‚ÄĘ HP seeks tech suppliers; Deadline to apply Jan 14
‚ÄĘ Apply for funding to commercialize before Jan 31
‚ÄĘ Ontario mission to DistribuTech, Orlando, FL, February 9-11
‚ÄĘ Digital Media Summit, Thursday May 5 ‚Äď Toronto
‚ÄĘ Ontario fintech trade mission to Chicago www.windycitysummit.org/conference-highlights/ REPLY NEEDED before Jan 14
‚ÄĘ Ontario video and games trade mission to E3, June 14-16 – Los Angeles, CA
‚ÄĘ Ontario wireless trade mission to CTIA, Sept 7-9 – Las Vegas, USA
‚ÄĘ Ontario tech trade mission to ComunicAsia, May 31-June 3 ‚Äď Singapore
‚ÄĘ Other Ontario trade missions to the USA: (adtech in NYC, NAPTE 2017 in Miami or CES 2017 in Vegas, SxSW 2017 in Austin) ‚Äď stay tuned‚Ä¶!
Further details below:
HP seeks tech suppliers; Deadline to apply Jan 14
HP is seeking several technologies in 3D printing, Immersive Experiences, IoTs and Wearables, and VR/AR and you can apply now to meet with James Taylor, Director, EcoSystem Development and Venture Outreach; Ed Davis, Director, 3D Printing Strategy; Doug Warner, VP Strategy and Incubation; Andrew Bolwell, Director Tech Vision. The meetings will take place in San Diego, California on Feb. 18-18 (deadline to apply is Jan 14). The meetings are done via the MarketLink program supported by the Canadian Consulate in San Diego. Successful applicants will get an hour one-on-one corporate meeting with the multinational, during which they will discuss potential business opportunities. Canadian companies that are accepted to MarketLink can receive assistance in preparing for this meeting from the Canadian Consulate in San Diego. Application deadlines and more information on the process can be found on the MarketLink website. If you have questions please contact email@example.com, Trade Commissioner, Consulate of Canada in San Diego, California.
Apply for funding to commercialize before Jan 31
Canada‚Äôs Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN), is a consortium of industry, academic and research leaders dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of next generation communications solutions. CENGN is once again opening its project submission round to Canada‚Äôs most innovative Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups. Successful projects will receive commercialization acceleration support equivalent to $50,000 – $100,000. Deadline to apply is January 31. For more information visit www.cengn.ca
Ontario mission to DistribuTech, Orlando, FL, February 9-11
A few exhibit spaces remain in the Ontario Pavilion at DistribuTECH 2016 (www.distributech.com), the utility industry’s leading annual Transmission & Distribution conference and exhibition. The 2015 event attracted more than 11700 attendees from 67 countries and 400 utilities. This event covers many utility transmission and distribution related technologies and services including mobile technology, communication technologies and equipment, IT and software, instrumentation and controls, data acquisition and analytics. The participation fee is $2500 ($2000 for first-time participants). Registration closes next week. For more information, contact Rita Patlan, Area Director, US Construction, Environment and Renewable Energy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ontario fintech trade mission to Chicago ‚Äď REPLY NEEDED before Jan 14
Ontario‚Äôs International Trade Branch is considering a FINTECH trade mission to Chicago and www.windycitysummit.org/conference-highlights/, on May 26-27. This trade show and conference eis very targeted with over 1,000 attendees and 60 exhibitors with technologies in treasury and cash management sectors. The program, open to eight Ontario-based companies in the sector targeting U.S. and international markets, would include an Ontario pavilion featuring 8 companies, Databases, an Ontario Business reception, market briefing and possibly meetings with local decision-makers. $2,000 for first time participants in an Ontario IT mission to the U.S. (deadline for ‚ÄúEarly Bird‚ÄĚ is March 31, 2016). Regular fee is $2,500 (travel and accommodation is extra). Past participants have priority registration only if applying with a first time participant approved to join the mission. For details contact Mauricio.email@example.com
NOTE: We need to make a decision by next week. Serious interested parties must confirm their firm interest before January 14 (next Thursday)
