Ontario Universities Fair`! 2011 website:
TORONTO, ON, October 14, 2011 – The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) is proud to be a returning platinum sponsor of the 2011 Ontario University Fair. This opportunity enables CGA Ontario to reach out and connect with high school students who may be considering a career in accounting and finance, to demonstrate how a career path as a certified general accountant brings opportunity that goes beyond the numbers, offering flexibility and financial reward across all industries, including public accounting and auditing.
When: October 14 - 16, 2011, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
Booth location: Booth #21 (front entrance)
Presentations: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Instant PIN & WIN contest: Students visiting the booth are given a chance to win big with an instant PIN & WIN card. A grand prize of $1,000 cash will be given out during the show, in addition to gift cards. Winners are drawn every hour on-site. Students who can’t make the show can enter by visiting www.seeyourway.org.
Who should attend?
High school students and prospective university students
Teachers and guidance counsellors
Family and friends
With so many ways to put the CGA designation to work, the rewards are almost endless. The CGA designation delivers high earning potential – be it through owning your own business or working for a firm. It lets you choose a lifestyle that includes time for fun. That same flexibility means you can arrange your career around the demands and pleasures of family life. CGAs work all over the world. Wherever they go, they find a wide range of opportunities – they can find the work that's right for them at every stage of their lives.
Diverse and highly skilled, CGAs have achieved a respected designation through rigorous academic training and intense real-world experience. The CGA designation tells an employer that a prospect is well equipped to add value to the organization no matter what the future brings.
CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its 20,000 certified general accountants (CGAs) and 8,000 students in the CGA program of professional studies in the province of Ontario. www.seeyourway.org / www.cga-ontario.org / www.facebook.com/cga
For more information, please contact:
Amy Mulhern, Manager, Public Relations, CGA Ontario
Phone: 416-544-4781 or 1-800-668-1454, ext. 8311