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2018 is the first officially designated China-Canada Year of Tourism. In response to China's “One Belt, One Road” strategic plan, Canada’s “Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor” program and to promote collaborations between 2 countries, we are pleased to announce that the 2018 China-Canada Trade Conference will be held on September 26th, 2018 at the Convention and Exhibition Center in Vancouver, Canada.

CCTC this year will be co-host by Richway New Media Technology and CKGSB Alumni Association to strengthen economic and trade exchanges between China and Canada and promote cross-border e-commerce development in terms of resources, products, technologies and services.

The event will again focus on the cross-border e-commerce and digital marketing. Chinese tech giants, including Tencent, Baidu and Meituan Dianping will be our keynote speakers to share their insight of Canada – China collaboration and to offer help to local Canadian companies who have the vision to develop the Chinese market. At the same time, breakout sessions on the theme of Chinese outbound tourism, consumption upgrade and education will be held to share successful stories and tailor-made e-commerce solutions for different industries in Canada.

Conference Introduction

In this context, in order to understand the new e-commerce trend and to help Canadian businesses better tap into the Chinese market, CCTC will offer:

1. Introduce the overall environment and development trend of bilateral cross-border trade between China and Canada;

2. Introduce the status of China's Internet business and share ideas on e-commerce development;

3. Experience sharing and case studies on bilateral cross-border e-commerce cooperation;

4. Interpret China-Canada cross-border e-commerce policies and feasibility for Canadian businesses;

5. Share entrepreneurial experience of successful Internet companies in China;

6. Multiple breakout sessions which provide customized e-commerce solutions for different industries;

7. Designated match making session for Canadian and Chinese businesses

Breakout Sessions

A. Emerging Opportunity for Chinese Outbound Tourism

China has become one of Canada’s largest sources of foreign tourists. Chinese visitors contribute over $1 billion annually to Canada's economy. Learn how China’s outbound tourism market is changing, what services and experiences Chinese consumers are looking for, and how the digital landscape is creating new opportunities for the businesses in Canada. This session is for all businesses or organizations participated in serving Chinese tourists and nationals in Canada.

Target Audience

Tourism Industry (Restaurants, Hotels, Travel Agencies, Retailers)


-How to maximize your store exposure to Chinese tourists by using Chinese Yelp+Tripadvisor+Groupon

-Online/Offline payment solutions for Chinese consumers

-How 2018 Year of Canada China Tourism would benefit the traveling industry in both Canada and China

B. Capturing the huge private education opportunity

The private, for-profit Education Services sector is a key player in meeting Canada's emerging labor market needs. By providing specialized training services alongside traditional public education, this sector is playing an essential role in the transfer of knowledge and skills and in human capital development.

Target audience:

Education industry (Early Child Education, Schools, Cram Schools, Interest Classes, etc.)


-Using digital tools to better promote and manage your institutes

-Case Study: How to develop the Chinese market and capture the students efficiently

-Panel discussion

C. Cross Border E Commerce brings emerging opportunities for Canadian manufacture and export industry

Rising consumer spending power and an enthusiasm for online shopping is a compelling reason to tap into the world’s largest consumer market. China is in the midst of a transformation that presents an unprecedented opportunity for Canadian businesses.

Target Audience:

Manufacturer, Retailer, Exporter


-Comparison of multiple cross border e-commerce platforms

-Promote Canadian product/service effectively to the Chinese community by using major digital media channels

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