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Group Purpose:  For individuals, this group is for your self-development and knowledge in International business, trade, investment and international development. Meet like minded professionals. Any for-profit or non-profit concept or model can be take global. For non-profits and association, our group members offer going global assistance to these organizations at no cost. In general, members gather a better understanding of global trends, environment, and techniques on going global. 


• Clean Tech

• Life Sciences

• Aerospace Defence and Security

• Communications Technologies

• Software

• Media 

Group members Include: Business Owners/Professionals, Local/Foreign Government Agencies for International Trade and Investment, International Marketing Professionals, International Development Organizations/Consultants, Foreign Direct Investor & Financial Institutions, International Business or International Relations Graduates and Enthusiasts, Non-Profit and Association Representatives.

If you don’t have a specific goal in mind but are interested in international business, you might very well find people who’s vision or direction is relevant to your abilities and interests, who may be looking for people to help them. Listen to expert speakers on global and international business topics, decided by you the group participants. Information on upcoming workshops and event will be released to members.

Mentorship: Through the in-person meetings and the online member Discussion forum. This group can be a mentorship resource for you and other group participants, that will ultimately help you become more successful professionally and or personally. You may bring your ideas to the group for high-level discussion or meet new people on a one-on-one basis for technical discussions. We can also be here to connect you and provide direction in your international business or international development quest, whether your goal is to sell, partner, help others, etc.

Example questions that may be addressed: Which countries this year are growing more quickly and represent greater opportunities? Which countries this year have citizens with the most money? Which countries have businesses in need of product, technology or service suppliers or funding? Which countries are providing or going to be providing funding for specific purposes? What makes for successful international distribution channels? What do international development organizations do? What are we doing to narrow our trade deficit? How do you get new international business initiatives off the ground? How can you learn from others that have gone global before you so that you don’t waste time making their same mistakes? … Have you thought of other interesting relevant questions that we should maybe consider mentioning here?

Program agenda is the following: 

6:30-7:00 - Pre-Networking 
7:00-7:45 - Key Opinion Leader / Moderated Panel Discussion 
7:45-8:15 - Audience Discussion / Q&A

8:15-8:30 – Special Group Administration Discussion and Announcements
8:30-9:00 - Post Networking 

Additional Events and Meetings: In addition to the regular meetup program of educational and informative seminars as seen here, we will be having a variety of events.  Which include specialized inter-group meetings around specific interests, and possibly multi-group social events to develop new business partners and friendships. Future workshops that touch on leading trends and challenges.

Sponsorship: As a sponsor, in addition to the option of having your name online and in event, you can request to make your own brief promotional presentation to the meetup group. For more information simply send a message to a group organizer. Similarly if you are interested in being a seminar presenter, at one of our meetings, or if you want to make a group event suggestion, contact us for consideration. 

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Ottawa, ON

Founded Jan 10, 2016
  • International Business People 49
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