LUNCHEON: Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri, Bank of Canada

September 5, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The Bank of Canada recently decided to keep the interest rate unchanged. The Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will discuss Canadian & global economic developments and how they were taken into account in September's interest rate decision.

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August 21, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | CURVE at South Park

Join Southwest Properties and the Chamber at CURVE at South Park - the latest residential development in downtown Halifax, for an evening of connecting, sharing and building relationships.

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Name: 2019 FALL DINNER
Date: October 30, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM ADT
Trip Builder: View Trip
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The Halifax Chamber's annual Fall Dinner is one of our most popular events, regularly attracting a high-
quality business audience of up to 1000 guests. It's your chance to network with Halifax's business community. 

REGISTRATION OPENS September 4, 2019

Join us for high-level content from influential speakers and local entertainment. 


Lydia Bugden, Managing Partner, Stewart McKelvey
As the first female CEO of a law firm in Atlantic Canada, Lydia has a bold outlook and tenacious attitude. She combines her experience as a corporate lawyer with effective leadership skills and a forward-thinking belief in innovation to lead the Firm and support growth and prosperity in our region. Lydia is an ardent supporter of her community, serving as president, chair and board member of over half a dozen esteemed organizations, including the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation and Develop Nova Scotia.



Ashley Kielbratowski, Co-Founder & Head of Product, Harbr

Ashley is a Co-Founder of Harbr, an innovative project coordination software company built for retail construction. Harbr’s mission is to make it as simple as possible for retailers to build anywhere at scale while maintaining complete control of their brand and keeping everyone in sync throughout the construction process.

Ashley completed a Diploma in Interior Decoration & Design at Eastern College and began working for a real estate development company straight out of college. Working with tradespeople on site gave her insight into many aspects of the construction industry, including the challenges and opportunities involved in completing large-scale projects.

Ashley leads Product at Harbr and is also tasked with ensuring that the team at Harbr sets and achieves goals collectively. Ashley understands the value of working as a team and that cohesiveness and teamwork is what Harbr provides to its customers each and every day.



Lauren Sears, Managing Director, Common Good Solutions
Lauren Sears is a committed entrepreneur and emerging leader in the social innovation and enterprise sector in Canada. She's the Managing Director of Common Good Solutions, a growing consulting and training firm currently doing business in over a dozen countries, as well as co-founder of P4G, a CIC focused on attracting and retaining youth in Atlantic Canada.
Lauren is keenly interested in developing and supporting young people through entrepreneurship and sport. She's a Director at 100 Seed$ Atlantic, an alternate board member of S4ES Canada, a member of the implementation committee for the NS Social Enterprise Strategy, a Director at Volleyball Nova Scotia and assistant coach of Saint Mary's University women's volleyball team. 

Ashley McConnell-Gordon, Benjamin Bridge
Ashley McConnell-Gordon is Vice President of Benjamin Bridge, a Nova Scotia family winery founded in the Gaspereau Valley in 1999. At Benjamin Bridge, Ashley leads the daily operations and, overall, is responsible for the strategic growth of the business. After completing her Bachelor of Laws degree at Dalhousie University in May 2009, she and her sister, Devon McConnell-Gordon, joined Benjamin Bridge full-time in early 2010, in time for the inaugural release of its traditional method sparklings (its 2004 vintages). Since then, Ashley has championed the expansion of its wine markets outside of Nova Scotia, across Canada and in select international cities to elevate Benjamin Bridge's reputation for quality in order to change consumer perceptions locally, grow wine tourism, and diversify markets for Nova Scotia wine. Ashley is most passionate about having assembled a talented team that shares Benjamin Bridge's values for quality and innovation, rural community, and environmentally-sustainable practices. 


Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Please contact Ashley Stobo, Sponsorship and Event Specialist to discuss - (902) 481-1236 or  



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

Date/Time Information:

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
5:00pm - Pre-Reception
6:30pm - Dinner & Presentation
9:00pm - Event Concludes

Contact Information:
Tania Crouse Hardy, Event Specialist (902) 481-1226

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

Please contact Kayla Lynch with questions regarding registration. 

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POWER LUNCH: Selling strategies for bosses

August 14, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Halifax Chamber office, 32 Akerley Blvd

Selling Strategies for BOSSES, uniquely designed for Business Owners, Presidents, and CEOs is a laser-focused 1.5 hours that teaches employers firsthand how to transform their selling methods in ways buyers welcome and can say yes to more often.

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LUNCHEON: Growing a Vibrant Halifax

September 26, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Join our panel of experts to learn how we can optimize the economic, environmental, social and institutional sustainability of our beautiful city.

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