Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

January 23, 2007 10:38 ET

Jim Balsillie of RIM at Board of Trade

Keynote speaker at Board's 119th Annual Dinner

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 23, 2007) - More than 1,300 business and political leaders will be attending the Toronto Board of Trade's 119th Annual Dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

This year's keynote speaker, Jim Balsillie of RIM, was recently honoured by Financial Post Magazine as the Outstanding Business Executive of the Year and named the Canadian International Executive of the Year by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Second City grad and Royal Canadian Air Farce cast member Jessica Holmes will be the MC for this entertainment-filled evening.

Date: Monday, January 29, 2007

Time: Reception 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Balsillie speech at approx. 8:10 p.m.

Place: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building,
Lower Level, Constitution Hall

NOTES FOR MEDIA: Event is open to all media - please check in at media desk. Media feed will be available. Please arrive before 8:00 PM for set-up. Please call to discuss live remote needs or to pre-schedule key interviews. /For further information: www.bot.com/media/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Glen Stone, Public Affairs Manager, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4565
    E-mail: gstone@bot.com