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State of the Region Address Moves to Larger Venue Due to Popular Demand

September 28, 2022

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EDMONTON, AB – The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is set to launch a new marquee event: The State of the Region address on October 6th. After selling out in its first week, the event location has been updated to accommodate the high demand. 


The State of the Region address is a panel comprised of leaders from across the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. It will now be held at the Edmonton Convention Centre on Thursday, October 6th, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will provide opportunities to discuss the current landscape, explore economic improvement, investment attraction and a create a unified vision on regional collaboration.  


Malcom Bruce – Chief Executive Officer – Edmonton Global 

Paul Jankowski – Chief Executive Officer – Edmonton Metropolitan Transit Service Commission 

Tom Ruth – Chief Executive Officer – Edmonton Airports 

Karen Wichuk – Chief Executive Officer – Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board  


Michael Walters, former Edmonton City Councillor, regional champion, and now Senior Director of Public Relations and Strategy of Berlin Communications, will be moderating this event. This will be a critically impactful event and the conversations that result will directly contribute to the economic success of our region.   


It is important to note that tickets will sell out fast. This event is presented by Keill & CO and supported by MacEwan University & (YEG) Edmonton International Airport with contributions from Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association. Additionally, (YEG) Edmonton International Airport is offering the opportunity to win two roundtrip tickets on any direct flight from Edmonton to an attendee of this event!

Media Contact

Alex Hryciw
Director of Strategy and External Relations


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