The Acadia Business Banquet brings together business students and faculty from the university, as well as individuals from the local, regional, and national professional community. This event is organized by a student banquet chair and co-chair, with administrative support from the school.
The 54th Acadia Business Banquet will be held at the Fountain Commons, Acadia University, on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Doors will open at 6pm. Tickets are $70 ($25 for students) or $650 for a table of 10. If you are purchasing multiple tickets under the same name, please forward your guests’ names to Hope Corkum so that the name tags can be properly printed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Hope Corkum at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can be purchased through the Acadia Box Office.
2019 Keynote Speaker
Savior Joseph (BBA ’02) is an outstanding Acadia Alumni who has held executive leadership positions across multiple sectors. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Breathing Green Solutions Inc., one of Canada’s top craft cannabis licensed producers. Previous to that he was Senior Vice-President of Global Marketing for Aurora Cannabis Inc., one of the world’s largest publicly-traded licensed cannabis producers, operating in multiple countries around the world. Savior also has extensive experience in marketing and communications and has lead consulting assignments across a variety of industry sectors for organizations of all shapes and sizes.
Savior holds a BBA from Acadia University (’02). An accomplished athlete, he was the 1997 Newfoundland and Labrador High School Athletic Federation’s Student-Athlete of the Year. He starred for the Acadia Axemen Men’s Basketball team from 1997-2002, over which time he was named an Atlantic University Sport All-Star in 2002 and was the Axemen Men’s Basketball Captain and MVP in 2001 and 2002. He is former Chair of the 2018 U-Sport Men’s Final 8 Men’s Basketball Championships, in which Acadia was the host school.
Savior currently resides in Halifax with his family and continues to seek opportunities to create and support high-performance, diverse, inclusive and socially conscious organizations that have the potential to positively impact people and their families for generations.