2nd Annual Advancing Island Connections
Advancing Island Connections is a unique business networking event that brings together current business owners and newcomers to the Island to explore opportunities for investment, purchase and business growth.
During this half day event you will:
- Learn about businesses for sale on the Island
- Hear about international success stories and partnership opportunities
- See presentations about businesses seeking investment
- Network and connect with business owners and potential investors
About the Speakers:
Business Transition Success Story:
Bill Hogg / Sunset Campground
A native of Summerside, PEI, Bill Hogg has many ties to the Cavendish area through his wide-spanning career – he worked at the construction firm that built Sunset Campground, was a proud Parks Canada employee for 30 years, and was a development partner in Eagles Glenn golf course. In 1985, Hogg purchased Sunset Campground in Cavendish from the original owner/operators. Hogg sold his share in Sunset Campground in 2011, but was very active through the transition period and continues to support the new Campground owners during the busy summer seasons. Hogg will share his experiences of transitioning a popular Island tourist destination to a newcomer entrepreneur.
Global Success Story:
Chunying Li / Aspin Kemp & Associates
Aspin Kemp & Associates is a multi-national systems integration company based in Prince Edward Island. AKA provides innovative products and services to the marine, offshore oil and gas industries around the world. Director of Operations Chunying Li is a registered professional engineer with both electrical and mechanical degrees. She has provided leadership to all levels of personnel and guided AKA through improved quality processes and manufacturing practices. Chunying will share the experience of operating a global company from P.E.I.