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Wednesday, February 6
 

7:00pm CST

Meet & Greet
Kick off 2019 Northern Perspectives by joining us at the Meet & Greet! It's the perfect place to start your networking and get a feel for the venue. Enjoy hors-d'oeuvres (including DIY poutine & popcorn bars!) and refreshments.

Must have a purchased ticket.  

Speakers
avatar for Hon. David Akeeagok

Hon. David Akeeagok

Minister of Economic Development & Transportation, Government of Nunavut
David Akeeagok was elected in the October 30th Nunavut Territorial elections as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut for Quttiktuq. On June 14, 2018, he was appointed as Deputy Premier, Economic Development and Transportation Minister, Minister responsible for Mines, Minister... Read More →
avatar for Hunter Tootoo

Hunter Tootoo

MP for Nunavut, Parliament of Canada
Hunter was elected to Nunavut’s 1st Legislative Assembly in 1999 and served as Speaker from 2011 to 2013. He has a deep understanding of the challenges facing Nunavut, having held numerous Cabinet positions, including Minister Responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation, Homelessness... Read More →
avatar for Murad Al-Katib

Murad Al-Katib

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc., President and CEO
Murad Al-Katib President and Chief Executive Officer, AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.Director, Arctic Gateway GroupMurad Al-Katib, President, CEO and Board member of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. An international agri-food commodity trading strategic business and financial thinker... Read More →
avatar for Victor Tootoo

Victor Tootoo

President, Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce

Sponsors

Wednesday February 6, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm CST
Eckhardt Hall
  Networking
  • SPONSORED BY Arctic Gateway Group & Arctic Co-operatives Ltd.
 
Thursday, February 7
 

12:00pm CST

Keynote Luncheon with Arctic Gateway Group
Speakers
avatar for Jamie Wilson

Jamie Wilson

Vice President Corporate Development, Arctic Gateway Group
Jamie is a visionary who is passionate about building bridges between First Nations and business communities, as a pathway to a strong and prosperous economic future for all. With a background as a Deputy Minister, educator, an elite military Ranger and as Manitoba's Treaty Commissioner... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Community Futures Manitoba

Community Futures Manitoba

Community Futures Manitoba
avatar for Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce
avatar for Town of Churchill

Town of Churchill

Town of Churchill
avatar for World Trade Centre Winnipeg

World Trade Centre Winnipeg

World Trade Centre Winnipeg



Thursday February 7, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm CST
Skylight Gallery Winnipeg Art Gallery
  Networking
  • SPONSORED BY World Trade Centre Winnipeg, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, the Town of Churchill, Community Futures Manitoba

3:00pm CST

B2B Networking Event
Networking has never been so easy. Join our Manitoba and Nunavut hosts who will facilitate B2B connections and targeted introductions.

Get a chance to introduce yourself to a room filled with Nunavut & Manitoba contacts and make powerful connections that can last a lifetime.

Event Outline:
  • Welcome
  • Company introductions:
    • “elevator-pitch” to introduce yourself, your company, objectives, and who you want to connect with.
  • Free time for networking. Companies will mix and mingle, supported by organizers to facilitate targeted introductions.

Hosted by:
World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Manitoba Chamber of Commerce
Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce
Kivalliq Chamber of Commerce


Speakers
avatar for Derek Earl

Derek Earl

Vice-President, World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Derek Earl is the Vice-President of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg overseeing strategic initiatives, northern business development, Indigenous engagement for the organization, and is a senior advisor on international trade and government relations. A senior executive with over 15... Read More →
avatar for Chuck Davidson

Chuck Davidson

President & CEO, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce
Since May 2013 Chuck Davidson has been President & CEO of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce the largest business organization in the province of Manitoba. MCC which was established in 1931 is the umbrella organization for 70 local Chambers throughout the province which represent close... Read More →
avatar for Patrick Tagoona

Patrick Tagoona

President, Kivalliq Chamber of Commerce
avatar for Victor Tootoo

Victor Tootoo

President, Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce

Sponsors
avatar for Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce

Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce

Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce
avatar for Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce
avatar for World Trade Centre Winnipeg

World Trade Centre Winnipeg

World Trade Centre Winnipeg



Thursday February 7, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm CST
Eckhardt Hall
 
Friday, February 8
 

11:45am CST

Keynote Luncheon
Keynote:
  • Honourable Joe Savikataaq, Premier, Government of Nunavut
  • Honourable Blaine Pedersen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Government of Manitoba 

Speakers
avatar for Hon. Joe Savikataaq

Hon. Joe Savikataaq

Premier of Nunavut, Government of Nunavut
Premier Joe Savikataaq was selected by his colleagues in the 5th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut to lead Nunavut on June 14, 2018.Prior to that, Premier Savikataaq was first elected in the general election held on October 28, 2013, to represent the constituency of Arviat South in... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Blaine Pedersen

Hon. Blaine Pedersen

Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Government of Manitoba
Blaine Pedersen was first elected as MLA for Midland Constituency in 2007 and re-elected in 2011 and 2016. Blaine served as Minister of Infrastructure from May 2016 until August 2017 when he was appointed Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade.Prior to being elected, Blaine and... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for NorthwesTel

NorthwesTel

NorthwesTel



Friday February 8, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm CST
Skylight Gallery Winnipeg Art Gallery
  Networking
  • SPONSORED BY Northwestel
 
Saturday, February 9
 

6:30pm CST

Gala Dinner
Join us in celebrating a successful Northern Perspectives! Enjoy a delicious meal and enjoy musical performances from Nunavut & Manitoba artists.

Must have purchased a ticket. This is a licensed event and attendees must be at least 19 years old.

Sponsors
avatar for Agnico Eagle Mines

Agnico Eagle Mines

Agnico Eagle Mines
avatar for NorthwesTel

NorthwesTel

NorthwesTel



Saturday February 9, 2019 6:30pm - 11:00pm CST
Eckhardt Hall
  Networking
  • SPONSORED BY Agicno Eagle & North West Company