Global Business Leaders Series:

Canada Investment and Innovation Forum


Amsterdam, Netherlands

Invest in Canada, in partnership with the Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA), a group representing 13 of Canada’s largest cities, hosted business leaders and key local industry representatives from the Amsterdam region in the Netherlands and Canada for an informative discussion on Canada’s unique investment opportunities with the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

The business outreach program of this invitation-only event reached 79 participants from 68 Dutch companies at the seminar and networking luncheon. The one-on-one meeting sessions resulted in 158 meetings held between Canadian cities’ and provinces’ economic development organizations and 58 Dutch companies.

Speakers included:

H.E. Sabine Nölke
H.E. Sabine Nölke, SVP & Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada
Craig Alexander
Craig Alexander, SVP & Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada
Martha Crago
Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, McGill University
Albert De Luca
Albert De Luca, Tax Partner and National Leader of the Global R&D/ Government Incentives Group, Deloitte Canada

The event proved to be a success as it created awareness and positive messaging around Canada. With a top performing economy, sound banking system, highly skilled workforce, low taxes, and a commitment to free and open trade, evidenced by NAFTA and CETA. Canada is an excellent location for investors.

Event Partner:

Consider Canada.com Invest. Trade. Prosper.