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Workshop: Selling to the European Union

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:45am

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The Province of Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Council of Atlantic Premiers Secretariat and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, are pleased to invite you to attend an export business workshop. This event is designed to help Nova Scotia businesses understand opportunities that the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) holds for Canadian companies looking to do business in the European Union.

8:30am - 9:00am: Registration

9:00am - 10:00am: Information Session conducted by expert business-to-business consulting firm, Phaff Export Marketing, based in the Netherlands.
Learn about selling to the EU under the CETA Environment, including:

  • CETA overview, tariff reductions and schedules 
  • Canadian product pricing implications 
  • EU market opportunities, market entry strategies, pricing and negotiation

10:00am - 11:00am: Export Risk and How to Manage it – Edward Steeves – Regional Vice President Export Development Canada EDC
Most Canadian companies understand how expanding into new global markets can build their business. But risk is often an obstacle to realizing those global opportunities. Join EDC for a look at the top four risks that Canadian exporters face and how to mitigate and manage through them.

11:00am -12:00pm: One-on-One Exporter-Consultant Meetings*
(*Meetings are available by appointment only)

Coffee and snacks will be provided.

Registration fee: FREE

Registration deadline: May 22, 2017

NEW LOCATION: World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS | Room 303


Nicole Johnson-Morrison


Business Services, Seafood



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