New Awards Format for Export Awards Celebrates Businesses of All Shapes and

first_img NOVACAD Systems Inc., Dartmouth Shree Ganesh, Bridgewater Tony’s Meats, Antigonish Eleven companies will be honoured for their success in exporting at the Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards, June 12. This year’s 34th annual awards received a record number of applications under a revised format. Now, with five new categories, the awards will honour and celebrate businesses of diversity, new and innovating exporters, and those excelling nationally and internationally. This year’s keynote speaker is Ross Simmonds, a digital marketing strategist, entrepreneur, and founder of Foundation Marketing. Simmonds will speak to his global experiences under the topic of, Embracing the Chaos: How to create opportunity from smart experiments. “We’re proud to present a new and updated format for the awards, which includes shining a spotlight on the new, and diverse companies championing export in our province,” said Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc. “Exporters in our province are working tirelessly to sell Nova Scotia goods and services to the world, and we’re excited to celebrate their accomplishments through the awards.” This year’s awards and nominees include: New Exporter Champion of the Year: Nominees: Business of Diversity Champion of the Year: Nominees: BlueLight Analytics, Halifax InterTalk Critical Information Systems, Dartmouth Tony’s Meats, Antigonish The awards luncheon will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at Kenneth C. Rowe Hall, Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd., Halifax. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit . International Market Champion of the Year:Nominees:BlueLight Analytics, Halifax– InterTalk Critical Information Systems, Dartmouth– NeoCon, Dartmouth Innovation in Business Champion of the Year: Nominees: Canadian Market Champion of the Year: Nominees: Eleanor Beaton and Company Communications, Windsor My Home Apparel, Truro Passive Design Solutions, Hubley, Halifax Regional Municipality In addition to the awards, there will be two free business workshops hosted at Pier 21’s Windsor Foundation Classroom: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Making Global Feel Like Local: Growing your business through e-commerce 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m – Harnessing Data Intelligence: What is your business desperately trying to tell you? Dormie Workshop, Halifax Passive Design Solutions, Hubley, Halifax Regional Municipality Spring Loaded Technology, Dartmouth last_img

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