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The Economic Summit is only 12 days away. What are you waiting for? Register NOW!

By now you know that the  President of WestJet Encore is speaking at dinner.  You know that  Globe & Mail National Affairs Columnist Gary Mason is opening and that Premier Christy Clark is closing the Summit.  You know that  destination marketing expert Roger Brooks is opening the 2nd day.  And you know that  Summit sessions will include the future of energy on Vancouver Island, ‘green’ technology, a forecast of the film industry, attracting skilled labour, forestry, food security, First Nations, ecology and economy, interviews with entrepreneurs, and exploration of attracting investment and retaining talent.

What you may not know is that  lunch  on the first day  is Italian; dinner is salmon; lunch  on the 2nd day  is Greek; and the networking  in the tradeshow  is exceptional!

Now that you have most of your requisite procrastination out of the way,  you are free to register  to participate along with hundreds of other business, community and local government leaders at the 2013 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit.  Registration is easy. Simply  click HERE  and follow the prompts.

The following is a brief description of one of 16 breakout sessions from which you can choose:
Taking Care of Business—Understanding the Link Between Good Health and Good Business
Faced with economic pressures and a transforming workforce, successful business owners are recognizing the correlation between health, safety and business outcomes. This panel discussion brings together health and business leaders who will discuss their strategies on reaping the rewards of investing in a healthy workforce. The conversation will start with the impact of health and safety on business success and culminate with a robust discussion about the realities in the workplace and the strategies that are proving to be most effective.

Georgina MacDonald
Vice President of Planning and Improvement, Vancouver Island Health Authority

Kim Macey CHRP
Chief Operating Officer, Better by Design

Shannon Marshall
Director of Community Relations and Health Promotion, Vancouver Island Health Authority

And, to save you the inconvenience of scrolling back half a page, click HERE (It’s easy!) to register to participate in the 2013 Economic Summit, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 29 and 30.

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