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Connecting Women to Markets: Canada & Europe as Partners in Trade – November 4 – 10

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

Global Affairs Canada’s Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) team is organizing a business women’s trade mission to Germany (Hamburg and Stuttgart) and U.K. (London) from November 4-10, 2018. The objective is to explore international business opportunities for women-owned companies, including those offered by the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Potential participants can contact for more information and to register.

Are you a women-led business looking for market access opportunities in Europe? Interested in learning how to navigate and access global supply chains with your German and British counterparts? Join the Canadian Business Women’s Trade Mission to Germany and U.K.

  • High-calibre networking
  • Business-to business matchmaking
  • Inspired programming
  • Government of Canada support

Target Sectors:

Multi-sectoral, including Information & Communications Technologies, Cleantech, Automotive, Infrastructure, Consumer Products, Agri-foods, Professional and other services*

*Please note that it is possible to sign up for either one or both components of the trade mission, and the identified target sectors and markets are not exhaustive. We will work with you to assess the best opportunities for your business.

Program Elements:

Hamburg and Stuttgart, Germany – November 4-7, 2018

Unique events held in partnership with the German Businesswomen’s Association (VdU) and the Embassy of Canada in Berlin. Content designed for women-owned businesses in multiple sectors, from Canada and key regions of Germany, to open opportunities for B2B and improve access to global value chains.

Itinerary Outline

Sunday, November 4 – Arrive Hamburg; Welcome Reception in evening at TBC Hotel

Monday, November 5 – All day program with VdU membership/targets; Evening Reception

Tuesday, November 6 – morning B2B & train transfer to Stuttgart; evening program in Stuttgart

Wednesday, November 7 – morning market overview, B2B & train transfer to London, U.K.

London, United Kingdom – November 7-10, 2018

Includes attending the WEConnect International Europe’s annual conference to network with procurement specialists from leading corporations, multinationals and government agencies, as well as women business leaders from the U.K. and Europe.

Itinerary Outline:

Wednesday, November 7 – Arrive London; Welcome Reception in evening at TBC Hotel

Thursday, November 8 – All day program with membership/targets; Evening Reception

Friday, November 9 – All day program with membership/targets; B2B meetings; Evening Reception

Saturday, November 10 – Mission concludes

Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) is a program of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) that supports Canadian women entrepreneurs as they pursue opportunities abroad. Connect with BWIT to keep up-to-date on this trade mission and learn more about how we can help accelerate your success in international markets.

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