VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2012) - On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) will bring together 150 employers, business leaders and government policy makers at the 2012 Leaders' Summit on Immigrant Employment to discuss strategies to attract and retain skilled immigrants into BC workplaces.
IEC-BC spokespeople will be available to respond to an announcement made on Tuesday morning by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training about a new initiative to attract and integrate skilled immigrants into BC's workforce.
||2012 Leaders' Summit on Immigrant Employment
||Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue located at 580 West Hastings Street in Vancouver (enter via Seymour Street courtyard entrance)
||Tuesday, September 18, 2012
||Spokespeople available for interviews at 9:55 a.m.
||Bob Elton, Chair, Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC)
||Kelly Pollack, Executive Director, Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC)
||Pay parking available at Diamond parking lot, 443 Seymour Street at West Pender Street
About the 2012 Leaders' Summit on Immigrant Employment
The 2012 Leaders' Summit will bring together 150 senior decision makers and leaders from small, medium and large businesses, industry and business associations and, federal and provincial government to share leading practices on hiring and retaining immigrant talent as well as current provincial and federal immigrant workforce initiatives. The Summit will also feature practical workshop sessions on hiring and retaining skilled immigrant talent.
About the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC)
The Immigrant Employment Council of BC, an initiative of the Vancouver Foundation, is a provincial non-government organization that stimulates the integration of skilled immigrant talent into the province's workforce by fostering solutions, building connections and being a champion to help employers attract and retain skilled immigrant. www.iecbc.ca