SOURCE: Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

October 04, 2016 13:20 ET

Nova Scotia, Canada's, Information Technology Companies Connect at Dreamforce

HALIFAX, NS--(Marketwired - October 04, 2016) - Nova Scotia information technology companies will be in San Francisco, CA, October 4-7, 2016 for the largest software conference of its kind.

Nova Scotia Business Inc., the province's business development agency is leading a delegation of companies to attend Dreamforce 2016. This event attracts 135,000 participants, from more than 91 countries, bringing together thought leaders, industry experts, and thousands of IT professionals.

Nova Scotia ICT Quick Facts:

  • There are 23,000 Nova Scotians employed in ICT related jobs.
  • Nova Scotia has the highest number of graduates per capita in ICT fields in Canada.
  • Nova Scotia is one of the lowest cost jurisdictions in North America for software development.
  • The Nova Scotia ICT industry is 1000 establishments strong, accounting for 8.2% of Nova Scotia's business sector output.
  • Nova Scotia has one of the highest digital media tax credits in Canada- offering up to 48%.

For more information on Nova Scotia, Canada's, ICT sector visit, novascotiabusiness.com/bigdata, or speak to one of our knowledgeable companies attending Dreamforce.

Companies attending Dreamforce:

Bitness - is thrilled to launch their retail marketing business solution at Dreamforce! "We're excited to help businesses become #BetterWithBitness and learn how to best utilize their precious marketing dollars while seeing their ROI in real-time," said Alex Gillis, CEO, Bitness. Bitness offers real-time marketing recommendations to boost retail sales. By placing a Bitness Beacon in stores, retailers are able to see customer traffic flow and motion data directly from their sales floor.

The Phone Lady - Mary Jane Copps has worked with over 400 companies, and has trained almost 10,000 individuals on how to communicate effectively over the telephone. Recognized by media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and the National Post, The Phone Lady hopes to grow her brand at Dreamforce with companies that are dedicated to sales and customer service excellence.

CloudKettle - With over a decade of digital marketing and sales experience, CloudKettle specializes in helping organizations improve how they run by implementing CRM like Salesforce. CloudKettle's President, Greg Poirier, will be speaking on a panel discussing how great consultants collaborate with Salesforce on Tuesday, October 4, from 1:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Outshine - Named a Google All-Star two years running, Outshine helps tech-savy companies grow revenue using digital advertising. They work across all major ad platforms to identify and convert customers at every stage along the path to purchase for their clients.

LeadSift - LeadSift is a sales intelligence platform that automatically identifies target accounts and prospects based on how they engage with content on the public web. Imagine getting a notification every time a prospect engages with your competitor or industry content!

To learn more about the companies from Nova Scotia, Canada attending Dreamforce, visit their websites:

- Bitness: bitness.io
- The Phone Lady: thephonelady.com
- CloudKettle: cloudkettle.com
- Outshine: outshine.ca
- LeadSift: leadsift.com

Nova Scotia Business Inc. is the private-sector led business development agency of Nova Scotia, Canada. We attract global investment to create new jobs across the province and work with companies in all communities to be more successful exporters. Our clients benefit from our business advisory services, skill development and training, and support as they access global markets and succeed in the global economy. www.novascotiabusiness.com

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