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You’re invited to the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Nova Scotia Seafarmers Digital Series! These 90-minute events explore unique topics that impact the fisheries and aquaculture industry. The series draws on regional and international perspectives to advance the latest thinking in market development, environmental stewardship and climate change, and business readiness in the wake of COVID-19.

Digital Event Sessions

SPONSORS

The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Nova Scotia Seafarmers Digital Series is offering a limited number of exciting opportunities, secured on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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DIGITAL EVENT SESSIONS


SESSION ONE
Accessing and Retaining Markets for Your Seafood Products

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM (AST)

Global seafood markets are constantly evolving, requiring producers to continue to adapt and forecast requirements to stay competitive. Although this has always been a cornerstone of business planning, COVID-19 has amplified the need for businesses to stay agile and be pro-active when markets shift. This webinar provides the latest thinking on global seafood market trends and requirements, focusing on food safety certification and its role in helping producers stay competitive in a turbulent marketplace.

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SESSION TWO
New Opportunities in Retail for Seafood Products

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM (AST)

One of the most significant impacts of COVID-19 on seafood markets was the accelerated shift in seafood sales from wholesale/food service to retail. Now, and going forward, producers who were well-positioned to fill this surge in retail demand will be positioned to move beyond traditional sales networks. This webinar brings together professionals from the retail sector to discuss current and forecasted retail trends for seafood, as well as producers who continue to tailor their products to meet these trends.

Speaker Information: Details coming soon!
Session Sponsors: This session is still available to sponsor. Learn more.

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SESSION THREE
Minister’s Seafood and Sportfish Industry Awards

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM (AST)

Join Minister Keith Colwell and Tom Smith, Executive Director of the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia, as they recognize the leaders within the seafood and sportfish industries. Amongst the awards, industry members will be recognized for Product Development and Export Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, Industry Developer and Advancer of the Year, Sportfish Conservation and Development.

Speaker Information: Details coming soon!
Session Sponsors: This session is still available to sponsor. Learn more.

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SESSION FOUR
Advances in Shore-Based Seafood Industry Technology: Addressing Challenges through Modernization

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Noon to 2:00 PM (AST)

As seafood markets continually evolve to meet consumer demands, the processing sector must adapt to remain competitive. Although these trends were witnessed before the pandemic, COVID-19 has accelerated the need for adaptation and flexibility. One way the processing sector can stay ahead of this curve is through new technology and innovative approaches to process engineering. In this webinar, leading innovators will speak to how their companies can assist the Nova Scotia seafood processing sector address issues such as labour shortages, traceability, quality control and food safety.

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Session Sponsors: This session is still available to sponsor. Learn more.

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SESSION FIVE
Planning for Climate Change

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM (AST)

Government, academic and industry representatives from across North America will explore the impact of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture management and species distribution. This webinar will also explore how the adoption of green technology can respond to climate change challenges and create new economic opportunities.

Speaker Information: Details coming soon!
Session Sponsors: This session is still available to sponsor. Learn more.

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SESSION SIX
Marine Debris: Options to Address an Evolving Issue

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM (AST)

This webinar will highlight the current programs and initiatives addressing marine debris while showcasing new marine gear innovations aimed at preventing harmful environmental impacts. Environmental, government and academic research panellists will highlight their work in debris clean-up programs and shoreline monitoring.

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Session Sponsors: This session is still available to sponsor. Learn more.

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SPEAKERS


Stay tuned for the details of our exciting speaker lineup coming soon!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We are inviting industry, service providers and trusted partners to be supporters of this unique series while benefitting from having your information, product or service presented and promoted in a professional way to the fisheries and seafood industry.

We are offering a limited number of exciting opportunities, secured on a first-come, first-serve basis.


01. SERIES SPONSORSHIP – $10,000 (three available)

PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity includes sponsorship of the companion digital agriculture series for top billing at a total of 11 sessions.

BENEFITS

  • Video played at the introduction of each of the 11 sessions (2 minutes)
  • Logo at the top of the digital series landing page on a dedicated series website
  • “Presented by…” PowerPoint slide with logo, played before the beginning of each session
  • Spoken acknowledgement by host of each webinar session and/or facilitator/host duties (must be available for trial run before the event)
  • Dedicated social media post sharing sponsors’ information of choice along with event information
  • Thank you post on social media with logo and caption mention as sponsor in webinar video recording posted to YouTube
  • Logo/and or organization acknowledgement on documentation (ex: social media posts, flyers, print/digital advertisements)
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02. INDIVIDUAL SESSION SPONSORS – $1,500

BENEFITS

  • Sponsor given opportunity for one minute video to be played before the session
  • Thank you post on social media with logo
  • Logo displayed next to the sponsoring webinar on the dedicated digital series website
  • “Brought to you by…” PowerPoint slide with logo, played before the beginning of each session
  • Spoken acknowledgement by host of each webinar session

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03. EVENT CHAMPIONS/MEDIA SPONSORS – $250 (unlimited)

BENEFITS

  • Thank you post on social media with logo
  • Logo displayed on the dedicated series website
  • Logo on PowerPoint introduction slides
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04. ADVERTISEMENTS – $350 (unlimited)

BENEFITS

*No elected officeholders or candidates are eligible for this option.

  • Opportunity to provide an advertisement that will be listed on dedicated series website
  • Online Advertisement specs: full colour, 1000px x 1000px
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