A new platform facilitating to connect professionals, companies, and organizations to support international trade with SMEs from the South Pacific Region and Canada, providing great networking and learning opportunities to increase their growth and viability, which generate sustainable economic growth for all participants.

 

Join us on October 31, 2019 for a day featuring keynotes and panel presentations oriented to the internationalization of Small and Medium-sized enterprises, their advice for tackling challenges and leveraging new opportunities to grow your business.

We will open-up the general conference with a "Breakfast with Industry Leaders" and, multiple panel sessions on a wide variety of topics about industry trends, key challenges, and opportunities in the market, and a networking lunch.




HONORABLE VIC FEDELI

Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

LEIGH SMOUT

Executive Director

WORLD TRADE CENTRE TORONTO

JOHN BOSCARIOL

Leader, International Trade and Investment Law Group

McCARTHY TETRAULT LLP

JOSE ZLATAR

Business Development Director, AGROPUR

ALDO PARODI

Sr. Trade Commissioner

Trade Office of Peru in Canada OCEX Toronto

JOY NOTT

Partner, Trade and Customs KPMG Canada

ELIZABETH AUCEDA

Supplier Diversity Manager, SODEXO CANADA

MIRYAM LAZARTE

Founder

LatAm Startups

ALEX GILL

Principal

MENDICANT GROUP

EMILIANO INTROCASO

Certified International Trade Professional - FORUM FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRAINING - FITT

MICHAEL FORREST

Founder and Chairman

CANADIAN BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ELANA HAZGHIA

Founder

SANIA

JOSE ANTONIO SANTOYO

Director - Trade & Investment Services Office

WORLD TRADE CENTRE TORONTO - TORONTO REGION BOARD OF TRADE


* Additional speakers to be added as confirmed.


Plan to come-out to network to share strategies with other entrepreneurs from Canada and the international delegation from the South Pacific Region and, do not miss the exhibition of entrepreneurs, community partners, sponsors and more!

 

SMEs led by women, representing 10 countries from the South Pacific Region and Canada will be exhibiting their products and/or services during the day.  The opportunity to connect and find innovative & eco-friendly products in Toronto.