The Board believes a strong economic cluster strategy must be a key
driver of a region's competitiveness and is vital to the Toronto
Region's continued success. In support of this initiative we hosted the
Toronto Region Economic Summit, presented by KPMG, on
Thursday, March 29th.
together private sector leaders from key clusters to advance ideas and
identify opportunities/challenges to better drive regional
competitiveness. The Summit encouraged private sector business
leaders to take the leadership role. Focusing on six key clusters (Life
Sciences, Energy, ICT & Creative, Food & Beverage, Advanced
Manufacturing and Transportation & Logistics) and leveraging best
practices and the role model of Financial Services, the Summit will be
the catalyst for new initiatives over the coming year.