Rural Economic Summit of Ontario

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Date: 
30 April, 2014 to 2 May, 2014

Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell, the Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, and the Eastern Ontario Training Board, are joining forces in organizing a unique event in Prescott-Russell: the Rural Economic Summit of Ontario.

The Summit, which will be held from April 30th to May 2nd 2014, will address leading-edge rural economic themes.  It will gather a prestigious array of speakers of provincial, national and international reputation.  These experts will share their views concerning the regions’ present and future economic potential, underlining opportunities and challenges.

Being held at the new Clarence-Rockland Arena, next to the Canadian International Hockey Academy, the Summit will provide the opportunity to tackle various sensitive economic themes, including:

  • Rural economic development
  • Promising economic sectors
  • Agri-food industry challenges
  • Best practices and diversity of business models
  • The opportunities that conceal the demographic movement
  • The added value of social enterprises
  • Networking and added value partnerships
  • Entrepreneurial succession planning initiatives

The organizing committee expects to greet 300 guests during this three-day event.  Simultaneously, the event will host a public exhibitor for organizations who will be able to showcase their products and services.  Furthermore, one of the Summit’s beacon will be Groupe Convex’ 10th anniversary Banquet Event, celebrating the success of this social enterprises’ venture which has raised, through the years, international acclaim.

As a sponsor you will have the privilege to have a front row seat in our marketing campaign, a great visibility and a unique opportunity to be associated to this first time event in Prescott and Russell.

This occasion is a must for your business/organisation!

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Groupe Convex
Rockland  Ontario
Canada