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Our fireside chats are a series of online addresses given by key note speakers working in the Business and Tourism Industries. These webinars will provide students with opportunities to receive current information about their discipline of study. Hearing from these high-profile entrepreneurs, managers, government officials and CEO’s, may allow students to feel comfort and inspiration during these uncertain times.

2021/2022 Fireside Chats

We had a such a huge success last year that this year we hope to offer more!

Find the tentative dates below:

  • September 28, 6pm
  • October 25
  • January 17
  • March 14

Watch previous Fireside Chats

Deborah Rosati - September 28, 6:00pm

CPA, Corporate Director, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author

Champion of women in business and governance Deborah Rosati to be featured in MSVU Business & Tourism fireside chat series

Check out her website.

And her blog.

Pre-registration is required for the virtual event. 

Register today!

Premier Iain Rankin - April 6th - 6pm

Iain Rankin Fireside Chat 2021

A graduate of MSVU (Bachelor of Business Administration ’06), Premier Rankin speaks to his career journey to Premier, his experiences in government and his vision for the provincial economy and tourism sector. Premier Rankin has been a supporter of future generations of community and business leaders by giving of his time and expertise at professional development opportunities for MSVU students.

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Christine Halef – Entrepreneur – February 9 2021

Christine Halef – Entrepreneur

Christine Halef – Entrepreneur

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Michael Hyatt - one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs! - November 3rd 2020

Michael Hyatt entrepreneurMichael Hyatt – one of Canada’s top entrepreneurs!

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Ben Cowan-Dewar, Founder & CEO of Cabot and Chairperson of Destination Canada - October 27 2020

Ben Cowan-Dewar, Founder & CEO of Cabot and Chairperson of Destination Canada

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Honourable Geoff McLellan – September 29 2020

Honourable Geoff McLellan

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