Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

May 02, 2007 09:38 ET

GTA Students Finding Out a Future as a CA Has No Limits

Sony Music Executive gives Chartered Accounting career advice

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 2, 2007) -

Attention: Assignment/Business Desks

A select group of Greater Toronto Area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on May 3. Approximately 400 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session. Toronto is hosting one of just three No Limits conferences being held in 2007.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Neil Foster, Co-President of Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc. He'll discuss the importance of the CA designation and its benefits to his career.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants for Toronto's top businesses together with students most likely to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, the students will get the chance to meet CAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CA designation. Participating organizations include major accounting firms, Youth In Motion, Holt Renfrew, IBM, Hudson's Bay Co., Fairmont Hotels and Cineplex Entertainment LP.

Media are invited to attend the No Limits conference and interviews can be arranged with participants.



WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Neil Foster, Co-President of Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc.

WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Mr. Foster speaks
at 11:30 a.m.)

WHO: CAs hosting GTA high school students at business learning session

WHERE: University of Toronto Residences (former Colony Hotel)
89 Chestnut Street, Toronto


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 32,000 CAs and 4,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's high standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Recognized internationally, the CA designation denotes financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight and leadership. The Institute website is: www.icao.on.ca.

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