Discover Québec, Canada - Our Mission Brings Us Closer


MAPLE Business Council® is excited to be presenting a comprehensive tour of one of Canada's most dynamic and vibrant centers of innovation and collaboration as we visit Québec, Canada. Our three-day mission on June 13-15, 2018, will provide our delegates with a window on Québec's leading sectors as well as their unique and highly successful industry cluster economic model.

Our trip is designed for executives, investors, service providers and economic development partners to explore opportunities for trade, investment, and business collaboration. Led by our Business Ambassador to Québec, Charles Gauthier, the delegation will visit Québec's economic, innovation and political capitals of Montréal and Québec City. The format of the crisp three-day tour will comprise of private briefings with leading organizations and an evening networking reception in Montréal where MAPLE and our delegation will shine the spotlight on our cross-border mission and the exciting work and opportunities that exist throughout Southern California.

We will be meeting with the following organizations:

  • Aerospace: Aéro Montréal
  • Artificial Intelligence: Elément AI
  • Cleantech: Ecotech Québec
  • Electric and Intelligent Vehicles: GIVEI
  • Homebuilding: BONE Structure
  • Innovation Hub: Espace CDPQ
  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods: INAF
  • Optics/Photonics: National Optics Institute, Vanderlande APC

In addition, we will be meeting with expert market navigators to help our delegates understand how to do business with and in Québec:

  • Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP
  • Montréal International
  • Québec International
  • U.S. Department of Commerce

We are traveling in great company too! Thank you to Air Canada for being our travel partner, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, for being a sponsor of our 'Doing Business in Southern California' reception in Montréal, and Teknion for being our reception host.

Space is limited. Do not miss this incredible opportunity to build a bridge of opportunity with Québec, Canada. Bienvenue!