(HALIFAX) 16 March 2017 – This country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, is hosting its 2017 Regional Exposition – Atlantic Canada at the World Trade & Convention Centre on March 16-17, 2017. The event inspires and celebrates the entrepreneurial action of student teams across Atlantic Canada.

“Every year, we continue to be inspired by the work of our student community,” says Enactus Canada President Nicole Almond. “This event is our opportunity to showcase and celebrate the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders from Atlantic Canada.”

The Enactus Canada Regional Exposition brings together over 300 students, academic professionals, executives and entrepreneurs from Atlantic Canada who are passionate about advancing the social, economic and environmental health through entrepreneurial action.

Four team-based competitions focused on financial education, environmental sustainability, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship will take place at the event. Enactus teams will demonstrate the impact of their community empowerment projects to panels of business executives serving as judges.

Regional Champions will be named in each challenge at the Awards Ceremony at 5pm on Friday, March 17. They will move on to the national level of competition taking place May 9-11 at the 2017 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia.

To see the full event agenda, visit enactus.ca/events/regional-expositions/atlantic-canada. Can’t make it to the event? Follow Enactus Canada on Twitter for real-time event updates!


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, the country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, is shaping entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,734 entrepreneurial post-secondary students led 280 community empowerment projects and business ventures last year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 36 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.

Media Inquiries:
Jennifer Falzon
Director, Marketing & Strategic Growth, Enactus Canada
jen@enactus.ca | 416.304.1566 x222 | 416.315.2099