Paul Gerin

Business Development Officer @ BUSINESS INFORMATION SERVICES, ACOA - APECA / Business Information Services

Mr. Paul Gérin, is a Business Development Officer at ACOA BIS and has worked for the Federal Government since 2002. He has worked at • Canada Revenue Agency • Service Canada • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Paul is part of a team of 3 based in Halifax but helping SMEs across the province. In his role, Paul works with Government and Non-for-profit organizations in supporting Entrepreneurs across Nova Scotia at any stage of the business. Wish a Business Management Degree from Mount Saint Vincent University along with training other topics like: Entrepreneurship, Exporting, Project Management and Supervisory Paul – when not at ACOA, Paul is also a registered Justice of the Peace in Nova Scotia performing Civil Wedding Ceremonies. Feel free More on ACOA Business Information Services – ACOA BIS Our goal is to provide your business with the resources it needs to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations. ACOA – BIS promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points. We strive to: • Reduce the complexity of dealing with multiple levels of government • Consolidate business information in one convenient service • Enable you to make well-informed business decisions in a global economy • Contribute to your success through sound business planning, market research and the use of strategic business information ACOA- BIS is a collaborative arrangement among federal departments and agencies, provincial and territorial governments and not-for-profit entities. In Atlantic Canada, is managed, by The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.(ACOA)

Paul is speaking at

May 27, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


  • Matt Tapper (Speaker) General Manager, Ulnooweg Development Group
  • Findlay MacRae (Speaker) Executive Director, Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Ray Savage (Speaker) Entrepreneur, No Job Too Small
  • Penny Steele (Speaker) Entrepreneur, Cabot Trail Art and Cabotto Chocolates
  • Paul Gerin (Speaker) Business Development Officer @ BUSINESS INFORMATION SERVICES, ACOA - APECA / Business Information Services
  • Barry Stevens (Speaker) President, Stevens Solutions & Design Inc.
  • Paul McGinn (Speaker) Senior Manager - SME Incubation & Lending, Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED)
  • Matt Martel (Speaker) Chief Operating Officer, Black Business Initiative
  • Kevin MacIntyre (Speaker) Chief Customer Officer, BoomersPlus
  • Stephen Shaw (Speaker) Executive Director, CBDC


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