Become a sponsor!
A trusted and non-partisan source of critical business intelligence, APEC champions productivity and innovation, empowering the region to take advantage of global economic opportunities.
APEC's broad membership base is essential to sustaining our strong and independent voice for Atlantic Canada, but there are select opportunities for companies to support the work of APEC through the sponsorship of events and publications.
Our annual business Outlook conference provides insights into the year ahead combined with local industry discussions that offer an understanding of best practices. Held each Fall with half-day presentations in each province, more than 600 business leaders and government officials view this as a "must attend event". Sponsorship opportunities include:
Specific benefits vary by sponsorship level but may include: free registrations, exclusivity by sector, premium positioning of signage/branding in all marketing, venue displays, placement of material in conference kit, acknowledgement from the podium and in the conference report.
The Major Projects conference held each Spring showcases the exclusive results of APEC’s Major Projects Inventory (MPI), a unique source of detailed intelligence and analysis on Atlantic Canada's largest investment projects. Developed through a combination of research and interviews with the principals behind the region’s largest development initiatives, the Major Projects Inventory is not available from any other source. The conference is held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador and Moncton, New Brunswick. Iy offers a detailed analysis of the 400+ projects that have the potential to reshape the region and drive economic development. It is a “must attend” event for business leaders seeking a competitive edge when it comes to planning, forecasting and project leads. A recent APEC membership survey identified Major Projects as one of the Council’s most important undertakings. Sponsorship opportunities include:
Specific benefits vary by sponsorship level but may include: free registrations, exclusivity by sector, premium positioning for signage/branding in marketing, venue displays, placement of material in conference kit, acknowledgement from the podium and in the conference report.
Other APEC Events
Throughout the year APEC holds other events that may be attractive to sponsors. Those events include our Annual General Meeting, policy roundtables, webinars, and breakfasts or dinners with guest speakers. Interested sponsors can contact Erica Parrill for details.
We are proud of our record training economists. Each year we hire student interns and provide them the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and publications. If support for educational initiaives fits within your sponsorship mandate, please contact us and we'll discuss ways we can work together to prepare the next generation of economists.
APEC works on behalf of the region, but we do not work alone. Our supporters, including sponsors, are vital to our long-standing success. We would like to extend a huge thank you for continued support from the following recent sponsors who are helping us build a better future for the region.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
BMO Bank of Montreal
Build Right NS
Commercial Properties Limited
Mainland Nova Scotia Building Trades
New Brunswick Community College
Nova Scotia Power
Port of Halifax
Port of Saint John
RBC Royal Bank of Canada
University of Prince Edward Island