The 2017 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on 2017/06/13

Taylor McCaffrey shares the Asper School of Business’ commitment to excellence in management education and the importance of sharing knowledge, experience and opportunities with those in the business community.  In joining with the Associates at the 2017 IDEA dinner to honour David Foster, O.C., we also celebrate the importance of engaging a diverse and dynamic network of business leaders to ensure the success of our leaders of tomorrow.

This year’s award will be formally presented to David Foster in front of Manitoba’s business community, academics, and students in Winnipeg on June 13 at the RBC Convention Centre.

David Walter Foster, is a Grammy-winning Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger. He also created the David Foster Foundation, which supports children in need of medical transplants.

IDEA is presented to outstanding entrepreneurs by the University of Manitoba, the Associates, and Young Associates, a collective of 275 business leaders who are committed to ensuring that the Asper School of Business remains one of the leading schools in Canada. The Foundation supports and promotes the interaction between the business community, faculty, and students through programs and events.