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OCTOBER 2016 NEWSLETTER
Ignite Receives Honourable Mention in Prestigious Development Publication
Site Selection Magazine has released their 2016 ranking for Canada’s Best Locations Award and Ignite Fredericton is honoured to be featured as one of their TOP Canadian local economic development groups. Ignite's mention will be highlighted in their 'Best2Invest' feature article that covers provinces and regions leading the way....Read More

Export Igniter Now Accepting Applications
As a first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, Export Igniter is designed to help export ready companies seize opportunities, navigate the complex landscape of international business, and jump start their export sales...Read More
 
BUSINESS PROFILE SERIES
Leading Edge Geomatics
Mike Oliver
Have you ever wanted to view the world from a bird’s perspective? A Fredericton-based company is taking businesses to new heights by doing exactly that. With their advanced aerial survey and geomatic services, Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) provides innovative mapping solutions to their clients across all of North America...Read More
 
NEWS
Student/Business Social Attracts 200+ 
Ignite Fredericton teamed up with nine educational institutions, the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce and the Provincial Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training & Labour and Opportunities New Brunswick to present the I Choose Fredericton Student/Business Social.
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Downtown Fton Wins Award of Excellence
Downtown Fredericton Inc. has been recognized by the International Downtown Association (IDA) with an Award of Excellence. The honour was announced during the 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta earlier this month
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Breakthru Competition Applications OPEN
Entrepreneurial Canadians who are interested in pursuing the development of a new and innovative business venture are encouraged to enter the competition for a chance to win substantial prizes that will help launch their businesses. Compete for over $1M in prizes...Read More
 
City Open House Seeks Feedback 
The City of Fredericton is seeking input from residents on four City Centre Plan. These initiatives based on the recommendations of the recently adopted City Centre Plan and Garrison District Master Plan include...
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EVENTS
Invest Atlantic
October 5-6

As Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for more than 300 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic is THE place to help you connect and grow your business. Register
Export Igniter Lunch & Learn
October 5

This speaker series is designed to connect aspiring NB exporters and other interested individuals to subject matter experts who will share their insights on specific topics in international business. Register
Big Data Congress 2016
October 17-19

Learn how local and world-leading innovators are putting technology to work, solving business and societal challenges across a diverse range of sectors. Register
Business Over Breakfast
October 18

Meet key players in the Fredericton business community at the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce's networking event hosted at Planet Hatch. Register
Int'l Leadership Conference
October 18-19

Reinvent Atlantic Canada is designed to open your eyes to self-discovery and a journey toward success in both life and work. Speakers include internationally acclaimed keynote Joe Sherren, to olympic gold medalist Heather Moyse. Register
Business Excellence Awards
October 20

The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce will host the Business Excellence Awards to recognize businesses that have shown outstanding customer service, community involvement and other notable achievements. Register
APEC's Business Outlook Conference
November 3

It's time to explore new ideas to expand the region's economy. This year's conference will focus on ways to increase productivity by adopting innovative approaches to
compete in domestic and global markets...
Register

 
JOB FLASH
Data Scientist
Simptek Technologies
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Senior Software Engineer
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For more employment opportunities in the Fredericton Region
visit our Job Flash page.
NATURAL RESOURCES PORTAL
Poll Suggests Strong Support in Province for Pipeline Proposal
According to a new poll, the majority of New Brunswickers are in favour of the proposed $15.7 billion Energy East pipeline. This is the second poll in three years regarding the pipeline proposal, and the results are similar to those from...Read More
POPULATION GROWTH STATION
New Brunswick`s Provincial Nominee Program
New Brunswick’s Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) helps prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province to receive a New Brunswick Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will enable foreign nationals to apply for Canadian permanent residence with processing times that are faster than other Canadian immigration classes...Read More
STARTUP CORNER
IDEA Lab: October 5
Exlpore your business idea with like-minded entrepreneurs. Register

Startup Visa Webinar: October 13
Learn how this program can help you locate and start your business in fredericton. Register

Small Business Week: October 16-22
Various local events geared towards making your business competitive and profitable. Register

 
CULTURE HUB
Applications for Community Art Grant
Deadline Nov 4
The City of Fredericton is inviting applications for projects focusing on the collaboration of a local artist leading a group through a creative process which will result in the creation of something for the benefit and enjoyment of the community. The Community Art Grant is open to all disciplines. More info


 
FLOURISH Now Accepting Submissions
Deadline October 31
Although it’s only two festivals young, Fredericton’s FLOURISH Festival is quickly becoming one of the most important arts and music gatherings happening anywhere in the province. FLOURISH is now accepting submissions from all artistic disciplines interested in participating in the 2017 edition of the festival. More info
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