Nova Scotia’s ICT sector is shaping the ever-changing business landscape.
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MARCH 3, 2017
Nova Scotia Business Inc. is pleased to share The Insider – our new monthly newsletter featuring initiatives, events, missions, resources and stories about doing business in Nova Scotia, and around the globe.
FEATURE ARTICLE

For a small province, Nova Scotia has big game. With more than 20 interactive media studios across the province, Nova Scotia has become a sought-out location for game development, and ranks number one for cost competitiveness in video game production out of all mature markets around the world. Read more.
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NOVA SCOTIA SPOTLIGHT
Driving the Next Big Thing: Nova Scotia’s Developing ICT Sector
Here in Nova Scotia, our companies are often paving the way. From small operations on Cape Breton Island to information giants like IBM, Nova Scotia’s ICT sector is shaping the ever-changing business landscape. Read more.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
NOVA SCOTIA
 March-April, 2017 

Export Development Education

Whether you are curious about exporting, a new exporter, or looking to expand your business into new markets - we can help.

NOVA SCOTIA
 March 17, 2017  

Inbound Buyers Trade Mission from Beijing, China
Nova Scotia Business Inc. is hosting an incoming delegation of nine buyers from Beijing, China, interested in sourcing seafood and agri-food and beverage products from Nova Scotia.

CANADA
 May 2-4, 2017 

Trade Mission to SIAL Canada
We are currently seeking Nova Scotia agri-food and beverage and seafood companies interested in participating as co-exhibitors.

USA
 June 2-5, 2017 

Trade Mission to Taste of Canada – Boston
This professional food showcase is a Canada-only event for export-ready suppliers. Attending companies will meet one-on-one with buyers.

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONNECT
In March, a group of Nova Scotia companies will be heading to Boston, USA for Seafood Expo North America (SENA). SENA is the largest seafood trade event in North America with over 1200 exhibiting suppliers of fresh, frozen, packaged and value-added seafood products, equipment, and services.

Could someone in your global network be attending SENA 2017?
If so, we would be pleased to introduce them to our Nova Scotia companies. Please let us know at connectns@nsbi.ca
CONNECTNS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT













 
The Tech Advantage: Sandi MacPherson
Meet Sandi MacPherson, one of over 100 ConnectNS Global Advisors helping Nova Scotia exporters become globally connected.

Currently based in California, Sandi is the Founder of Quibb, a professional network based on sharing industry news. A self-described tech newbie, Sandi built her network from the ground up to become the leader of a global community.
WHAT'S HAPPENING
The top tech trends that will influence businesses in 2017
Look ahead and identify the upcoming trends likely to impact how you position your company for success.

Spotlight on Redneck Psychic
Redneck Psychic is a one-hour documentary from Beyond Productions Inc. filmed February, 2017 in Nova Scotia.

QuintilesIMS Is the Buyer of STI
American multinational QuintilesIMS, the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, has identified itself as the buyer of Halifax-based startup STI Technologies Inc.

N.S. firm develops new pilot protection
A Nova Scotia firm has pioneered a new anti-laser guard to protect pilots threatened by those flashing increasingly powerful lasers at airliner cockpits.

Choosing Nova Scotia: BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust is an industry leader in cutting-edge security software, with a research and development team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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