Atlantic Canada’s independent voice on economic issues

Membership

Why Join APEC?


We are different
APEC is a regionally-focused, independent, economic research and policy organization with a mandate to further economic progress in Atlantic Canada. We have been a trusted source of data-driven business and economic intelligence since 1954 and continue to lead the way in supporting business decision-making and policy analysis that strengthens the region’s future. 

Members receive over $750 value per user in quarterly publications*
• Quarterly Atlantic Report: Province-by-province economic data and forecasts; annual economic outlook; investment outlook; fiscal outlook; and articles on current economic topics
• Quarterly Report Card: In-depth research on a feature topic including both economic trends and policy advice
• Major Projects Inventory: Includes searchable online database and mapping tool for all proposed and current investment projects in the region
• Additional Periodic Research reports: APEC’s analysis and policy recommendations on relevant topics
*Number of users with access online member portal is determined by membership level


Members receive at least $200 value per user in event discounts*
• APEC events provide opportunities for sponsorship, networking with business and government leaders, and discussion on key economic topics
• Discounted conference rates worth $180 per user for spring Major Projects event and fall business Outlook conference
• Discounts for webinars and other occasional policy events
*Number of event discounts is determined by membership level; but can be used by any individual in the organization


Members sustain APEC’s independent regional voice
APEC is a not-for-profit, member-supported organization. Membership fees are based on the size of your organization (number of employees). Membership not only offers access to our business and economic intelligence but supports our research activities, enabling us to advocate for business strategies and policies to help the region prosper. Patron Members provide higher levels of support. In return, we provide special recognition for their support; offer free invitation-only dinners with guest speakers, and proactively engage them to learn about their priorities and regional interests to help shape our ongoing research agenda. 

Institutional subscriber options are available at all membership levels for users wishing to have access to all the benefits of APEC membership but without the right to vote at annual and other member meetings.
 
Patron Members are especially valued for their higher financial contributions to support APEC's independent research and policy activities. In return, we provide special recognition for their support; offer free invitation-only dinners with guest speakers; provide Patron-only research briefings and discussions; host regular meetings with APEC's CEO and senior research staff; and proactively engage them to learn about their priorities and regional interests to help shape our ongoing research agenda.
 
View detailed membership levels and benefits here.

Join us! Apply for APEC Membership here.

For more information, please contact: 

902.422.6516
membership@apec-econ.ca


COVID-19

APEC’s current member publications and events have been temporarily replaced by APEC’s web posts and webinars on the economic effects of COVID-19. A revamp of APEC’s member publications is also underway to enhance the value of these reports. APEC will start releasing these new publications this fall.

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