Inducting the 31st Class of Laureates in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame is an annual fundraising event hosted by JA Nova Scotia to honour individuals who, through their lifetime achievements, have inspired our current and future business leaders.

Induction Gala
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2024
  • Halifax Convention Centre Ballroom
  • Laureate Reception 430pm
  • General Reception 5pm
  • Dinner 6pm with ceremony to follow


Laureate Breakfast / Discussion Panel
  • November 2024
  • Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, Dalhousie University

Laureate Inductees

Bill Black

Bill Black

Keith Condon

Keith Condon

Dr. Jeff Dahn

Dr. Jeff Dahn

Rose Fortune

Meet Our Gala Hosts

Coming Soon

Each year Company Program Achievers and Alum are given the opportunity to be a part of this event as the Gala hosts and MCs.

Coming Soon

Meet Our Gala Artist

At February’s gala Shianne Gould, a Mi’kmaq artist from Whycocomagh, CB painted Turtle Island and the 7 Grandfather Teachings. Prints of the original are available for $50.

Each year we hope to showcase a Nova Scotia artist, allow them to paint for our guests and auction that painting during the Gala.

Coming Soon

Tables & Tickets

Chairperson’s Table​​


To learn more about the benefits of sponsoring a Chairperson’s Table, please use the link below.

Governor’s Table​​


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4 Seats


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Individual Seats


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Nova Scotia Laureates

Each year the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame induct some of Nova Scotia’s most influential and successful leaders, change makers and entrepreneurs. These individuals showcase the province’s strength, tenacity, resiliency and courage as they helped shape our city, our province and beyond.

The inaugural Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame was held, by JA Nova Scotia, in 1993 and has become an institution of unmatched significance to the province. To learn more about our past Laureates or to nominate someone for their lifetime achievements please visit the Nova Scotia Laureates website.

Nominate a Leader Today

Do you know a Nova Scotian leader, change maker or entrepreneur?

You can nominate someone how has influenced and changed the landscape of Nova Scotia. To find out more and download the nomination package, please visit:

About Us

JA Nova Scotia (JANS) believes in the boundless potential of young people. Every day, JANS programs impact youth in our province with our focus on financial health, workplace readiness and entrepreneurship. Our programs are offered during the school day, after school and through our digital campus. They are presented by teachers, volunteers and are available for self-directed learning to students from across Nova Scotia with programs being offered in both English and French. Everything we do contributes to delivering on our mission – to inspire and prepare youth to succeed in the global economy.

As a not-for-profit JANS holds fundraising events throughout the year with our signature event being the Nova Business Hall of Fame. This is our opportunity to showcase and celebrate outstanding contributions to peers and youth alike. Established by JA Nova Scotia in 1993, the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame celebrates the lifetime achievements of Nova Scotia’s by inducting an annual co-hort who have shown their unmatched significance; their contributions to the economic development and growth of Nova Scotia.

To learn more about JA Nova Scotia, our programs and how to get involved, please visit the JA Nova Scotia website.

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