November will see the tenth anniversary of the Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit, which will be taking place at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on November 16. The day focuses on economic development and leadership. Presentations provide attendees with insight on new developments, along with strategies and projects that reposition our local assets.
Founder, Chair and Co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation and co-founder of Tweed Marijuana Incorporated, Bruce Linton will be a keynote speaker, as will Le Boat’s dynamic President and Managing Director Cheryl Brown from the U.K. Cheryl is the driving force behind bringing the world’s largest self-drive boating company to the Rideau Canal this year. It is Le Boat’s first destination launched outside of Europe with their North American headquarters now located in Smiths Falls.
Business Development Bank of Canada’s Vice President, Research and Chief Economist Pierre Cléroux is returning by popular demand as another of the keynote speakers, Pierre will share an update on the Canadian economy from the global perspective and the impacts from south of the border. There will be a question and answer period following his presentation.
WHEN: Friday, November 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration at 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: North Grenville Municipal Centre, 285 County Road 44, Kemptville
COST: $29 (HST included)
Deadline to register: Friday, November 9, 4 p.m.