For Fall 2011 the Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development is busy working on several initiatives to assist companies with trade development opportunities. Planned activities include: market information sessions, educational training, trade development missions, and trade shows and conferences. Several of these are related to ocean technology and may be of interest to members:

In this issue…

Upcoming Trade & Export Development Initiatives

  • Arctic Shipping North America, St. John’s, October 12-13

  • Ocean Innovation, Iqaluit, Nunavut, October 18-14

  • Canadian Environment Trade Development Mission, Hong Kong, October 24-30

  • Chicago Trade Development Activities, various dates

  • International Workboat Show, New Orleans, November 30-December 2

  • Upcoming Trade Development Missions:

    • Boston, November 1-4

    • Chicago, November 14-18

    • Ireland, November 21-25

Conferences/Seminars/Learning & Development

  • Export Discovery Series Information Sessions
    • Acessing International Markets: Chicago Market and Private Labeling Training Session, September 22
    • United Kingdom Training: From Here to There, October 5-7

For more information or to assist you with your export goals, please contact a departmental trade development officer or visit te latest issue of TradeWaves online.