Trade Mission to Norway and/or Iceland
Norway: October 18 - 22 Iceland: October 25 - 28
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) are organizing a multi-sector trade mission to Norway and Iceland. Companies have the option to participate in one or both of the markets.
The first part of the trade mission will take place in Norway from October 18 to 22 with the option to continue on to Iceland from October 25 to 28.
Nova Scotia companies have had success in both of these markets. Last year, ACOA and NSBI led its first trade mission to Norway and discovered that there are many business opportunities in the market. This mission is an excellent opportunity for companies to follow-up from last Spring's mission, and for new companies to explore the market.
Over the years, Nova Scotia companies have continually had success in Iceland. Although Iceland’s economy experienced some challenges over the past couple of years, things are improving steadily and the country has continued to see growth in the last two quarters of this year. It is important that our province's companies continue to build on existing relationships and seek business opportunities in the Icelandic market.
The advantages for doing business in Norway and Iceland are very similar. The benefits include:
As a trade mission participant, companies will be provided with:
Companies have the option to participate in one or both of the markets for a set fee of $1,000. Participants are responsible for the cost of round trip airfare, accommodation and meals.
To register, fill out the Norway and/or Iceland) and return it to Jennifer Dunbar at email@example.com
Special Offer: Participants of the trade mission to Norway and/or Iceland are eligible to receive the services of the ACOA Export Mentoring program (up to $5,000 value) as part of their registration fee.
The Export Mentoring program provides participants with up to 40 hours of export mentoring consulting services. Participants will be matched with a consultant best suited to meet their needs.
Date: Norway: October 18 - 22; Iceland: October 25 - 28Location: Norway & IcelandCost: $1,000 (Cheque payable to Nova Scotia Business Inc. or credit card online) Application Deadline: Friday, August 27, 2010
File Leads: John McKay Trade & Investment Officer Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 902.426.9556 Fax: 902.426.2054
Pamela RudolphTrade Development ExecutiveNova Scotia Business Inc.email@example.comTel: 902.424.6042Fax: 902.424.6823
1301-1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3K8