This year, the Halifax Convention Centre continued pace and exceeded all of our business and financial performance targets this year, hosting events from around the world and welcoming over 95,000 guests.
 

155 Events, 90,000+ Guests, 52.3 million in direct expenditures

Event Highlights Include

  • St. FX University National Dinner (April 1)
  • Dalhousie Medical Research Day (April 5) 
  • Annual State of the Municipality (April 5) 
  • CANS De-Icer (April 14) 
  • Welcome Weekend (April 16)
  • Staples Spring Show (April 18) 
  • AltSecCon 2023 (April 20-21)
  • 31st Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala (April 20) 
  • MPC Mortgage & Symposium Trade Show (April 24) 
  • 29th Arthritis Society's Celebrity Roast (April 25)
  • NSTU Annual Council (April 28-30) 
  • Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Forum (May 2)
  • Pharmasave National Conference (May 4-5)
  • Lebanese Chamber's Cedar & Maple Gala (May 4) 
  • Driving Nova Scotia's Economy Forward (May 9) 
  • Top 50 CEO Awards (May 11)
  • Atlantic Convenience Expo (May 15-17)
  • Halifax Chamber Spring Dinner (May 17)
  • UNISON Festival 2023 (May 19-22)
  • Canadian Paediatric Society Annual Conference (May 25-27)
  • Support4Sport Awards Banquet 2023 (May 27)
  • Canadian Brewing Awards Conference (June 1-3)
  • Halifax Index 2023 (June 1)
  • Credit Union Technology Forum (June 5-8)
  • Quilt Canada 2023 (June 7-10) 
  • Wonder Woman Conference 2023 (June 9) 
  • CSA Group Annual Conference (June 11-16)
  • H20 Home to Overseas Conference (June 12-14)
  • 49th Annual CECA Convention (June 13-16)
  • International Children's Continence Society (June 16-17)
  • Altitude East (June 20-22) 
  • CPHR Atlantic Conference (June 20-21)
  • Maritime Travel (June 21) 
  • Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (June 22)
  • Heritable Aortic Disorders Symposium (June 23-25) 
  • Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference (June 27-30) 
  • ScotDance Canada Championship Series (July 2-6) 
  • AFN Annual General Assembly (July 11-13)
  • First Nations Information Governance Centre Meeting (July 11-13)
  • Global Fisheries Enforcement Workshop (July 30-Aug 4)
  • Castle Building Centres Group 60th Anniversary (Aug 8-11)
  • International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology (Aug 23-27) 
  • First-Ever Fusion Garba Celebration (Sept 2) 
  • Dalhousie Chinese Students & Scholars Association Orientation (Sept 2)
  • NAPA AutoPro 40th National Convention (Sept 8-9) 
  • The One (Sept 12-13) 
  • Nova Scotia Seafood Alliance (Sept 14-15)
  • Atlantic Provinces Orthopaedic Society (Sept 15-16)
  • The Benefit Alliance Connect Conference (Sept 18-20)
  • Sustainable Oceans Conference 2023 (Sept 23-24)
  • Grocery Foundation Gala (Sept 23)
  • SonoCon 2023 (Sept 25-Oct 1)
  • Ontario General Contractors Association AGM (Sept 27-Oct 1)
  • Habitat's HUGE House Party (Sept 29)
  • International Symposium on Pediatric Pain (Oct 1-4)
  • DEFSEC Atlantic 2023 (Oct 3-5)
  • Community Over Code (Oct 7-10)
  • Native American Art Studies Association Conference (Oct 11-14)
  • 20th ISTDP Immersion (Oct 11-13)
  • Maritime Marine Supply Dealer Show (Oct 13-14)
  • DMAA Alumni Recognition Awards Dinner (Oct 13)
  • Dal Med Gala (Oct 14)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons ICRE (Oct 17-21)
  • Steward McKelvey M&A Camp (Oct 23-24)
  • North Atlantic Wright Whale Consortium (Oct 24-25)
  • Halifax Universities Career Fair (Oct 24)
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Board Meeting (Oct 24)
  • Hal-Con Sci-Fi Fantasy Convention (Oct 27-29) 
  • Mobius Awards Gala (Nov 1)
  • UDI NS Conference (Nov 1)
  • MSVU 150th Anniversary Gala (Nov 2)
  • McInnes Cooper Labour Law Seminar (Nov 3)
  • The Great Big Dig (Nov 4)
  • Atlantic Wedding Showcase (Nov 5)
  • Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Conference (Nov 8-10)
  • Halifax Chamber of Commerce Fall Dinner (Nov 8)
  • 2023 Canadian Cancer Research Conference (Nov 11-14)
  • CBRE 2023 Market Outlook Breakfast (Nov 15)
  • Dal CPD Fall Refresher (Nov 16)
  • Atlantic Building Supply Dealers Association HR Meeting (Nov 16)
  • Evergreen Gala (Nov 18)
  • Sustainable Labs Canada (Nov 20-22)
  • Discovery Awards (Nov 22)
  • Career Fair Canada (Nov 23) 
  • 2023 Bell Network & Technology Services Leadership Conference (Nov 28-30)
  • Phoenix Youth Holiday Luncheon (Dec 5)
  • Atlantic Canada Solar Summit (Dec 6)
  • Halifax Chamber Business Awards (Jan 25)
  • Nova Scotia Association of Realtors (Jan 26)
  • KENT Trade Show (Feb 5-8)
  • Feeling the Love for Hospice Halifax (Feb 10)
  • CPANS Convocation Gala (Feb 17)
  • Special Olympics Inspired Gala & Auction (Feb 21)
  • 2024 African Heritage Month Gala Dinner (Feb 24)
  • Welcome Weekend (Feb 25)
  • Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame Induction Gala (Feb 27)
  • 20th Anniversary: A Different Stage of Mind (Feb 29)
  • The National Franchise Show (Mar 2-3)
  • Re/Max Nova Conference (Mar 2)
  • ABSDA Expo (Mar 6-7)
  • Iron Ring Ceremony (Mar 9)
  • Atlantic Real Estate Forum (Mar 18-19)
  • VIEW Dance Challenge (Mar 20-24)
  • The JUNO Opening Night Awards (Mar 23)
  • Buildgreen Atlantic 2024 (Mar 27)
  • Career Fair Canada (Mar 27)
  • Savour Food & Wine Show (Mar 28)