Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

February 20, 2009 14:44 ET

Conference Explores Opportunities Through EFTA

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, World News Editor TORONTO, ONTARTIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2009) - Join the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Consulate General of Switzerland, the Embassy of Iceland and Innovation Norway while they discuss key issues covering valuable trade, investment and science and technology opportunities between Canada and the EFTA countries (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

Event moderated by Joe Chidley, Editor of Canadian Business Magazine
Additional details are available at

SPEAKERS: 10 international trade officials representing Canada and the EFTA countries.

LUNCHEN ADDRESS: Mr. Ronnie Miller, President and CEO of Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd. and past Chair of Rx&D: "The Benefits of Free Trade from a Research Based Industry Perspective" Introduced by Her Worship Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga.

Date: Monday, February 23, 2009

Time: Presentation at 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Place: Toronto Board of Trade Downtown Centre,
First Canadian Place, 4th Floor

NOTE FOR MEDIA: Event is open to all accredited media. Media feed will be available. Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. for set-up.

For information contact:
Philip Preville
Director of Public Affairs
Toronto Board of Trade

Contact Information

  • Philip Preville, Director of Public Affairs, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4514