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May
11
Tue
2021
SEUS-CANADA GEORGIA PROCUREMENT WEBINAR @ Virtual Event
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

SEUS-CANADA GEORGIA PROCUREMENT WEBINAR

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
9:30am – 11:00am EDT

The Southeast U.S.-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) Alliance was established in 2007 to present the opportunity for businesses to enhance commercial ties, promote two-way trade and investment and encourage technological exchanges between the member states and Canadian provinces. The Alliance reinforces the importance of the long-standing U.S.-Canadian relationship and expands commercial opportunities in underdeveloped sectors and markets through new partnerships.

Members of the Alliance include:

  • U.S. – Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
  • Canada – New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec.

These states and provinces offer growing trade and investment opportunities for companies in both countries. Goods and services trade among Alliance members continues to thrive, with total trade exceeding USD $34.2 billion in 2020.

The SEUS-CP Annual Conference will return to Georgia in the spring of 2022.

Jul
20
Tue
2021
Buy American Act and Buy America requirements applicable @ Virtual
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, and Blank Rome LLP for a webinar discussing the Buy American Act and Buy America requirements applicable to Canadian companies selling into the U.S. public sector market.

Topics include:

• Understanding the Buy American Act, Buy America, and other domestic preference regimes
• Compliance strategies and best practices
• The consequences of non-compliance

This webinar is for Canadian companies who are either interested in or currently selling to the U.S. public sector market. This program will be of particular interest to companies in the clean tech, information technology, infrastructure, and transportation sectors.

Jul
22
Thu
2021
Accessing CUSMA Markets with E-Commerce @ Virtual
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA, USMCA in the United Sates, or TMEC in Mexico) recognizes the fundamental role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the North American economies and seeks to promote participation of SMEs in digital trade to access new markets. Small businesses can expand their online sales to customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico by utilizing free online e-commerce tools and resources as well as small business counseling services.

To hear this WebEx presentation, participants can join via the phone or they may select computer audio broadcast for one -way listen mode. U.S., Mexico and Canada access numbers are available. Please register at the Event Website!

Learn more

Register (WebEx Link)

Jul
27
Tue
2021
Seoul Food & Hotel 2021
Jul 27 – Jul 30 all day

Seoul Food & Hotel (SFH) is the largest international food and hospitality show in South Korea and the annual meeting place for industry professionals to source new products, make note of the latest trends, and to meet business partners from all over the world.

This year’s SFH is in-person to be hosted on July 27-30 with virtual B2B platform showcases exhibitors’ products for one year to over half a million registered buyers.

At this time the Canadian Pavilion has recruited some companies who will be exhibiting within their own booth space using their own in-market staff. We realize that some companies many not have in-market representation established or may not want to use hired help to staff a booth. To address those companies’ needs, Canadian Federal Government is offering the opportunity to participate in the Canada Product Showcase.

The Canada Product Showcase space is available to companies who have already accessed or have had a long-term interest in the South Korean market (it should not be used as an exploratory option) and wish to display their products on site. In-market staff hired by Agriculture Canada will greet visitors, point them to the product showcases, and collect leads within the space.

The price to participate of $300 CAD per company will include the following:
– One (1) lighted glass showcase to display product packaging
– One (1) unique QR code linked to the show’s virtual B2B platform landing page (code to be displayed on the glass showcase)
– A one-year subscription to the show’s virtual B2B platform offering access to more than 500,000 registered buyers
– Access to pre-show buyer meetings organized virtually by Embassy staff
– Company logo displayed on the Pavilion Logo Wall
Please note there will be no sampling in the space as the space will be focused on displaying Canadian products.

DATE: July 27 – 30, 2021
WEBSITE: http://www.seoulfoodnhotel.co.kr/main/main.php
DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR PARTICIPATION: Thursday morning, April 29th, 2021

CONTACT:

Lannia Pan MacAleer
Trade Development Officer
Global Trade Services
Innovation PEI – Province of Prince Edward Island
Email: lpmacaleer@gov.pe.ca
Tel: (902)368-6208 Cell: (902)218-4382

Sep
1
Wed
2021
Virtual Trade Mission to AI Korea 2021 @ Virtual
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all day

Is your company interested in selling its innovative technology in the South Korean market?

If so, you may be interested in applying to join the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) on the virtual trade mission to AI Korea 2021, a unique opportunity to engage with the Korean technology industry from home. The TCS will also host a Canada Pavilion at AI Korea 2021, which will promote Canadian technologies and will host virtual meetings between Canadian participants and Korean industry stakeholders to generate discussions on potential partnership opportunities.

