Announcement & News Conference

October 20, 2014



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What: On October 23, 2014, His Worship Mayor Brad Woodside will announce a world-class, telecommunications infrastructure initiative and strategic partnership through GoFred – a product of the city-owned telecommunications company, e-Novations. 

Why:  To reveal details about a ground-breaking initiative, which will enhance Fredericton’s position as a premiere place to do business in the ICT sector and knowledge-based industries.  This initiative will set Fredericton apart from Atlantic Canada in terms of unique value proposition and competitive advantage.  It will well-position Fredericton to attract foreign direct investment from companies looking to establish or outsource their product development divisions globally.  

Who Should Attend:  Members of the Media (including business/community reporters and editors), business community at-large, government and institutional stakeholders.

When: Thursday, October 23rd, 10:00 a.m.

Where:  40 Crowther Drive, Knowledge Park-Building 4, Fredericton, NB

Slated Speakers:  His Worship Mayor Brad Woodside, City of Fredericton; Larry Shaw, CEO of Ignite Fredericton & Knowledge Park; Tom Rivington, CEO of F6 Networks; and Mike LeBlanc, CEO of BlueSpurs

Media Contact:  Laurie Guthrie, Economic Development Specialist, Ignite Fredericton, 462-5126, laurie.guthrie@ignitefredericton.com