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Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom
March 21, 2017 to March 21, 2017 - Écotech Québec

Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom

In order to create new business opportunities, Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom will bring together an expert in clean technologies, entrepreneurs who have business development experience in the UK, as well as advisors, to allow Quebec SMEs in clean technologies to accelerate their activities in this market. This afternoon of workshops and networking will help Québec actors to establish strategic partnerships with representatives of the United Kingdom.

















Tuesday, March 21st from 3 to 5p.m.

Palais des congrès de Montréal

(International Corner, Exhibition floor, AMERICANA)




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Free activity, but mandatory registration 





Are you curious about business opportunities in the UK, following the Brexit?


Are you wondering about the new economic context of this 5th biggest world power? 


Come explore new market opportunities, identify trade and regulatory barriers, and meet with experts who will offer their advice. It will be the perfect occasion to gain business intelligence and create links with potential partners, which can help you start or accelerate your development in this region of the world.


Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom:

  • Speakers from the UK
  • Workshops to make you discover new business opportunities
  • Secrets to penetrate the UK market
  • Entrepreneurs coming to testify about their experience in the UK
  • Targeted networking with potential partners and facilitators



Program Rendez-Vous Québec + United Kingdom (PDF version)


15:00 – 15:10



Denis Leclerc, President and CEO, Écotech Québec 


Nick Baker,

British Consul General in Montreal                                                    



15:10 – 15:40

Business opportunities in the UK

Presentation of the opportunities in the UK, focus on clean technology application markets


Deborah Sacks, 

Waste & Resources specialist, Department for International Trade


15:40 – 16:00

Secrets to penetrate the UK market

Panel of experts: international strategy


Lynn Côté,

Cleantech Lead, Cleantech Team, EDC 





Onur Devrim, 

Economic Affairs Attaché at Québec Government Office in London, Export Québec





Djordje Vidovic,

Trade commissioner, Cleantech, Quebec Regional Office, Canadian Trade Commissioner Service



16:00 – 16:30

Experiences of Québec companies in the UK

Testimonials from local entrepreneurs


Colin Ryan,

CEO, Effenco



Richard Schofield, 

Project Development Manager, Enerkem



Guy Laliberté,

CEO, Odotech



16:30 - 19:00 

Networking with partners and enablers

16:30 - 17:00 : Networking session

17:00 - 19:00 : Cocktail 






Tuesday March 21st, 2017 from 3 to 5p.m.



Americana - Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 1001 Jean-Paul Riopelle Square

Exhibition Hall - International Corner




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