Free Winnipeg chat, latest topics discussed: What will it take?, How it is done, National Security Briefing, Diagnosis of Cancer: Blessing or Curse?This year’s event is geared for firms wanting to search out opportunities in manufacturing, transportation and logistics, agribusiness, information and communications technologies, environmental services, energy, resources and mining, construction, infrastructure, innovation and R&D.
This is particularly in such areas as energy, communications, waste management, transportation and logistics, food security, housing, new technologies and remote service delivery.
Officials from Alaska to Lapland, Finland are expected to attend.
Pacific Alliance participants will include representatives from markets that Canadian companies are already active in including Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
The session will include presentations from country representatives as well as companies that have seen success in those markets.
This is the fourth time it has been held in Winnipeg.
“It’s extremely beneficial for companies based here in Manitoba, but it’s also a great opportunity for companies from outside the province,” says Mariette Mulaire, president and chief executive officer of World Trade Centre Winnipeg (WTC Winnipeg), the organizer of the mammoth event.
The event, coming May 25-27, is called Centrallia, where more than 700 participants from across Canada and around the world are expected to assemble in one venue to discover how they can tap new opportunities in international markets.
It’s described as the equivalent of a “speed-dating opportunity” for smaller and mid-sized businesses.
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