Come and join us to learn more about the Alberni Valley's airport and sea port. In the first session, Pat Deakin, Economic Development Manager for the City of Port Alberni, will talk about the airport expansion, why it was done and the opportunities it created. He will discuss the next steps in realizing the possibilities and challenges that the airport faces. In the second session Dave McCormick & Mike Carter, from the Port Alberni Port Authority, will provide an overview of the Port Authority's mandate, role, jurisdiction and facilities. Community contributions; including partnerships and sponsorships, business goals and projects, marinas, terminal operations, spill response base and commercial fishing cluster will also be covered.