International Trade and Regional Manufacturing Forum Event: Canada – Focus on Ontario


17:15 — 19:30 on November 16, 2017


Canada is  the UK’s 16th largest export market for goods. Canada has cultural, historic, and linguistic links with the UK.We work together on many bilateral and international initiatives, including the G7, G20, NATO, and the Commonwealth.

This events explores and informs on opportunities for UK companies.

Hosted by the Master Cutler, Mr Ken Cooke, at the Cutlers’ Hall, the Regional Manufacturing Forum and the International Trade Forum are jointly presenting the forthcoming export event

Ontario is responsible for 40% of Canada’s total economic output.

Ontario’s gross domestic product is bigger than Switzerland’s or Sweden’s.

It remains one of the fastest growing regions in the advanced industrial world.

Opportunities exist in the following sectors

Aerospace and Defence | Automotive | Building Products and Associated Services | Environmental Technologies | Financial Services | Life Sciences and Health Technologies | Information and Communications Technology (ICT) | Mining Technologies and Associated Services | Renewable Energy Technologies


Mr Ken Cooke, Master Cutler, The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire – Welcome

Aaron Rosland, Commercial Counsellor – Ontario, High Commission of Canada in the UK – Overview, Current political climate, , Economy, Sector Opportunities, Incentives.
John Hayward, Chief Executive, Pressure Technologies
Chris Hudon, Managing Director, Chimo Holdings


Master Cutlers’ Supported Trade Visit 2018

Details will be given on the evening about the ITF’s planned multi-sector trade visit to Poland in June 2018


A fantastic platform for knowledge sharing, networking with other manufacturers & exporters establishing new valuable contacts and exchanging ideas with peers

FREE to ITF Members, Manufacturers,First Time Attendees* and Invited Guests
Non-members*: £30 | Service Providers* £75

*Excludes intermediaries
* Some restrictions apply for Service Providers

Please contact us to book a place


Cutlers' Hall


Church Street
S1 2HG

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