The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) has released a 12 page brochure for small businesses to help them succeed in global markets: Succeeding Globally – The Importance of Global Value Chains for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Atlantic Canada. It highlights successful global business strategies used by Atlantic Canadian firms, includes helpful case studies and provides other information that can help companies develop their international markets.
The business brochure (along with an accompanying research report which includes additional corporate profiles) can be easily downloaded from the following site in either English or French: www.apec-econ.ca/SucceedGlobally.asp.
Your company will also benefit by attending APEC’sOutlook 2012 conference(Let’s Get Out of Here: How we’re taking on the world) which is being held in St. John’s on 10 November 2011. This morning conference builds upon this theme and will feature a number of successful Atlantic companies who will share their international business strategies:
|Outlook 2012 Agenda – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador|
|November 10, 2011 – Delta St. John’s|
|7:45 am||Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 am||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|8:45 am||Keynote Address|
François Langlois,Senior VP, Exploration and Production, Suncor Energy
|9:15 am||Economists’ Panel: Atlantic Canada’s Economic Outlook|
David Chaundy, Senior Economist, APEC
Fred Bergman,Senior Policy Analyst, APEC
|10:15 am||Networking Break|
|10:45 am||Industry Panel|
Fred Cahill,President, GJ Cahill Group
Don Hyma,VP Expansion, Iron Ore Company of Canada
Karl Kenny,President & CEO, Marport Deep Sea Technologies
Panel Moderator:Elizabeth Beale,President & CEO, APEC
|12:00 pm||Conference Concludes|
You can find full conference details and register online at www.outlookconference.ca.