ATLANTIC CANADA'S #1 CONFERENCE FOR ENTREPRENEURS & BUSINESS OWNERS!
April 28-29, 2017 | Halifax, Nova Scotia
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An event designed for business owners!

Atlantic Canada’s largest conference and networking event for business owners & executives! The Entrepreneurial Development Conference and Expo provides small & mid-sized businesses with an unparalleled opportunity to learn from experts who have come from around the world to share best practices with the audience.  We couple this content with informative Keynotes, an interactive expo, one-on-one counseling and fun networking – everything you would expect and need to address the constantly evolving business landscape.

Featured Speakers

Susan Solovic
Susan Solovic
Emmy Winner/ Best Selling Author
Alex Maclean
Alex Maclean
Founder & CEO, East Coast Lifestyle
Ron Lovett
Ron Lovett
Founder & CEO, Source Security
Mike Savage
Mike Savage
Mayor, Halifax
Colin MacDonald
Colin MacDonald
Co-Founder, Clearwater Seafood
Mary Jane Copps
Mary Jane Copps
The Phone Lady
Murray Coolican
Murray Coolican
Deputy Minister of Business, Nova Scotia
Dr. Mary Kilfoil
Dr. Mary Kilfoil
Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economics, Dalhousie University
Stephen Duff
Stephen Duff
CEO, Innovacorp
Colette O’Hara
Colette O’Hara
VP, Market Strategy/Product Design, The Chronicle Herald
Dave Bezanson
Dave Bezanson
VP Commercial Ops, Emera Energy/, President, FEI, Atlantic Chapter
Carole-Ann Miller
Carole-Ann Miller
CEO & President, Camsa
Saeed El-Darahali
Saeed El-Darahali
President & CEO, Simply Cast
George Armoyan
George Armoyan
Director, Armco Capital Inc.
Wadih Fares
Wadih Fares
President & CEO, WM Fares Group
Jeffrey Russo
Jeffrey Russo
Marketing Director, HubSpot

What to expect

 
Keynotes

Keynotes

We interview and vet top business experts internationally to deliver high-level education. This year’s event will feature TEDx Speakers, an Emmy Award Winning TV Personality, a Google Mentor, Government Officials and many others!

 
Education

Education

EDCE sessions are 100% educational and designed to help you grow your business. Offering over 20 seminars and workshops, you’re sure to sharpen your skills in social media, sales, marketing, funding, and more!

 
Networking

Networking

Discover endless opportunities to meet your next partner or customer at EDCE. Attend one-of-a-kind networking events, interactive workshops, and educational sessions that can help to connect you with other business professionals.

 
Expo Hall

Expo Hall

Hand picked by EDCE, the Service Provider’s exhibit hall offers attendees a highly efficient “one-stop” opportunity to demo the latest products and purchase essential business services.

Testimonials

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Digital Nova Scotia
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
RBC Insurance
Springboard Atlantic
St.John Ambulance
Nova Scotia Labour Standards
JA Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Bulletproof
Bullfrog Power
Advantage Wireless
East Coast Lifestyle
BDO
14 Oranges
CEED
Halifax Partnership
CBDC
ACOA
Pattison
ISANS
Sobey School of Business
Dalhousie University
TD Bank
Avis Budget Group
Rogers
Opportunities NB
Bdc
Kitchen Door
Hubspot
Futurpreneur Canada
Start Up Canada
Canada
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What is EDCE?

The Entrepreneurial Development Conference & Expo is an educational event which draws a roadmap to success for small business owners and managers. This is achieved by inviting speakers from around the globe to share their experiences and best practices, with the result being a stronger more resilient small businesses; the backbone of the Canadian Economy.

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