CFOA Conference to Showcase Ferry Sector’s Role in Driving Canadian Economy
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 23 -24, 2013, the Canadian Ferry Operators Association will be hosting its 2013 AGM and Conference in St. John’s, NL.  Industry experts from across Canada will present on their strategies to enhance customer relations throughout the two-day conference, which will provide an opportunity to connect with businesses and industry leaders from across the ferry sector.

CFOA 2013 will feature the presentation of a report highlighting the socio-economic importance of the ferry sector in Canada.  In addition, there will be addresses by the Hon. Paul Davis, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Transportation and Works, on September 23, and the Hon. Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), on September 24.

Representatives of the media are invited to attend the Conference and the following events:

Opening Address: The Hon. Paul Davis, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Transportation and Works

Date:                     September 23, 2013
Time:                    8:30 a.m. (media registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)
Location:             Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland – Fort William Ballroom
115 Cavendish Square
St. John’s, NL

Gala Dinner Address: The Hon. Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)

Date:                     September 24, 2013
Time:                    7:30 p.m. (media registration opens at 6:30 p.m.)
Location:             Johnson GEO CENTRE
175 Signal Hill Road
St. John’s, NL

Unveiling: CFOA report on the socio-economic impact of the ferry sector in Canada

Date:                     September 24, 2013
Time:                    7:45 p.m.
Location:             Johnson GEO CENTRE
175 Signal Hill Road
St. John’s, NL


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