Winter Reception 2014
The Winter Reception was held at the Canadian Embassy on 4th February, with the theme Winter Olympic Games.
In conjunction with the Embassy of Canada, the PCCC held the Winter Reception at the Embassy on 4th February, with the theme Winter Olympic Games. After a short introductory welcome by Ambassador Alexandra Bugailiskis, the guests were addressed by the Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Canada’s G8 Sherpa, Mr. Peter M. Boehm. Mr. Boehm briefly covered issues including the new bilateral trade agreement, the Winter Olympic Games, and the bond between Canadian and Polish Governments, business and individuals.
Following Mr. Boehm’s presentation, Mr. Tomasz Lisiecki (President of the PCCC) thanked the sponsors of the event. The sponsors included Apotex, Bireta, Miedzi Copper, Perła and Vac Aero.
Tomasz also recognized new members to the PCCC including Citibank, Dentons, E&Y, Mielżyński Wine, Spirits and Specialties, Redknee, Sandoz and SNC Lavalin Polska.
About 120 guests attended the function and were treated to sumptuous food provided, once again, by “Why Thai” restaurant.
As usual, the evening was a lively gathering of the Polish and Canadian business communities and guests.