HALIFAX, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Jean-René Halde, President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), will be the keynote speaker at a breakfast hosted by the Greater Halifax Partnership (GHP) on Wednesday, September 4.
In a speech entitled "Building a Prosperous Halifax One Entrepreneur at a Time", Mr. Halde will discuss entrepreneurs' biggest challenges, giving special attention to the importance of growth. He will also talk about the role of the broader business community in helping create the conditions for prosperity.
|Media:||Interview opportunities with Jean-René Halde following the breakfast.|
| Greater Halifax Partnership - Keynote Speech by Jean-René Halde,
President and CEO, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
|Date:||Wednesday, September 4|
|| Breakfast, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Q & A- 9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
|| Delta Halifax, Bluenose Room
1990 Barrington St
Halifax, NS B3J 1P2
Canada's business development bank, BDC, puts entrepreneurs first. With almost 2,000 employees and more than 100 business centres across the country, BDC offers financing, subordinate financing, venture capital and consulting services to more than 28,000 small and medium-sized companies. Their success is vital to Canada's economic prosperity. www.bdc.ca
About the Greater Halifax Partnership
The Greater Halifax Partnership is the lead economic development organization for Halifax. The Partnership works to keep and grow business, attract new investment, strengthen the community and help people succeed. More than 130 businesses and all three levels of government invest in the Partnership to support economic growth in Halifax. www.greaterhalifax.com
SOURCE: Business Development Bank of Canada
For further information:
Senior Advisor, Public Relations
Business Development Bank of Canada