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  • CETA Seminar and Business Forum - Cape Breton

CETA Seminar and Business Forum - Cape Breton

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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Membertou Trade & Convention Centre
50 Maillard Street
Membertou, NS, Canada





Partnering organizations, Global Affairs Canada, Export Development Canada (EDC), the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), The Cape Breton Partnership, Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Business Inc., are pleased to invite you to attend an export business forum designed to help Nova Scotia businesses prepare for opportunities arising from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This forum will bring together experts and key business leaders that will provide practical advice designed to help companies get ahead of the competition and capitalize on the opportunities arising from the CETA.

We are pleased to welcome the following presenters:

  • Victor Phaff, Managing Director - Phaff Export Marketing (based in The Netherlands)
  • Sanjeev Chowdhury, Director Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Promotion Taskforce - Global Affairs Canada
  • Jason Tolland, Minister-Counsellor / Senior Trade Commissioner to Berlin - Global Affairs Canada
  • Dannie Hansen, Vice President of Sustainability - Louisbourg Seafoods
  • Lauren Caines, Project Manager - Learnsphere
  • Carolyn Wood, Senior Account Manager - EDC


  • 9:00am - 9:30am: Coffee & Registration
  • 9:30am - 10:30am: Opening of Program & Key Note Presentation on CETA Opportunities and Realties
  • 10:30am - 11:00am: Refreshment Break
  • 11:00am - 12:15pm: Business Panel on Navigating the EU and CETA Opportunities
  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm:  Luncheon & Cape Breton Export Awards
  • 1:15pm - 2:30pm: CETA Round Table - Preparing Your Business to Take Advantage of CETA
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm: One-on-one Business Meetings with experts from Global Affairs Canada, EDC, Learnsphere and others*

*To book a one-on-one meeting, please contact Nicole Johnson-Morrison at njohnson-morrison@nsbi.ca.

Registration fee: FREE

Registration deadline: November 14, 2017


Nicole Johnson-Morrison


Aerospace & Defence, Digital Media, Business Services, Life Sciences, Film & Television Production, Natural Resources, Logistics & Transportation, Clean Tech, Energy & Heavy Industrial, Mining, Financial Services, Agri-food, Seafood, Oceans, Advanced Manufacturing


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