Conference to feature economic update by CIBC Chief Economist, Avery
VANCOUVER, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will host its 15th and largest annual Whistler Institutional Investor
Conference January 18 - 20, 2012.
Scheduled to present are executives from more than 100 prominent North
American companies, from several key industry sectors including:
including chemicals and fertilizers, communications and media, precious
and base metals and minerals, oil and gas, paper and forest products,
pipelines and utilities, infrastructure, steel and industrial products,
technology, transportation, industrials, retail and clean energy.
Presenters will individually speak to their business and growth
strategies and through panel discussions their thoughts on the future
directions of their sectors.
Keynote luncheon speaker on the second day of the conference is Avery
Shenfeld, Chief Economist at CIBC. Mr. Shenfeld will share his latest
forecast for the Canadian and global economies and discuss the impact
on today's investment environment.
More information on the conference, including an agenda and a list of
presenting companies, can be found at: http://conferences.cibcwm.com/login.asp?cid=WHISTLER2012 (password: CIBC12).
Important Note About Media Attendance:
This event is by invitation only. Media and the public are invited to
listen to the corporate presentations via audio cast. A link will be
provided at the above website on the day of the conference. CIBC
research analysts will be available for telephone interviews before,
during and after the conference. To request an interview, please email
Erin Truax at Erin.Truax@cibc.com
CIBC's wholesale banking business provides a range of integrated credit
and capital markets products, investment banking, and merchant banking
to clients in key financial markets in North America and around the
world. We provide innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise
across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked research for
our corporate, government and institutional clients.
For further information:
Media contact: Erin Truax, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at (416) 304-5568 or Erin.Truax@cibc.com