Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival is recognized by event industry leader BizBash as an annual event making an impact on the industry.
September 17, 2013 — BizBash, the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers, has announced its 2013 list of Top 100 Events in Canada. After reviewing thousands of events across the country, BizBash named Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival to this annual list, determined by several factors including economic impact, buzz, innovation, and the event’s prominence within the communities it intends to serve.
The largest Signature Event of the Prince Edward Island Fall Flavours Festival held every September, competitive shuckers, celebrity chefs, music lovers and a host of shellfish fans gather in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for four days of festivities, all built around the Island’s superb shellfish industry.
“Events like these are the reason the industry and the professionals in it are taken more seriously,” said BizBash executive editor Anna Sekula. “These annual events have value—educating constituents, building communities and movements, supporting local economies, and allowing for the exchange of ideas. They become cultural touch points, creating moments people discuss year after year.”
The Top 100 Events in Canada article is featured in the Fall issue of BizBash magazine and on the BizBash Web site at www.bizbash.com/top-100.