Media Advisory - Ottawa to Host CVCA Annual Conference

OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The nation's capital will host the 2014 CVCA- Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association's Annual Conference from May 20-22 at the Westin Ottawa.  This year marks the 40th anniversary of the CVCA and the conference features an impressive list of business leaders and industry key influencers.

Venture Capital and Private Equity make a significant contribution to Canadian economy.  In 2013, more than $14 billion in venture capital and private equity was invested in Canadian companies. Each year, CVCA members help build companies that excel in terms of revenue growth, high skilled job creation and shareholder return.

For a complete list of conference participants, speakers and event schedule visit the CVCA Annual Conference site.

Participating media are required to register for the event.


2014 CVCA Annual Conference


More than 500 Industry Professionals including Private Equity Investors, Venture Capitalists, Institutional Investors and Pension Fund Managers







Robert Deluce, President & CEO, Porter Airlines,

Elyse Allan, President & CEO, GE Canada,

George Gosbee, Chairman & CEO, AltaCorp Capital Inc & Co-owner Phoenix Coyotes





Wednesday, May 21, 2014 starting at 8:30 am until Thursday, May 22 until noon


The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

About the CVCA: The CVCA is the voice of Canada's venture capital and private equity industry. The CVCA's members manage the vast majority of private capital that is designated to grow Canadian businesses. The CVCA fosters professional development, networking, communication, research and education, and represents the venture capital and private equity industry in public policy matters. The CVCA was founded in 1974.

The CVCA Annual Conference is the premier networking and professional development event for Canada's venture capital and private equity industry and attracts more than 500 professionals and influencers from across Canada and around the world. For more information, please visit, or follow the CVCA on Twitter at  #CVCA2014           

SOURCE: CVCA - Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association

For further information: Media contact/ interview requests: Jeff Fredericks, 647-963-6957


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