NSFM 2019 Fall Conference

November 5 - 8,  Westin Nova Scotian Hotel


Host Conference Hotel - The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel 

Type of Room Rate
Traditional Double $ 152++
Traditional Queen $ 152++
Traditional King $ 162++

Please indicate you are part of the NSFM block. Use the link below to book your room at the Westin or call 1-888-627-8553. All reservations must be secured with a credit card. The block will be held until October 4th.

Click here to book your room at the Westin

Westin Cancellation Policy for Guestroom Reservations is 15 days prior to the guest’s date of arrival. The penalty for not cancelling before this time is a charge of the first night's room and tax charged to the form of payment that the reservation is guaranteed by. No charges will be processed until the completion of the NSFM event. If the cancelled guestrooms can be re-sold to another attendee, the cancellation penalty will be waived. This policy has been put in place to provide maximum guestroom availability to all attendees.

If you have specific billing needs (such as billing to your municipality) you need to contact Dave Pitchuck at dave.pitchuck@thewestinnovascotian.com.

Optional Hotel - Cambridge Suites Halifax

$ 123 single or $ 133 double – includes deluxe continental breakfast – ask for the provincial government rate when booking -Book Online using booking code “provgov” (enter under promo/access code) Or call 1-800-565-1263 and be sure to have your municipal government ID available when checking in.

Once these hotels are full there are several other options available in Halifax. Click here for an easy reference link. NSFM does not have room blocks at these hotels.


Click here to register

Registration Fees

Delegate Type Fee up to and including October 14 Fee after October 14
Member $ 500 $ 550
Non-Member $ 550 $ 600
Banquet Ticket $ 65 $ 65

 * fees do not include HST   **$5 per delegate carbon offset fee will be charged

Registration Questions? Contact Amanda Bell abell@nsfm.ca or 902-423-8331

Promotional Program

pdf 2019 Conf promotional brochure (Updated Oct 18) (1.00 MB)


The 2019 Planning Committee has developed an exciting program for you! Bill Carr's Keynote Address Deep Service: A Call to a Higher Level is sure to reignite your fire to serve all Nova Scotians. There are many informative sessions ranging from how immigration is helping communities grow and succeed; an FCM panel on how they can help your municipality; successful partnerships with First Nations; and how elected officials and staff can work together for the betterment of our communities, to name a few. Also, all four party leaders have been invited to address the conference. Come and hear what their plans are for the Province and learn how that will affect your municipality. You won't want to miss this!

Long Service Awards

Applications for the Long Sevice Awards are due by SEPTEMBER 13TH to the NSFM office abell@nsfm.ca -  Click here to download the form.

Sponsorship & Exhibits

If you are interested in sponsoring the event or in exhibiting please contact our Event Planner Judy Webber jwebber@nsfm.ca