EVENTS MATTER IN ATLANTIC CANADA!
From municipalities to provincial and federal agencies and governments, to our event venues and not for profit groups and organizing committees, events are a critical element of the Atlantic Canadian economy.
A group of almost fifty participants, from all four Atlantic provinces, met in Moncton, NB for the first-ever Atlantic Canada Event Summit. The Summit was hosted by the City of Moncton and Events Moncton and was held in conjunction with the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 ™ which was appropriate given that it was the first-ever truly nationally hosted international sporting event.
The Summit featured a series of information sessions and best practice sharing with attendees including a mix of mayors and staff from all four Atlantic Provinces plus tourism, economic development and sport industry members. “The spirit of cooperation and collaboration in Atlantic Canada is strong,” said Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc. “Events can help our communities and economies to grow and showcase our culture of success to the country and the world.”
The Summit also included a roundtable discussion that resulted in the following outcomes: