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Canada Arab Investment Conference

Canada Arab Investment Conference

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The Canada-Arab Business Council invites you to join the Canada Arab Investment Conference to be held in Toronto October 17-18. The Conference will focus on business opportunities in sectors where Canadian expertise matches Arab needs. The objective is to strengthen ongoing partnerships and forge new trade and economic alliances. It is an excellent venue to position your company as a serious player in this strategic region.


Toronto, October 17-18, 2016

Conference Chair: The Honourable David Peterson

Confirmed speakers include:

  • The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade;
  • The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario;
  • His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto;
  • the Honourable David Peterson, Chairman Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
  • Jose Suarez, President Mining & Metallurgy, SNC-Lavalin;
  • Sheldon Levy, Deputy Minister of Advanced Education & Skills Development Ontario;
  • Dr. Khaled Al Saleh, CEO Riyadh Valley Company;
  • Mark Romoff, CEO Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships;
  • Imad Al-Abdulqadar, Director Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority;
  • Janet Eckar, CEO Toronto Financial Services Alliance;
  • Ahmed Al-Gebali, Director Islamic Development Bank;
  • Dr. Brian Hodges, EVP Education, University Health Network;
  • Dr. Rafi Hofstein, CEO MaRS Innovation;
  • Dr. Hakim Hammach, MD Investment Riyadh Valley Company;
  • Abdullah Snobar, ED Ryerson DMZ;
  • Dr. Charles Khoury, Director Corporate Performance, Shift Health;
  • David Piccini, International Development Advisor, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons;
  • Mohammad Al Zaibak, Chair Canada Arab Business Council.

Conference program overview

Monday, October 17, 2016

18:30 – 20:00 Networking Reception

Welcoming remarks

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

7:30 – 14:30

Networking breakfast

Opening remarks

Arab VIP speaker and Opening Canadian keynote speaker

Panels:

  1. Healthcare
  2. Education and innovation
  3. Infrastructure and major projects
  4. Banking & Islamic Finance

Lunch - Keynote speaker

5. Clean Energy

14:30 – end of day

Briefings for Arab delegates: Canadian legal and tax system

Private meetings: alternative opportunities in real-estate and high tech.

Venue

Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 181 Wellington Street West, Toronto

http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/canada/toronto/reservations


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SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

Diamond sponsor $15,000

• Your corporation is entitled to exclusivity within your industry promotional rights to this event. Your corporation's name will appear on all promotional materials, and event Invitations.

• You will have an opportunity to speak at the event and will be given a special recognition

• One corporate table in the VIP seating area

• Sponsor's name will be mentioned on all printed material and advertising associated with the event

• One (1) corporate banner on display at the event (to be provided by Sponsor)

• Personal introductions to VIPs from the Arab world and Canada.

• Advertisement in the event programs

Gold sponsor $10,000

• Your corporation's name will appear on all promotional materials, event invitations, printed material and advertising associated with the event

• One corporate table in the VIP seating area

• One corporate banner on display at the event (to be provided by Sponsor)

• Personal introductions to VIPs from the Arab world and Canada.

Silver sponsor $5,000

• Four (4) tickets in the VIP seating area

• Company logo to be displayed on the banner and screen saver

• Preferred access to one-to-one introductions.

• Recognition in the event program and during the event


About the Canada Arab Business Council

The Canada Arab Business Council is Canada’s only not-for-profit association focused exclusively on promoting trade and investment between Canada and the Arab world. Since 1983, the Council has been the principal advocate for and the driving force behind Canada’s growing economic relations with Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The Council’s primary objective is bringing the Canadian and Arab business communities together through events in Canada and the region and by partnering with industry associations and government to provide information and support member companies in doing business between Canada and the Arab countries.


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Contact us:

Adil El Mezouaghi, Executive Director – Canada Arab Business Council

a.elmezouaghi@c-abc.org

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