Media Advisory: OCE and CYBF to join forces in support of young entrepreneurs

Media Advisory

TORONTO, May 27, 2013 – Ontario Centres of Excellence President and CEO Dr. Tom Corr and Canadian Youth Business Foundation CEO Julia Deans will announce details of, and sign, a memorandum of understanding that will see the two organizations invest $1 million in Ontario’s young entrepreneurs.

The memorandum of understanding will see the creation of new two-year programs and projects aimed at helping entrepreneurs aged 18-39 build and develop businesses originating in Ontario’s colleges and universities.

WHEN: 3 p.m. – Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WHAT: Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between OCE and CYBF

WHO: Dr. Tom Corr, President and CEO of OCE and Julia Deans, CEO of the CYBF

WHERE: Discovery trade show and conference, Booth #1031, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 800 Level – Halls D&E (Entrance located at 222 Bremner Blvd.)

Named Canada’s Best Trade Show 2010 and 2011 and now in its eighth year, OCE’s Discovery is Canada’s premier innovation showcase. It brings together the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, investment and government to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices and research in the areas of energy, the environment, advanced health, digital media, information and communication technologies and advanced manufacturing. The annual conference and showcase attracts more than 2,500 attendees and 350 exhibitors.

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