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IT Export Forum and networking session

November 10, 2010

When: Wednesday, November 10, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Ontario Investment and Trade Centre, 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor

- Interested in leveraging Ontario’s export programs, marketing and research services?
- Want to learn successful export strategies directory from fellow industry professionals?
- Curious to know the top exporting myths and legal risks and how to avoid them?

Then join our export panel featuring Open Text, Redline Communications and Desire2Learn who will share their international marketing expertise as well as a panel of two fast-growing technology companies. Also, hear from an expert on the legal risks of using international sales intermediaries.

Our speakers will share how they are successfully leveraging high quality, cost-effective export development and research programs available throughout Ontario. There will be plenty of time to ask questions on legal and marketing risks, and to network. This event is open to all Ontario technology companies.

Of interest to: CEOs, VPs and Marketing Executives from small and medium sized ICT companies.
Organized by: ITAC and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade – Int’l Trade Branch
Cost: ITAC Members $20, Non-Members $30
To register: https://secure.e-RegisterNow.com/cgi-bin/mkpayment.cgi?state=280

Agenda:
8:00 am - 8:30 am—Networking & Hot Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:00 am—Welcome / Review of government export programs and services: MEDT, EMA, IRAP
9:00 am - 9:30 am—How fast-growing IT companies leverage Ontario’s export programs and services: Fixmo, Phybridge
9:30 am - 10:20 am—Top exporting myths and how to avoid them: OpenText, Redline Communications, Desire2Learn
10:20 am - 10:30 am—Networking, coffee and email break
10:30 am - 10:55 am—Legal risks of using international sales intermediaries: Baker & McKenzie
10:55 am - 11:15 am—Questions & Answers
11:15 am - 11:30 am—Adjournment & Networking

Registration limited to 60 people. Early registration is advised.

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Two Ontario IT Trade missions to the U.S.
Sector: M&S, Security and eLearning
Where: Orlando, FL (I/ITSEC)
When: Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2010
Space limited to 7 companies (only 3 spaces left)

The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade invites you to our Ontario trade mission to the U.S. in the Modelling & Simulation, and eLearning sectors. The mission includes turnkey exhibit space in the 20’ x 20’ award-winning Ontario Pavilion with signage, electricity and Internet access, meetings with distributors and VARs, and promotion during our Canada-U.S. business reception.

I/ITSEC attracts 16,000 attendees from over 40 countries and 500 exhibiting companies including U.S. prime contractors, large integrators and distributors such as SAIC, Lockheed Martin, L3Comm, Adobe, HP, CAE, Rockwell and BAE systems. Last year’s mission to the same city and show was ranked by the participating Ontario companies with over 90% satisfaction rating. There are 3 spots left at a cost of US $2,200.
How to apply: Please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)for details.

Sector: Wireless
Where: Orlando, FL (CTIA)
When: March 22-24, 2011
Space limited to 12 companies (only 4 spaces left)

The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade invites you to be part of the Ontario wireless trade mission to Orlando’s CTIA 2011 (www.ctiawireless.com). Twelve Ontario-based companies will have the opportunity to exhibit in award-winning Ontario Pavilion (# 2246) located off the main entrance, and near Samsung, Ericson, Kiocera, Sybase and NTT DoCoMo. Participants will also receive several value-added services including meetings with potential buyers, integrators and agents in and around Orlando.

With over 1,000 exhibitors and thousands of attendees from 125 countries, this is your opportunity to meet leading decision-makers interested in acquiring wireless technologies and content. Last year’s mission to the show was ranked by the participating Ontario companies with over 90% satisfaction rating. There are 3 spots left at a cost of US $2,000 (Early Bird).
How to apply: Please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for details.