Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit schedule solidified
The fifth annual Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit, produced by GE Capital, will be held in Toronto on May 6-7. According to a news release, it will feature operators, executives, franchisees, investors, lenders and suppliers.
One of the sessions features Cara's new CEO Bill Gregson discussing his company's acquisition of Prime Restaurants Inc., along with Fairfax Financial Holdings president Paul Rivett.
Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s Amanda Lang will discuss the market's commercial real estate trends that are affecting growth and profitability. Joining her on this panel are Blake Hutcheson (CEO of Oxford Properties), Craig Wright chief economist at RBC Capital Markets and Peter Senst (president of Canadian Capital Markets at CBRE).
Attendees will have access to the full Canadian Chain Restaurant Industry Review, a report commissioned by GE Capital and compiled by fsSTRATEGY and The NPD Group Canada.