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Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) 2019

Miami, Florida, United States of America
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Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) 2019

Date: October 16-18, 2019
Venue: JW Marriott Marquis 
Location: Miami, Florida, United States of America
Sector: Clean Technologies

CREF is the largest annual gathering of the Caribbean Renewable Energy market decision makers. It brings together representatives from governments, utilities, multilaterals, investors, developers and suppliers to explore opportunities for increased investment in clean energy across the Caribbean. For a number of years, the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has built an official presence at the event; last year joined by more than 40 leading Canadian companies.

The program will include:

  • Support for Canadian companies, including:
    • Briefing session about the Caribbean markets
    • Matchmaking services (B2B meetings)
    • Meetings with TCs from the Caribbean and Central America
    • Discounted registration
  • Delegations from the Caribbean and Central America
  • Lead Country Sponsor status and promotion of Canada brand
  • Canadian company directory (Canada@CREF 2019 )
  • Canadian speaker lineup in the official CREF program including a High-level Speaker (TBC)
  • Canada Pavilion
  • Optional: exhibition space for interested companies (for a fee)
  • Optional: sponsored presentation of products/services (for a fee)
  • Optional: sponsored content in the company directory (for a fee)

Why your organization should participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Product pitch to select audiences 

The Trade Commissioners active on the following markets will be present at the event, and will be able to inform you on business opportunities and events on their markets:

For more information, please contact the respective Trade Commissioner or Juan Pablo Forero, Regional Trade Commissioner for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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