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What is coming up in 2019? 

Lunch & Learn: How the Retail World is Changing - January 18, 12 to 1:30pm
Retail is constantly evolving and in today's digital world you need to listen to your customer more than ever. How your brand both physical and e-commerce can thrive in today's world. What consumers look for, how they shop, and where do they find motivation/inspiration for products. Does traditional marketing still work? What marketing tools should your business be utilizing? Retail is at the forefront of Canadians, find out how your brand can stand out among the crowd. *Learning Passport Eligible Event

The Halifax Business Awards Dinner - January 24, 5 to 9:45pm
The Halifax Business Awards is the Chamber's most glamorous event of the year. This gala event boasts a spectacular night of entertainment, prestige, and celebration, recognizing risk takers and the success of our thriving business community. The 2019 Halifax Business Awards is a time to celebrate and support our Finalists on their achievements and contributions to the Halifax community!

Annual State of the Province - February 6, 11am to 1:30pm
Nova Scotians have seen consecutive balanced budgets and increases to the small business tax threshold. This is your opportunity to hear directly from the Premier on your member issues such as: ​future balanced budgets, fiscal sustainability, competitive taxes - corporate & personal, ​and open for business climate.

Power Lunch: Transforming a Culture of "Nice" into one of Results - March 29, 12 to 1pm
Ever notice yourself or your team side-stepping real issues, soft-pedaling critical feedback, or avoiding the conversation all together? Many leaders and companies today admit to suffering from a culture of “nice,” where people are afraid to speak openly or confront the behavior of others for fear they may “rock the boat.” And who doesn’t want to be considered nice? Being nice is a worthy attribute. But when “nice” starts to define your company culture, it is time to shift gears.

If you are interested in these events email  msvu.ca

Students who sign up and do not attend will not be eligible to participate in the Winter 2019 passport program for LP bonus points.

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.
    [Academica's Top Ten]

WW2018Event2The Business and Tourism Department was excited to share the Wonder Woman Workshop with two students this semester. They were able to experience a motivational and empowering event led by two female keynotes and an incredible panel filled with inspiring women who shared their knowledge on how to be your own Wonder Woman!  

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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 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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