Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

May 02, 2011 19:19 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Chinese Consul Holds Office Hours in Edmonton(i)

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) -

(i) Note to editors: Change in dates from original announcement

Edmontonians seeking official advice on investment and doing business with China will have two opportunities in 2011 to consult with a Chinese Consulate General representative in person.

Economic and Commercial Section Consul Lei Jianzhong, based in Calgary, will hold office hours, by appointment, on May 12 and October 14 at World Trade Centre Edmonton, 9990 Jasper Avenue.

Note: for information or advice on passports, visa and document notification and authentication process, please contact Gold Mountain Travel Services Inc., a visa service provider authorized by the Consulate General, at 780.425.8899 or www.goldmountaintravel.ca.

"Having Consul Lei right here in Edmonton is a great opportunity for anyone interested in doing business with the Chinese," said Ken Fiske, Vice-President of Tourism and Special Events at Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). "This initiative enhances Edmonton's economic position, showcases the Canadian tourism industry and strengthens Canada's foreign relationship with China."

Space is limited. To schedule an appointment, call EEDC at 780.424.9191 or email chineseconsulate@edmonton.com.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

Contact Information

  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations
    780.932.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com