Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) Nairobi, Kenya - November, 2018
The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference took place in Nairobi, Kenya - Hosted by Canada, Kenya, and Japan with over 184 countries, 18,000 participants, 200 speakers, heads of states, policy makers - and more.
It was the first of it's kind and brought together individuals from around the world to work towards a prosperous and inclusive Blue Economy in alignment with the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals - a call to action to make change.
This panel took place in Taifa hall at the University of Nairobi under the Youth Event: "Job Creation, Employment, and Poverty Reduction; The nexus between exploitation and conservation for a sustainable blue economy." Taylor spoke on the importance of social enterprise within your company, the positive impacts of Mermaid Fare initiatives throughout local communities in the Canadian Maritimes, and supply chain diversity.
Terroir Symposium: Risks + Rewards In A Changing Food Culture - Toronto, Canada -
May 6th, 2019
“The Terroir Symposium is Canada's leading forum for those in the hospitality and tourism sectors. Curated by the Culinary Tourism Alliance, it offers unparalleled opportunities to network and connect with like-minded individuals from around the globe.
This year, the Symposium will explore the choices we make and how they affect the growth, change and collective identity of our industry. The event will offer main stage programming with multiple concurrent hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability, wine, tourism and food trends. The day provides dozens of learning opportunities through inspirational, educational talks, workshops and panels.
This year, join over 1000 chefs, producers, artisans, managers, media, entrepreneurs, storytellers and destination developers from over 20 countries on May 6th, 2019 in Toronto. Early bird tickets are now on sale until December 31st at midnight.”
Mermaid Fare Inc. specializes in wild and cultivated seaweed species from the North Eastern Atlantic Ocean.
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