Digital Media Summit, Thursday May 5 ‚Äď Toronto
Digital Media Summit is a social media and interactive marketing conference with a strong emphasis on digital branding and engagement strategies for brands, business, and media. Offering stimulating discussions, keynotes, presentations and a networking environment, the summit is an excellent opportunity to connect with brands, agencies, social specialists, and entertainment and digital executives. Past keynotes include: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, McDonalds, American Apparel, Samsung, Arianna Huffington, principal analyst Brian Solis, and best-selling author and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk. For details please visit http://digitalmediasummit.ca/
Ontario video and games trade mission to E3, June 14-16 – Los Angeles, CA
The Government of Ontario‚Äôs International Trade Bracnh is planning to lead a trade mission to E3, the world’s premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products attracting over 50,000 industry professionals and 300 exhibitors. The program, open to eight Ontario-based companies in the sector targeting U.S. and international markets, would include an Ontario pavilion featuring 8 companies, Databases, an Ontario Business reception, market briefing and possibly meetings with local decision-makers. $2,000 for first time participants in an Ontario IT mission to the U.S. (deadline for ‚ÄúEarly Bird‚ÄĚ is March 31, 2016). Regular fee is $2,500 (travel and accommodation is extra). Past participants have priority registration only if applying with a first time participant approved to join the mission. For details contact Mauricio.firstname.lastname@example.org
Ontario wireless trade mission to CTIA, Sept 7-9 – Las Vegas, USA
The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade invites you to be part of the Ontario wireless and M2M trade mission to CTIA (www.ctiawireless.com). Twenty four new and established companies will have the opportunity to exhibit in the Ontario Pavilion (# 2425) located on a main aisle next to Verizon and Samsung. Participants will also receive several value-added services including an up-to-date database, promotion at the Ontario Business Reception and a market intelligence briefing. In 2016, CTIA‚Äôs Super Mobility Week will feature the entire wireless ecosystem – Connected Heath and Home, M2M, content and networking technologies. Close to 50,000 people, over 1,000 exhibitors and more than 1,200 press and analysts worldwide. $2,200 for first time participants in an Ontario IT mission to the U.S. (deadline for ‚ÄúEarly Bird‚ÄĚ is June 30, 2016). Regular fee is $2,500. (travel and accommodation is extra). Past participants have priority registration only if applying with a first time participant approved to join the mission. Financial assistance to eligible companies from the may be available through Ontario‚Äôs www.exportaccess.ca and Canada‚Äôs CanExport Program
Ontario tech trade mission to ComunicAsia, May 31-June 3 – Singapore
Ontario-based businesses are invited to join us, together with 45,000 attendees, at CommunicAsia, the most established ICT event of its kind in Asia (www.communicasia.com). The Ontario government is offering 12 Ontario companies the opportunity to exhibit in the Ontario showcase in the Canadian pavilion. Services offered to attendees include on-site meeting areas and a targeted B2B program involving pre-qualified buyers, decision-makers, strategic partners, distributors and resellers. On May 26-27 we will also offer an optional pre-show business mission to Vietnam to meet with pre-qualified buyers and strategic partners. The participation fee is $1,500 per company ($1,000 for first-time participants). For more information, please contact Corie McDougall, Area Director, Southeast Asia, at email@example.com.
Other Ontario ICT trade missions to the USA:
– Ad:tech in NYC, November 2016
– NAPTE 2017 in Miami, Jan 2017 or,
– CES 2017 in Vegas, Jan 2017
– SxSW 2017 in Austin, March 2017
‚Ä¶stay tuned for details‚Ä¶!
Please follow up directly with the person/linkl indicated for each item. Happy 2016!
Area Director, ICT sector
International Trade Branch
Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade
5th Floor, Hearst Block, 900 Bay St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M7A 2E1
Tel. (416) 325 6151, Mobile: (416) 845 0862
Fax (416) 325 6509