Colliers International to Host Fundraising Event for Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's Foundation

Oct 26, 2010, 09:50 ET from Colliers International

-- 'An Evening with Tony Blair' to feature Charlie Rose in conversation with Tony Blair on the Challenges and Opportunities in this Increasingly Globalized World --

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fall gala season will hit a high note in a matter of weeks when PBS host and 60 Minutes contributing correspondent Charlie Rose conducts a fireside chat with renowned world leader and Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in downtown San Francisco. This high-profile event will be sponsored and hosted by leading global real estate services firm Colliers International.  

Tony Blair, a leading figure on the international stage, will engage in a spellbinding discussion with Charlie Rose about the challenges and opportunities of the modern world. All proceeds from the evening event will benefit the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. The Foundation runs educational programs, and organizes practical projects in countries around the world so that people can work together to tackle ill-health and global poverty as an alternative to conflict.

A host of bold-face names hailing from the Bay Area and points distant have already committed to attend. Table sponsorship opportunities are currently available for $10,000. Sponsorship includes company name visibility and seating for ten.

All contributions are tax deductible.

Additional details about the Tony Blair Foundation can be accessed here

About Colliers International

Colliers International is the third largest commercial real estate services company in the world with 15,000 professionals operating out of more than 480 offices in 61 countries.  A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (Nasdaq: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide.

About The Tony Blair Faith Foundation

The Tony Blair Faith Foundation was founded in May 2008 and aims to promote respect and understanding between the major religions. It empowers, support and trains young people to take multi-faith action against extreme poverty in over 100 countries, providing them with a positive alternative to those who try to use faith as a means to divide.

SOURCE Colliers International