TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ -
What: On the 50th anniversary of Canada's largest boat show, a press
conference will be held to announce the findings of a landmark
economic impact study. Titled The Economic Impact of
Recreational Boating in Canada: 2006 Summary Report, it will
demonstrate the significant impact the Canadian recreational
boating industry has on the Canadian economy.
Who: Canadian Marine Manufacturers Association chair Rick Layzell
will introduce the study, conducted by Genesis Research Inc.
and Smith Gunther Associates Ltd., for Discover Boating Canada,
a public awareness effort to grow boating on behalf of the
Canadian recreational boating industry.
Guests: Michael Kurts, Assistant Deputy Minister - Tourism Policy and
Development Division, Ministry of Tourism
Marc Rondeau, Acting Director - Tourism Policy and Development
Bill Duron, Chair - Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership
Bill Allen, President - Tourism Industry Association of Ontario
Claude Aumont, Partnership Coordinator - OTMPC
Where: Direct Energy Centre (100 Princes' Blvd. Exhibition Place),
East Galleria outside Hall D
When: 9:00 am sharp, Tuesday January 15, 2008
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