The GBBA latest AGM began with a lively networking activity conducted by Lynn McMichael of BeConnected.
The Association was pleased to give a special welcome to Jason Guidry and Tammy Milbury of the Greater Halifax Partnership. There is an upward spiral of business coming to the province and HRM in the coming three to five years. The GBBA will be working closely with the GHP in the coming year, as it's mutually beneficial to increase our capacity to do business and to promote our businesses, our parks and our region!
Chair Sean O'Boyle reviewed the GBBA's activities in the past year. Membership continues to grow. GBBA events have attracted higher-than-ever attendance. O'Boyle recognized and thanked CABCO for their sponsorship of the GBBA website, and to the Park Place Hotel & Conference Centre for the hosting of its monthly luncheons.
The GBBA is pleased to report that HRM is close to completing the sidewalk along Burnside Drive. It will be a fully lighted connector between the pedway across the Circumferential Highway and Commodore Drive. This gave the opportunity to recall the sidewalk improvements in 2011 along Akerley Boulevard and the importance of safety and traffic management to all who work in the three Burnside Business Parks.
Clint Giffin of Premier Van Lines, Joe Treen of Safety Services Nova Scotia and Chad Wiesner of CABCO were elected to the Board of Directors.