Business opportunities

Haiti is open for business

Play a part in new growth projects

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Spearker's presentations

1. INVESTING IN HAITI: PROMISING SECTORS

Henri-Claude Müller-Poitevien
Deputy Chief of Staff for Investments
Haitian Prime Minister’s Office

2. THE TOURISM SECTOR

Ulrick Emmanuel Noel
Minister of Tourism

3.HAITI’S INDUSTRIAL PARKS

Bernard José Schettini
General Director
SONAPI

4. INVESTMENT INCENTIVES AND THE NEW BUSINESS CLIMATE

Georges Andy René
General Director
Haiti’s Investment Facilitation Centre

5. PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Cristian Santelices
Principal Operations Advisor for Haiti
Inter-American Development Bank

5.1 PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Ralph Pierre Denize
Principal Private Sector Development Specialist
FOMIN

6. MAJOR PROJECTS IN HAITI: INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY

Jean-Claude Mériné
Business Development
Ministry of Energy Security

7. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES: PORT-AU-PRINCE AND THE REGIONS

Didier Fils-Aimé
Chairman of the Haitian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Western Chamber of Commerce and Industry

8. LA ROUTE DE L’EAU PROJECT

Yvon Lavallée
Vice President, International Development
IPSO

Claude Martin Jr.
Vice President
Haitian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

9. OUTLOOKS AND CHALLENGES FOR CANADIAN COMPANIES

Rosalie Graveline
Senior Trade Commissioner
Embassy of Canada in Haiti

10. PERSPECTIVES: THE EXPERIENCE OF QUÉBEC COMPANIES IN HAITI

Jacques d’Amours
Senior Director
Maisons Laprise

10.1 PERSPECTIVES: THE EXPERIENCE OF QUÉBEC COMPANIES IN HAITI

Michel Dubuc
President
Aedifica

On Wednesday, November 20, come gain an understanding of the new economic climate in Haiti, and seize the many opportunities resulting from the wide-ranging economic development campaign implemented by the Haitian private sector and government.

This one-day seminar, organized by the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie haïtiano-canadienne, in collaboration with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada and the Haitian Embassy in Canada, will give you an opportunity to shake up conventional thinking and meet with a delegation of high-ranking Haitian business people and government representatives visiting Montréal.

Come learn from the testimonials of Quebec businesses working on the scene, and meet potential partners that can help develop your business with Haiti.

The activity will be held in French.

Prices

  Members Non members
Ticket(s) $75* $100*
* Taxes not included. Become a Member

By phone
514 871-4001

For more information

Emanuel Couture-Armand
Head, International market development
514 871-4002, ext. 6212
ecarmand@ccmm.qc.ca

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at achat@ccmm.qc.ca will be accepted.

Location

Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal
900 De La Gauchetière Street West
Montréal

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Beyond the current reconstruction projects funded by international financial backers, the Haitian business community is organized around the following sectors of activity:

  • Tourism
  • Infrastructures
  • Energy
  • Agri-food
  • Transportation
  • Mining (exploration)

This is a unique opportunity to take advantage of Canada and Montréal’s special relationship with Haiti to find your place on a particularly promising and accessible market for your products and services.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Companies seeking to develop their business in the Antilles and take part in Haiti’s growth. This activity is more specifically intended for:

  • Businesses in the tourism, mining, transportation, textile, energy, and manufacturing sectors
  • Engineering firms
  • General contractors for construction projects
  • Investors and financial institutions
  • Suppliers of construction materials and machinery
  • International project management advisors
  • Companies with experience on the Haitian market
  • Companies with experience dealing with Multilateral Development Banks

WHY TAKE PART IN THIS ACTIVITY?

  • To meet potential partners and key stakeholders for your projects in Canada and in Haiti
  • To gain an understanding of the new business environment in Haiti and assess its potential for your company
  • To learn about specific projects in various sectors
  • To find out about the challenges and issues for Canadian companies

Meet key stakeholders that can help develop your business on a particularly promising market!

In partnership with:

Ministère des Affaires étrangères, du commerce et du développementChambre de commerce et d'industrie Haïtiano-Canadienne

In collaboration with:


The "Exporting Québec" initiative 
is produced in cooperation with:

 
Official airline of the
"Exporting Québec" initiative:

LaPresse+   AIR CANADA
WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.

 
Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations

(WTCA)

Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)