Canada – Trade Opportunities for UK Companies

Canada – Trade Opportunities for UK Companiesat Canada House, Trafalgar Square. David Stringer-Lamarre, MD of FortisCL, was very pleased to be the Panel Moderator for a lively, engaging and informative discussion. IoD London International Trade Group in collaboration with the High Commission Canada and Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce.

This event was well aligned with the objectives of our company, Fortis Consulting London. Our main activity is Business Matching/Origination, including pairing international companies with British companies. This can include new clients, suppliers or business partners. We assist in making deals happen in various sectors including partnerships and M&A. 

The evening was opened by Matthew Grisoni, Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce, who was followed by Steven PAUL, CDir FIoD, representing the Institute of Directors (IoD).

Andrew Smith, Minister (Commercial & Economic), High Commission of Canada deliver an information packed presentation about Canada setting the scene for the expert panel to comment: Cora McLaren, HSBC UK; Kevin M.Ontario Teachers’​ Pension Plan and Mark F. Magnacca gigCMO.

Key takeaways: open for business, technology, talent, adapt your company’s value proposition, engage with market entry assistance from Canada and UK, innovation, gateway…..