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Export Achievement Awards Celebrate Nova Scotia Companies

first_imgNova Scotia companies are exporting more, creating good jobs and competing on the world stage, and nine will take centre stage at the 29th annual Export Achievement Awards in Halifax. This year’s winners have already been recognized in their communities for excellence in exporting. One of the companies will be named Nova Scotia’s exporter of the year. The event is presented by Nova Scotia Business Inc. and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. “Each year, about 850 companies produce exports worth almost $16 billion,” said Percy Paris, Minister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism. “Congratulations to all of the companies for their excellence in exporting. Through JobsHere, we are helping businesses complete globally, creating good jobs and building a better future for our families.” This year’s award recipients are: “Establishing and expanding new export markets is an important driver of Canada’s economy and is a priority for the government of Canada,” said Gail Shea, Minister for the Atlantic Canadian Opportunities Agency (ACOA). “We congratulate the winner and nominees for the Nova Scotia Exporter of the Year Award. It is their hard work that creates jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for the businesses and people of this region.” This year’s keynote speaker is Richard Riley, Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General Office in Halifax. “Nova Scotia companies are competing and winning internationally. Last year we helped our clients do business in over 40 countries,” said Stephen Lund, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc. “Businesses are doing great things in Nova Scotia and we need celebrate their work and help them keep the momentum.” This year’s event is at the World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle St., Halifax. For more information on the awards and to purchase tickets, visit www.exportachievementawards.com . Larch Wood Canada, Margaree Marcato Digital Solutions, Sydney Phoenix Agritech (Canada) Ltd., Truro Terra Beata Cranberry Farm, Lunenburg Cotter’s Ocean Products Inc., Lockeport Van Meekeren Farms, Kentville Novatec Braids Ltd., Yarmouth Velsoft Training Materials Inc., New Glasgow CGI Information and Managements Systems, Halifax last_img read more

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