Selected applicants will:

  • meet with potential buyers, partners and investors in Korea’s technology sector
  • increase the visibility of their product or service
  • receive personalized support from the Trade Commissioner Service

Application deadline: July 30, 2021

Oct
1
Fri
2021
Expo 2020 Dubai – October 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022 @ Dubai, UAE
Oct 1 2021 – Mar 31 2022 all day
Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Our once-in-a-lifetime celebration – the largest event ever staged in the Arab world – is set to welcome 190 participating countries, and millions of visitors from across the globe. Here they will experience warm Emirati hospitality at its finest, as well as the UAE’s values of inclusion, tolerance and cooperation. Youth are at the heart of our World Expo. That’s why Expo 2020 aspires to create a meaningful legacy that will benefit generations to come, both locally and globally, spanning everything from innovations and architecture to friendships and business opportunities.

No one could have predicted that our world would come to a pause because of a virus, that millions of lives would be forever changed, that economies would be severely impacted, and social interactions would take a completely different form.

Our journey has taken a different turn, and Expo 2020 will now run one year later than expected, from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. But this has only strengthened the significance of our founding promise – to connect minds and create the future.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Director General and Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau, said:
“At Expo we know we need to deliver better than what was planned before. We have the chance to respond to how our world has changed. And so we must seek new definitions of success. We must create an opportunity for the world to come together, not just physically but also virtually. We must achieve tangible positive outcomes. We must inform wisely and inspire utterly, a world that deserves better than it has today.”

We continue to make strong progress as we prepare for a new Expo that will reunite the world in 2021, with far-reaching precautionary measures allowing us to keep all event preparations on track while ensuring the health, safety and well being of everyone working throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

We are excited too about the deeper impact that our new World Expo will have on shaping a better post-pandemic world, as we bring the world together to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Now, more than ever, we stand as one. At Expo 2020, we look forward to harnessing that power of collaboration and innovation, helping us emerge from this crisis stronger than ever.

Oct
20
Wed
2021
73rd Frankfurter Buchmesse. United @ Virtual Event
Oct 20 – Oct 24 all day

“In 2021, Frankfurter Buchmesse will again be an important meeting place – for the book industry, for authors and readers,” emphasized Juergen Boos, director of Frankfurter Buchmesse. “The industry needs exchange and visibility more than ever.

In recent months we’ve held in-depth discussions with our customers and created a plan tailored to the needs of our exhibitors. With our updated conditions for participating in the fair, and our generous cancellation policy and flexible programme, we want to make it easy for our exhibitors in Germany and around the world to decide in favour of coming to Frankfurt. As always, protecting the health of our exhibitors and visitors has top priority. Our planning processes are therefore flexible, allowing us to quickly adapt to changing requirements.”

The 73rd Frankfurter Buchmesse is being supported by funds from the German government’s NEUSTART KULTUR programme. This assistance is being passed along to exhibitors, which means they will benefit from significantly lower fees for exhibition stands.

We look forward to seeing you from 20 to 24 October 2021 with Guest of Honour Canada.

Oct
25
Mon
2021
EDC Cleantech Export Week @ virtual
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Accelerating Canada’s cleantech potential together

EDC is pleased to host its 5th annual Cleantech Export Week starting on October 25, 2021. This virtual and interactive event brings together experts, business leaders, companies, partners and financiers from across Canada’s cleantech ecosystem to encourage a national dialogue about the opportunities open to Canadian businesses in the sector – specifically for those looking to tap into demand globally.

This year’s program will comprise of panels, keynote speakers and networking sessions that focus on the current trends in the cleantech sector including energy transition, net zero and financing options. Attendees will also have the chance to virtually connect with representatives from across the ecosystem and meet EDC’s Export Stars and Ones to Watch award winners.

For more information on this year’s event, please visit: https://www.edc.ca/cleantech

Oct
26
Tue
2021
EDC Cleantech Export Week @ virtual
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Accelerating Canada’s cleantech potential together

EDC is pleased to host its 5th annual Cleantech Export Week starting on October 25, 2021. This virtual and interactive event brings together experts, business leaders, companies, partners and financiers from across Canada’s cleantech ecosystem to encourage a national dialogue about the opportunities open to Canadian businesses in the sector – specifically for those looking to tap into demand globally.

This year’s program will comprise of panels, keynote speakers and networking sessions that focus on the current trends in the cleantech sector including energy transition, net zero and financing options. Attendees will also have the chance to virtually connect with representatives from across the ecosystem and meet EDC’s Export Stars and Ones to Watch award winners.

For more information on this year’s event, please visit: https://www.edc.ca/cleantech

Nov
1
Mon
2021
UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE UK 2021 – In Partnership with Italy @ The Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Nov 1 – Nov 12 all day

The climate talks will be the biggest international summit the UK has ever hosted; bringing together over 30,000 delegates including heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree coordinated action to tackle climate change. The challenge is not insignificant, but we must step up to it to save the environment we all live in. The UN Climate Change process is central to that collective action.