Going Global: The Tools to Trade with the World

Friday, June 12 - 2015
7:30am - 12:30pm

ed FastLearn about the Government of Canada Trade Tools to launch your Small Business into Global Markets

Canada recently concluded free trade agreements with 38 countries, including the European Union with its 500 million consumers, and South Korea, Canada’s first trade agreement in Asia. Together Canada’s trade agreements provide Canadian businesses with preferential access to more than half of the global market place. The Government of Canada is committed to providing Canadian businesses, especially small and medium sized enterprises, with the tools and the support to allow them to realize their full export potential.

Join International Trade Minister Ed Fast, and experts from all the Government of Canada export support agencies such as Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service, Export Development Canada, the Business Development Bank of Canada and the Canadian Commercial Corporation at a unique workshop designed to provide all the information needed to succeed in today’s international markets.

ITAC believes that effective international business development strategies are critical to ensure that emerging technology companies grow as quickly as possible. They can do so by making good use of all of the resources available to assist in achieving global success. ITAC is proud to co-present this event, which is specially designed for technology and digital companies, with the Government of Canada. Information about ITAC’s upcoming trade missions to India and the United Arab Emirates will also be presented.


7:30 – 8:30          Arrival, Light Breakfast and Networking
8:30 – 9:10          Kick off Session by International Trade Minister Ed Fast
9:10 – 10:10        Trade Tools Workshop and Information Session with all export agencies
10:10 – 11:00      EDC’s Global Economic Forecast
11:00 – 12:00      Senior Business Expert Panel on Global Opportunities for Small Businesses

When: June 12, 2015, 7:30 a.m – 12:30pm
Where: Softchoice Headquarters, 173 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Registration Fee: $40


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  • I consent to receiving electronic communications, information and promotional material from the following partners: le Service des délégués commerciaux du Canada, Exportation et développement Canada, la Banque de développement du Canada ainsi que la Corporation commerciale canadienne. I understand that I can withdraw my consent at any time.



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