October 26-30, 2015
Trade Team PEI executed a multi-sector Business Mission to the Boston/New England Region during the week of October 26-30, 2015 with 13 participating PEI-based enterprises/organizations representing the agri-food, technology, bioscience, professional services and education sectors.
The delegation included:
Atlantic Aqua Farms Dogwood Siding
Eastern Fabricators Garden Isle Farms
Holland College McCain Produce
Mid Isle Farms Millbrook Fine Finishings
Neurodyn PEI Bag Co. Ltd.
Red Isle Produce Vitrak Systems
Mission Objectives advanced:
- Building on existing market relationships;
- Introduction and exposure to new business prospects;
- Finding a sales representative/distributor/agent;
- Generating immediate export sales;
- Finding joint venture, technology partners.
Through matchmaking support services provided by Atlantic TradeWinds (Wendy Diltz), this diverse delegation executed a comprehensive program of over 120 business-to-business meetings with buyers, partners and potential investors across the states of Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C. and Florida. Two companies also attended the Fresh Produce Summit in Georgia in advance of the mission.