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Business Opportunities Seminar with Multilateral Development Banks

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Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

250 Yonge Street

Floor 35

Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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The Trade Commissioner Service and Ontario’s Ministry of International Trade are hosting a Business Opportunities Seminar with Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) on September 25, 2017.

This event is aimed at companies, institutions and individual consultants interested in working on projects with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank Group (WB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and African Development Bank (AfDB). This event will also highlight the work of these institutions in the area of renewable energy. Participants will learn about upcoming business opportunities, hear from successful companies, and get information needed to improve their competitiveness when pursuing MDB projects. There will also be an opportunity to network with officials from the various MDBs, as well as provincial and federal trade officers.


Program

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 10:00 Introduction to Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs)

10:00 – 11:15 MDB Priorities and Successfully Navigating the Procurement Process

  • Where opportunities exist for Canadian companies
  • Strategies and approaches, and how to differentiate yourself

11:15 – 11:30 Health Break / Networking Opportunity

11:30 – 12:50 Renewable Energy and Climate Financing Priorities

  • Priorities within the energy sector
  • Types of technology and expertise currently sought
  • Real projects and successful engagement strategies

12:50 – 14:00 Networking Luncheon

14:00 – 16:30 Breakout Sessions with MDB Representatives

Led by representatives from each of the MDBs, allowing participants to ask specific questions and gain additional insights. Signup will be required and available on-site the morning of the event.

  • Details on funds, initiatives, and programs related to clean technology and renewable energy from each MDB
  • Overview of clean energy project pipeline from each MDB
  • Q & A
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Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

250 Yonge Street

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Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

Canada

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