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Canadian Business Women in Tech Virtual Trade Mission to Belgium, Ireland and Poland

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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Date: June 6 to June 14, 2022
Venue: Virtual
Location: Virtual
Target Audience: Delegates recruited by the TCS must be women-owned and/or women-led, as well as generating revenue, actively exporting or export-ready, targeting the European Union (E.U.) and offering a value-added and/or unique technology/product.
Sector: Clean technologies, Information and communications technologies, Life sciences

Event Description:

Are you a Canadian women-owned or women-led business in the Cleantech or Digital Health industries? Join the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) for the 2022 Business Women in Tech virtual trade mission. This year’s mission, set to take place virtually across 6 half-days between June 6th and 14th will convene women-owned and/or women-led companies to 3 European Union (E.U.) markets: Belgium, Ireland, and Poland. This mission includes:

As a delegate, your company will benefit from:

Delegates must commit to participating in all 3 markets, with the schedule as follows:

DateCountryContext
June 6 to 7PolandThe EU’s 6th largest economy and a gateway into the Central and Eastern European region, Poland is also the 6th largest importer of Canadian cleantech in Europe.
June 8 to 9BelgiumAn influential hub, home to the EU headquarters, NATO and global decision-makers. It’s a compact, diverse and central market with access to 60% of Europe’s purchasing power within 500 kilometers make it an ideal ‘test-market’ to softly land in the EU.
June 13 to 14IrelandThe last English-speaking country in the EU and a gateway into the region. Home to 14 of the world’s top 15 health tech companies, 9 of the world’s top pharma companies, and 9 of the top 10 United States (U.S.) tech companies, Ireland has an unmatched innovation ecosystem and is on its way to becoming a major hub for the green economy.

There has never been a better time to diversify and expand your global market reach while taking advantage of the benefits that CETA can bring to you as a Canadian exporter. This virtual trade mission is tailored to support Canadian women-owned and women-led businesses to explore international opportunities, gain first-hand market knowledge and meet potential buyers and partners.

This virtual trade mission is developed by the TCS in Warsaw, Brussels, and Dublin, and follows last December’s mission and the 2020 edition before that.

Register to attend


Why your organization should participate:


Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The Trade Commissioners active on the following markets will be present at the event, and will be able to inform you on business opportunities on their markets.

Belgium
Ms. Michelle Gartland
Senior Trade Commissioner
michelle.gartland@international.gc.ca

Ireland
Ms. Meena Bhullar
Trade Commissioner
meena.bhullar@international.gc.ca

Poland
Mr. James Allan
Trade Commissioner
james.allan@international.gc.ca

Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.


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