Meet the Team

Stacey Oxner – Director, Events Nova Scotia

Stacey is passionate about Nova Scotia and has helped provide the province with significant exposure at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax and the World Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships in 2009.  In 2015, Stacey help put Nova Scotia on the national stage, managing hundreds of volunteers and a Host Committee as Chair of Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards Show.

Contact: stacey.oxner@novascotia.ca

Neal Alderson – Senior Event Advisor, Events Nova Scotia

With over 20 years of experience in the major event industry, Neal understands the role events can play for a community in achieving their economic, social and cultural objectives. Neal handles new business development and community partnerships for Events Nova Scotia. Neal is also a board member of the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA).

Contact: neal.alderson@novascotia.ca

Stephen MacDougall – Senior Event Advisor, Events Nova Scotia

Over the past 10 years Stephen has worked in a variety of roles in the events industry ranging from stage manager to event manager to marketing and communications. He was part of the team who planned and executed the year-long, province-wide PEI 2014 celebrations and has worked for numerous music festivals and conferences including the East Coast Music Awards. He is currently a member of the Music Nova Scotia Board of Directors and is a former Board member of the East Coast Music Association and Music PEI.

Contact: stephen.macdougall@novascotia.ca

Caitlin Harlow – Event Officer, Events Nova Scotia

With more than three years experience planning events and volunteering for non-profit organizations, Caitlin understands the role of events in enacting social change. Caitlin has volunteered on the board for two non-profit organizations and collaborated on multiple social justice campaigns and community events. In 2019, Caitlin graduated from NSCC with an advanced diploma in Event Management. She currently volunteers as a director and organizer of the Halifax VegFest.

Contact: caitlin.harlow@novascotia.ca