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Expanding Your Business Horizons: Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

February 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn about the opportunities available through the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Join Canada’s Ambassador to Japan and Senior Trade Commissioners from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Peru and Vietnam for an informational seminar to learn more about how Canada’s free trade agreements provide Canadian companies with unprecedented access to new markets. The seminar will include practical information for companies on the benefits of the agreement, as well as testimonials from other companies about export successes and lessons learned. Join us for keynote presentations and panel discussions, followed by audience Q&A.

This event is in collaboration with Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Ian Burney Ambassador of Canada to Japan


Mr. Stewart Beck, CEO & President of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Mr. David Bostwick, Senior Trade Commissioner Japan

Mr. Francis Huot, Senior Trade Commissioner New Zealand

Mr. Alex George, Senior Trade Commissioner Vietnam

Mr. Marc-André Hawkes, Senior Trade Commissioner Australia

Mr. Mazen Mahfouz, Senior Trade Commissioner Peru

Ms. Katie Meredith, Agriculture and Forestry


Women’s Enterprise Centre
1.800.643.7014 ext 112




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