Upcoming tech export opportunities

Nov 5-8, 2018, Lisbon: Ontario at Web Summit 2019

The Ontario government is working with the City of Toronto and the Federal Government to bring you to the world’s largest tech conference, Web Summit. Web Summit will be hosted in Lisbon, Portugal between November 5th and 8th. It welcomes over 70,000 people annually and attracts the best of speakers and industry leaders from across the globe. We’re looking for great Ontario based companies to attend this year. The value for local tech companies includes opportunities to connect with over 70,000 potential customers and partners, to meet potential investors – over 2,500 VCs and Angels attend Web Summit, and to Interact with leading edge content – the latest trends and opportunities in tech are presented by the industry’s thought leaders. For more information and to get discount codes for Web Summit and flights from Air Canada, please contact Philipp.Kornitzky@ontario.ca, Tel. (416) 428-2569


Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Ontario Agritech Mission to the Agro Technology and Business Fair, India

The Ontario government is recruiting companies involved in agricultural technology for a mission to the 13th Biennial Agro Technology and Business Fair slated for Dec. 1-4 in Chandigarh. India aims to increase farming productivity by adopting high-powered equipment and advanced technologies. Ontario companies with a background in agricultural technologies, food-processing technologies and cleantech will be offered booth space at the trade show, B2B meetings in Chandigarh and an additional city, site visits, and potential speaking slots in seminars. For details, please contact fawzia.sheikh@ontario.ca, Tel. 647-262-2593.


December 6-8: Electronic Games Trade Mission to Mexico City (deadline to register is October 8th)

The mission includes a briefing session with key speakers, B2B matchmaking meetings and site visits including the facilities of gaming enterprise Arena, and a walk through the ESports Fest show. ESports Fest is a two-day gaming festival with live competitions, conferences and presence of key sector leaders in Mexico and LATAM. The organizers anticipate approximately 10,000 visitors to this year’s show. Mexico is the 12th largest games market in the world generating annual revenues of 1.4 billion USD. For more details, please contact fabiola.sicard@ontario.ca. Ask for Ontario’s Mexican ICT: Electronic Games and Digital Solutions Report.


Jan 20-22: Security trade mission to INTERSEC, Dubai, UAI

The Canadian Consulate in Dubai and Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade might be organizing a Security mission to INTERSEC 2019, which will be held in Dubai, UAE, January 20 – 22, 2019. Intersec is the leading Security and Safety exhibition worldwide. As the largest and most diverse, the show’s influence has spread not only across the Middle East and Africa plus the Indian subcontinent but has gone well beyond, offering thousands of influential trade buyers the latest security & safety solutions and exciting new opportunities from the world’s best brands. In 2018, Intersec attracted 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries, 33,501 visitors and covered 56,300 sqm. The figures show a continuation of the year-on-year growth rate of 5%. Show sections feature: www.intersecexpo.com/frankfurt/51/for-exhibitors/for-exhibitors.aspx For more information, please contact: Eyad Qudsi at Tel: (416) 627-2106 or eyad.qudsi@ontario.ca


Jan 8-11, 2019: Canadian trade mission to CES (8 spaces left)

The Governments of Ontario, Quebec and Western provinces invite you to be part of the Canadian trade mission to CES (www.ces.tech), the world’s largest trade show for the business of consumer technologies and next-generation innovations. CES attracts aver 170,000 attendees and 3,900 exhibiting companies from 150 countries. Benefits include exhibit space in the 20’x90’ Canada pavilion, databases of U.S. contacts, briefings, meetings, and more. The Canada pavilion is located in Tech East, Westgate Paradise Center (adjacent to LVCC North Hall). There are only 8 spaces left for Ontario firms. Priority registration for first time participants in an Ontario IT mission to the US; also to those that have already expressed interest the 2019 mission and have never participated in an Ontario IT mission to the US. At least 50% of the Ontario participants must be first time participants in an Ontario IT trade mission to the U.S. For more information, please contact Mauricio.Ospina@Ontario.ca or 416 845 0862


Singapore Cyber security call

Singapore has recently launched a Cybersecurity Industry Call inviting industry providers to develop innovative solutions to address specific cybersecurity challenges. Solution providers whose proposals are shortlisted will be invited to discuss their proposals in greater depth with the participating organisations for potential co-innovation, adoption and test-bedding. Selected solutions that fulfil the eligibility criteria may also be awarded funding of up to S$500,000. For more information, please contact: Eve Rotstein, Eve.Rotstein@ontario.ca Mobile : 647 629-3750