Global Possibilities: A Half-Day Export Session

September 19, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Halifax Convention Centre

Join us for a morning keynote with EDC, a workshop with NSBI and a luncheon keynote from the President of the Greater Boston Chamber on the importance of exporting in today's global economy and the opportunities awaiting Nova Scotia's business community.

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Nominations for the 2019 Halifax Business Awards are now open! Nominate a deserving business or business leader today. Self-nominations encouraged. Deadline: September 7, 2018.

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Name: 2018 FALL DINNER
Date: November 1, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM ADT
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Our Annual Fall Dinner is one of the Chamber's most popular events, regularly attracting a high quality business audience of up to 1000 guests. They are a networker's paradise!

Join us for high-level content from leading influential speakers and entertainment, locally and from around the globe.

At this year's Fall Dinner, Malcolm Fraser, President and CEO of Innovacorp, will introduce the audience to three successful start-ups in Halifax. The conversation will focus on why entrepreneurs are choosing to make Halifax their home, what they contribute to our community and what businesses can do to support these local leaders. We'll touch on how to embrace failure and what local companies can do to be more innovative every day.


Local Innovators: Learn from three start-ups on how to accelerate your business

Malcolm Fraser, President and CEO, Innovacorp

Malcolm Fraser is president and CEO of Innovacorp, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this role, Malcolm oversees Innovacorp's work to find, fund and foster innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world.

Malcolm joined Innovacorp in October 2017. He was a leader in Canada's digital sector for the previous 20 years, earning recognition and awards for innovation, management and community leadership.

In 1995, Malcolm started ISL Internet Solutions Ltd., later rebranded as MODE, and grew the company to be Atlantic Canada's top digital agency. ISL coached many businesses through digital transformation, including Stanfield's, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Tourism Nova Scotia. 

Featured start-ups:

Marciel Gaier, Co-Founder and CTO, Graphite Technologies

GIT is a leading Canadian materials engineering firm focused on delivering disruptive uses for graphene technologies.

GIT works in partnership with its customers using its proprietary "bottom up" process for the production of high specification graphene. GIT owns the intellectual property and know-how behind this process. We provide dispersion and product integration expertise, to deliver solutions for a wide range of applications.

Founded in 2017, GIT was formed through the commercialization of research conducted at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Anna Manley, CEO, Advocate Cognitive Technologies Inc.

Anna Manley is the CEO of ACTI (Advocate Cognitive Technologies Inc.) and the principal lawyer at Manley Law Inc. ACTI develops legal software that uses artificial intelligence to automatically produce legal documents and manage transactions. Manley Law Inc. is a law firm based in Sydney that utilizes technology to allow lawyers to work remotely and efficiently.

Mo Abdolell, Founder and CEO, Densitas


Densitas develops advanced breast imaging analytics technologies powered by machine learning. The company’s goal is to deliver actionable insights at the point-of-care that improve breast health management. Densitas’ products address the key challenges facing breast screening, including mammography quality, workflow efficiencies, compliance with national guidelines, and delivery of appropriate care at sustainable costs.
Founded by Mo Abdolell in 2011, Densitas is ISO 13485 certified and has FDA 510K, Health Canada, CE Mark, and TGA clearance and is now scaling commercialization activities in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.

REGISTRATION OPENS September 12, 2018

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Halifax Convention Centre
Ballroom Level
1650 Argyle St
Halifax, NS B3J 2V9

Date/Time Information:

Thursday, November 1, 2018
5:00pm - Pre-Reception
6:30pm - Dinner & Presentation
9:00pm - Event Concludes

Contact Information:
Kayla Whalen, (902) 468-7111

Regular $205 / Premium $230
Table (10) $2050 / $2300

Regular $305 / Premium $330
Table (10) $3050 / $3300

All prices subject to HST

Not-for-profit/Student rate available upon registration


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Signature Events

Fall Dinner

November 1, 2018 | 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Halifax Convention Centre

The Annual Fall Dinner is one of the Chamber’s most popular and prestigious events. An evening filled with high-level content from leading influential speakers and entertainment, locally and from around the globe.

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Chamber 101

September 19, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Halifax Chamber of Commerce

Get the MOST out of your Chamber Membership! Join us for an information session about how you can use your Halifax Chamber membership to: save your company money, gain local exposure, make valuable business connections and drive change in our community.

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LUNCHEON: Mike Greenley, Group President of MDA

October 2, 2018 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Securing Canada’s Place in Space. As international space agencies move forward into deeper space, countries and companies are jostling to capture their place in the new space economy and the stakes are high.

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