What is Northern Lights?


Northern Lights is Canada’s #1 Arctic and North Business and Cultural Showcase, specifically profiling opportunities and culture in the regions of Nunavut, Nunavik, and Labrador/Nunatsiavut. The 2020 event attracted a record 1,600 participants!

The show serves many purposes, including:

  • Creation of stronger relationships between northern regions;
  • Promotion of our respective regions to southern markets and business concerns;
  • Promotion of economic development opportunities available in the Eastern Arctic
  • and north;
  • Promote joint ventures and the exchange of information between the northern
  • regions and others;
  • Allow northern organizations the opportunity to establish new relationships with
  • southern businesses;
  • Promote Expo Labrador, the Nunavut Trade Show and Conference, the Nunavik Trade Show, and other regional trade shows and conferences to the south and to the other northern regions;
  • Promote Eastern Arctic and North tourism, culture and the arts to both the south and other northern regions; and
  • Provide a high profile southern venue for the sale of arts and crafts.


Register Today!

If you’re interested in attending Canada’s only cultural and business showcase that highlights our country’s Eastern Arctic & North, register now for Northern Lights 2023, taking place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario.

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