Recognizing and seizing upon opportunities takes vision and confidence.
Turning those opportunities into growth takes skill and experience.
Turning opportunities into growth, the 2015 Port Days theme, is designed to inspire and energize local business leaders and visiting delegates with success stories, big ideas, productive discussions, and networking opportunities.
Mark your calendars and clear your schedules for Port Days’ business programming, which rolls out June 8th and 9th.
This the day to kick your networking into high gear through these events: our now sold out golf event at the Algonguin Resort in St. Andrews; our newly offered vineyard tour in King’s County, and our opening reception which includes the Port Award of the Year in the evening.
On June 9th, after opening remarks from Premier Brian Gallant, you’ll hear from our breakfast speakers John Van der Put, Vice-President, TransCanada Pipelines and Mark Sherman of Irving Oil Ltd, on the topic the Energy East Pipeline project.
Through the morning, you’ll watch Madeleine Paquin, President & CEO of Logistec Corporation, moderate an all-star panel of speakers as they discuss our theme: Turning Opportunities into Growth.
At lunch, you’ll take in Federal Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford’s keynote address, delivered in conjunction with the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce’s East Coast Energy Connection 2015 event.
Finally, the ever-popular Seafood Fiesta closes off the networking and information sharing with a bang on the evening of Tuesday, June 9th.
Here’s what Jim Quinn, President & CEO of Port Saint John has to say about this annual event:
“Port Days is an important tool for business in our region. It helps connect port clients with business leaders and officials from all levels of government – strengthening trade links and creating new partnerships. But it’s more than a chance to network. It’s an opportunity to showcase our port and our city in a way that directly contributes to the prosperity of our province.”
For more information or to purchase tickets to the events listed here, visit www.sjport.com/portdays
Thank you to our sponsors for Port Days 2015 Community & Business events: