Guidance Counsellors and Media Tour of Canada 2017

Date: August 07-12, 2017
Venue: Four (4) Colleges and Four (4) Universities in Ontario and New Brunswick
Location: Oshawa, Peterborough, Toronto, St. John and Fredericton, Ontario, Canada
Target Audience: Guidance Counsellors from Jamaican secondary schools and Canadian colleges and universities
Sector: Education

The initiative seeks to widen the knowledge-base of Guidance Counsellors through this interactive two-province tour of Canada, further enhance the profile of studying in Canada by strengthening Guidance Counsellors’ capacity to inform students of the “Study in Canada” experience and create an interest in post-graduate studies for faculty and by extension increase Canadian alumni representation in Jamaica, The Bahamas and The Cayman Islands.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Attract foreign students, inform parents and school counsellors
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet foreign education institutions and/or organizations
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Site visits

The Trade Commissioner, Yasmin Chong, is specializing in the education sector for the Jamaican, Bahamian and Caymanian markets 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.