The Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show

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After a successful inaugural event in 2018, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is pleased to announce CANSTech2020 – the Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show. Teaming up again with our Presenting Sponsor, Procore, we are excited to bring you another round of world-class speakers and some of the best innovations our industry has to offer.

Join us on February 27th, 2020 at the Cunard Centre and keep an eye on this page for more information.

To receive more information about CANSTech2020, click here.


Call for Speakers/Exhibitors 

CANS is currently seeking sponsors as well as accepting applications for exhibitors and speakers for CANSTech 2020, February 27, 2020 at the Cunard Centre.

Get the most out of CANSTech 2020, sign-up now to be a sponsor, or apply to be an exhibitor or speaker at the event. Your company will be featured throughout promotional materials in the months leading up to the event. Not to mention, you will get the chance to engage with over 1,000 anticipated attendees day-of!

Is your company breaking new ground in the construction industry? Seeing is believing, so we’re seeking exhibitors who will actively engage attendees with quality experiences and hands-on demonstrations. Let us know how you would stand out from the crowd, APPLY NOW to be an exhibitor at CANSTech2020.

Do you have hands-on experience or real-world knowledge about modernizing workflows? We’re looking for speakers who can offer attendees a practical perspective on how to adapt their business in a new, technological landscape. APPLY NOW to be a speaker at CANSTech 2020.

Does your company embrace technological advancements and/or new innovations readily? CANSTech prides itself highlighting new innovations and technologies, so we’re seeking sponsors who will support our mission to keep the construction industry nimble and adaptable to technological growth.

Find out more on sponsoring CANSTech 2020: take a look at our full list of sponsorship opportunities, or REGISTER NOW — no application needed — as a sponsor, contact Natalie Bobbitt, Sponsorship Lead.


Take advantage of the CANS room block at the Westin Nova Scotian hotel, with rates starting at $139 per night! Book your group rate for Construction Association of Nova Scotia.  The deadline to book is February 6, 2020.

CANS Members click HERE to watch the Speaker Presentation videos from CANSTech 2018!

The inaugural CANSTech – the Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show – was held on November 20, 2018 at the Cunard Centre in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia.

CANSTech united exhibitors, sponsors and world-class speakers to showcase new technologies, upcoming trends and innovative products all under one roof. Attendees from our membership, government and supporting industry organizations were in the room to view, learn and make business connections!

Attendees heard from world-class Keynote Speaker James Benham, JBKnowledge, speak about how today’s tech is disrupting the world’s oldest industry. Rob McKinney, JBKnowledge, outlined the top five workflows that contractors can optimize with mobile apps. Attendees then heard Jeff Sample, JBKnowledge, describe how to select and integrate the best solutions for their projects.

The CANSTech Construction Innovation Panel Discussion heard from panelists as they described their experiences with embracing innovations and implementing them within their organizations. Panelists included Jean Léger, Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), Jas Saraw, Procore Technologies, Dr. Ivanka Iordanova, Pomerleau and Jamal Mohammed, SITECH Mid-Canada. The panel was moderated by Trent Soholt, The Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council.

For speaker bios, exhibitor bios and more, check out the CANSTech Show Guide, click HERE.

Check out the CANSTech Wrap-Up Video! Click HERE.



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Alison Clack, Marketing & Communications Lead