BERWICK, NS – (June 25, 2021) The Darwin Event Group, Nova Scotia’s leading event promoter announced today that it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire Legault Companies trade show and event business. As part of the transaction, Darwin acquires Legault’s trade show and event services, assets, and facilities in Moncton, NB and Halifax, NS.
“The addition of Legault Companies significantly increases our trade show business and is consistent with our approach of viewing this challenging time as an opportunity for dynamic moves that might otherwise not have been possible”, states Darwin Event Group President Matthew Schurman. “The Legault addition supports our strategic goal of creating a stronger, more complete company than we were pre-pandemic.”
Doris Legault, of Legault Companies sees a bright future ahead and adds, “I believe this is a win-win for everyone. Matthew’s team is the ideal partner to take this business to the next level. I am looking forward to retirement, and our customers are left in Darwin Event Group’s capable hands.”
“I am excited about the synergy between these two strong companies. Our combined resources, geographic reach, and talented personnel will provide immediate value to all our customers, says Schurman. “While we were two different companies, we shared similar philosophies, commitments and standards. Together these values will make the combined business stronger as we ride out this public health crisis and build towards the future.”
“In Legault, we have acquired a terrific business, with exceptional employees,” adds Schurman. “The entire Darwin organization welcomes them to the family and looks forward to collaborating to build upon their impressive success.”
About the Darwin Event Group.
The Darwin Event Group is a home-grown Nova Scotia success story. Established in 2003, we are the only Nova Scotia owned and operated full-service event production company. Our portfolio includes several of the largest consumer trade shows east of Quebec including the 38th Annual Atlantic Outdoor Sports & RV Show as well as several craft, home and motorsports shows. Our equipment rental division includes over 40 events, while our tent rental company (Maritime Tents) adds another 90 events to our calendar each year.
For additional information:
Darwin Event Group
Matthew Schurman, President
100 South Street, Unit 16