The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT), in partnership with OCRI Global Marketing, invite you to attend this targeted business development event. If your company is interested in exporting to Brazil, Chile or Mexico or if you would like to expand your existing market share in these countries, this seminar is ideally suited to you. Whether working in management, sales, marketing or in business development, the seminar offers practical, hands-on information and advice on exporting to these growing markets.
Date: Friday, December 3, 2010
Time: 7:30 AM 12 Noon
One-on One Meetings: 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
Location: Brookstreet Hotel, 525 Legget Drive, Ottawa
Please register HERE
The seminar is designed to provide companies in the information and communications technology (ICT), cleantech/environmental technology, life sciences/medical technology, digital media and security sectors, the tools they need to enter or expand their business in Brazil, Chile and Mexico.
At this seminar you will:
Obtain an overview of the Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican markets;
Learn about market entry strategies, trade statistics and export trends;
Gain practical tips and advice from the MEDT's In-Market Trade Consultants located in Brazil, Chile and Mexico;
Learn about methods of shipping, import duties and tax considerations;
Hear about various financing options available to support foreign buyers of Canadian products and services;
Learn about potential opportunities in a variety of sectors including information and communications technology cleantech/environmental technology, life sciences/medical technology, digital media and security;
Hear about the services of the Ministrys In-Market Trade Consultants and how they can help you export your products/services to these countries.
Schedule a one-on-one meeting with the MEDT In-Market Trade Consultants located in Brazil, Chile and Mexico to discuss your export plans.
Click HERE to register. To book a 15 minute, one-on-one meeting with in-market trade consultant(s) following the seminar, please contact Anne Croteau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For registration information contact: For content information contact:
Eric Darch, Business Development OCRI Anne Croteau, MEDT
(613)828-6274 ext. 265 (613)241-3841 ext. 231
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM 8:40 AM Welcome and Overview - Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Anne Croteau, Business Advisory Services
8:40 AM 8:50 AM OCRI Global Marketing
Mike Darch, Executive Director
8:50 AM 9:00 AM Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Maureen Angus and Margaret Vokes, International Trade Branch
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Business Opportunities in Brazil
Marcos José Duarte, In-Market Trade Consultant, Brazil
9:45 AM 10:30 AM Business Opportunities in Chile
Veronica Medina, In-Market Trade Consultant, Chile
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM 11:30 AM Business Opportunities in Mexico
Gabriela Esquinca, In-Market Trade Consultant, Mexico
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Export Development Canada
Lissa Bjerkelund, Chief Representative, South America
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Question and Answer Session
12:00 PM Adjournment
1:00 PM 4:00 PM Pre-arranged one-on-one Meetings with In-Market Trade Consultants, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (15 minutes each)