Asia Pacific Global Export Forum

Monday, September 23 - 2013
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Toronto, Ontario

The Asia Pacific region is one of the fastest growing trade regions in the world, and represents an important export opportunity for Ontario companies.

Ontario is bringing together small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) with industry and Asia market experts to learn more about exporting to this region — where Ontario exported Asia Pacific Global Export Forum bannerover $6 billion in goods and services last year alone!

The Asia Pacific Global Export Forum will be valuable to your business. It will help Ontario exporters and entrepreneurs learn about successful market entry and expansion strategies — how to build effective partnerships  with  companies in the region, and how to develop and expand  your business in the Asia Pacific region; including, China, India, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia.

Reserve a spot now by visiting the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment’s registration site.

Why you should attend:

  • Learn about new export opportunities and trends in the Asia Pacific region
  • Discover government export programs and services for accessing export markets
  • Navigate the unique challenges of markets in the Asia Pacific region
  • Discuss business development strategies with market access experts and business leaders
  • Network with peer companies and business organizations to help you succeed as an exporter

Who is coming?
The forum focuses on manufacturers, high-tech firms and companies interested in exploring export opportunities in the Asia Pacific region. The forum will be of particular interest to companies in the advanced manufacturing, automotive, agri-food, clean tech (environment, water), engineering, infrastructure, information and communications technology, smart grid and renewable energy sectors.

The event will feature presentations from leading experts on the Asia Pacific region; including, the Asia Pacific Foundation, the Asian Development Bank, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, successful exporters, representatives of trade and business councils and industry associations, incoming buyers, and federal and provincial government trade professionals.

What will take place?
The forum will include plenary sessions, industry specific workshops, country panels, a panel of government programs for SMEs, a networking lunch and reception, and more. Ontario exporters are also invited to apply for one-on-one meetings with incoming buyers from the Asia Pacific region.

Register today and learn how to navigate the challenges, target the opportunities and expand your markets in Asia — one of the world’s fastest growing regions and a key trade and investment partner for Ontario, Canada.


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