**Detailed event itinerary coming soon! This schedule is being updated.
Monday, July 25
Welcome to St John's!
We are pleased to welcome you to St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Please make sure you visit our registration desk in the lobby of the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland today between 12:00 pm and 5:00pm. (12:00 – 17:00)
The Partner briefing begins at 4:00 pm. Please make your way to the Columbus Suite to meet your colleagues from across Canada!
At 5:30pm we welcome you to the Court Garden at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland for a casual welcome reception.
Tuesday, July 26
Attendees of Innovate Canada will have the opportunity to take part in our Ocean Tech Tours to visit local companies who are leading ocean technology innovations in Canada. On Tuesday morning you will be making your way to the with a visit to the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Destination St. John’s hosts an evening at The Rooms for attendees of Innovate Canada. The place where it all comes together: people, place, history, archives and artistic expression. A landmark architectural site, rising above the St. John’s jelly bean coloured skyline, The Rooms celebrates land, sea and the indomitable Newfoundland spirit in expertly curated exhibits you’re welcome to explore throughout the evening.
Wednesday, July 27
Enjoy an exclusive breakfast at Cape Spear, the easternmost tip of North America. If you're lucky, you may even spot a whale or two!
Ocean Tech Tours will continue on Wednesday with a visit to the National Research Council of Canada’s Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering Research Centre.
This afternoon is your opportunity to meet with the first set of C-level executives during pre-assigned 15-20-minute information sessions. During Innovate Canada, all guests will have the opportunity to meet with all partners. The One on One meetings are a set of 15-20-minute rotating informational sessions that allow you to connect with each guest invited to Innovate Canada to showcase your destination and what it offers in terms of supporting business events, trade, expansion and investment. You will be given time before the meetings start to set up your One on One room.
Prepare to be wowed at Destination Canada’s and Invest in Canada's Signature Business Events Dinner, creating a sense of place unlike anywhere else in the world. Combined with Newfoundland’s inventive regional cuisine and inspired entertainment, we hope you come away amazed.
Thursday, July 28
B2B meetings continue this morning, with the formal program ending after lunch.
Partners are able to book their flights after 4:00pm.
For those who have flights departing after 5:00pm, Innovate Canada would be pleased to offer you one of the following optional activities for Thursday afternoon from 2:00pm to 5:00pm following lunch at Mallard Cottage;