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Oct
1
Fri
2021
Expo 2020 Dubai – October 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022 @ Dubai, UAE
Oct 1 2021 – Mar 31 2022 all day
Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Our once-in-a-lifetime celebration – the largest event ever staged in the Arab world – is set to welcome 190 participating countries, and millions of visitors from across the globe. Here they will experience warm Emirati hospitality at its finest, as well as the UAE’s values of inclusion, tolerance and cooperation. Youth are at the heart of our World Expo. That’s why Expo 2020 aspires to create a meaningful legacy that will benefit generations to come, both locally and globally, spanning everything from innovations and architecture to friendships and business opportunities.

No one could have predicted that our world would come to a pause because of a virus, that millions of lives would be forever changed, that economies would be severely impacted, and social interactions would take a completely different form.

Our journey has taken a different turn, and Expo 2020 will now run one year later than expected, from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. But this has only strengthened the significance of our founding promise – to connect minds and create the future.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Director General and Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, said:
“At Expo we know we need to deliver better than what was planned before. We have the chance to respond to how our world has changed. And so we must seek new definitions of success. We must create an opportunity for the world to come together, not just physically but also virtually. We must achieve tangible positive outcomes. We must inform wisely and inspire utterly, a world that deserves better than it has today.”

We continue to make strong progress as we prepare for a new Expo that will reunite the world in 2021, with far-reaching precautionary measures allowing us to keep all event preparations on track while ensuring the health, safety and well being of everyone working throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

We are excited too about the deeper impact that our new World Expo will have on shaping a better post-pandemic world, as we bring the world together to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Now, more than ever, we stand as one. At Expo 2020, we look forward to harnessing that power of collaboration and innovation, helping us emerge from this crisis stronger than ever.

Nov
25
Thu
2021
Storytelling for Startups: Applying Lessons from Pixar to Your Pitch @ Startup Zone
Nov 25 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
Storytelling for Startups: Applying Lessons from Pixar to Your Pitch @ Startup Zone
Presented in partnership by Innovation PEI and Startup Zone, we are happy to host Permjot Valia for this engaging pitch coaching session.

About this event

Being able to quickly and powerfully convey your business idea has never been more important. In this highly interactive and dynamic session with Permjot Valia you will learn and be able to practice your networking event pitch, your two minute presentation and learn how to construct a pitch for an investor.

Using lessons from the best story tellers like Disney and Pixar, this session will be highly relatable and fun. That’s a promise!

Please note: This session will be recorded for live-streaming purposes.

Registration and Vax Pass required for in-person attendance. We have limited in-person seating, but we are happy to offer a live stream of the event for those who register for virtual attendance tickets.

Nov
30
Tue
2021
HR Financials with Sharon Gillis @ Montague Rural Action Centre
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sharon Gillis is the owner of Gillis Works, a consulting company that offers Business Consulting, Project Management services, Seminar Presentations and One-On-One Personal Budget Planning and Coaching.

Gillis Works has put together a 3-part series of presentations to guide small business owners through the benefits of good Human Resource Planning, and explore the costs associated with employee turnover and not planning ahead. Each 60 minute presentation is designed to be both engaging and informative.

  1. The True Cost of Employee Turnover – We will explore the costs associated with finding and keeping the right people for your team.
  2. Forecasting Your HR Needs – How to avoid lost revenue by growing your team as you grow your business.
  3. HR Budgeting – Why it’s important and how to do it well.

Join us for one or all 3 parts of the series in Montague (The Rural Action Centre) or Souris (Access PEI)

Dates available:

Montague 10am-11am

October 13th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

October 27th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

November 10th – HR Budgeting

Souris 10am-11am

November 30th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

December 7th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

December 8th – HR Budgeting

Dec
7
Tue
2021
HR Financials with Sharon Gillis @ Montague Rural Action Centre
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sharon Gillis is the owner of Gillis Works, a consulting company that offers Business Consulting, Project Management services, Seminar Presentations and One-On-One Personal Budget Planning and Coaching.

Gillis Works has put together a 3-part series of presentations to guide small business owners through the benefits of good Human Resource Planning, and explore the costs associated with employee turnover and not planning ahead. Each 60 minute presentation is designed to be both engaging and informative.

  1. The True Cost of Employee Turnover – We will explore the costs associated with finding and keeping the right people for your team.
  2. Forecasting Your HR Needs – How to avoid lost revenue by growing your team as you grow your business.
  3. HR Budgeting – Why it’s important and how to do it well.

Join us for one or all 3 parts of the series in Montague (The Rural Action Centre) or Souris (Access PEI)

Dates available:

Montague 10am-11am

October 13th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

October 27th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

November 10th – HR Budgeting

Souris 10am-11am

November 30th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

December 7th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

December 8th – HR Budgeting

Dec
8
Wed
2021
HR Financials with Sharon Gillis @ Montague Rural Action Centre
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sharon Gillis is the owner of Gillis Works, a consulting company that offers Business Consulting, Project Management services, Seminar Presentations and One-On-One Personal Budget Planning and Coaching.

