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Annual NB Manufacturing Day 2020

OVERVIEW

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada’s largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada.

Founded in 1871, CME represents more than 2,500 leading companies nationwide, and – through various initiatives, including the establishment of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition – touches more than 100,000 companies from coast to coast, engaged in manufacturing, international trade, and service-related industries. More than 85 per cent of our members are small and medium-sized enterprises.

CME will be hosting Manufacturing Day on March 19, 2020 in Fredericton. This event provides a tremendous opportunity to network with members of the manufacturing and export community in the New Brunswick economy, in an informal and friendly setting.

New Brunswick’s economy is dependent on manufacturing and exporting as our sector is responsible for 90 percent of provincial exports and nearly 31,000 direct jobs in the province.

We would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to this celebration that will bring together industry, government and stakeholders of manufacturing and exporting in New Brunswick.Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is Canada’s largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada.

The day will include:

  • The Speaker Series – an afternoon filled with industry and stakeholder speakers discuss relevant manufacturing topics such as The New Brunswick Manufacturing Outlook, Exporting in 2020, Manufacturing from the ground up and The NB Nuclear Roadmap.
  • Networking Reception with industry and stakeholders
  • Supper with Keynote Speaker – Hon. Blaine Higgs, Premier of New Brunswick
  • Opening Remarks from Dennis Darby, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

COST

$125 CME Member
$150 Non Members
$85 Student rate
HST will be added at time of registration.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, March 19, 2020

LOCATION

Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook
659 Queen Street,
Fredericton, NB

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Your participation as a sponsor with CME will help us to deliver a terrific program for our members and stakeholders.

 

The day will include:

  • The Speaker Series – an afternoon filled with industry and stakeholder speakers discuss relevant manufacturing topics such as The New Brunswick Manufacturing Outlook, Exporting in 2020, Manufacturing from the ground up and The NB Nuclear Roadmap.
  • Networking Reception with industry and stakeholders
  • Supper with Keynote Speaker – Hon. Blaine Higgs, Premier of New Brunswick
  • Opening Remarks from Dennis Darby, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Becoming a 2020 sponsor offers your organization the opportunity to promote your company’s products and services to New Brunswick’s leading firms. Sponsorship opportunities are designed to get you the best value for your marketing dollar.

KEYNOTE PRESENTING SPONSOR

$2,500

  • Opportunity for company representative to speak from the podium during supper
  • Opportunity to introduce or thank the Keynote Speaker
  • Verbal Recognition during event from the podium
  • Your company will receive 4 tickets with preferred seating
  • Pre & post event corporate identity included in all signage, print, email and advertising materials
  • Member Spotlight – Opportunity to display a pop-up banner during reception

NETWORKING RECEPTION HOST

$1,500

  • Your company will receive 3 tickets with preferred seating
  • Verbal Recognition during event from the podium
  • Pre & post event corporate identity included in all signage, print, email and advertising materials
  • Member Spotlight – Opportunity to display a pop-up banner during reception

SUPPORTER OF CME

$1,000

  • Your company will receive 2 tickets with preferred seating
  • Verbal Recognition during event from the podium
  • Pre & post event corporate identity included in all signage, print, email and advertising materials
  • Member Spotlight – Opportunity to display a pop-up banner during reception.

TABLE SPONSORSHIPS

YOUTH IN MANUFACTURING

$600

Promotes opportunities for Post-Secondary students to learn about manufacturing during the afternoon and to network with participants. Invite your own Youth In Manufacturing guest to join you at your table.

  • Your company will receive 1 ticket for your table guest
  • Verbal Recognition during event from the podium
    Pre & post event corporate identity included in all signage, print, email and advertising materials

NEWCOMER IN MANUFACTURING

$600

Promotes opportunities for a Newcomer to learn about manufacturing during the afternoon and to network with participants.  Invite your own Newcomer In Manufacturing guest to join you at your table.

  • Your company will receive 1 ticket for your table guest
  • Verbal Recognition during event from the podium
    Pre & post event corporate identity included in all signage, print, email and advertising materials

Guest Speakers

First elected to the Legislative Assembly on September 27, 2010, Blaine Higgs served as Minister of Finance from 2010 to 2014. He was re-elected in 2014 and again in 2018 representing the riding of Quispamsis.

On October 22, 2016, he was elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. Mr. Higgs was sworn in as Premier of New Brunswick on November 9, 2018.

Born in Woodstock, he graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Following university, he joined Irving Oil Ltd., where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, refining operations, and in the transportation sector.

Prior to retirement in May 2010, he was Director of Logistics and Distribution. He also served on the Board of Directors for Canaport LNG and the New Brunswick Gateway Council.

GUEST SPEAKERS

  • Dennis Darby – President and CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
  • Denis Caron – President & CEO, Port of Belledune
  • Mike Wilson – Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Industries Limited
  • Peter Mesheau – Senior Advisor, Marketing and Communications, Atlantic Industries Limited
  • Dr. Herb Emery – Vaughn Chair in Regional Economics, University of New Brunswick
  • John Bourque – President, Bourque Industrial
  • Norm Sawyer – President, ARC Nuclear Canada Inc.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Please fill the form below.
CME – Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure 2020 NB