4Front Atlantic Conference

Media Advisory, October 2, 2011

October 3, 2011

Who: Elizabeth Beale, President Atlantic Provinces Economic Council is available by telephone to speak with media.

What: The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) together with 4Front Atlantic Conference have released a paper entitled ‘How Atlantic Canada’s Economy is Adapting to New Global Realities’ to set the context for the upcoming inaugural 4Front Atlantic Conference, October 7, 2011 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Why: This information is of interest to companies doing or aspiring to do business globally and participants in next week’s 4Front Atlantic Conference.

The report articulates the economic transformation that has taken place within our region over the past 20 years and highlights many of Atlantic Canada’s opportunities and challenges. APEC’s report paints an encouraging picture of why business, industry and government should feel positive about the future of our economy.

To learn more, visit Read and Share at www.4FrontAtlantic.com for new posts and materials to inform the critical discussion on Atlantic Canada’s future. Read, comment and share the information with your followers, friends and colleagues.

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council is an independent think-tank dedicated to economic progress in Atlantic Canada. APEC is a trusted source of analysis and advice on current and emerging trends in the region’s economy. Please visit our website for more information: www.apec-econ.ca

The 4Front Atlantic Conference is a forward-looking, business sector led conference, focused on leveraging our competitive advantages, developing new markets, and enhancing the value of products and services businesses in Atlantic Canada sell abroad. In short, the conference is about mobilizing for change and competing differently in order to be at the forefront of success in the new global economy.

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