ABRAM-VILLAGE – Jan. 24, 2019 – Island businesses, artists and crafters are invited to a bilingual information meeting tonight (Thursday, Jan. 24) at 7 p.m., in the conference room (Room 317) of Evangeline Education Centre in Abram-Village. This meeting will provide information on business opportunities that may arise from the Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) 2019, taking place from Aug. 10-24, 2019, in Prince Edward Island and Southeastern New Brunswick.
The Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI will host this meeting to encourage businesses and vendors to prepare themselves for the arrival of numerous visitors attending the CMA 2019 in the eight host municipalities on the Island. Guest speakers will present various aspects concerning the hosting of such a large event including products, exterior appearance of businesses and municipal properties, bilingual signage, traffic impacts, etc. A majority of the meeting will be devoted to the presentation of ways that businesses, artists and crafters, both professional and amateur, can profit from this major Acadian event.
CMA 2019 officials will provide information on PEI events, family reunions, tender processes for food services, handcraft booths, and more.
The Chamber of Commerce will also speak about various other sales opportunities that can be organized for small artists, artisans and vendors on the sidelines of the festivities.
Presenters will be available to answer all questions.
CUTLINE: Raymond J. Arsenault, events coordinator with the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI, and Karen Gallant, PEI liaison officer with the Congrès Mondial acadien 2019, discuss the information meeting planned for Jan. 24 in Abram-Village to present business opportunities surrounding the CMA. They invite all businesses, artists and artisans to attend.
For more information:
Raymond J. Arsenault
Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI
902-854-3439, Ext. 231
PEI Liaison Officer
Congrès mondial acadien 2019
902-854-3439, Ext. 221