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Discover our series of free Midi Export webinars

29 July 2020

Offered by Export Montreal Ouest (ExMO), a service provided by Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), the Midi Export webinars will present a portrait of several strategic export markets for Quebec.

 

 

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During 1 hour, our Export Economic Development Commissioners, will receive well-known guests directly from the country.

 

These webinars are dedicated to all businesses in Quebec wishing to export in California, Japan, Georgia, Ontario & West Canada, Mexico.

 

Webinars Midi Export Program 2020-2021

WEBINAR 1: EXPORT FROM QUEBEC TO LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 25th, 2020, AT 12:00 p.m. (bilingual)

The second largest metropolitan area in the United States, the greater Los Angeles area has a population of more than 18 million residents. As a strategic hub for finance, media, innovation and technology, Los Angeles is seeking to make greater use of media content produced in Hollywood studios on innovative platforms such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Artificial intelligence (AI), major infrastructure projects and the presentation of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games offer immense business opportunities for Quebec.

 

GUESTS

Stephen Armstrong, Co-founder & President, MAPLE Business Council

Stephen Cheung, COO, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAED), and President, World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTCLA)

 

WEBINAR 2: EXPORTING FROM QUEBEC TO JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 22nd 2020, EXCEPTIONALLY AT 8:00 A.M.

Already accounting for 50% of Quebec's exports to Japan, our agri-food sector is enjoying dazzling success in the Empire of the Rising Sun. As the world's third largest economy in 2019, behind the United States and China, Japan has many business opportunities in information, communications technologies, artificial intelligence, aerospace and biotechnology.

 

GUESTS

David Brulotte, Delegate General of Quebec in Tokyo

Raymond Mark, Director of Economic Affairs, Quebec General Delegation in Tokyo

 

WEBINAR 3: EXPORTING FROM QUEBEC TO ATLANTA (GEORGIA) - OCTOBER 20th, 2020, AT 12 P.M.

The city of Atlanta, the 10th largest economy in the country, is the economic hub of the Southeast United States. Atlanta offers considerable business opportunities in agri-food, information and communications technology, as well as in aerospace, biotechnology and construction. Atlanta is home to the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies. 

 

GUESTS

Éric Marquis, ADM Bilateral relations, Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie

Yoann Turquetil, International Business Development - Quebec Government Office in Atlanta

Virginia Rand-Hill, International Business Development - Quebec Government Office in Atlanta

Charline Kempter, International Business Development - Quebec Government Office in Atlanta

Dominic Adib, Production Manager, Alfa Mega Inc.

 

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WEBINAR 4: EXPORTING TO WESTERN CANADA AND ONTARIO - NOVEMBER 17th,2020, AT 12:00 P.M.

The crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us to re-evaluate our domestic market. The limitations and difficulties of travelling abroad provide us with an opportunity to re-examine the business opportunities of our Canadian neighbours. Medical technologies, the Mining Sector, ground transportation, as well as the market of commercial chains, such as Canadian Tire and Costco, are within Quebec's reach. 

 

GUESTS

Catherine Tadros, Chief Representative of the Quebec Office in Toronto

Anis Ouanes, Director of Economic Affairs, Quebec Office in Toronto 

 

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WEBINAR 5 : EXPORTING FROM QUEBEC TO MEXICO - DECEMBER 15th, 2020 AT 12 P.M.

On July 1st, 2020, the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUMA) came into force. Mexico is Quebec's leading trading partner in Latin America. The CUMA retains the key elements of our longstanding trade relationship with that country and incorporates new and updated provisions aimed at resolving 21st century trade issues and promoting opportunities for nearly half a billion people in North America. More than ever, Mexico is one of Quebec's priority growth markets in the automotive, recreational vehicle and aerospace sectors, as well as in the environment and energy industries.

 

GUESTS

Stéphanie Allard-Gomez, Delegate General of Quebec in Mexico City 

Dominic Têtu, Director of Economic Affairs, Quebec General Delegation in Mexico City

 

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ANY QUESTION? PLEASE CONTACT :

 

Charles Gauthier

Economic Development Commissioner – Export

charles.gauthier@destl.ca

 

 

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