1000+ attendees are expected from non-governmental agencies, private sector companies, multi-lateral and government agencies, academic and research institutions, and aid and development funding organizations.
To facilitate contact with delegates, the exhibition area is positioned adjacent the technical sessions and refreshment space. Meeting tables will be dispersed in the exhibition space.
All exhibition spaces will be provided with a shell scheme and of a first come first served basis. Depending on the requested sq.m, the shell scheme will be adapted to the given size of the exhibition space.
Booth construction will include:
Back and side wall – wooden color
Front sign board for company name
3kw Electricity connection & consumption
Additional furniture can be booked
If your booth is left unattended we recommend locking away any valuable objects. The exhibition area will be locked during the night. Night surveillance will be provided.
Expanding your business into Canada
Find a Trade Commissioner
In 161 offices around the world, the Canadian trade commissioners provide expert advice and problem-solving skills to assist you in making Canada your next investment destination. Within Global Affairs Canada, Investment & Innovation Bureau ensures that foreign investors have the information and assistance they need to make successful investments in Canada. Working closely with partners across Canada and capitalizing on their network of trade commissioners across the globe, they provide well researched information, market intelligence, connections, and support that foreign business executives need to invest in Canada.
Services You Can Count On
Canadian Trade Commissioners provide comprehensive, confidential and free of charge services for current and prospective investors. Services include, but are not limited to:
Assistance in developing a business case for your next investment decision
Strategic market intelligence on your specific sector
Pathfinding for key government contacts engaged in supporting investment in Canada
Referrals to investment support professionals, such as lenders, lawyers, accounting firms and information specialists, private-sector industry associations
Facilitation of site visits to support you in the identification of a strategic location
Information and advice on:
how to set up a business in Canada
Canada’s advantageous Research and Development (R&D) tax credit system
financial and non-financial government programs specific to your sector
visit https://www.international.gc.ca to learn more
The Canadian Trade Commissioners will be at the VITBIS 2024 to guide you in starting up your business in Canada.
Investment Canada Act
Non-Canadians who acquire control of an existing Canadian business or who wish to establish a new unrelated Canadian business are subject to this Act, and they must submit either a Notification or an Application for Review.
The purposes of the Investment Canada Act (the Act) are "to provide for the review of significant investments in Canada by non-Canadians in a manner that encourages investment, economic growth and employment opportunities in Canada and to provide for the review of investments in Canada by non-Canadians that could be injurious to national security.
The legislation and associated rules are complex and because of that complexity, the information provided here is intended to serve both as an introduction to and a description of the key features of the Act. It is intended to help investors and others who are interested in the application of the legislation understand how non-Canadian investors are to respond to the requirements of the Act.
With respect to all investments except those that fall within a prescribed type of business activity as set out in Schedule IV of the Regulations, the Department responsible for the administration of the Act is Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. With respect to investments which fall within a Schedule IV prescribed business activity, the Department responsible for the administration of the Act is the Department of Canadian Heritage.