Events

Summit conference

Carl Breau, our general manager, has been invited as a Speaker to the upcoming Story Summit in Banff. The Story Summit is a gathering of North American media, entertainment and content creators to share their experiences and ideas. His presentation will be titled “How to Monetize the Fastest-Growing Entertainment Market in the World: China” and will be held on February 25th. So why not book your next ski trip and get a chance to learn about the business opportunities awaiting your company in China ! For more information, go to www.storysummit.ca.

Montreal- Shanghai Inauguration flight

On february 16th, the first direct flight Montréal-Shanghai will take off ! With the mayor of Montréal, the Honourable Denis Coderre, and the Québec minister of tourism, Mrs. Julie Boulet, a gala will be hosted in Shanghai on February 18th, where the team at Saimen will be present.  https://cancham.eventbank.cn/event/7389/.

Conference in Shanghai: Perspectives on the Real Economy

Tuesday, October 20th 10:30am-12pm BMO Shanghai Branch 20/FL, IFC Phase 2, 8 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai

  • Moderator: Weldon Epp, Consul General, Canadian Consulate of Shanghai
  • Panelist: Stefan Dembinski, COO, China Xintiandi
  • Panelist: Dr. Harvey Chen, Chairman and CEO of First Light Academy of Finance and Management
  • Panelist: Carl Breau, General Manager, Saimen
  • Panelist: Ronald Ball, Founder and Chairman of EHC-Global

Notes on Panel Content/ Themes:

  • Industrial production and exports
  • Consumption and GDP growth
  • Which part of what we see in data reported is helpful in understanding the new normal in slowing growth?
  • Which part of the economy is actually slowing? A shift to more domestic focus in consumption and locally?
  • We are seeing a shift in re-investment in productivity and increase in costs- shift in quality growth
  • Service side: political leaders are putting emphasis on quantity over quality
  • Are we seeing that shift towards quality growth? What are panelists seeing in their own sectors?
  • What is real and what is not from the economic slowdown? Is a slowdown necessarily a bad thing?
  • Urbanization: touting it as a macro trend to drive long term stable growth and consumption-based

Montreal Event
How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies

 Using Trade Finance to Your Advantage – Presentation and Panel

Export Development Canada in conjunction with the Canada China Business Council presents the “How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies” conference on September 21st in Montreal. With the increasing purchasing power of the Chinese consumer, combined with the devaluation of the Canadian dollar, there has never been a better time to sell into the Chinese market. But how do you make sure you get paid?

Guest Speakers:

  • Denis L’Heureux, EDC
  • Carl Breau, General Manager, Saimen

Date: Monday September 21, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Location: Osler, 1000 de la Gauchetière, 23rd Floor, Montréal, Québec, H3A 4W5
Registration: chenail@ccbc.com
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Toronto Event
How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies

 Using Trade Finance to Your Advantage – Presentation and Panel

Export Development Canada in conjunction with the Canada China Business Council presents the “How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies” conference on September 22st in Toronto. With the increasing purchasing power of the Chinese consumer, combined with the devaluation of the Canadian dollar, there has never been a better time to sell into the Chinese market. But how do you make sure you get paid?

Guest Speakers:

  • Denis L’Heureux, EDC
  • Carl Breau, General Manager, Saimen

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 – from 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Location: KPMG, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4600, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S5
Registration: noah@ccbc.com
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Calgary Event
How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies

 Using Trade Finance to Your Advantage – Presentation and Panel

Export Development Canada in conjunction with the Canada China Business Council presents the “How to Get Paid When Selling to Chinese Companies” conference on September 23st in Calgary. With the increasing purchasing power of the Chinese consumer, combined with the devaluation of the Canadian dollar, there has never been a better time to sell into the Chinese market. But how do you make sure you get paid?

Guest Speakers:

  • Denis L’Heureux, EDC
  • Carl Breau, General Manager, Saimen

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – from 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Location: Parlee McLaws, 3300 TD Canada Trust Tower, 421-7th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4K9
Registration: Joanne@ccbc.com
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