Media Advisory - Minister Bains to engage with innovators and entrepreneurs at Startupfest

OTTAWA, July 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will attend Startupfest, an annual conference for entrepreneurs, company founders, investors and mentors. At this event, Minister Bains will participate in a discussion about innovation and government support for small business growth and how this can lead to more jobs for the middle class.

 

Date:

Friday, July 14, 2017



Time:

10:20 a.m. (ET)



Location:

Keynote Stage


Promenade du Vieux-Port


Montréal, Quebec



Note:

This event will take place outdoors directly in front of the Montreal Science Centre. The nearest street corner to the event entrance is Rue de la Commune Est and Boulevard Saint-Laurent.




Registration is required. Media who are not already registered must contact Marc-Alexandre Delage to order badges:




Marc-Alexandre Delage


Community & Media Relations


514-952-7163


marc@startupfestival.com

 

Follow Minister Bains on Twitter: @MinisterISED

 

SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Karl W. Sasseville, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-2500 ; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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