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Former Suncor Head Addresses EEDC Luncheon

Jan 9 2013 12:00AM



EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 -- Join greater Edmonton's leaders from business, government and the community as Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) kicks off 2013 with its sold-out "Economic Impact Luncheon."

Keynote speaker and former Suncor CEO Rick George will address the importance of growing global companies. EEDC president and CEO Brad Ferguson will unveil the organization's 2013 "Statement of Intent," outlining its strategic direction and priorities.

Stephen Mandel, Mayor of Edmonton, and Doug Horner, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will bring greetings from the City of Edmonton and Alberta government respectively.

Date: January 15

Time: 11:45 am to 1:30 pm

Venue: Shaw Conference Centre - Hall D

Speakers will be available for a media scrum at the end of the luncheon. A limited number of seats, including lunch, are available for media; please RSVP to book a spot. Follow the event live at or through Twitter, hashtag #yegimpact.

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Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC is a wholly owned entity of the City of Edmonton, governed by an independent board of directors and managed by an entrepreneurial team that understands that our customers are Edmonton's current/future business leaders and investors. EEDC is responsible for providing leadership to the economic growth strategy for Edmonton and the Capital Region. For more information, visit Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
Renée Williams
Communications Manager

Source: Marketwire

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