Gillis Works has put together a 3-part series of presentations to guide small business owners through the benefits of good Human Resource Planning, and explore the costs associated with employee turnover and not planning ahead. Each 60 minute presentation is designed to be both engaging and informative.

  1. The True Cost of Employee Turnover – We will explore the costs associated with finding and keeping the right people for your team.
  2. Forecasting Your HR Needs – How to avoid lost revenue by growing your team as you grow your business.
  3. HR Budgeting – Why it’s important and how to do it well.

Join us for one or all 3 parts of the series in Montague (The Rural Action Centre) or Souris (Access PEI)

Dates available:

Montague 10am-11am

October 13th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

October 27th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

November 10th – HR Budgeting

Souris 10am-11am

November 30th – The True Cost of Employee Turnover

December 7th – Forecasting Your HR Needs

December 8th – HR Budgeting

Feb
8
Tue
2022
NAHB International Builders Show 2022 @ Orange County Convention Center
Feb 8 – Feb 10 all day

Registration opens September 1!! Register early and save!

Innovation PEI, in partnership with ACOA and the other Atlantic Provinces, is currently seeking export-ready PEI building products and services companies who are interested in participating as an exhibitor at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida on February 8-10, 2022. This trade mission will feature an Atlantic exhibit pavilion and include B2B networking and support from Global Affairs Canada.

Why IBS? The United States continues to experience sustained growth in the building sector in most regions of the country. With the added benefit of the favourable prevailing exchange rate, the USA remains an important market for Atlantic Canadian building products and services companies.

The International Builders’ Show is the United States’ premier annual residential and commercial housing construction event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services. In 2020, the IBS celebrated its 75th anniversary with the largest show in 10 years, selling out booth space and attracting more than 115,000 attendees from more than 100 countries.

In 2020, eight Atlantic Canadian companies generated more than 325 leads and anticipated $3.65 million in sales in 12 months. The companies reported a 91% satisfaction rate with the Atlantic Pavilion, and attendee traffic rated satisfaction at 92.5%. IBS 2019 featured more than 1,500 manufacturers and suppliers who exhibited the industry’s latest innovations in construction products and services. In attendance were national builders, small local builders, custom home builders, architects and designers, distributors, re-modellers and other purchasers from the United States and beyond.

Trade Mission Benefits: The Atlantic pavilion will be located in prime booth space in the IBS West Hall (the main hall) next to other Canadian provincial pavilions. The pavilion will be 1,200 square feet measuring 20 feet long by 60 feet wide. Its traditional row-style layout will include 10-foot by 10-foot pipe and drape booths for individual exhibitors

Mar
13
Sun
2022
Seafood Expo North America @ Boston Convention Centre, Boston, MA
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all day

ATTEND

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America is a leading trade event for seafood buyers in every market category including retail, restaurant, catering, food service and processing. Meet with suppliers from around the world and source the seafood, new products, equipment and services to meet your business needs.

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EXHIBIT

Attendee numbers, attendee quality, special events, conferences, media coverage—by every measure, Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America provide an incomparable marketplace for reaching seafood buyers and processors in the U.S. and North American market.

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CONFERENCE

The 2021 conference program will feature over 25 educational sessions, presented by top industry experts. Attendees will take away informative, engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s seafood business environment.

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Apr
20
Wed
2022
SIAL Canada Trade Show @ Montreal
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all day

SIAL Canada is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 1,000 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 18,500 buyers from Canada, the U.S., and 60 other countries.

This event offers a complete range of food products under one roof. Whether you work in the retail, catering or food processing industry, or you’re simply looking for new and innovative products or regional specialties from around the world, you’ll find exactly what you need right here.

Apr
26
Tue
2022
Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global @ Fira Barcelona Gran Via Venue
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all day

The world’s largest seafood exposition is moving to Barcelona, Spain, starting with the 2021 edition.

The 29th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global will take place on 27-29 April 2021 at Fira Barcelona, Gran Via venue, in Barcelona.

Every year, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, continues to break records in terms of total attendance and exhibit space. The last edition, in 2019, hosted more than 29,000 seafood buyers and suppliers from around the globe with over 2,000 exhibiting companies, making it the largest and most successful event in the expo’s history.

The decision is the result of extensive market research based on exhibitor and attendee feedback over the years and an evaluation of major destinations throughout Europe. Barcelona’s robust hotel offering will provide attendees and exhibitors considerable value for their investment and a larger, modern venue will present long-term growth opportunities.

Fira Barcelona hosts around 150 events annually bringing in-depth expertise servicing global trade events. Fira’s state-of-the-art Gran Via venue is one of the largest in Europe, with over 200,000 square meters of floor space, 8 exhibit halls, more than 40 restaurants and is easily accessible by car, train and plane.