Opportunities in Canada’s Cosmetic Sector seminar will educate U.S. SMEs on the Canadian cosmetic market. The seminar includes a Health Canada presentation educating U.S. exporters on regulatory and language and labeling requirements. An industry expert will provide an overview of the Canadian market including market entry strategies. U.S. exporters will also benefit from customized B2B meetings with potential Canadian partners and/or distributors for an additional fee.
10:00 am - 10:05 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks. Speaker: Matthew Quigley, Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Consulate General Montreal
10:05 am - 10:10 am: Role of the USCS and housekeeping guidance. Speaker: Yamilka Pena, Commercial Specialist - Cosmetic Industry, U.S. Consulate General Montreal
10:10 am - 10:40 am: The Cosmetics Regulations, the Canadian Experience. Speaker: Tamara Itani, A/Head, Cosmetics Unit, Risk Management Bureau, Consumer and Hazardous Products Safety Directorate, Health Canada.
10:40 am - 10:50 am: Q&A
10:50 am - 11:20 am: Voice of the Industry and Retail Environment. Speaker: Darren Praznik, President & CEO, Cosmetics Alliance of Canada
11:20 am - 11:30 am: Q&A
11:30 am: Closing Remarks. Speaker: Yamilka Pena, Commercial Specialist - Cosmetic Industry, U.S. Consulate General Montreal
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Networking Sessions (30 minutes each)
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Up to three one-on-one B2B Customized Meetings (an additional fee will apply)
The Commercial Specialists at the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada can help by searching and scheduling appointments with pre-screened Canadian potential partners at Doing business in Canada’s cosmetic sector seminar.
The participation fee of USD 25 includes:
- Registration for two attendees to participate in the seminar
- A company profile published on our Doing business in Canada’s Cosmetic Sector seminar website.
- Access to the Canadian sector and industry trends briefings
A conference call will be scheduled with the Seminar team to help identify your goals and objectives in the Canadian market and determine the profiles of targeted partners to be searched for you.
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Why should I join this event?
Doing business in Canada’s cosmetic sector seminar is the most cost effective and efficient way possible to explore and develop business prospects in Canada.
Where can I pre-register?
The pre-registration link for the event can be found HERE or at the top of this page.
Are one-on-one meetings available to all conference participants?
Yes. Note the Customized Meetings option is limited to 10 U.S. participating companies on a first come first serve basis.
When will partnering and one-one-one meetings be held?
Meetings can be scheduled throughout the event. The CS will work with you and the potential Canadian partner to schedule a time. Please note that an additional fee will apply for customized one-on-one meetings and a contact list of potential Canadian partners and/or distributors.
Will conference sessions be available for viewing on-demand?
The main speaker’s presentation will be recorded and available for viewing on-demand for up to 30 days after the event.
If you have a question that you don’t see answered, please feel free to contact one of our Doing Business in Canada’s Cosmetic Sector seminar team leads: Yamilka Pena: firstname.lastname@example.org