Speaker announced for CRA Saskatchewan meeting
By CRA SaskatchewanCanadian Rental Association
Oct. 19, 2011 - CRA Saskatchewan has announced the keynote speaker for its Nov. 8 meeting in Saskatoon. Kent Smith-Windsor,
executive director of the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce will give a talk entitled "Fishing for Piranhas."
Smith-Windsor was born and raised in Saskatoon. He graduated from
the College of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan, which was
followed by several years of experience in the retail and commercial
banking sectors. Smith-Windsor was closely involved with The
Partnership, (Saskatoon Downtown Business Improvement District) until
assuming his appointment as executive director of The Greater Saskatoon
Chamber of Commerce in September 1996. The Chamber is Saskatoon's
largest business organization, and works to build the best business
climate in Canada, thereby creating a city of opportunity.
Smith-Windsor has served as chair or member of the Saskatchewan Institute on the Prevention of
Handicaps, the North Saskatchewan International Children's Festival, the
Saskatchewan Architectural Heritage Society, the Saskatchewan Jazz
Festival Steering Committee, the Downtown Youth Centre, the
International Downtown Association, and the River Roar. He is past president of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada and a past director of the board of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. Smith-Windsor was named Executive of the Year for 2005 by his peers
in the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada. He is married with four sons and a daughter-in-law.
The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. at Mano's Restaurant, 200-1820 8th St. E. in Saskatoon.
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