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What is coming up in 2018? 

Exploring Entrepreneurship (Small Business Week), Monday October 15, 2-4pm - The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is excited to celebrate small businesses in our community and explore entrepreneurship. Hear lessons learned and get expert advice from accomplished local leaders. *Learning Passport Eligible Event

Accessing the Hidden Job Market, Friday October 26, 12-1:30pm - Join Brea Hindy, Program Coordinator with ReachAbility Association as she discusses the facts and benefits around recruiting from diverse backgrounds, local organizations that can support your staffing needs and why it’s time to screen in? *Learning Passport Eligible Event

Networking for Success, Tuesday December 4, 11:30am-1:30pm - Are your networking skills rusty? Nervous about "working a room"? Join us and networking experts, Fairwinds Training & Development for tips and tricks on polishing those sometimes awkward situations, and build your confidence to make the most of your future networking opportunities.

Wonder Woman Conference, Friday December 7, 8:30am-1pm - Celebrate Wonder Women! Join us and come together with other inspiring and ambitious women to learn, share ideas and lift each other up! This event includes female-driven workshops, and an all-star panel of local, uplifting women who share their experiences on success, careers and how a Wonder Women, like yourself, can have it all! All Superheroes welcome- regardless of gender!

If you are interested in these events email  msvu.ca

Halifax Chamber of Commerce  Events Calendar

Mount students registered in the Business or Tourism Programs are considered members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and have access to information and great offers, including but not limited to:

  • Join one (or many!) of our 100+ events and make connections to the business community. These businesses are the companies that will be looking to hire students, like yourself, in the future! 
  • Discounts from our many Benefit Providers including Home & Auto insurance with TD Insurance. Logo300
  • Access to our Member Directory, a great way to connect with local businesses. 
  • M2M Marketplace offers.

November 2017
The Mount's Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality programs are featured in the Business Voice - the Halifax Chamber of Commerce business magazine.

Read about our Success

April 18, 2017
The Business and Tourism Department at Mount Saint Vincent University is making strides in efforts to give students every possible advantage. Dr. Peter Mombourquette, Chair and Associate Professor of the Mount’s Department of Business Administration and Tourism, has reached an exciting new agreement on behalf of all Business and Tourism students: As of April 1st, 2017, students in these programs at the Mount will be members of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and benefit from all the Chamber has to offer.

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  • Agreement sees MSVU business students join Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Apr 21.
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WWW2Mar22018Four of our students were able to experience this inspiring event which included two female-driven workshops, followed by an all-star panel of local, uplifting women who will shared their experiences on success, careers and how a Wonder Women, could have it all!

Wonder Woman Workshop details

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The Grow2017May17GrowHFX HALIFAX initiative aims to bring local entrepreneurs closer to the resources they need to overcome their barriers to organizational growth. It is an afternoon of networking with leaders from your business community. 

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Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce
- and a graduate of our Business Administration program.

PatrickSullivan President&CEO ChamberofCommerceDr. Peter Mombourquette, Chair, Business Administration
and Tourism and Hospitality program, the Mount.

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