The UAE will host the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2018, which is one of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. It is unquestionably the leading exhibition and conference for oil and gas professionals in the Middle East, Africa and Asian sub-continent. ADIPEC 2018 is an ideal venue for those interested in participating in Middle East offshore and onshore gas development, as well as those seeking to promote their technologies and services to potential contractors and end users.
Export Development Canada (EDC), in partnership with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service of Global Affairs Canada, the Government of Alberta and the Government of Ontario, are pleased to provide a B2B Matchmaking Program for Canadian exporters to be held in conjunction with the tradeshow. Canadian companies participating in this program will benefit from a customized series of meetings with international companies from the Middle East in the oil and gas sector.
Join us and you will have an opportunity to:
- Discover corporate projects, capital expenditure plans and pre-qualification processes
- Provide a short presentation on your company’s value proposition
If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please contact Joan Hellard with an expression of interest before October 15, 2018.
Note: Companies who express an interest are not guaranteed an introduction. The international companies will select the Canadian companies they want to meet.
Join the conversation:
As international trade experts, we organize hundreds of matchmaking meetings every year between Canadian companies and foreign buyers, and we have seen what makes these pitches work. Learn more about these best practices:
- Know your audience
- Understand the market
- Choose the right buyers
- Keep it short and simple
- Pitch your value
- Save the demo for last
- Follow up
- Maintain a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
Exporter Tip Sheet:
Do you have a client or prospect that is participating in a matchmaking session, bidding on an international project or submitting their supplier profile for potential buyer review? Help these exporters make their first impression count with our new Exporter Tip Sheet. This tip sheet, which incorporates feedback from pull buyers and has received a great response from SMEs, provides key success factors and pointers to consider in order to better communicate your company’s value proposition in a concise and effective manner. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with the relevant suppliers in your portfolio!