VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark will participate in the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, the foremost global business gathering in Asia, on Sept. 11 in Tianjin, China.
Premier Clark will take part in a natural resources panel discussion at the annual meeting and host a New West Partnership reception, along with Alberta and Saskatchewan, to promote Western Canada's trade and investment advantages.
Prior to arriving in Tianjin, Premier Clark will make her first official visit to Hong Kong, a global financial centre with extensive cultural and trade connections to British Columbia, on Sept. 10. The Premier will engage in a series of high-level meetings, including with key partners in the province's liquefied natural gas strategy, there and in Beijing on Sept. 12, before returning to B.C.
The World Economic Forum attracts 1,500 of the world's top business executives and government leaders. The theme of this year's gathering in Tianjin is 'Creating the Future Economy'.
Premier's First Jobs and Trade Mission:
Premier's Second Jobs and Trade Mission:
Office of the Premier
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation