Bills in Toronto Series Presents Cross Border Huddle and Business Symposium,
- Inaugural two-day event includes networking reception at Falcons vs. Bills
game, December 1 -
- Conference brings together sports and business communities; offers business
leaders key insights into cross border opportunities -
- Keynote speakers include the Hon. Robert Duffy, Lieutenant Governor of New
York and the Hon. Tim Hudak, Ontario MPP and Leader of the Progressive
Conservative Party -
- Tickets and information available at BillsinToronto.com -
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Media today announced the details of the
Cross Border Huddle and Business Symposium - a first-of-its-kind, two-day
cross border business conference taking place as part of the
highly-anticipated Bills in Toronto weekend on December 1 and 2.
The symposium kicks off with a networking event in the Summit Suite at Rogers
Centre during the Atlanta Falcons vs. Buffalo Bills game on Sunday, Dec.1 at 4
p.m. ET, followed by a half-day conference at Real Sports Bar & Grill in
downtown Toronto on Monday, Dec. 2. Registration for the event can be found at
Aimed at creating new opportunities for expanding Canadian businesses, the
conferencewill host more than 150 international business leaders from
various sectors, and feature breakout sessions with distinguished panelists
and speakers, including keynote speeches from the Hon. Robert Duffy,
Lieutenant Governor of New York and the Hon. Tim Hudak, Ontario MPP, Leader of
the Progressive Conservative Party.
"For years, Rogers Media has led the charge when it comes to sports in Canada,
including our important partnership with the Buffalo Bills," said Greg
Albrecht, Executive Director, Bills in Toronto. "We are now extending that
reach past the gridiron and into the business community, creating new business
opportunities on both sides of the border."
Topics to be discussed at the conference include international banking,
customs brokerage, international tax, immigration and labour mobility,
delivered by a lineup of expert panelist and moderators including: Tom
Kucharski, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise; Paul Mirretta-Barone,
Vice President and Head of Business Banking, Ontario Region, HSBC Bank Canada;
Rosanna Masucci, Director, Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Service,
U.S. Department of Commerce; and the Hon. Dr. Kellie Leitch, P.C., MP,
Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women.
This inaugural event is sponsored by: Hodgson Russ LLP, HSBC and Welke Customs
Brokers USA, Inc.
For more information, including how to register and a full agenda of the
conference please visit www.billsintoronto.com
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI) (NYSE: RCI),
is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and
radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers
Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television
properties include seven City stations, five OMNI multicultural television
stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the
nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360),
andThe Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service. Rogers
Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as
Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading
publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers
Media's suite of digital assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium
partnership sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round
sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
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