Media Advisory - Minister to announce dates/locations for 2001 Ontario Global Traders Awards ceremonies

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Media Advisory - Minister to announce dates/locations for 2001 Ontario Global Traders Awards ceremonies

TORONTO, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - Economic Development and Trade Minister Bob Runciman will announce dates, locations and the nominations schedule for the 2001 Ontario Global Traders Awards at an event on Aug. 28 at the Soheil Mosun Limited plant in Etobicoke where the Provincial Awards are produced.
The Minister will also tour the Soheil Mosun production facilities. The company produces some of Canada's top awards, including Canada's Walk of Fame, the World Music Video Awards and the Briar Cup.
Next spring, the province's most innovative and successful small- and medium-sized exporters will be recognized at regional and provincial ceremonies for their outstanding achievements in international market sales, as part of the fourth annual Ontario Global Traders Awards.
The awards are sponsored by the Government of Ontario through Ontario Exports Inc. - the Government of Ontario's lead trade agency - with its new lead sponsor, RBC Financial Group. Other award sponsors include the Export Development Corporation; Deloitte & Touche LLP; The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario; and Canadian Commercial Corporation. Media sponsors include PROFIT; Canadian Business; Le Lien Economique and Business $ense.

Event: Announcement of the spring 2002 schedule for the 2001 Ont.
Global Traders Awards

Location: Soheil Mosun Limited, 34 Greensboro Drive
Etobicoke, Ontario (east of Kipling Ave., north of Hwy. 401)

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 - 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Time: Introductory Address:
Darius Mosun, V-P, Business Development,
Soheil Mosun Limited 1:00 p.m.
Remarks: Minister of Economic Development & Trade,
Bob Runciman 1:05 p.m.
Photo-ops w/awards, interviews with Minister,
award recipients 1:10 p.m.
Tour of Soheil Mosun Facilities led by Darius
Mosun and Minister 1:20 p.m.

Disponible en fran├žais.

For more information, call: 1-877-46TRADE (8-7233) or visit
www.ontario-canada.com/export
For further information: Media Contacts: Hal Vincent, Minister's Office, (416) 325-8779; Lynn Grittani, Ontario Exports Inc., (416) 314-8704