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    Seminar: Predicting Canada's Economic Future: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know  (1 IDCEC hour)


    Understanding Canada’s economic outlook and trying to predict what it all means for your business and the interior design industry can be daunting. IDC has gathered three leading economists from major Canadian city-centres to help decipher what 2015 will bring.

    Capitalize on the expertise of the economists in your city in this one-hour keynote presentation. You will learn prospects for interest rates, about the Canadian dollar and commodity prices, and the implications on real estate, both regionally and nationally. Don’t miss out on hearing how these forecasts can affect the future of the design industry.

    Come as a company; learn as a company; grow as a company – the more members of your team who attend, the better the savings!

    SPEAKER: Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist for Central Credit Union 1

    Helmut Pastrick is Chief Economist for Central Credit Union 1, the central financial facility and trade association for the B.C. and Ontario credit union systems. Helmut is the editor of the Economic Analysis of British Columbia and the Economic Analysis of Ontario publications. These sources provide authoritative, unbiased analyses and insights on the provincial economy. Typical issues include forecasts of provincial and regional economies, housing markets and non-residential construction. In addition, Helmut provides economic analysis and forecast services to the credit union system.

    Prior to joining the Central 1 Credit Union in 1997, he spent many years with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in B.C. analyzing and forecasting the provincial housing market and economy. Helmut is the former President of the Association of Professional Economists of B.C., a member of the Canadian Association for Business Economics, and the B.C. Economic Forecast Council. He is frequently called upon by the media to provide comments on economic events, and his presentations are in demand by many organizations and groups including credit unions, trade and professional associations, and service clubs. Central 1 represents a consumer-oriented, full-service retail financial system that serves 2.9 million members and holds $80 billion in assets and is owned primarily by its member credit unions, 45 in B.C. and 113 in Ontario.

    LocationThe Georgian Court Hotel,773 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2M4 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Thursday, February 5, 2015.

    Registration + Continental Breakfast:  7:30 to 8 a.m.

    Keynote Presentation: 8 to 9 a.m.

    Table of eight = $240

    Half Table (4) = $140

    4 tickets = $140

    3 tickets = $120

    2 tickets = $90

    1 ticket = $50

    Time in 1423150200
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    ContactGustavo Espinola
    CEU1 IDCEC hour
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