DATE: Feb. 26 – Mar. 3, 2013

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31Jan. 2013

Contact: Melissa Coombs, (709) 729-6614

The Trade Commissioner Service is offering Newfoundland and Labrador companies a chance to participate in the third Canada-EU Green Building Forum and Greenbuilding Mission to Italy taking place in late Feb. and early Mar. of this year

This initiative will include visits to construction and work sites in Milan, Bergamo, and Trento. The mission will end in a showcase opportunity for Canadian organizations  to present their products to Italian builders, architects, and technology producers, The showcase event wiill be hosted at the Canadian Embassy in Rome on 1 Mar. 2013.

The Italian building and infrastructure industry represents a significant portion of national GDP. With a turnover of 370 billion euros, it represents seven percent of Italian GDP and is the third largest sector after manufacturing and agriculture.