Why Nova Scotia?

  • Photo: Nicole Lapierre

    Photo: Nicole Lapierre

  • 2012 TELUS World Skins

  • Photo: Jenny Wiedeke

    Photo: Jenny Wiedeke

  • 2012 55+ Games

  • Photo: Province of Tourism - Wally Hayes

    Photo: Province of Tourism - Wally Hayes

  • Photo: Hockey Canada

    Photo: Hockey Canada

  • Sydney, Nova Scotia

  • Photo: Nicole Lapierre

    Photo: Nicole Lapierre

  • Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Hosting an event in Nova Scotia feels like you’ve got the entire province behind you. Because you do. Our people are second-to-none for their energy and enthusiasm as fans, volunteers and hosts. Nova Scotia is made for original experiences and exceptional good times.  Your event will be filled with authentic Nova Scotian experiences from kitchen parties to East Coast cuisine.

Going above and beyond is what our people do and we’ll deliver an event that far exceeds your basic requirements.


Our events team.

We take a coordinated approach, working with you and our provincial partners to put together your event plan and then put the pieces in place to execute seamlessly. It’s an approach that’s seen us welcome world-class event after world-class event. And every time, we aim to deliver the highest hosting standard.


Our People and Culture.

We love a good time. And when it comes to energetic fans, we can’t be beat. It’s not uncommon to see full houses. And even if it’s a smaller crowd, it won’t feel like one. Our people are also enthusiastic volunteers, and we maintain an active database of people ready to answer the call. Nova Scotians are also legendary for their hospitality. We’re positive you won’t find a warmer, more welcoming crowd anywhere else.


Our Province & Partners.

Nova Scotia is a stunning backdrop for any event. We come by it naturally. From vibrant urban centres to charming small towns, incredible ocean vistas to breathtaking highland scenery, we have it all. You just have to decide which scene suits you best. And we’d be happy to help with that.


Our Facilities.

Whether you need a world-class sports arena, an intimate concert venue or multiple venues, we have the infrastructure you need for success. You’ll find state-of-the art centres in communities throughout Nova Scotia. You’ll also find venues steeped in heritage and character. We’ve also got all the technical expertise and resources you need from lighting and sound to security. One venue that seats 10,000…10 venues that seat 1000. Any way you need it, Nova Scotia can make it work.


Ready to experience exceptional hospitality and create an event that sets new standards? Bring it East!


Our destination partners across Nova Scotia are ready to host your East Coast Exceptional event.


Cape Breton:

A magical place of spectacular coastline, exceptional scenery rich with culture and heritage that we love to share! Our vast experience in for hosting major sporting events, such as World U-17 Hockey Championships and the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, helped us secure the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts! Experience our island first hand.



Named #4 IN THE WORLD on TripAdvisor’s 2018 Destinations on the rise list, come see what all the buzz is about! As Nova Scotia’s capital city, Halifax has a history of hosting significant major events, most notably sporting events with major milestones like, the 2008 IIHF World Hockey Championships, the 2009 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, World League Volleyball, 2 Davis Cups and the 2015 World Men’s Curling Championship. Join us at the edge!



Driven by a welcoming and supportive local business environment with engaged volunteers experienced in event execution, and modern, natural facilities, Liverpool is the location to deliver successful event activity. Check us out!


Truro And Colchester:

A prime location, convenient access, and solid infrastructure. Events Truro Colchester has recently hosted such major events as the World Junior A Challenge, Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Hometown Hockey, and Nova Scotia Music Week.


Yarmouth & Acadian Shores:

A small community, continuously hosting events above their weight class. Large events are welcome thanks to their top-notch facilities and fantastic volunteer base. There is a bit of magic in Yarmouth & Acadian Shores, let us add that magic to your event.