Skip to Content
News Releases
Leading North American companies to present at CIBC's 13th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

Conference to feature economic update by CIBC Chief Economist

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - CIBC hosts its 13th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Jan. 21 and 22, 2010.

This premier conference provides key institutional investors with insight into a number of industry sectors, including mining, oil & gas, power and utilities, forest products, technology, media & telecom and diversified. Senior executives from 75 prominent North American corporations will share their business and growth strategies.

Keynote luncheon speaker on the first day of the conference is Avery Shenfeld, Chief Economist for CIBC World Markets Inc. Mr. Shenfeld will share his latest forecast for the Canadian and global economies and discuss the impact on today's investment environment.

More information on the conference, including an agenda and a list of presenting companies, can be found at (password: CIBC10).

Important Note about Media Attendance:

This event is by invitation only. Media and the public are invited to listen to the corporate presentations via audio cast. A link will be provided at the above website on the day of the conference.

CIBC research analysts will be available for interviews during the conference.

CIBC's wholesale banking business provides a range of integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking, and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets in North America and around the world. We provide innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked research for our corporate, government and institutional clients.

For further information: Media contact: Kevin Dove, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at (416) 980-8835 or