Business executive with competencies including economic development, strategic planning, marketing, communications, finance, operation, human resources, and not-for-profit.
Creative professional with skills in graphic and web design, utilizing cutting edge technology to bring your brand, project or campaign to life.
Years of experience in building and managing large-scale industry events including trade shows, conferences, social events and corporate meetings.
Collaborative and thoughtful approach to business and partnership development. Considerable experience working in Arctic & North regions, both domestic and international.
Brian has an extensive executive background with over 20 years combined experience. Seeking new challenges, he recently founded Navigate Concepts with a focus on supporting clients in achieving their goals in business, economic development and marketing.
Employing a visionary, detail-oriented and creative approach to his work, Brian has led numerous economic development initiatives including major industry events, research and economic studies, capital works ventures, partnership creation activities, strategic planning, and many others. Brian’s engagement experience and knowledge spans numerous industries including mining, energy, tourism, transportation, Indigenous business, and arts & culture. Additionally, his experience features many years of working and living in Canada’s Eastern Arctic & North. See below for a more comprehensive listing of Brian’s skills and experience.
Angler Solutions Inc. is a consulting and technology-driven company with international experience that provides professional services in the energy market and ocean technology sector. Navigate Concepts developed the company's logo, responsive website, as well as other marketing and technical collateral.VISIT THE WEBSITE
The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador is a member-based organization that works to maximize the artistic and economic potential of the craft community of the province. Navigate Concepts designed and developed a new website for organization in the spring/summer of 2020.VISIT THE WEBSITE
A project of the Craft Council of NL, the Craft and Gift Virtual Wholesale Show 2021 is a website designed by Navigate Concepts to bring together craft / gift makers and buyers from across the province. This site was developed to promote the craft and gift sectors, as well as drive sales during the Covid-19 pandemic.VISIT THE WEBSITE
Craft @ the Edge - A Handmade Future, is taking place in 2020-2021 and will virtually host artists and crafters from across the globe in celebration of Canada’s Craft Year 2020. Navigate Concepts created and supports the event website, which is fully responsive across all platforms.VISIT THE WEBSITE
"Brian worked to design a website completely to our liking. We had many requests and complex registration systems and he took care of it all for us. What I liked most about my experience with Brian was that he never left us high and dry. Even after the job was completed, Brian remained in touch, helping us along the way with any issues that needed attention. Superb work and professionalism all around."
“During the last year, the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador has been benefiting from the advice of Brian Fowlow of Navigate Concepts. His overall professionalism illustrates his exceptional talents in many areas and he is a real pleasure to work with. He has facilitated the tricky navigation of our many issues around our web presence and offered helpful suggestions that we have been following through on. His approach to working with non-profits is refreshing which highlights his knowledge of many sectors including craft.”