Trade Missions Open Doors for Women

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)’s Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) group is organizing several trade missions to help Canadian women‑owned businesses export and explore opportunities abroad.

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Go for the Greens Business Development Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

Orlando, Florida, September 13‑16, 2017

BWIT will lead a trade mission to Go for the Greens Business Development Conference, in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Miami. The conference gives delegates access to companies and government agencies that can help women‑owned businesses secure contracts. The trade mission will offer one‑on‑one business matchmaking meetings, educational programming, valuable networking opportunities and a golf networking event. Delegates of this BWIT trade mission may apply for a conference scholarship to cover their conference registration and golf networking event costs.

Women in Business North American Summit

Atlanta, Georgia, October 2‑4, 2017

BWIT will lead a trade mission to the Women in Business North American Summit (WIBNAS). The summit is a unique event designed for women‑owned businesses from Canada, the United States and Mexico. It is a multi‑sector event where participants can explore opportunities for exporting and integration in global value chains. Delegates will also have opportunities to connect with potential business partners from Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies. The trade mission will also feature networking events, business‑to‑business matchmaking, and inspiring speakers.

Trade Mission to Mexico

Mexico City,Mexico, November 8‑9, 2017

BWIT will lead a small, targeted trade mission to Mexico. The mission will be anchored to the Women’s Forum Mexico being organized by Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, part of the Paris, France‑based Publicis Groupe. This trade mission is in keeping with Canada’s commitments under the Memorandum of Understanding signed during the North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa in June 2016.

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BWIT can help women-owned businesses prepare for trade missions. For more information visit the BWIT website.

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