Delegates Welcome Program

Downtown Halifax Business Commission, Halifax Convention Centre, Discover Halifax and Halifax Stanfield International Airport have joined together to form the Delegates Welcome Program. The goal of this program is to communicate upcoming conferences and events to businesses and members, so together we can give conference delegates and event participants a consistent and memorable welcome experience.

For more information about the Delegates Welcome Program, click here


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Upcoming Conferences & Events:

(highlighted events will recieve custom graphics that include posters, social media and web):

Oct 10-13 - 2018 Diabetes Canada/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Professional Conference* (National, 1,750 delegates)

Oct 11-13 - Canadian Bar Association Biannual Construction Law Conference 2018 (National, 120 delegates)

Oct 14-15 - Beauty Systems Group (National, 150 delegates)

Oct 16 - Bright Business Conference and Awards (Provincial, 250 delegates)

Oct 18-30 - 2018 International Conference on Residency Education (International, 1,500 delegates)

Oct 24 - Atlantic Convenience Expo and ACSA Awards Gala (Regional, 500 delegates)

Oct 24 - Urban Development Institute of Nova Scotia's Annual Conference (Provincial, 100 delegates)

OCt 26-28 - Hal-Con Sci-Fi Fantasy Convention (Reginal, 10,000 attendees)

For more information on upcoming conferences and events, click here

If you would like to be added to our poster distribution list, please email us


2018 Diabetes Canada/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Professional Conference (National, 1,750 delegates)*

Over the course of 4-days, researchers and health-care professionals attending the 2018 Diabetes Canada Professional Conference will have the unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about the significant advances in diabetes research, treatment and care. Please join us in welcoming the delegates to our city. 


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Other ways to get involved in the Delegates Welcome Program:


The Show Your Badge program has been rebranded and relaunched by Discover Halifax. The program is a delegate appreciation program where participating businesses provide special offers to visiting conference delegates. Delegates simply ‘show their badge’ to participating local businesses to receive their offer. For more information, click here or email Shannon Platt.  



The Savour the City Program is a new program created by Discover Halifax and RANS. It is a delegate appreciation program for major conferences only. Participating restaurants will provide special menus exclusively for delegates. Delegates will receive the special menus just by showing their badge or card. For more information, click here or email Shannon Platt