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George Media announces media partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - George Media today announced it has formed an official media partnership between its cornerstone digital B2B publication website, The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ), and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

As the Chamber's national media partner, The Canadian Business Journal will offer unparalleled exposure to the magazine's national audience by providing editorial space, web advertising, and continued onsite coverage of Canadian Chamber events. The Chamber will continue to promote its initiatives and events through CBJ on an ongoing basis.

"This is a natural partnership and a step in the right direction for both the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and The Canadian Business Journal, and we are pleased to be partnering with an organization that has such a solid foundation and vital role in Canadian business," said Michael Alexander-Jones, President of George Media. "Our organizations' goals and values are aligned - we both strive to promote the best in Canadian business - and George Media's broad digital platform will ultimately serve to strengthen the Chamber's profile."

"This partnership will strengthen our advocacy on behalf of Canadian business," added Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber. "The Canadian Business Journal's large audience provides a formidable platform to talk about how we can make Canada more successful."

The Canadian Business Journal will feature a special column every month written by the Canadian Chamber, dedicated to current business issues, which in turn will educate readers of the magazine and help to guide innovators in the Canadian corporate landscape.

The first event recognized under the partnership will be the Chamber's upcoming G20 Business Summit, hosted at the end of April in Gatineau, Quebec, and the first column will appear in the May issue of CBJ - scheduled for release April 30th.

About the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

As Canada's largest and most influential business association, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the primary and vital connection between business and the federal government. It continually demonstrates impact on public policy and decision-making to the benefit of businesses, communities and families across Canada.

About The Canadian Business Journal

As the cornerstone publication website of George Media Inc., The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ) is read by Canadian executives nation-wide. The magazine is one of five independently BPA-audited publication websites produced by the George Media Network (www.georgenetwork.com), and enjoys an average monthly readership of 408,000.

CBJ offers readers a glimpse into major Canadian industries including construction, energy, food and drink, healthcare, manufacturing, and more, through comprehensive profiles of successful Canadian enterprises. The magazine also features articles and columns from Canadian writers focused on all aspects of the Canadian business landscape, from environmental to legal to safety issues. George Media Inc. is proud to promote Canadian business nationally and to the world.

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Sara Kopamees, Editor in Chief, George Media Inc., sarak@georgemedia.ca, (416) 642-7687

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