Focusing on trade in Italy.Anyone pursuing an overseas business connection, planning a vacation or simply wanting to learn more about Italy can get a taste of that country's economic climate, culture and cuisine during a one-day information session at Cambrian College Cambrian College is a college of applied arts and technology in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1967, and funded by the province of Ontario, Cambrian has campuses in Sudbury, Espanola and Little Current. in Sudbury.
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Northern Ontario has a land area of 802,000 km² (310,000 mi²) and constitutes 87% of the land area of Ontario, although it can develop bilateral trade opportunities with Italy and gain access to the European Union European Union (EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the
European Community market.
Sonia Del Missier, Cambrian's vice-president of strategic development, says the May 16 session at the Barrydowne Road campus represents a first step in forging stronger ties with Italy and the Italian community in Sudbury.
"Our intent is to determine if there is sufficient interest to go beyond the one-day workshop possibly in mounting a trade mission to Italy next year," Del Missier says.
It's a great opportunity for local businesses to develop some initial contacts and gain some general information that might lead to joint venture opportunities and eventually technology transfers, she adds. Cambrian had previously established links with Italy during a 1995 trade mission to Milan which was attended by about 30 Northern Ontario companies.
Often overlooked as a major trading partner, Italy has the world's fifth-largest industrial economy. According to a United States Department of Commerce The United States Department of Commerce is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth. It was originally created as the United States Department of Commerce and Labor on February 14, 1903. profile, Italy offers many opportunities for North American North American
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The morning sessions will delve into the business and trade opportunities found in Italy, while afternoon sessions will focus on culture, tourism and educational opportunities. The cost of the full day session is $75, which includeslunch, dinner and evening entertainment. The afternoon session is $20.