Empire Club of Canada

January 31, 2013 08:00 ET

BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, Speaks to Empire Club February 5th Noon to 2pm, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall

Sold Event Will Be Live Webcast to Accommodate Demand

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2013) - The Empire Club of Canada is pleased to welcome Thorsten Heins, CEO, BlackBerry. Heins was named President and Chief Executive Officer at BlackBerry in January 2012. Over the past year he has undertaken an extensive program to revitalize the organization while readying for the launch of BlackBerry 10. Join The Empire Club in hearing Heins' first public address since the launch of BlackBerry 10, when he will discuss the future of mobile computing and share his vision for the future of technology in Canada and around the world.

The sold out event will also be webcast at a cost of $25. Empire Club members can view the webcast at no charge. The webcast is available at http://pragmatic.adobeconnect.com/rim/event/event_info.html.

"For over a century, we've been the nation's most important speaking platform," says Robin Sears, Empire Club President. "With the addition of a live-web cast option, we're excited to be able to bring this tradition into the twenty-first century and onto the desktops, tablets, and smartphones that now enable our lives."

The Empire Club of Canada, established in 1903, is recognized as one of Canada's oldest and largest speakers' forums with a membership comprised of some of Canada's most influential leaders from the professions, business, labour, education and government. Over its history it has been addressed by more than 3500 prominent Canadian and international leaders - men and women who have distinguished themselves in many fields of endeavour.

Contact Information

  • Ted Griffith
    Senior Vice President, APEX Public Relations Inc.
    Vice President, Empire Club of Canada
    416 934 2120