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MRC WORKSHOP (Aug 9, 2017): Doing Business internationally – Focus on the EU

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel ~ Harbour Suites (1181 Hollis St, Halifax)

As part of our international business development workshop series, Marine Renewables Canada will host a workshop on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 in HalifaxDoing Business internationally: A Workshop with focus on the EU”.

See below for all needed details and CLICK HERE for a PDF.

Workshop Description:

As the global marine renewable energy sector evolves, new trade and export opportunities are being created that could be seized by Canadian companies. While a new market, marine renewable energy has the potential to be significant with estimates of 748 GW of marine renewable energy development potential by 2050.  This is a major opportunity for Canada to establish a supply chain that can export innovation, technologies, and expertise to an estimated $900 billion global market.

Are you thinking about doing business in the EU? Are you attending EWTEC 2017?

This workshop will take you through the framework for doing business in the EU (with special focus on Ireland and France). Key topics presented during the workshop will include:

  • Procurement and payment system in the EU
  • Main advantages of the Canada European Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • Links to key EU sites
  • Market Entry Strategies
  • How to get the most out of a Trade show
  • Cultural differences in international trade

Workshop Details:
Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (light refreshments will be served)
Location: The Westin Nova Scotia Hotel ~ Harbour Suites – 1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS

***RSVP: Please RSVP to Amanda White by August 7, 2017 at Amanda@marinerenewables.ca

Workshop Agenda:

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:  Welcome  / State of the EU Marine Renewable Energy Sector
– Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm:  Doing Business Internationally (part 1)
– Pernille Fischer Boulter, CITP, *Arctic *Canada *EU, Kisserup International Trade Roots Inc. (CLICK HERE for a biography on Pernille Fischer Boulter)
~ Procurement and payment system in the EU
~ Main advantages of the Canada European Trade Agreement (CETA)
~ Links to key EU sites

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Refreshment Break

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Doing Business Internationally (part 2)
– Pernille Fischer Boulter, CITP, *Arctic *Canada *EU, Kisserup International Trade Roots Inc.
~ Market Entry Strategies
~ How to get the most out of a Tradeshow
~ Cultural differences in international trade

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm: Questions & Answer / Wrap-up & Concluding remarks
– Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

***Please RSVP to Amanda White by August 7, 2017 at Amanda@marinerenewables.ca

For questions or more information, please contact Amanda White at Amanda@marinerenewables.ca  / (902) 717-0716

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