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.
|WHEN|| 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:
Irish companies such as:
|WHERE|| Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Upper Canada Room
100 Front Street West, Toronto
|RSVP||[email protected] or (416) 929-8253|
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 in Ireland.
SOURCE: Enterprise Ireland
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