York Region holding series of seminars on global market opportunities
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York is holding a series of seminars to assist companies with their exporting efforts entitled “Diversification: Striving for Export Opportunities in Foreign Markets”.
The United States represents only 4.6% of the world’s population according to the United Nations. Double-digit contributors are Asia at 60.7%, Europe at 12% and Africa at 13.37%. Canadian exporters to India in 2002 were valued at $674 million and growing.
The following seminars will familiarize companies with the programs and information needed to succeed in the global marketplace. They will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Country Club, located at 8905 Bathurst Street (near Hwy 7) in Richmond Hill:
• Wednesday, April 21st – Explore European Opportunities
• Wednesday, June 30th – Explore Asian/Pacific Opportunities
• Wednesday, September 22nd – Explore Middle Eastern Opportunities
• Wednesday, November 17th – Explore Latin American Opportunities
Cost is $25 per seminar or $75 for the series of four seminars. Space is limited. For more information and/or to register, contact Ellen Ma, Economic Development Co-ordinator, York Region, at 1-877-464-9675, Ext. 1509 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Regional Municipality of York is committed to providing cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities. York Region is comprised of the following nine area municipalities: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville. For more information, visit our Web site at: www.region.york.on.ca
Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region