Canadian Business Spotlight Takes an In-Depth Look at Hospitality, Finance and Medical Industries with Leading Experts

OAKVILLE, ON, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Business Spotlight series wants to know: What's on your weekend to-watch list? This May, the award-winning crew is back, digging deep to bring viewers behind-the-scenes to explore some of Canada's most forward-thinking organizations. Spotlight offers a succinct and informative package, keeping viewers current without taking up their whole day.

In this spotlight, Cindy Burgess speaks with Sherry Saunders, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CWT Canada & North American Leisure. They discuss how CWT, a global leader in business travel meetings and events, is creating a new digital experience for business travelers through its award-winning CWT To GoTM app and new booking solution, CWT Online powered by KDS.  Further, Jim Canning, Vice President of Client Services, explains how these tools support the managed travel program, ultimately helping companies impact their bottom line. Next, the Toronto based CBS crew takes the investigation further through an interview with Steve Giblin, President & CEO of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. Giblin peels back the curtain on its distinctive, all-inclusive approach. Their mission is clearly your company's bottom line, with an innovative method designed to save money, without sacrificing the feel of high-end service.

Diving into the trenches of the middle market, correspondent, Hal Roberts, goes behind the scenes with CIT Canada. Find out how CIT brings value to middle-market companies through its tailored financing solutions and unwavering customer service. Furthermore, here is how a JD Power award-winning direct brokerage firm continuously reviews its service offer and always maintains the client as its first priority; you'll definitely want to tune in.  Nancy Paquet, President of National Bank Direct Brokerage, tells us about the shift in demographics, as they welcome eager young professionals in their 20s and 30s to the investment arena.

The episode continues by profiling Canadian medicine, an industry that's landscape is ever evolving to help improve the healthcare system. Companies across Canada are significantly impacted by stress; so much so that it's referred to as a silent killer for business. Dr. Viadislav Ovschinnikov, Consulting Physician at Vital Management, explains that stress is a very serious condition that can be overcome. So, how do you help fight this condition in the workplace? Vital Management gives its expert insight. Finally, the spotlight shifts to Ottawa, where The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada discusses the lengths they go to in order to ensure that Canadian specialists remain among the best in the world. Hal speaks to the Royal College's CEO, Dr. Andrew Padmos, FRCPC, and Executive Director of Education, Dr. Ken Harris, FRCSC  about their new initiative to reform the medical education system.

Throughout each episode of Spotlight, you'll hear from Sara Kopamees, Editor in Chief of Industry Media/Canadian Industry Online as she shares the latest trends and tips in Canada's business arena.  Industry Media is an interactive publishing company and the producers of Canadian Industry Online (CIO).

About CEG
CEG is a North American leader in creating original content. Our award winning creative team brings brands and services to busy business professionals and consumers together with engaging stories around the globe through digital channels, social media communities and network broadcasts. The latest endeavour for CEG is the launch of Canadian Business Spotlight, a series that broadcasts as independent programming on BNN, combining powerful business acumen with an innovative spin of company profiles.  From entrepreneurs and executives, to investors and industrialists, Spotlight is the one to watch for all things business:


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