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Partners for Progress 2019

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Holiday Inn Truro

437 Prince Street

Truro, NS B2N 1E6

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The Partners for Progress conference will take place Tuesday, November 26 – Wednesday, November 27 at the Holiday Inn in Truro, Nova Scotia. (REN internal staff meetings are taking place from 11:30AM to 5:00PM on Nov 26. The Partners for Progress Conference officially starts at 7:00PM on Tue, Nov 26.)

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Tuesday, November 26 | Holiday Inn Truro

7:00PM – 9:00PM
REN Welcome Networking Reception

Wednesday, November 27 | Holiday Inn Truro

7:30AM-8:30AM
Buffet Breakfast

8:30AM-8:45AM
Welcoming Remarks from Minister OR Associate Deputy Minister

9:00AM -10:30AM
Regional Enterprise Networks address economic development opportunities and challenges in rural Nova Scotia. Each REN will provide a 15-minute presentation outlining their projects, activities and outcomes.

10:30AM-10:45AM
Nutrition Break

10:45AM-12:00PM
Panel: Immigration Successes in Nova Scotia Business and Communities
In this panel, moderated by Kelliann Dean, new CEO of the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, you will learn about the current state of immigration in the province. Hear directly from Nova Scotia employers using immigration programs successfully to meet their labour needs, and a settlement organization helping newcomers settle and stay in our communities.

12:00PM-1:00PM
Lunch

1:00PM-2:45PM
Afternoon Discussion: Where Are New/Growing Businesses Coming from in NS?
A facilitated discussion where partners discuss and explore the nature of new businesses in Nova Scotia. Where are we seeing success? How do we collectively build a better 'new business' pipeline? How do we foster/encourage new businesses in rural NS?

2:45-3:00PM
Closing Remarks
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ACCOMMODATIONS - Please call the Holiday Inn, Truro and reference "REN Group". Holiday Inn direct line: (902) 895-1651

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