December 1, 2015 - Roundtable

Carrefour Europe 2015

Welcome to the 14th edition of Carrefour Europe!

Carrefour Europe is the perfect place for Canadian companies planning to diversify their exports to Europe or set up a local subsidiary. 

The round-table-concept, which was successfully launched in 2011, has been a growing success over the past few years. You can get first-hand information on key business strategies in the European market and discuss best business practices presented by Quebec companies successfully exporting to Europe. 

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7:30 – 8:00 : Registration and Welcome of Participants

8:00 - 9:00 : Plenary Session

Europe - A Business Destination par Excellence!

9:00 - 9:40 : Networking Breakfast

9:50 – 12:10 : Round Tables

  • Legal framework and regulations in Europe
  • Fiscal Framework (direct and indirect taxation)
  • Financing its expansion in Europe
  • Export and custom rules to be respected

12:30 - 14:15 : Business Luncheon "L'évolution des marchés européens : Tendances et opportunitées"*

The Luncheon is also the opportunity for us to grant the Carrefour Europe Award to two companies which successfully developed their activities in Europe. Our guest speakers are: 

  • Michel Nadeau, Executive Director of Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations (IGOPP)
  • Julie Pottier, Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • Karsten Mecklenburg, Delegation of the European Union to Canada

For more information on the luncheon, please click here.
*Note that the luncheon will be held in French.


Tickets and Registration

  • Full day: $150 + tax ($130 + tax before October 30)
  • Business Luncheon only: $110 + tax ($100 + tax before October 30) per person 
  • Corporative table (8 people) : $800 + tax ($760 + tax before October 30)

To register, click here


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1255 Jeanne-Mance Street
Montreal, QC



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