Women-focused business delegations and events
The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) organizes women-focused business delegations and events each year. The business delegations allow Canadian women-owned and women-led businesses to explore international opportunities, access supplier diversity opportunities and gain important market knowledge.
Focus on business women
For over 20 years, the TCS has taken hundreds of Canadian women entrepreneurs on women-focused business delegations around the world, this includes Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the United States. The TCS runs annual delegations and supports important women-focused events.
TCS business delegations include on-the-ground support from, trade commissioners and our impressive network of partners, including the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC).
Upcoming business delegations
Please stay tuned for news on upcoming women-focused business delegations.
Previous business delegations
- Go for the Greens Business Development Conference for Women
September 18–21, 2019, Orlando, Florida
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair
June 23-27, 2019, Baltimore, Maryland
Why join a business delegation?
Our women-focused business delegations include:
- two information sessions via webinar
- welcome kit
- networking reception and opportunities
- matchmaking and business-to-business (B2B) meetings
- Canadian booth
- on-the-ground support from experienced trade commissioners
We offer expert advice and support during and after each delegation.
Get ready for business delegations
Learn how to prepare for business delegations, and make the most of your experience.
Join us and other business women at upcoming events:
- Annual CAMSC Diversity Procurement Fair
Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council
Held in Toronto every year in April
This two-day event matches global corporations committed to diversity with Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses.
- Power the Economy
WeConnect International in Canada National Conference
Held in Toronto every year in October
This event is for Canadian women-owned businesses that want to connect with multinational corporations and governments. Network with other women entrepreneurs, listen to inspiring speakers and take part in a corporate matchmaking session.
- WBE Canada Conference
Held in Toronto every year in November
WBE Canada’s annual conference brings together Canadian corporate and government leaders, procurement professionals and women-owned businesses.
Connect with Business Women in International Trade (BWIT)
Questions or need support
- Email the BWIT team: firstname.lastname@example.org
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