21, 2002, Gazette)
Weathering the Storm Charting a
Course for Success is the theme for this years annual business
day conference. Organizers are ecstatic that the keynote speaker will
be Paul Martin, federal minister of finance. Over the past 37 years,
the graduating business class has worked hard to organize this annual
conference that showcases some of the nations top business leaders
and visionaries as they share their insight on current business issues.
Business Day is a professional conference that provides the
opportunity for business leaders, students, and faculty members to
interact and discuss relevant issues, said Katherine Young,
one of the events organizers. Were pleased to offer
delegates a range of interesting and informative speakers. Some of
our speakers are entrepreneurs who have seized market opportunities
with new technology while others have been directly involved in planning
business strategy. Their valuable insight will assist the participants
in future endeavors.
This years conference will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, at
the Fairmont Newfoundland. Other confirmed speakers include Glenn
Stanford, vice-president of hockey operations for the St. Johns
Maple Leafs and General Manager of St. Johns Sports and Entertainment
Limited, Rick Flynn, vice-president of business development for Air
Canada Regional Inc., Cathy Bennett, owner/operator of Bennett Restaurants
Limited (McDonalds), as well as Jamie King, president of Intrignia
Solutions. In addition, Chris Griffiths, president and founder of
Garrison Guitars, will moderate the conference.
For ticket information and a conference agenda, contact the Business
Day committee at 737-3566 or www.busi.mun.ca/businessday.