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Northwestern Ontario Newcomers Expo

Be part of the first Northwestern Ontario Newcomers Expo, to be hosted in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Expo is free to attend and aims to connect local organizations and businesses with newcomers to the region.  


2015 Northwestern Ontario Newcomers Expo
Friday, February 20th, 2015
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lakehead University, Agora


FREE to attend

The Northwestern Ontario Newcomers Expo offers the complete spectrum of information to successfully live, work, learn and do business in Northwestern Ontario.  It will connect newcomers with providers of information, products and services and many other knowledgeable exhibitors able to provide you with helpful information for settling in Northwestern Ontario.

Why Exhibit? 

Showcase your business or organization alongside Northwestern Ontario’s leading employers, service and information providers.  Connect with new residents to the region who are seeking lifestyle, career and other business opportunities.  

Our exhibit space will be presented as follows: 

  • Living  - Products and services to help newcomers settle into their new life in the region, i.e. communities, housing, recreation, community services, Government services, childcare etc. 
  • Working - Promote employment and career opportunities in your organization and participate in potential candidate pre-screening on-site or online. 
  • Learning - Connect with International Students or educate newcomers to the area about education choices for their children and post-secondary opportunities for themselves.   
  • Doing Business - Showcase new business and investment opportunities, real estate developments, and business support resources available in the region. This is also a great venue to promote an existing business for sale.

To exhibit your organization, business, products or services, please register online or contact us. Space is limited.

Why Attend? 

If you are new to the region and looking to learn more about local communities, employers, business opportunities and lifestyle options, this is the event for you. The Northwestern Ontario Newcomers Expo is also a great place to meet local people, network and find new possibilities. 

 Community organizations, businesses, leaders and influencers are also encouraged to attend to connect with newcomers to our region and learn more about promoting a diverse and welcoming community. 


Join us for our Keynote Speaker Luncheon:


Merelle Rodrigo, Diversity Expert
Waterloo, Ontario

$20.00 - Lunch provided

Can’t Attend?

You don’t have to miss out.

If you are unable to attend, but interested in recruiting newcomer talent or interviewing for available positions, we will be hosting candidate interviews via Skype. 

The Expo is free to attend.


Limited availability, both onsite and remotely. For more information please contact Jasmin Fisher at (807) 767-4443 ext. 221 or