Media Advisory - CIBC World Markets Conference to feature senior executives from more than 40 leading business income funds

Oct 6, 2008

Senior Economist, Benjamin Tal, to discuss key economic drivers in
    Canadian economyTORONTO, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - CIBC World Markets will
audiocast its 2008 Fall Income Fund Conference, held October 7 - 8, 2008 in
Toronto. The conference will bring together senior management from more than
40 major Canadian income funds to speak to an audience of institutional
investors.
    The conference will also feature a keynote presentation from
Benjamin Tal, Senior Economist with CIBC World Markets, on the outlook for the
Canadian and global economies. In his presentation, called Where in the World
Are We?, Mr. Tal will discuss:-   U.S. and Canadian housing prices;
    -   Impact of credit crunch on the real Canadian economy;
    -   Future of the commodities market; and
    -   Inflation concerns.More information on the conference, including an agenda, can be found at
http://conferences.cibcwm.com/incomefund08/.

    Important Note about Attendance and the Audiocast:

    This event is by invitation only. Media and the public are invited to
listen to the corporate presentations via audiocast. A link will be provided
at the above website on the day of the conference.

    Mr. Tal's presentation will not be audiocast. Media interested in the
presentation should contact Kevin Dove, Communications and Public Affairs,
CIBC at (416) 980-8835 or kevin.dove@cibc.ca.

    CIBC World Markets is the wholesale and corporate banking arm of CIBC,
providing a range of integrated credit and capital markets products,
investment banking, and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets
in North America and around the world. We provide innovative capital solutions
and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked
research for our corporate, government and institutional clients.




For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Kevin Dove, Communications and
Public Affairs, CIBC at (416) 980-8835 or kevin.dove@cibc.ca


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