Fredericton, NB – A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on January 12, 2011 at 2 pm to officially open the Fredericton Convention Centre, located at 670 Queen Street in Downtown Fredericton. Federal, provincial and municipal officials will attend, as well as invited guests. The public is welcome to attend.
Activities will continue on January 13 with the Mayor’s Gala and 2010 State of the City Address, sponsored by the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce. Activities begin at 6 pm with a reception, followed by dinner and the Mayor’s address. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 506-458-8006. This will be the first official event in the facility.
Public open houses and self-guided tours will be held later this winter to celebrate the opening of this state of the art, multi-use meeting facility designed to host major conventions and events. Details will be announced at a later date.
Media Contact: Wayne Knorr, Communications Manager, City of Fredericton, 506-460-2181