Event Glossary

The Halifax Chamber offers over 100 events each year, including networking events, business luncheons, information sessions and galas; there is a little something for everyone. We provide the opportunity to gain new business knowledge while making valuable connections in the community. To see our upcoming event list, please visit our online calendar of events.

Educational Events

Build your business


We host a number of fully-funded training courses and full-day workshop sessions throughout the year on a variety of topics. These sessions fill up fast! Join the mailing list to be informed of training opportunities as they are announced.

Power Lunch

Power Lunches are meant to provide an opportunity for member organizations to present valuable information on topics of interest to other Chamber Members and staff. As a presenter of this series, this is your chance to promote your business knowledge, network and establish new relationships with your audience.


Virtual training or information sessions hosted by local businesses or organizations. We typically allow Chamber members to attend our hosted webinars for free. This is a great opportunity to showcase your business and share your industry knowledge with our members.

Small Business Week

This week held yearly in October is aimed at small businesses interested in developing and strengthening their business strategy. We partner with other businesses to bring you events and training to learn about brand development, risk reduction, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, leveraging global markets, securing capital and more. Learn more about Small Business Week.

Chair's Breakfast

The Chair of the Halifax Chamber Board hosts breakfast sessions to discuss emerging issues in specific industries or in the business community. These events are held monthly and are invite only.

Pints & Pointers

A gathering of small business owners who connect over a beverage and learn about practical business tips.

Networking Events

Build your network

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Business After Hours

Provides an opportunity for Members to host a Chamber networking event at their place of business. As the host, you will have the spotlight and be in charge of logistics. We provide the marketing and registration services while fellow members and guests provide the buzz. Held monthly and free to attend.

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New Member Night

An opportunity for new members to gather, meet some new faces and connect with other new members. By invite only.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Celebrate your milestones

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Ribbon Cuttings are a benefit for Halifax Chamber of Commerce Members. They are usually planned for a business’ expansion, relocation, grand opening, major anniversary, ground-breaking construction, customer number milestone or to welcome a new member to the Chamber. Contact our team to learn more!

Business Luncheons

Build your profile

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Featuring informative and thought-provoking addresses by business, government, and institutional speakers. Luncheons keep attendees up-to-date on topical issues affecting the business community.

These events are either panel discussions or keynotes and are held on a monthly basis. You will sometimes find these events held over breakfast, instead of lunch time. View upcoming luncheons on the Event Calendar.

Signature Events

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Halifax Business Awards

This annual gala boasts a spectacular night of entertainment and celebration, recognizing the innovators and leaders of our thriving business community. Learn more about the Halifax Business Awards.


Spring and Fall Dinner

Dinners event held in both spring and fall to highlight experts in an industry or topical subject affecting our local business community.

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Wonder Women Conference

The Annual Wonder Women Conference is a full-day event bringing together people to connect, educate and inspire one another. This conference was started to empower those who have historically been denied equitable access to spaces and opportunities in the professional world.

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State of the Municipality

An annual update from Mayor Mike Savage, highlighting local accomplishments and our areas for improvement.

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State of the Province

Premier Tim Houston's address to the Halifax Business community on current provincial challenges and successes.

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Chamber events are designed to not only entertain and inform our members, but also to provide Corporate Partners the perfect medium to communicate with an extremely desirable target audience.

Looking for a custom opportunity, let's chat.

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

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