Media Advisory - Export Awards celebrate Northern Ontario Business achievement

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Media Advisory - Export Awards celebrate Northern Ontario Business achievement

TORONTO, April 8 /CNW/ - Leading northern Ontario small and medium-sized firms will be recognized for their outstanding achievements in exporting at the fourth annual regional Ontario Global Traders Awards ceremony in North Bay on Thursday, April 11. The awards are sponsored by Ontario Exports Inc., the Government of Ontario's lead trade agency; RBC Global Services and their Partners in Trade.
This awards ceremony is part of a full day of activities that includes the Ontario Trade Days Forum. The forum features business leaders who will share success stories and insights into reaching global markets.

Event: Northern Ontario Global Traders Awards Ceremony/Ontario Trade
Days Forum

Location: Best Western North Bay, 700 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2002

Time: Welcoming remarks: His Worship Jack Burrows, Mayor, City of
North Bay 9:00 a.m.
"Outlook for Ontario Exporters" 9:05 a.m.
Trade Exhibits and Refreshment Break 10:20 a.m.
Exporters' Open Forum: "Managing Your
Business in an Age of Uncertainty" 10:40 a.m.

Start of Northern Ontario Global Traders
Awards Ceremony 1:20 p.m.
Remarks: Ted Chudleigh, Parliamentary
Assistant to the Minister of Economic
Development and Trade
Awards wrap-up: Photo-op and
media interviews 2:30 p.m.

Disponible en français

For more information, call: 1-877-46TRADE or visit www.ontario-canada.com/export
For further information: Media contacts: Lara Coombs, Parliamentary Assistant's Office (416) 325-8679, (416) 578-2290 (cell); André Quenneville, Ontario Exports Inc. (416) 325-4676, (416) 726-0403 (cell); Eric Shapiro, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (416) 325-6698