The British Columbia will be partner of the CETA Business Forum

CETA Business Forum is honored to announce the presence of the British Columbia (BC) Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation among its institutional partners

There are many reasons why the ministry of British Columbia, one of Canada’s best-known provinces, chose to participate in the online matching event aimed at businesses and professionals aiming to strengthen their network between the European Union and Canada.

British Columbia (B.C.) combines a business-friendly environment with an outstanding quality of life. Organizations choosing to operate in B.C. benefit from prime locations, rich natural resources, attractive investment climate and skilled, educated workforce. British Columbia is naturally positioned to meet the needs of investors, businesses and trading partners looking for opportunities in jurisdictions that have strong and measurable ESG commitments.

Creative and educated communities throughout the province generate high-potential possibilities supported by government and industry. On the West Coast of Canada, British Columbia offers opportunity in expansion and capital investment across a wide range of industries, with trade representatives specializing in facilitating opportunities with investors from nations around the world.

Competitive Business Costs: British Columbia maintains a global reputation as a great place to do business through strong fiscal management, a stable economy, and streamlined pro-business regulations. In B.C., labour, utility, and facility costs are generally lower than most top North American locations, as are corporate income tax rates. Combined with a dependable legal system, British Columbia is the optimal location for business opportunities in North America and around the world.

Globally connected: British Columbia is the West Coast gateway to Asia and major global centres. Modern infrastructure of ports, airports, roads, railways, and a state-of-the-art communications network are the tangible assets, but the real value of B.C.’s global connectivity lies in the intangible: a diverse, multilingual population that supports strong cultural and family ties across the globe, providing a deep and rich worldview. Collaboration between thinkers and doers, communities and companies, ecosystems and economies are what link British Columbia to the global community.

Skilled, diverse workforce: Students in B.C. receive a high quality education that prepares them for careers and jobs that are in-demand in today’s economy. British Columbia’s world-class post-secondary education institutions work to ensure the training they offer supports an educated and highly-skilled workforce.

The West Coast Innovation Hub: British Columbia fuels innovation on a strong foundation of education, research, development, and collaboration. These are the building blocks that creative thinkers and problem solvers use to generate new ideas and inspired solutions to global needs. Innovations conceived in our world-leading academic institutions are nurtured through accelerators and incubators, with industry and public sector support to help the companies behind them earn global recognition. Imagination, innovation, creation, and problem-solving are found in B.C. and benefit the world.

Unparalleled quality of life: British Columbia’s cosmopolitan cities and dynamic local communities, temperate climate and breadth of outdoor experiences provide a quality of life that is unparalleled, drawing people from around the world. This diversity contributes to an inclusive cultural experience and a safe and healthy living environment. With sophisticated urban hubs, picturesque world-renowned resorts, award-winning post-secondary institutions, an excellent public health-care system, and unparalleled recreation, British Columbians enjoy an excellent quality of life, whether they were born in B.C. or have chosen it as their home.

For this reasons the British Columbia did not want to miss the appointment with the CETA Business Forum, which on 22-23 June will be staged through a digital platform capable of reproducing a 360° trade fair event, with the presence of classrooms, stands and services for interaction between participants, all in 3D format.

The B2B area will be open from June 22 to 30, 24 hours a day, and will allow participants to arrange face-to-face meetings to get to know each other and develop new relationships.

For registration go to the official page of the event.

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