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Trade mission to Silicon Valley

Come get inspired and develop your business in this cradle of technology. Trade Missions The activity will take place mainly in English

To May 3, 2019

Deadline for registration – Call for applications for the “Women in Tech” special package: March 8, 2019
Registration deadline: Techno package : April 4, 2019

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An overview of the mission

As part of Ubisoft’s Women in Tech initiative, the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal’s Acclr experts in international trade invite you to take part in a trade mission to Silicon Valley from April 29 to May 3, 2019.

If you are a technology company or have an interest in developing your business in the United States, especially in California, click here to see what’s included in this mission.

In order to support women in the technology sector, we are offering an opportunity for nine start-up representatives to take part in this mission for free (Accommodations and plane ticket included). To learn more about this “Women in Tech” call for applications, view the selection criteria, or submit your application, click here.

Why should you take part in this trade mission?

It’s a unique opportunity for Quebec companies to:

  • Establish business ties with potential clients and partners
  • Monitor the sector’s technological advances and discover new trends
  • Reinforce their international presence and visibility
  • Take part in Women of Silicon Valley event to: (as an option to the techno package)
    • Get inspired by Silicon Valley’s top women in the technology sector
    • Improve their technical knowledge and skills
    • Gain a new vision on how to integrate technology into their own company

Why Silicon Valley?

Who should sign up?

Discover the techno package and the call for applications for the “Women in Tech” special package

Techno package

  • Preparatory seminar to equip you with the right tools before the mission
  • Industrial tours at renowned Silicon Valley companies;
  • Networking events with stakeholders in the tech community
  • Directory of participants to increase your visibility – hundreds of copies distributed
  • Personalized support for the entire length of your stay from the CCMM’s Acclr experts (event coordination, key resource people on site).

+ Option

  • Individual business meetings
  • Participation in the Women of Silicon Valley event. (This world-class women's technology event attracts more than 1,500 inspiring leaders and industry experts every year.)
  • Accommodations + breakfast

Sign up
Registration deadline: Techno package : March 29, 2019

Attend this mission at a special rate – LOJIQ

To promote access for young technology entrepreneurs and project leaders to this trade mission, LOJIQ will provide 8 lump-sum grants of $1,050.

To see all the selection criteria and submit your application, click here.

Call for applications for the “Women in Tech” special package

We want to cover all the costs associated with the mission for nine women from technology startups.

Discover the winners


The application period for the Women in Tech special package has ended.

Deadline for registration for the “Women in Tech special” package: March 8, 2019

The winners will be selected during the week of April 1, 2019.


Prices

Members Non members
Techno package - From April 29 to May 1st Techno package - From April 29 to May 1st $750 * $1000 *
Option - Individual business meetings - From April 29 to May 2 Option - Individual business meetings - From April 29 to May 2 $1400 * $1400 *
Option - PARTICIPATION IN THE "WOMEN OF SILICON VALLEY" EVENT - From April 29 to May 3 Option - PARTICIPATION IN THE "WOMEN OF SILICON VALLEY" EVENT - From April 29 to May 3 $650 * $650 *
OPTION - 2 nights accomodation OPTION - 2 nights accomodation $1150 * $1150 *
OPTION - 3 nights accomodation OPTION - 3 nights accomodation $1725 * $1725 *
OPTION - 4 nights accomodation OPTION - 4 nights accomodation $2300 * $2300 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

By Form:

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Registration deadline: Women in Tech special package : March 8, 2019
Registration deadline: Techno package : April 4, 2019

For more information:

Alexandre Genest
Advisor, International Market Development
514 871-4002 #6216
agenest@ccmm.ca

Cancellations received before the mission registration deadline will be subject to 10% administration fees (plus taxes). Cancellations received after that date will not be reimbursed. Please note that only cancellation notices sent via email to the contact will be accepted.

Who should take part?

For technological package:

Any company who operates in the technology sector (fintech, AI, medtech, biotech, IT, etc.).

For company executives, heads of business development, sales directors, international trade directors, or any other profile who has an interest in marketing their products/services to the United States, more specifically to California and Silicon Valley.


Discover the nine startup representatives selected

  • Calixa - Sokmean Nou
  • Covalent Media inc (dba Scavengers Studio) - Amélie Lamarche
  • GHGSat Inc - Emilie Hamel
  • Gradiant AI - Marina Pavlovic Rivas
  • Mylo Financial Technologies - Jennifer McDonald
  • MySmartJourney - Isabelle Lopez
  • Saccade Analytics - Isabel Galiana
  • Stefanka Tech - Elizabeth Stefanka
  • The Wallrus - Jasmine Gervais

In collaboration with:

In partnership with:

Official airline:

 

AIR CANADA

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

 
Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Association

(WTCA)

Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)


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