ONS 2018 Offshore Northern Seas

Date: August 27-30, 2018
Venue: Stavanger Forum
Location: Stavanger, Norway
Target Audience: Oil & Gas
Sector: Oil and Gas

ONS takes place every second year in Stavanger, Norway. When oil and gas was discovered in the North Sea, the need for a meeting place for the companies in this new industry emerged. ONS was held for the first time in 1974, and has more than 40 years of proud history. ONS is a non-profit foundation, and was established by Stavanger City Council, Statoil, Stavanger Forum and the Norwegian Petroleum Society. In 2016, 65 718 visitors from 99 countries visited the 1 241 exhibitors from 40 countries. For more information please see their website: http://www.ons.no/2018/.


Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet academic or research entities
  • Meet innovation collaborators or industrial R&D partners
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Networking event

The Trade Commissioner, john.winterbourne@international.gc.ca, is specializing in the Oil & Gas sector for the Norwegian market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.