2024 Companion Program


  • Shuttle bus pick up 0700 at the Prince George Hotel
  • Bus to Lunenburg
  • Bluenose Cruise
  • Lunch
  • Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • Mahone Bay
  • Bus back to Prince George Hotel arrival at 1630
  • Opening Reception – Pier 21 (all delegates enjoy shuttle service to and from this event)


Take a trip to historic Lunenburg, a UNESCO heritage site. Enjoy a two-hour sailing adventure on the world-renowned Bluenose out of Lunenburg for a trip along the Atlantic coast. Return to a delicious lunch at the Old Fish Factory restaurant featuring traditional Nova Scotia dishes. After lunch you will be treated to a tour of the famous Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic where you can discover the fascinating history of the Atlantic fishery and ship building. Finish your day with a stop in Mahone bay, famous for their three iconic churches.​


0700-0830  Breakfast with Delegates

0845-0939 Opening Keynote: Alan Mallory

1000 Shuttle bus pick up at the Halifax Convention Centre for Harbour Hopper land/sea tour

1200 Shuttle bus to Peggy’s Cove

1600 Shuttle returns to Halifax Convention Centre

You will be picked up for a Halifax and Peggy’s Cove excursion. The first leg of your journey will begin with a tour of Halifax from both land and sea aboard the Halifax Harbour Hopper. From the Halifax waterfront, your bus will take you to scenic Peggy’s Cove where you can leisurely take in the sites, seek treasures in the gift shop and finish with a lovely lunch at the Sou’Wester restaurant before heading back for the President’s Reception and Gala Banquet.

PACKAGE TICKET PRICE: $295 before July 31; $315 after July 31

*must register in advance*

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