February 3, 2022 - Economic Forecast with Pierre Cleroux, BDC

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Name: February 3, 2022 - Economic Forecast with Pierre Cleroux, BDC
Date: February 3, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM PST
Event Description:
Join members of the Surrey Board of Trade, Business and Industry leaders at the 2022 Economic Forecast Lunch, featuring Pierre Cléroux Vice President, Research and Chief Economist at BDC. Hear what's expected of our local, provincial, federal, and international economies and what that means to your business or not-for-profit association.

About the Speaker:
Pierre was appointed Chief Economist of BDC in 2012. He leads a team of experts who analyze economic data to identify business and sector trends impacting Canadian entrepreneurs. A seasoned speaker, he regularly travels across the country to help business owners understand the risks and opportunities presented by the economic environment. Mr. Cléroux is also responsible for providing economic analysis and advice to the Bank's senior management team, and supervises all marketing and industry research activities.

Before joining BDC, Pierre worked for the Government of Saudi Arabia as Vice President, Business Analysis in the National Industry Clusters Development Program. His role was to create program strategies, define sector policies and conduct financial and economic analyses of industrial projects.

Previously, Mr. Cléroux was the Quebec Assistant Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, responsible for the implementation of economic policies and programs to support small and medium-sized businesses and encourage entrepreneurship. He was also a strategic advisor for Montreal International, where he was responsible for attracting foreign investment from India and the Middle East, and developing international relationships and partnerships. He worked for 12 years at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business in various roles, including economist and Quebec Vice President.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a master's degree in Economics from Laval University, as well as an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Health & Safety Protocols
  • All Provincial Health Order guidelines in effect on the day of the event will be adhered to.
  • Masks must be worn at all times, unless seated at your table.
  • On the date of the event, you must be fully vaccinated to attend. Your BC Vaccine Card and photo ID must be presented upon entry.
  • All SBOT staff, venue staff and other vendors at the event are required to be fully vaccinated.
  • We will continue to distance seats as much as possible in the event space.
  • Anyone not adhering to our health & safety protocols will be asked to leave.
  • Refunds will not be issued if you are removed or denied admittance for failure to comply with health & safety protocols.
Event Sponsors:
Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel
(15269 104 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 1N5)
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, February 3, 2022
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Mirdula Babu
SBOT Members: $65 Each; $390 - Table of 6; $500 - Corporate table of 6

Non-Members: $75 Each; $450 - Table of 6; $600 - Corporate table of 6

**corporate tables include logo recognition on-screen and at your table at the event.
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