FREDERICTON (GNB) – Deputy Premier and Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud will lead a delegation of eight New Brunswick companies to the fifth annual Southeastern United States -  Canadian Provinces Alliance conference to be held May 20-22 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The conference is co-hosted by South Carolina's Governor Nikki Haley and by Premier David Alward.
“This conference provides an opportunity for New Brunswick companies to meet businesses from across southern United States and eastern Canada that are interested in building stronger connections and developing new opportunities to grow our economy,” said Robichaud.

Robichaud will be joined by representatives from inVentures Technologies, CLS Lexi-Tech, Atelier Gérard Beaulieu (AGB), Valley Software Consulting, Fancy Pokket, Sentinel Systems, Malley Industries, Enterprise Greater Moncton, Enterprise Chaleur, and Remsoft.

The business program will be chaired by David Wilkins, the former Ambassador of the United States of America and based in South Carolina, and co-chaired by Andrea Feunekes, co-chief executive officer of Remsoft based in Fredericton.