Irish Trade Mission to Canada
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Ireland's Minister for Jobs, Enterprise
and Innovation, Richard Bruton will be in Toronto as part of an
Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission November 7-9, 2012.
Minister Bruton and 30 Irish companies will be in Toronto and available for media interviews. Several of these
companies have won notable Canadian customers and created
Irish-Canadian business partnerships; nine have established a presence
in the GTA in 2012.
There are 58 Irish firms with 65 branches in Canada, employing over 5700
Canadians. 250 Irish companies are selling goods and services into
Canada spanning a wide range of sectors including telecoms, financial
services and consumer retail. Canada receives almost 25% of Ireland's
foreign direct investment abroad, while Ireland is the fifth largest
recipient of Canadian investment.
Thursday, November 8, 12.00pm - 1.45pm
-- Registration: 11:30
-- Lunch: 12:00
-- Minister's Keynote: 1:15pm
INTERVIEW & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Keynote from Minister Bruton talking about how:
Ireland is emerging from the global economic downturn with a strong
focus on innovation, enterprise and exports.
Canada is a priority market under the Government's trade strategy.
Irish companies' exports to Canada are up 93% over the last five years.
Irish companies such as:
ZOLKc: partnering with Toronto-based BaAM Productions to bring
revolutionary technology to the tourism industry.
Lifes2Good: partnering with McCaughey Consumer Products to bring health
and beauty products Viviscal and Micro Pedi to leading Canadian drug
and grocery chains.
Millmount Healthcare: announcing business with a leading Toronto
FEXCO: announcing a partnership to bring FEXCO's dynamic foreign
exchange solution to the Canadian market.
Lincor: delivering digital entertainment platforms for over 600 new
patients in Canadian hospitals.
SaaS Markets: launching a rich 1300-item App store for Canadian
Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Upper Canada Room
100 Front Street West, Toronto
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About Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the trade and technology development arm of
the Government of Ireland. It is responsible for the development and
growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. EI has a presence in
over 30 international locations including Toronto, and they work with
leading Irish enterprises to help them win export sales in global
markets to drive sustainable economic growth, and increase employment
SOURCE: Enterprise Ireland
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