NEWS RELEASE – CAPTURE THE MOMENTUM AT PBIS 2019

Posted: September 17, 2019 | Chamber EventsChamber Press Releases

NEWS RELEASE – CAPTURE THE MOMENTUM AT PBIS 2019

Placentia, NL – September 17, 2019

The Placentia Chamber of Commerce will host its annual conference and trade show event entitled Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase (PBIS 2019) from September 17-19 at Unity Parc Arena, Placentia.

Chamber President, Karen Maher, stated, “We are pleased to welcome all participants to PBIS 2019, with its theme, Capture the Momentum.”

Ms. Maher added, “We are at a turning point in our region. We see the potential for the Placentia Bay area as being limitless, and this event will certainly fuel the momentum we are building in oil and gas, aquaculture, mining, tourism, entrepreneurism, and research and development.

PBIS 2019 will begin on Tuesday, September 17 with a guided coach/bus tour of the Port of Argentia, including the Husky Energy CGS Construction Site for the West White Rose Extension project.

Premier Dwight Ball will open the Conference and Trade Show at 9:00 am on September 18 at Unity Parc Arena, Placentia. The event will continue with the Business Excellence Awards in the evening. The grand prize draw for the show will be a trip for two to Toronto to see “Come From Away” with accomodations and flights provided.

The Chamber would like to acknowledge the following as partners in the development of this important initiative: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry & Innovation, the Town of Placentia, and the Port of Argentia.

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For more information:

Ray Greene
Chair of PBIS 2019
(709) 227-5502, ext. 209