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.
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 will be hosting a by-invitation breakfast for executives from Calgary.
Invited companies are either already present in France or aspiring to do so in the future. A selection of Canadian entrepreneurs and company owners will also share their experiences of doing business and investing in France including Vermilion Energy Inc. and Axia Fibrenet.
The purpose of this selected-few roundtable is 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.
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