Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Seminar - Accessing Opportunities in the European Union (EU)

Date: January 30, 2017
Venue: Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Target Audience: For any company currently exporting within to the European Union, or considering expanding entering into this market for the first time.
Sector: Aerospace, Agriculture and Processed Foods, Arts and Cultural Industries, Automotive, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Defence and Security, Education, Financial and Insurance Services, Fish and Seafood, Forestry and Wood Products, Industrial Machinery, Information and Communications Technologies, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Ocean Technologies, Oil and Gas, Professional Services, Sustainable Technologies, Tourism, Transportation, Wine, Beer and Spirits

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) and the Trade Commissioner Service of Global Affairs Canada in partnership with EDC and BDC are hosting an information seminar on the CETA. The goal is to encourage Canadian companies' to identify and pursue new business opportunities in the EU. This seminar will explain key provisions of the Agreement and will provide Canadian exporters with information to help them grow their business in the EU market. From tariff elimination for goods and improved access for trade in services and government procurement, as well as addressing other trade barriers, CETA can push your international expansion to new heights.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in networking events
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Seminar

The Trade Commissioner, Mona Taylor, is specializing in the Agriculture and Processed Foods sector for the Prairies and Northwest Territories Region 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.