June 3, 2004

York Region continues series on global market opportunities with focus on Asia-Pacific


NEWMARKET –  The Regional Municipality of York is holding its second seminar in the “Diversification: Striving for Export Opportunities in Foreign Markets” series aimed at assisting companies with their exporting efforts.   
 
On June 3rd, learn about Asia-Pacific, the new consumer market.  More than 60% of the world’s population live in the Asia-Pacific region, an area whose countries include the work’s second largest economy (Japan) and the first and second largest population (China and India).
 
Sponsored by TD Commercial Banking, the seminar will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Country Club, located at 8905 Bathurst Street (near Hwy 7) in Richmond Hill.  Other seminars include Middle East Opportunities on September 22nd and Latin American Opportunities on November 17th.
 
Cost is $25 per seminar.  Space is limited.  For more information and/or to register, contact Ellen Ma, Economic Development Co-ordinator, York Region, at 1-877-464-9675, Ext. 1509 or via e-mail at ellen.ma@region.york.on.ca
 
Contact:   Wendy Lewis, Corporate Communications, York Region
- (905) 830-4444 or (416) 297-9696, Ext. 1238
- Email: wendy.lewis@region.york.on.ca
 
 

The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.  York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities:  Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  For more information, visit our Web site at:  www.region.york.on.ca

Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region

 
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