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Focus on Canada

2016 will see the first ever trade mission headed up by the Master Cutler, organised by ITF. This event will inform on the opportunities that exist for UK companies in Canada

Hosted by the Master Cutler, Craig McKay, at the Cutlers' Hall, the Regional Manufacturing Forum and the International Trade Forum are jointly presenting the forthcoming export event.

Canada is the UK's 16th largest export market for goods. Canada has cultural, historic, and linguistic links with the UK. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will help strengthen trade between Canada and the UK.


16.30-17.00 Registration and Refreshments
17.00-18.00 Presentations

Craig McKay, Master Cutler, The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire – Welcome 

William Beckett, Chairman, International Trade Forum  -  Introduction to the event and the multi-sector regional trade mission to Canada

Cameron Branston, Commercial Officer, High Commission of Canada in the UK - Canada, opportunities for UK companies

Gordon Scott, Sales Director, DavyMarkham - DavyMarkham has sold around £70m of mining equipment to Canada overteh last 12 years to a variety of clients including Glencore, Goldcorp, Vale, Hudbay, Agnico-Eagle, Iamgold and ABB Montreal. This equipment is designed and manufactured i nour factory here in Sheffield and we offer a complete service including site installation, commissioning and aftersales. The mines are located in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.

Q&A Panel - Other members of both Forums will join the panel during the Q&A session sharing their story.   

18.00-19.00 Pre-registration for Trade Visit, Networking and exchanging information with others.

To register your interest please contact us at
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Focus on Canada
Cutlers' Hall
Church Street
S1 1HG
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