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Report on international markets: trends and opportunities

Annual round table discussion on international economic issues Hear the forecasts of three international market experts The speech will be delivered in French.


  • Pierre S. Pettigrew
    The Honourable Pierre S. Pettigrew Former member of Parliament and federal cabinet minister
    Executive Advisor, International,
    See biography
  • Pierre Marc Johnson Former MNA and Premier of Quebec, and Legal Counsel, Lavery Lawyers
  • Jean Charest Premier of Québec (2003-2012)
    McCarthy Tétrault


For the 6th consecutive year, the World Trade Centre’s team of experts is holding an important round table discussion on export market development prospects for Quebec businesses.

Three eminent international market specialists will provide an overall picture of business issues and opportunities for Québec companies in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Come share in the vision and the forecasts of our three guest speakers.


The Honourable Jean Charest, former MNA and Premier of Quebec, and Partner, McCarthy Tétrault
Mr. Charest will speak about the evolution of the Asian markets, the second leading destination for Canadian exports. He will shed light on commercial trends and the development of Canada-Asia relations.


Pierre Marc Johnson, former MNA and Premier of Quebec, and Legal Counsel, Lavery Lawyers
Mr. Johnson will explain the current situation in Europe, where Canada is one of the closest and oldest economic and commercial partners. He will inform us of business opportunities on this vast market, notably in view of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.


The Honourable Pierre S. Pettigrew, former Member of Parliament and federal cabinet minister, and Executive Advisor, International, Deloitte
Mr. Pettigrew will discuss his thoughts on the situation in Latin America and its sub-regions. He will speak about the many business opportunities this region has to offer, as well as ways of entering into and running eventual partnerships.


Members Non members
Ticket(s) $100 * $150 *
Table(s) of 10
Table(s) of 10 $900 * $1500 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001
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.


Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal

900 De La Gauchetière Street West
Montréal, QC
H5A 1E4


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  • Understand these specialists’ vision of current and future global economic issues
  • Assess the potential of developing your business abroad
  • Network with over 200 decision-makers interested in international markets


  • Businesses with international operations
  • Businesses planning to make the move to foreign markets
  • International business advisors
  • Foreign investors and fund managers
  • Students and researchers in the fields of international economics and politics
Don’t miss this opportunity to take a fresh look at international markets.
The "Exporting Québec" initiative 
is produced in cooperation with:

Official airline of the
"Exporting Québec" initiative:

LaPresse+   AIR CANADA
Acclr, through its international trade department, receives financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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