The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada
Canadian Airports Council

Canadian Airports Council

December 07, 2016 08:00 ET

The Economic Club of Canada and the Canadian Airports Council Present: Canada's Airports - Key Gateways in Today's Global Economy

OTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Panel discussion featuring the Honourable Perrin Beatty- the importance of airports to the economic success of Canada's large cities and what challenges need to be addressed to keep Canada globally competitive

WHO: Speakers
The Honourable Perrin Beatty: President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Adam Legge: President and CEO - Calgary Chamber of Commerce
Howard Eng: President and Chief Executive Officer - Greater Toronto
Airports Authority
Michel Leblanc: President and Chief Executive Officer, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Sam Samaddar: Airport Director - Kelowna International Airport
WHAT: OTTAWA, ONT- Canada's airports provide access to the world, and the world access to Canada. This is increasingly important in today's global economy. For Canada's tourism and business communities, effective and efficient connectivity to national and international markets is critical in today's competitive and changing business environment. While Canada has world class airport infrastructure, more can be done to unlock the potential of Canada's international airports. Moderated by the Honourable Perrin Beatty, the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC) is partnering with the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) to discuss the importance of airports to the economic success of Canada's large cities and what challenges need to be addressed to keep Canada globally competitive.
WHEN: Thursday, December 8th, 2016
7:30am: Registration begins
7:50am: Opening remarks begin
8:15am: Panel discussion begins
9:15am: Event concludes
WHERE: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Laurier Room

The Economic Club of Canada:

Each year, more than 100 key policy makers and business leaders seek out the Economic Club of Canada's platform to deliver major keynote addresses. Audience members are drawn from the most senior levels of Canadian business, government and industry. Membership is open to all who share a passion for discourse around the most important issues of today.

Contact Information

  • To confirm attendance or for more information
    about the event: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Morano
    C: 613.282.4432
    morano@economicclub.ca