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2019 September Lunch & Learn: Keeping it social Share: @ St. John's Ambulance
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Event Description:
*SOLD OUT* Click the “Register Now” button to be added to the waitlist 

Social media is a vital tool for marketing your business. Knowing how to use social media effectively can help grow your business and expand your customer reach.

In this session, you will learn:

  • When to use paid vs organic content
  • How to determine your online audience
  • How to monitor the success of your social media campaigns
  • How to keep your audience engaged

Lunch is provided.

Please arrive 10 minutes in advance to the presentation to allow for check-in at the Chamber reception desk.

PEI Devs MeetUp @ Startup Zone
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hello Devs,

This month will feature Lightning Talks⚡️!

A series of informal 7 minute talks by … you. Just sign up when you arrive. It doesn’t have to be a polished talk, but you will have only 7 minutes.

Not sure what to talk about? Here are some ideas:

– Side Projects
– Neat Gadgets
– Book Review
– Useful Tools
– Lessons Learned

Meetup Format:

7:00 – Coffee + Snacks + Lightning Signups
7:10 – Announcements, including survey results
7:30 – Lighting Talks
8:30-ish – Social

Our website:

Our Code of Conduct:

Weekly Startup Zone Coffee Chat @ Startup Zone
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Weekly coffee chat at Startup Zone is an ongoing event you can attend.  Check their website or sign up for their newsletter to stay informed of all Startup Zone events.

Invest Atlantic presents: Funding Founders @ Casino Nova Scotia
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all day
Invest Atlantic presents: Funding Founders @ Casino Nova Scotia




Invest Atlantic and the National Angel Capital Organization have teamed up to offer very-early stage startups to mid-stage founders the opportunity to hear from and meet Canada’s non-dilutive and dilutive funders. You’ll discover new options to leverage non-dilutive funding while continuing to work with angel, VC investors and other equity-based funders.

This year Invest Atlantic celebrates its 10th anniversary by introducing Funding Founders. After touring the four Atlantic provinces making it a true pan Atlantic event we are pleased to be back in Halifax this year. Over 2,000 startups, investors, service providers, mentors, researchers, and entrepreneurially minded students have attended with over 560 companies funded.

Now it’s time to build on that with a new wave of funding using a balanced approach to dilutive and non-dilutive financing. In collaboration, they can achieve impactful outcomes for founders, shareholders & funders alike. 

Export Day 2019 @ Prince Edward Island Convention Centre
Sep 17 all day


Innovation PEI is pleased to invite you to Prince Edward Island’s 2019 Export Day. This annual event has become a must-attend for exporters, entrepreneurs, business support organization and government officials that are involved in the international trade of Prince Edward Island goods and services. We are excited to present two keynote speakers, Dawn Truell, President of Cross Border Services and Andrea Johnson, Managing Director & Chief Storyteller of Brain Candy Marketing Ltd.

Export Day provides a great opportunity to get the most up-to-date information on the global economy, discover market trends and explore new opportunities for your business. Throughout the day there will the opportunity to network with fellow exporters, share ideas, discuss business needs and find new partners to help you capitalize on your export.

If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Birt by e-mail at or by phone (902) 368-6837.

We look forward to seeing you at #PEIExportDay2019

#whatsthis: Getting Started on Social Media @ Join PEI Business Women's Association
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join PEI Business Women’s Association for #whatsthis: Getting Started on Social Media!

Targeted towards beginner social media users, we will teach you how social media marketing and content can be used to your advantage. This workshop will discuss the different platforms, hashtags and content, and how to plan a social media strategy.

The workshop will take place in our Downtown Charlottetown office (25 Queen Street) on September 19, 2019, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

This event is free to all PEIBWA members and $25 +HST for non-members.

Spaces are limited so register early

Office Hours: Innovation PEI @ Startup Zone : Breakout Room #3
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Office Hours: Innovation PEI

Preston Llewellyn or Julie Alford will be available for meetings here at this time. Book half-hour appointment slots by contacting Erin! 

They will be here every other Thursday. 

Weekly Startup Zone Coffee Chat @ Startup Zone
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Weekly coffee chat at Startup Zone is an ongoing event you can attend.  Check their website or sign up for their newsletter to stay informed of all Startup Zone events.

Synapse First Annual Innovation Celebration @ Schurman Market Square, Don & Marion McDougall Hall
Sep 25 all day

Join us for cocktails, a Fireside Chat   with distinguished UPEI alumni
and the presentation of the Synapse “Innovators of the Year Awards”

Nominations for the Awards are being accepted now!
CLICK HERE for the Award Guidelines
CLICK HERE for the online Nomination Form.

Event Invitation & RSVP info to follow soon!

Synapse is an independently incorporated commercialization, technology transfer and engagement company created to work with UPEI to develop stronger linkages between UPEI and industry sectors. We Help Move Ideas Forward Faster

The Canadian International Seafood Show 2019 @ Place Bonaventure
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all day

The Canadian International Seafood Show has the distinction of being Canada’s first seafood show. This edition which takes place in Montreal will show off Canada’s seafood industry to the world. The International component provides an opportunity for Canadian buyers to meet with suppliers from visiting countries and discover new products and new flavors. Technology will be showcase with a section reserved for packaging, weighing and processing equipment etc. Informative conferences will be offered on subjects including sustainable fisheries, new trade agreements with Europe, Canadian import standards and more. For more information please contact Jamie Blanchard at Innovation PEI by email at or by phone at (902) 368-4474