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2016 News
19th December 2016 - We'd like to wish all our clients and suppliers a very Happy Christmas and New Year.
24th September 2016 - we visited the Thame Food Festival which over nine years has 
Thame Food Festival 2016
grown to an impressive 200 stalls and provides excellent consumer exposure. There was a range of food and drink on sale plus demonstrations from such celebrity chefs as Raymond Blanc and Great British Bakeoff stars like Nadiya Hussain and Richard Burr. A well-organised event worth attending.

7th September 2016 - we visited the Speciality & Fine Food Fair to meet a prospective cliSpeciality & Fine Food Fair 2016ent and review the UK specialist food market which seems in good health. There were an impressive number of craft distilleries and Great Taste Award winners present and a huge array of artisanal food products from across the UK and overseas, including a strong Japanese, French, Spanish and Italian presence.

27th July 2016 - CanadaUK Associate Melanie Trevett launches Digital Fashion Week Montréal (DFW Montréal) with official Beauty partners Maybelline New York, Redken 5th Avenue New York and essie. Launching in March 2017 and in celebration of the 375th anniversary of Montréal the city, DFW Montréal’s first edition will lead the way in innovation, creativity and enterprise for the Canadian fashion scene. 
23rd May 2016 - we have now written up our project with 360i as a case study for any overseas company looking to enter the UK market. You can download the study from this link. (368k Acrobat file).
25th April 2016 - Press release detailing how CanadaUK worked with 360 Innovations on a successful project.
360i FIT stand

12th April 2016 - CanadaUK client 360 Innovations launches successfully in the UK at the FIT2016 show in Telford. Their stand was designed by CanadaUK Partners and its Associates and a photo of team 360i at FIT can be viewed at this link. Stop press - the stand design was a finalist in the Most Creative Shell Scheme award at the Gala Dinner on 13th April. Watch this video to see how the standard shell scheme stand was transformed to a finalist in the FIT Awards.
10th March 2016 - I participated in a Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement ("CETA") Round Table organised by Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, with speakers from UKTI and the High Commission of Canada. Valuable update on the opportunities posed by this agreement for both UK and Canadian companies, the legal text of which was finalised on 29th February 2016.
25th February 2016 - we are pleased to be acknowledged as consultants to the Canada Transportation Act Review Report tabled by the Minister of Transport in Parliament (see Page 218 of Volume 2).
10th February 2016 - we are pleased to be able to offer a turnkey suite of services ranging from market research through marketing and creative services using our partners Alison Page Marketing and km designContact us for more details.
27th January 2016
FIT2016 Registration Graphic

CanadaUK client 360 Innovations will be exhibiting at the FIT2016 show 12-14th April 2016 on stand 101 and you can register to attend the show here.

2015 News
15th December 2015 - we would like to thank Kate Marston of km design and CanadaUK Associate, Alison Page for the great work for our client's UK marketing campaign.
14th December 2015 - CanadaUK Partners would like to wish all our clients and suppliers best wishes for the Christmas and New Year period and look forward to continuing to work with you in 2016.
1st December 2015 - CanadaUK Partners celebrates four years in business and would like to thanks our clients and suppliers for their encouragement and support over that time, which has gone very quickly!
25th November 2015 - we are pleased to welcome CanadaUK's client, 360 Innovations UK Twitter feed, follow them @360i_UK or for more information see 
9th November 2015 - we are pleased to announce that CanadaUK Associate, Janet Farmer will attend the the International Coldwater Prawn Forum Conference being held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 12th November 2015.
30th October 2015 - we are very pleased to announce that Alison Page is now formally an Associate of CanadaUK Partners.
11th October 2015 - pleased to report CanadaUK Associate Janet Farmer was a member of a swim relay team which attempted to cross the English Channel on Thursday 8th October. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, they only managed to get within a few miles of the French coast after their Pilot Boat suffered a propeller problem, making it too dangerous to continue. However it was a fantastic achievement nonetheless after many cancelled attempts due to adverse weather and Janet raised over £3,000 for the Meningitis Research Foundation.
16th September 2015 - delighted to report that one of George Edwards' photos was chosen for the cover of the new Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 266 of the Wirral and it can be viewed in its original form at Flickr
10th September 2015 - CanadaUK client 360 Innovations is exhibiting at the FIT 2016 Trade show and we'll be there to support them.
FIT 2016 logo
17th August 2015 - we are pleased to announce a partnership with Alison Page Marketing to deliver marketing services to our clients.
5th March 2015 - George Edwards will attend a St David's Day Reception hosted by the Welsh Government in London.
25th-27th February 2015 - we organised a succesful visit to London on behalf of an overseas government client - see Recent Projects.
25th February 2015 - George Edwards attended a reception at Canada House on behalf of British Columbia companies attending mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
27th January 2015 - George Edwards attended a reception on behalf of a number of British Columbia life sciences' companies visiting the UK on a mini-mission.
23rd January 2015 - we completed a very successful project to research the UK market for a Canadian enterprise software company and introduce them to potential clients. Several of those met requested follow-up meetings to pursue projects in more depth and the company is expecting to establish a UK presence shortly to build on this momentum.
21st January 2015 - we have been awarded a contract by an overseas government department to organise meetings of behalf of external advisors visiting London in February.
15th January 2015 - George Edwards attended a Canada-UK Chamber lunch for Québec Premier Philippe Couillard at the magnificent Drapers' Hall. The Premier spent some time highlighting the benefits of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (CETA), likely to be ratified in the middle of 2016.

