Breakfast roundtable Calgary Monday May 29th: investing en France and CETA [fr]

What’s in CETA for Alberta companies? Calgary-based Vermilion Energy Inc. and Axia Fibrenet share their experience.

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On May 29th, in light of the CETA ongoing implementation and France’s recent election of pro-European trade Mr Emmanuel Macron, Consul general of France Mr Jean-Christophe Fleury, Mr Patrick Imbert, Director at Business France in Canada and Ms Mélisande Roche, Director of Business Development at Business France Western Canada hosted a by-invitation breakfast for executives from Calgary.

Invited companies were either already present in France or aspiring to do so in the future. A selection of Canadian entrepreneurs and company owners also shared their experiences of doing business and investing in France including Vermilion Energy Inc. and Axia Fibrenet.

The purpose of this selected-few roundtable was to:

  • exchange about game-changer CETA and the benefits for Albertan businesses which now boast a new market of 500 million consumers;
  • introduce recent French initiatives that can have a positive impact on trades such as tax incentives for investment in research and development;
  • explain development strategies including legal and regulatory rules;
  • present the strong economic and cultural ties France and Europe have with the African continent which makes it a natural gateway to the vibrant EMEA.
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG
Investir en France et l'AECG

If you missed the event or if you have questions about investing in France, please contact Mélisande Roche, Business Development at Business France Western Canada at Business France Canada.

Dernière modification : 07/06/2017

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