Acadian Chamber offers free memberships and Gala tickets for 2024 Ignition contest

ABRAM-VILLAGE – Feb. 14, 2024 – The Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI (CCAFLIPE), which constantly promotes entrepreneurial development, is pleased to sponsor RDÉE Prince Edward Island’s Francophone Ignition Contest once again this year. In fact, the CCAFLIPE will be presenting free one-year memberships to each of the three finalists of the contest, providing them with networking, learning and promotional opportunities. The champion will also get a pair of free tickets to the 2024 Entrepreneurs’ Gala. Competition coordinator Alecia Arsenault recently met with Chamber manager Raymond J. Arsenault to discuss this sponsorship as well as the contest finals, which will take place Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m. at the Village musical acadien in Abram-Village. The three finalists will each get a few minutes to present their entrepreneurial project to a panel of entrepreneurial and financial professionals. The top project will win a $25,000 investment and various prizes. Admission will be free for the public. The Francophone Ignition Contest is a RDÉE Prince Edward Island initiative carried out in partnership with Innovation PEI’s Start-Up Fund and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.