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Nordic Springboard Event

High Commission of Canada

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Nordic Springboard Event

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Nordic Springboard Event 28th November 2012 Ended Free  

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THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. Please contact the organiser for any queries.

The Nordic Springboard Event is an opportunity for Canadian companies and their partners in the UK to meet Canadian Trade Commissioners from the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in London. You will be able to:

  • Obtain an overview of each countries' economic and commercial environment
  • Discuss your company's interests in the region
  • Obtain advice on the market for your product/service
  • Request background on potential local partners
  • Make valuable Canadian government contacts in the Nordic region for future development
  • Network with Canadian companies and UK partners of Canadian companies


09:00 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Welcome - Jennifer Daubeny, Counsellor Commercial, Canadian High Commission, London
09:35 Introduction - Sanjay Purohit, Trade Commissioner (ICT), Canadian High Commission, London
09:45 Overview of the agenda - George Edwards, Managing Director, CanadaUK Partners Ltd (Moderator)

09:50 Denmark market presentation
10:05 Finland market presentation

10:20 Break

10:50 Norway market presentation
11:05 Sweden market presentation

11:20 Summary and Q&A
11:50 End of program, light lunch served to all guests

12:30 One-on-one meetings for the rest of the afternoon (feel free to leave once your meeting is finished).
One-on-one meetings
You are strongly advised to register for a 15-minute meeting with the Nordic Trade Commissioners, in order to receive more detailed information specific to your company's interest in the Nordics, challenges and needs. The meetings will be back-to-back, arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. These should be booked in advance by indicating your interest on the booking form. NOTE: As of 12th November all available meeting slots during the afternoon have been booked, however if you register your interest you will be allocated a slot in the event of any cancellation.


Are there ID requirements to enter the event?

The High Commission security policy requires all attendees to carry photo id with them and have pre-registered for the event.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please use the 41 Grosvenor St side entrance. Nearest London Underground station is Bond St, Central and Jubilee lines (five minutes walk) with Oxford Circus on the Victoria, Bakeloo and Central lines approximately ten minutes walk. For car parking options nearby please refer to

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

George Edwards, CanadaUK Partners Ltd
Tel: 01442-381751
Mobile: 07976-211901

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes provided you advise the organiser in advance.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes please contact the organiser

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, it is a requirement of the High Commission security policy

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Not a problem if you have advised us in advance and the attendee is carrying photo ID



Do you have questions about Nordic Springboard Event? Contact High Commission of Canada

When & Where

Canadian High Commission
1 Grosvenor Square
W1K 4AB London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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High Commission of Canada

This event is being hosted by the High Commission of Canada, 1 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 4AB (41 Grosvenor Street entrance), contact: Sanjay Purohit, Trade Commissioner (ICT) Tel: 020 7258 6680, Email:



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