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Expression of Interest – AC Multi-sector Mission to China November 8-16, 2018

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

The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation (TCII), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the Atlantic provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, are currently seeking companies to express interest in participating in a multi-sector trade mission to Beijing and Shanghai, China, November 5-15, 2018.

From November 5-10, Canada will host a country pavilion at the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE), hosted by the People’s Republic of China in Shanghai. On November 9 the pavilion space will exclusively promote the provinces of Atlantic Canada. On November 12, the Canada China Business Council (CCBC) will host the 40th Annual General Meeting Business Forum and Gala in Beijing. Companies are invited to attend both the CIIE and the Annual General Meeting, joining approximately 100 fellow Atlantic Canadian businesses and representatives, and gaining valuable networking and learning opportunities.

Matchmaking and logistical support will be provided. Meeting dates and locations will vary depending on requirements, with most being regionalized to Shanghai and Beijing.

During this time, there are six major business events, trade shows and conferences taking place in China. It is expected that approximately 150 businesses and representatives from Atlantic Canada will be in China during this time, providing great opportunity to leverage business development opportunities with fellow Canadian exporters.

Please complete the application form and email to:

Kelly Day, kday@gov.nl.ca or Bob Norman, bnorman@gov.nl.ca

Interested companies must demonstrate eligibility. Eligibility will be based on knowledge of the Chinese market, market entry experiences, and success to date. Based on this criteria, applicants will be evaluated and screened for eligibility by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, Global Affairs Canada, and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Companies who are interested in this mission must submit their completed Application Form to their provincial trade rep by email before August 25, 2018.


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