International Financial Institutions (IFI)Education Session
Feature Focus: The Asian Development Bank
What are IFIs? What projects are they financing?How can your company tap into these projects for contracts?
October 21, 2010 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Nova Scotia Business Inc.,World Trade Centre, 1800 Argyle St., 7th Floor, Halifax
International Financial Institutions (IFIs) provide developing countries with funding for projects aimed at improving the social and economic conditions within the country. These projects range across all sectors – from education to water sanitation to telecommunications – and result in tremendous export opportunities for Nova Scotia companies.
Join us on Thursday, October 21, to learn more about IFIs. We will discuss how your company can identify, pursue and win contracts for development bank projects. We’ll also cover the growth sectors and priorities of IFIs.
We’ll be joined by The Asian Development Bank (ADB) procurement specialists – providing information on consulting and procurement guidelines and opportunities with its bank. The ADB is an increasingly important financier for projects in Asia, through loans, grants and investment mechanisms. Canadian companies and consultants have been awarded $697 million in procurement contracts on ADB financed projects since 1967. These contracts for goods and works, and consulting services under loan and technical operations totalled $10.74 billion in 2009 with Canada’s share being approximately $15 million.
This education session should be attended by anyone interested in opportunities with all IFIs – not just those opportunities available in Asian markets.Please complete the registration form (see ‘Downloads’ at the link provided) by October 18, 2010. Once complete, Jennifer Dunbar will be in touch to coordinate payment of the $25/person registration fee. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. A detailed agenda will be forwarded to registrants.
For more information on this opportunity, or other International Financial Institution contracts, please contact:
Wendy Lutherwluther@nsbi.caT: 902.424.4211F: 902.424.6823www.nsbi.ca
1301-1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3K8