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Water is Life: Indigenous entrepreneurship opportunities in the ocean economy
June 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ADT
Are you thinking of starting on your entrepreneurial journey? Or are you interested in collaborating with the startup community?
If either of these senarios apply to you, you’ll want to tune into this webinar, where we will be joined by special guests Adam Kennedy, Founder and President of Smaknis Maritime Safety & Security Inc. and Nathan Millier, Founder and CEO of Nogema Seafood Fisheries. We will be discussing their entrepreneurial journeys in Atlantic Canada’s Ocean sector as well as the many opportunities that are on the horizon and how you can get involved in our growing ocean economy.
Nogema Seafood Fisheries are located in Aldouane, New Brunswick. They are a motivated team that strive to deliver top quality lobster from sea to suppliers and provide valuable services to their community. Their main services include their fishing fleet and processing plant. Nogema ensures that the planning and logistics of bait and ice are taken care of and delivered on time so that their clients’ primary focus is fishing without the hassel. Additionally their processing plant is designed to meet every expectation, such as: reliable delivery, record landings, worker safety, and daily updates on fleets schedules, and much more.
Smaknis Maritime Safety & Security Inc is located in Eel River bar First Nation, NB and they aim to deliver training to local governments, municipalities and Indigenous communities on how to prepare and plan for emergencies related to naturally occurring events and manage their resources when responding to these events. They currently offer Marine Access Point Control (MAPC), Marine Controlled Access Zone (MCAZ), Security audits/ plans, Marine Security, Maritime Inshore Escorts, Port Security, Industrial Security, Marine Safety Planning and Training and Inshore Operational Support.
About the #OceanofOpportunities webinar series
The Ocean Startup Project has launched a free webinar series that showcases regional, national and international ocean innovators and thought leaders. The #OceanofOpportunities webinar series will promote the opportunities that exist in the ocean sector and inspire people to start or grow ocean ventures in Atlantic Canada.