21Leaders NB Study Tour

Published on 2012-10-12 by in 21inc

The 21Leaders NB Study Tour starts tomorrow – right here in Saint John!  I’m really looking forward to spending the week touring the province and meeting new people.

Don’t forget to follow us along via Twitter: #21Leaders

You learn more about the tour in the following press release:

21Leaders New Brunswick Study Tour October 13th to 20th, 2012.

Fredericton, New Brunswick – [Friday, October 12th] – 21inc is excited to announce the beginning of its provincial study tour across New Brunswick.

The provincial tour will showcase the diversity of New Brunswick’s economy, ignite the participants’ entrepreneurial spirits, and give the group first hand exposure to the challenges and opportunities facing the province.

The 21Leaders New Brunswick will begin their tour on October 13th in Southern NB and travel North – including stops in Saint John, Moncton, Miramichi, Campbellton, Edmundston, Perth-Andover as well as many communities in between. The participants jam-packed agenda includes a visit to an entrepreneurial school in Cocagne, Small Business Week events in Campbellton, and a discussion on flood relief efforts in southwestern New Brunswick.

21Leaders is a 10-month advanced entrepreneurial leadership experience that immerses participants in an environment that increases expectations and ambition of what can and should be accomplished. The program selects 21 emerging leaders between the ages of 20 and 35 and emerges them in a development experience that includes leadership projects, mentorship and peer-coaching opportunities, as well as accelerator weekend sessions.

Launched in 2007, 21inc’s advanced leadership experiences emerged in New Brunswick from the province’s Next NB initiative. The organization was incorporated by alumni passionate about development of the region’s emerging talent, and has spread to encompass all four Atlantic Provinces.

This year, for the first time ever, the 21Leaders program is being offered simultaneously in both New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

21inc boasts a network of over 150 outstanding leaders across Atlantic Canada, including several that hold elected office, chair community groups, and run leading organizations.

21inc is supported by the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), the Province of New Brunswick and the Province of Nova Scotia. Several business partners are also providing support to the program including RBC Foundation and longtime supporter, Bell Aliant.

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21Leaders NB 2012 Study Tour Schedule:

  • Saturday, October 13th – Saint John
  • Sunday, October 14th – Saint John, Sussex, Moncton
  • Monday, October 15th – Moncton, Dieppe, Cocagne, Elsipogtog, Miramichi
  • Tuesday, October 16th – Miramichi, Bathurst, Belledune, Campbellton
  • Wednesday, October 17th – Campbellton, Edmundston,
  • Thursday, October 18th – Edmundston, Grand Falls, Tobique, Perth-Andover
  • Friday, October 19th – Perth-Andover, Woodstock, St. Stephen, Saint John
  • Saturday, October 20th – Saint John
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