Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA)

Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA)

August 02, 2011 08:30 ET

Why is Canadian Business So Interested in Russia?

22 September, 2011-Investing in Russia Business Conference

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 2, 2011) -

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Time: 7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Venue: Grand Banking Hall, 1 KING WEST Hotel, TORONTO, ONTARIO

Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association is pleased invite you to be a part of a flagship Business Conference INVESTING IN RUSSIA: "Myths & Facts, Risks & Opportunities"

For the first time in 20 years, CERBA aims to bring together the most authoritative group of economists, analysts, investors, industrial companies and the financial sector in a one-day conference seeking to:

  • Demystify the political, legal and regulatory environment in Russia;
  • Assess the economic prospects of one of the fastest growing global economies;
  • Explain the formula for success in the Russian market; and
  • Examine the prospects for increased Canadian business in Russia.

This first-of-its kind one-day conference offers a unique opportunity for senior-level business and policy leaders to focus on today's realities and opportunities between Canada and Russia. It will be a catalyst for strengthening business relations and it will expose new opportunities to act on the well-recognized synergies the two countries share.

Notable attendees include such prominent leaders as:

-Igor I. Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister and Ombudsman, Foreign Investment, Government of the Russian Federation [invited]

Already confirmed speakers:

  • Tye W. Burt, President and CEO, Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Prof. Konstantin Sonin, New Economic School, Moscow
  • Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Dr. Daniel Thorniley, President, DT Global
  • Roland Nash, Managing Director, Verno Capital
  • Vyacheslav Pivovarov, Managing Partner, Altera Capital
  • Marie-Lise Gauthier, Global Head of M&A, Bombardier

and more... Please find the most recent and very exciting conference program here:

To view the event broadcasting in real time online on the 22nd of September starting 8.30 am EST (Toronto time) please visit:



The Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association was founded in 2004 with a mandate to enhance and support trade, investment and good relations between the countries of Canada, Eurasia and Russia. CERBA is a unique non-for-profit organization having a network of over 180 corporations, and to meet the dynamic needs of its growing membership it has established seven chapters located in Moscow, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary Vancouver and Almaty. As an association, CERBA provides an extensive network of contacts in private and public sector with frequent events, informative seminars on pertinent topics in the Eurasian market for Canadian companies, an annual National Conference, a quarterly printed Newsletter, committees of the Canada-Russia Business Council (CRBC), access to annual trade missions, as well as market intelligence, advocacy on government policy, and active, Canada-focused sector committees.

For specific details, please click here to contact a local CERBA office.

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