From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun

From The Desk of the C.A.O – Debbie Oyarzun
– Chief Administrative Officer

The future is bright for businesses in the Sturgeon Region! Come spend this Thursday afternoon May 17, with key influencers & successful busines s owners to gain insight on what is happening in the region and explore opportunities.

Keynote Speaker Eric Newell – Chair, [Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC)], will address the CCEMC’s mandate & their role as a catalyst for the use of environmental management technologies that the North West Upgrader is implementing for the refinery.

Ian McGregor – Chairman [Board North West Redwater (NWR) Partnership]- will address the economic benefits of the $15 billion NWR project in the Sturgeon Region. With over 50 businesses providing support services, Ian will outline the opportunities & identify how these companies can enter into the procurement process.

Todd Hirsch – Senior Economist ATB, & one of Alberta Venture Magazine, “Alberta’s 50 most influential people” ;. Todd’s new book argues that Canada is at risk of falling behind & becoming economically irrelevant if it does not address issues in: Creativity & Innovation, Risk Taking & Entrepreneurialism, Cosmopolitanism ,Community, & Environmental Stewardship. Todd will provide a financial overview & outlook for Alberta’s integrated energy, agriculture, & manufacturing sectors.

Ross Hodgins – Frontier Honda & RV City, a well-known s uccessful family owned business. Ross has worked in all aspects of the business which has won many awards and accolades. It is now operated on 17 acres & employs 70 people. Ross will provide insight into maintaining & growing a successful business in the region.

Whether you are looking to grow, maintain or start a new business this symposium is not to be missed! Call today to register 780-934-8664

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