Western Economic Diversification Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada

May 22, 2012 14:14 ET

Media Advisory: Shipbuilding Summit to Showcase Jobs and Growth Opportunities for Businesses

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification will officially open the Western Canadian Shipbuilding Summit, hosted by Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) and Seaspan Marine Corporation. The Summit will provide western Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises an opportunity to connect with new business opportunities in Canada's shipbuilding industry.

Date: May 23rd, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside
1133 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

*Please note that parking is limited for this event.

*Media must be accredited to attend the Summit. Please RSVP to ken.chow@wd-deo.gc.ca in advance and arrive by 8:00 a.m. to register in person.

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