Join our global support partners for 25 minute Q&A style sessions here in the Growth Lounge. Each session will include a brief introduction of the organization, how they can support you to go global, and a Q&A. Use the chat function to ask your questions live!
You are welcome to join the Growth Lounge at any time today (no registration necessary), and enjoy content from both virtual stages!
Here is the schedule for the Québec growth lounge sessions:
9:00 AM – OSME hosted by Samuel Archambault, Chief Procurement
The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), as part of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), is here to make it easier for smaller businesses to bid on federal contracting opportunities.
9:25 AM – Scotiabank hosted by Paul Yannouris, Development Manager, Small Business, Montreal Centre District
Guided by our purpose: for every future, as a key partner, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a full suite of financial advice and banking solutions. At CXC, virtually connect with an expert from our Small Business Banking Team to learn more. We’re here to help.
9:50 AM – UPS hosted by Paul Gaspar, Director of Small Business
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.
10:15 AM – Mastercard hosted by Jonathan Jodoin, Director, Account Management
Mastercard Canada supports electronic payments that have the ability to create a world with greater opportunities for all.
10:40 AM – EDC hosted by Mélanie Carter, Knowledge Partnership Lead
Export Development Canada helps Canadian companies of all sizes go, grow, and succeed in their international business. EDC provides financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad.
11:05 AM – TCS hosted by Etienne Lapalme, Trade Commissioner
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is Canada’s largest network of international business professionals – specialists with field access to global business opportunities to help Canadian companies succeed in markets spanning the globe.
11:35 AM – Google hosted by Jyll Saskin Gales, International Growth Lead
Google Canada’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a global technology leader, Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.
12:10 PM – CIPO hosted by Caroline Lefebvre, IP Advisor
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is a special operating agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. They deliver intellectual property (IP) services in Canada and educate Canadians on how to use IP more effectively.