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Virtual Trade Mission to Africa for Canadian women-owned and women-led businesses

  • Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022

This is the first Virtual Trade Mission to Africa for women entrepreneurs in renewable energy and the ICT sectors. Global Affairs Canada (GAC), in collaboration with the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce will lead a delegation of 20 to 25 Canadian women-owned and women-led companies to network and discuss business opportunities with decision makers and government officials from Botswana, Senegal, South Africa, and Cote d'Ivoire. 

In an effort to deepen the participant's understanding of the African market, the virtual mission program will include: 
  1. A training session on international business for Canadian entrepreneurs 
  2. Country presentations (4 per market) on the local business environment and opportunities in market 

Following the conclusion of the virtual trade mission, Business to Business (B2B) meetings will be setup.


Why your organization should participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Receive mentoring and coaching
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

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