August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
The economic component of the CMA 2019 fosters and develops lasting economic ties between Acadian business people by teaching them more each other. It is a developmental cooperative project for Acadian and global entrepreneurs, as well as a facilitator of economic intergenerational exchanges for participants.

Innovation, youth and immigration will be the focus of our economic component based on major important economic sector themes in Southeastern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, including tourism, aerospace and agri-food industries.

Economic component participants will be leaders and experts of these industries and will be encouraged to develop lasting business relationships with Acadians throughout the world. The project is presented in a participatory and user-friendly format to bring to light the joyful vitality of the Acadian diaspora.The economic forum, piloted by RDÉE NB in collaboration with RDÉE IPE, will be held on August 21 and 22 in the Moncton/Dieppe region. The event will provide participants with an unparalleled business opportunity, promoting the establishment of partnerships and alliances between Francophone entrepreneurs from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and other provinces or countries participating in the CMA 2019. The objective of the two-day summit is to increase trade between provinces and countries, promote business matchmaking, and strengthen French as a language of business.