Canada Economic Development

Canada Economic Development

March 17, 2010 09:30 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: An Important Business Event for Outaouais Entrepreneurs

MANIWAKI, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 17, 2010) - Canada Economic Development and the SADC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau are pleased to invite representatives of the media to the upcoming Business Contact Outaouais, taking place under the theme of Business prospects and strategies at the dawn of an economic recovery. A Government of Canada initiative, this is one of a series of events held at regular intervals across Quebec's regions to help guide entrepreneurs in their business undertakings.

Business Contact Outaouais will feature a diverse program of activities. Participants will have the opportunity to sit in on conferences dealing with regional issues and growth outlooks in the key sectors of forestry, tourism and agri-food and to address a variety of topics of interest, including human resource management and the business opportunities available to the region's businesses by virtue of their proximity to the national capital.

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Auberge du Draveur
  85 Principale Street North
  Maniwaki

Please note that the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Pontiac, will deliver the opening remarks at 9:00 a.m. and that the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, will address Business Floor participants at 11:50 a.m.

Canada Economic Development is online at www.dec-ced.gc.ca. Subscribe to the Agency's media advisories at http://www.dec-ced.gc.ca/eng/media-room/mailing-list/list.html to keep up with the latest news.

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