The Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade invite companies to attend a trade and development session highlighting opportunities in the Southeastern United States.

Learn about a wide variety of activity in this region for exporting Newfoundland and Labrador companies. The State of Florida is one of Canada’s largest trading partners with two-way trade worth an estimated $1 million per hour. Strategically located and culturally diverse, Florida is also a gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean. The State of Georgia is home to many international firms such as UPS, Coca Cola, Delta Airlines and Home Depot. Georgia stands at the crossroads of the Americas with the world’s busiest passenger airport, two deep-water ports and 80% of the US market within a two-hour flight.

Friday, December 9, 2011

9:00am – 11:00am

Admiral’s Green Clubhouse, Pippy Park

460 Allandale Road, Pippy Park

St. John’s, NL

The Following Experts will present on the current business climate and sector opportunities in their respective regions, and will be available for one-on-one business meetings with companies:

Jennifer Rosebrugh, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner, Consultate General of Canada, Atlanta, Georgia

Claudio Ramirez, Consul and Trade Commissioner, Consultate General of Canada, Miami, Florida

To register for this event please contact:

Corinne St. Croix

Industry Development Officer

709.729.2797

corinnestcroix@gov.nl.ca