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Manufacturing Matters in New Brunswick

Published by Stefi Proulx

October 25, 2018

Manufacturing Day 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook | 659 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB

     

Join Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) as we celebrate Manufacturing Day on October 25, 2018 to raise the profile of our industry and to update you on key topics impacting New Brunswick: advanced manufacturing, exporting, the future of manufacturing and cannabis in the workplace. The day will close with a networking reception, dinner and keynote speaker, making Manufacturing Day a tremendous opportunity to learn and network with the manufacturing and export community.

We believe it is important to highlight the role that our manufacturers play in the prosperity of our economy. Our manufacturers contribute 11.7% to the GDP, account for 91% of provincial exports and employ 31,500 people.

What You Will Learn:

The Speaker Series - an afternoon filled with industry and stakeholder speakers discuss topics such as:

  • Advanced Manufacturing - Kent Estabrooks, Vice President New Brunswick, ACOA and Keith Parlee, Chief Executive Officer, Apex Industries
  • Exporting in 2018 - Jim Quinn, Chief Executive Officer, Port Saint John
  • New Brunswick's Manufacturing Outlook - Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughn Chair in Regional Economics, UNB
  • Cannabis in the Workplace - Chris MacDonald, Director of Government Relations, JD Irving Ltd.

Networking Reception with industry and stakeholders:

  • Opening remarks with Dennis Darby, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
  • Dinner with keynote speaker, Don Mills, CEO of Corporate Research Associates

Agenda

1:00 pm - Speakers Series
5:00 pm - Networking Reception
6:30 pm - Supper and Keynote Speaker

Single tickets are priced at $125 for all events. Tables of 8 are available.

For further information including sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Ron Marcolin, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
ron.marcolin@cme-mec.ca
(506) 651-2251

Additional Information

Location: Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook | 659 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB
Time: Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost: Single tickets are priced at $125 for all events. Tables of 8 are available.

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