- Inaugural two-day event includes networking reception at Falcons vs.
Bills game, December 1 -
- Conference brings together sports and business communities; offers
business leaders key insights into cross border opportunities -
- Keynote speakers include the Hon. Robert Duffy, Lieutenant Governor of
New York and the Hon. Tim Hudak, Ontario MPP and Leader of the
Progressive Conservative Party -
- Tickets and information available at BillsinToronto.com -
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Media today announced the details
of the Cross Border Huddle and Business Symposium - a first-of-its-kind, two-day cross border business conference taking
place as part of the highly-anticipated Bills in Toronto weekend on
December 1 and 2.
The symposium kicks off with a networking event in the Summit Suite at
Rogers Centre during the Atlanta Falcons vs. Buffalo Bills game on Sunday, Dec.1 at 4 p.m. ET, followed by a half-day conference at Real Sports Bar & Grill in
downtown Toronto on Monday, Dec. 2. Registration for the event can be found at BillsinToronto.com.
Aimed at creating new opportunities for expanding Canadian businesses,
the conference will host more than 150 international business leaders
from various sectors, and feature breakout sessions with distinguished
panelists and speakers, including keynote speeches from the Hon. Robert Duffy, Lieutenant Governor of New York and the Hon. Tim
Hudak, Ontario MPP, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party.
"For years, Rogers Media has led the charge when it comes to sports in
Canada, including our important partnership with the Buffalo Bills,"
said Greg Albrecht, Executive Director, Bills in Toronto. "We are now
extending that reach past the gridiron and into the business community,
creating new business opportunities on both sides of the border."
Topics to be discussed at the conference include international banking,
customs brokerage, international tax, immigration and labour mobility,
delivered by a lineup of expert panelist and moderators including: Tom Kucharski, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise; Paul
Mirretta-Barone, Vice President and Head of Business Banking, Ontario
Region, HSBC Bank Canada; Rosanna Masucci, Director, Export Assistance
Center, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce; and the Hon. Dr. Kellie Leitch, P.C., MP, Minister of Labour and Minister of
Status of Women.
This inaugural event is sponsored by: Hodgson Russ LLP, HSBC and Welke
Customs Brokers USA, Inc.
For more information, including how to register and a full agenda of the
conference please visit www.billsintoronto.com
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI) (NYSE:
RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in
television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports
entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations
across Canada; television properties include seven City stations, five
OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four
regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE,
Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel, a
televised and internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces
many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's,
Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading
publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications.
Rogers Media's suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+
premium partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre
stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
SOURCE: Rogers Media
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