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Haiti shows its business potential

Meet a delegation straight from Haiti and discover business opportunities Events The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Registration deadline: June 13, 2018

The Haitian delegation meeting in short

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal’s Acclr international trade experts are pleased to invite you to a business meeting with a Haitian delegation on June 14. This event, organized in collaboration with the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie haïtiano-canadienne, will allow you to investigate real investment opportunities in this Caribbean country and to take advantage of business situations you, as a potential investor, can seize and build upon.

Why Haiti?

For several decades now, Québec and Haiti have enjoyed a special relationship. Over the years, we have developed cooperative bonds in such areas as culture, governance, tourism, and education.

With two international airports and some twenty daily direct flights from all around the world, as well as its many ports, Haiti is strategically positioned to do business. Through its liberalized economy, its new government seeking to restore growth in the country, and its efforts to develop legal and procedural infrastructures, Haiti is allowing companies and investors to better take advantage of its potential in various promising sectors of the economy.

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Haitian delegation participants that have confirmed their attendance:

  • Pierre Marie Du Meny, Haiti’s Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Tessa Jacques, General Director at Centre de Facilitation des Investissements (CFI)
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Advisor to the President
  • Karine Pleau - Embassy of Canada in Haiti
  • Emmanuel Choute - Embassy of Canada in Haiti
  • Dahlia Adrien, Marketing Director, Marriott Hotels (tourism and hotel sector)
  • Sendy Malette Gedeon, Staff Member, Office of the General Director, National Industrial Parks Corporation
  • Richard Baptiste, President and CEO, Panyen Lakay (agri-food sector)
  • Théodore Achille - UNOX
  • Michel Pelletier - SOLU Distribution
  • Jean-Pierre Moreau - SOLU Distribution
To register, please contact Marina Lins ( while mentioning your reason for wanting to attend this event. Then, the CCIHC will have to approve your registration by June 8.


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Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Marina Lins
Advisor, International Market Development
514 871-4002, extension 6220

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.


Plaza Centre-Ville (édifice EVO)

777 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard
Montréal, QC
H3C 3Z7

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L’Hosting Haiti, a unique opportunity to…

  • Ask all your questions, directly to the experts
  • Benefit from the advice of a panel of specialized speakers
  • Meet several entrepreneurs with in-depth experience on the market
  • Speak to potential partners and key stakeholders for your projects
  • Identify relevant business opportunities for your company

Haiti facts and figures:

  • Haiti’s GDP in 2016 was $8.02 billion (World Bank).
  • Haiti has a population of 10.8 million inhabitants.
  • The value of imports from Canada is estimated to be $55.34 million, according to EDC.
  • The main imports are agri-food products, machinery and equipment, manufactured goods, and fuel.

Who should attend this meeting with the Haitian delegation?

All companies seeking to develop their business in Haiti or to learn more about the market.

This activity will be of particular interest to companies in the following sectors:

  • Agri-food
  • Tourism
  • Hotel industry
  • Handicrafts
  • Renewable energy
  • Education
To register, please contact Marina Lins ( while mentioning your reason for wanting to attend this event. Then, the CCIHC will have to approve your registration by June 8.
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Acclr, through its international trade department, receives financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

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