never been easier! The
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre 9:00 am
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre @ The Cork & Barrel
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Visit us at The Cork & Barrel and enjoy a Complimentary Coffee! CBDC West Prince Ventures Limited and Rural Action Centre Alberton will also visit local entrepreneurs to show support for our local business community as part of Small Business Week Celebrations!
Business Builder: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting 10:00 am
Business Builder: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting @ Virtual Attendance or In-Person at The Delta Prince Edward - Limited seating available
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Business Builder: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting @ Virtual Attendance or In-Person at The Delta Prince Edward - Limited seating available
Business Builder: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce along with Work PEI and Skills PEI  are pleased to present three local business success stories of resiliency, courage and adaptation. Get tips on pivoting your operations
ENTREPRENEURS’ AND CO-OPERATORS’ VIRTUAL MORNING CONFERENCE 10:00 am
ENTREPRENEURS’ AND CO-OPERATORS’ VIRTUAL MORNING CONFERENCE @ Virtual Event
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am
ENTREPRENEURS’ AND CO-OPERATORS’ VIRTUAL MORNING CONFERENCE – All francophone entrepreneurs and co-operators are invited to participate free of charge in the Entrepreneurs’ and Co-operators’ Virtual Morning Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. to explore the theme “How entrepreneurs
Succeeding in a new reality: Plan your way out of the COVID-19 crisis 1:00 pm
Succeeding in a new reality: Plan your way out of the COVID-19 crisis @ Virtual Event
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Succeeding in a new reality: Plan your way out of the COVID-19 crisis @ Virtual Event
The COVID-19 confinement has completely changed consumer habits, leading to one of the worst economic crises in history. What does this mean for Canadian entrepreneurs? To find out, BDC surveyed 1,000 business owners and 2,000 consumers in Canada to better understand: How
RURAL ACTION CENTRE hosts a Business Writing Webinar 9:00 pm
RURAL ACTION CENTRE hosts a Business Writing Webinar @ Virtual Event
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Six Common Errors in Business Writing, Oct. 20 Description Does your writing convey your professionalism and boost your effectiveness? Join writing instructor and former journalist Lori Mayne for a ninety-minute webinar that will help you improve your writing skills by
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Love Local, PEI ALL-DAY Business Marathon
Love Local, PEI ALL-DAY Business Marathon @ Online #LoveLocalPEI
Oct 21 all day
LOVE LOCAL, PEI ALL-DAY BUSINESS MARATHON Look for the Chamber online and in-person as they safely #LoveLocalPEI and turn the spotlight on member businesses in an all-day tour of the greater Charlottetown area.
Power the Economy 2020
Power the Economy 2020 @ Virtual Event
Oct 21 – Oct 23 all day
Power the Economy 2020 @ Virtual Event
Power the Economy 2020 October 21, 2020 – October 23, 2020 WEConnect International is hosting its annual Power the Economy conference online. The agenda includes virtual networking, keynote speakers, business capability building workshops, industry panels and presentations. There will be
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre 9:00 am
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre @ Freeland Dining and Gas Stop
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Visit us at Freeland Dining and Gas Stop and enjoy a Complimentary Coffee! CBDC West Prince Ventures Limited and Rural Action Centre Alberton will also visit local entrepreneurs to show support for our local business community as part of Small Business Week Celebrations!
Adjust, Adapt and Transform with Doug Griffiths and Heather Thomson 1:00 pm
Adjust, Adapt and Transform with Doug Griffiths and Heather Thomson @ Virtual Event
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present Doug Griffiths and Heather Thomson from 13 Ways as the keynote speakers for 2020 Small Business Week. Innovation PEI and CBDC Central PEI are delighted to sponsor this virtual Small Business Week event
Success in Times of Crisis: These Entrepreneurs Rule! 1:00 pm
Success in Times of Crisis: These Entrepreneurs Rule! @ Virtual Event
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Discover the inspiring movement of entrepreneurs who’ve been thriving through this terrible year. About this Event Wednesday October 21, 2020 Success in Times of Crisis: These Entrepreneurs Rule! with Mackay CEO Forums Discover the inspiring movement of entrepreneurs who’ve been
Forging The Way Forward Online: Get Started with E-Commerce 3:00 pm
Forging The Way Forward Online: Get Started with E-Commerce @ Virtual Event
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Forging The Way Forward Online: Get Started with E-Commerce brought to you by Digital Main Street, Google and BDC Description COVID-19 has changed everything, including how consumers shop. Join Google, Digital Main Street, and local business owners to learn how
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Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce Virtual Speed Networking 9:00 am
Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce Virtual Speed Networking @ Virtual Event
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
This is a fun and effective way to make some new connections in a short amount of time. Break out into zoom rooms with other business professionals and expand your network!
RURAL ACTION CENTRE hosts a Business Writing Webinar 9:00 am
RURAL ACTION CENTRE hosts a Business Writing Webinar @ Virtual Event
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Six Common Errors in Business Writing, Oct. 22 Description Does your writing convey your professionalism and boost your effectiveness? Join writing instructor and former journalist Lori Mayne for a ninety-minute webinar that will help you improve your writing skills by
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre 9:30 am
Celebrating Small Business Week with Rural Action Centre @ Maple House Bakery and Cafe
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Visit us at Maple House Bakery and Cafe and enjoy a Complimentary Coffee! CBDC West Prince Ventures Limited and Rural Action Centre Alberton will also visit local entrepreneurs to show support for our local business community as part of Small Business Week Celebrations!
LAUNCH OF THE FRANCOPHONE IGNITION CONTEST 10:00 am
LAUNCH OF THE FRANCOPHONE IGNITION CONTEST @ Virtual Event
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am
RDÉE Prince Edward Island will launch the 2020-2021 edition of its Francophone Ignition Contest on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. during a Facebook Live session. This contest, which is similar to the Shark Tank, Dragons’ Den and Dans l’oeil
Retail entrepreneurs: How to make the holidays count 2:00 pm
Retail entrepreneurs: How to make the holidays count @ Virtual Event
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
About the Event In advance of the holiday season, hear from seasoned entrepreneurs and Shopify experts on how to sell in new and innovative ways to get more of your products into the hands of customers, online or in-store. Featured
Trailblazers: Mental Health & Entrepreneurship 2:00 pm
Trailblazers: Mental Health & Entrepreneurship @ Virtual Event
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Trailblazers: Mental Health & Entrepreneurship @ Virtual Event
You’re invited to join us virtually on October 22 to hear from four incredible Canadian entrepreneurs on the importance of mental health. You’ll hear about the highs and lows of business ownership—and how they manage through it all. Entrepreneurship can
Business Unwind @Copper Bottom 4:00 pm
Business Unwind @Copper Bottom @ Copper Bottom Brewing
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Business Unwind @Copper Bottom @ Copper Bottom Brewing
2020 Small Business Week Keynote Address with Hockey Legend, Hayley Wickenheiser 6:30 pm
2020 Small Business Week Keynote Address with Hockey Legend, Hayley Wickenheiser @ A Virtual Experience - Open to everyone!
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2020 Small Business Week Keynote Address with Hockey Legend, Hayley Wickenheiser @ A Virtual Experience - Open to everyone!
Forging the Way Forward  A Virtual Experience with World Champion and Hockey Legend, Hayley Wickenheiser  RBC and the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce are delighted to have Hayley Wickenheiser as our keynote speaker for 2020 Small Business Week.  
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Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Hong Kong
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Hong Kong
Oct 27 – Nov 2 all day
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020 September, October and November 2020 Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with
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