Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

September 12, 2011 08:52 ET

Media Advisory: Business Leaders and Top Policymakers to Gather in Montreal for the First-Ever Canada-US Manufacturing Summit

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2011) - North America's top business and public policy leaders from both sides of the 49th parallel will be in Montréal, September 12-13, for the first-ever Canada-US Manufacturing Summit, hosted by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The two-day event will feature high-profile guest speakers and panel discussions, covering a myriad of issues from cross-border trade and regulatory cooperation to workplace skills development.

What: Canada-US Manufacturing Summit
Our common cause: North America's Manufacturing Future
When: Open to the media:
Monday, September 12, 2011: 12 noon – 1:45 p.m. 6 p.m.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011: 9:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.
For a complete agenda, visit:
http://goo.gl/Drj65
Who: The Hon. Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry
The Hon. Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade
Gary Doer, Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America
David Jacobson, US Ambassador to Canada
Dr. Jayson Myers, President & CEO, CME
Jay Timmons, President & CEO, NAM
More than 15 other premier business leaders and government officials
Where: InterContinental Hotel
360 St. Antoine St. W, Montreal QC

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