2014 News
28th November 2014 - the UK Government Procurement Panel I organised for yesterday's 
Swiss Fintech mission went very well and all the panellists were very open and informative about how to approach opportunities.
Government Procurement Panel, Swiss Embassy London 27th November
Left to right: Sarah Hurrell - Crown Commercial Service; Tonino Ciuffini - Warwickshire County Council; Nicholas Niggli - Swiss Embassy, London; David Hatmil - Tender Assist Ltd
Photo: George Edwards

27th November 2014
 - a Swiss Fintech mission is visiting the UK and members will be available for partnering meetings in London - see for more details and to register.
4th-5th November 2014 - we will be attending EHI Live in Birmingham.
EHI Live 2014 - Epic Stand
 Photo below is the Epic stand featuring a silver Kermit (click for a larger image)!

7th October 2014
 - CanadaUK Partners is now accredited as a boostIT Serbia IT export  consultant for the UK.
17th September 2014 - Janet Farmer will be attending the Humber Seafood Summit in Grimsby on 17th and 18th September.
16th September 2014 - George Edwards participated in an introductory meeting with six Canadian companies who are the first to be selected for the UK Canadian Technology Accelerator and was able to provide them with some of his extensive range of contacts.
5th September 2014 - George Edwards attended a networking session with a Canadian mission visiting Cambridge, based at the excellent Møller Centre, Churchill College, which was lead by Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast. See photo. At the same time, CanadaUK Associate, Janet Farmer was in Grimsby leading the seafood participants of the mission in meeting representatives of the UK industry. See story and photo from the Grimsby Telegraph. Janet Farmer is on the far right of the photo.
2nd July 2014 - some photos from Cambridge Wireless Conference 2014 including Cherie Blair speaking at the Gala Dinner.
30th June-1st July 2014 - we will be attending Cambridge Wireless ConferenceThe Møller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
12th June 2014 - we will be attending the Cambridge Wireless Healthcare SIG event at Philips Research Cambridge
10th June 2014 - we will be attending the Cambridge Wireless BlackBerry 10 Developer event at the British Library
29th March 2014 - we're supporting an evening of Nuevo Tango music by Astor Piazzolla being held at Berkhamsted Civic Centre, with proceeds to the excellent Chilterns MS Centre, which provides care and support for those with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). More details.
11-13th March 2014 - we will be attending Oceanology 2014 ExCel, London spending time at the Atlantic Canada Pavilion Stands F300 & F355.

2013 News
4th December - we have now registered as an expert for the EU's Horizon 2020 programme beginning in 2014.
4th December - we now have an updated entry in Switzerland Global Enterprise's Expert Directory.
12th November - George Edwards presented an overview of the UK ICT Market, based on a report he recently completed for Switzerland Global Enterprise, aGeorge Edwards, Swiss ICT Exportbühne Forum 2013t the ICT Exportbühne in Lucerne. He also participated in a panel discussion on Mobile and Cloud Computing with Janni Kari from Finland and Torsten Svensson of Coresystems, moderated by Sandra Tobler of Switzerland Global Enterprise. The UK ICT report will shortly be available to clients of Switzerland Global Enterprise.

5th June - we will be attending the annual Cambridge Wireless "Future of Wireless" conference 1/2 July 2013.
17th April - we are very pleased to welcome Melanie Trevett as a new CanadaUK Partners' Associate, with her wide-ranging knowledge of the fashion and retail sector.
4th March -a few personal photos from my visit to Mobile World Congress last week. The new venue is impressive in scale, but rather challenging to reach, with only one train line direct from central Barcelona and virtually no facilities for eating off-site, unlike the old Fira venue. There is a new Metro line under construction to Fira Europa and it is badly needed.
25th-28th February Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. We will be there and this linkhas details of the Canadian presence. Contact us if you would like to meet us there. We are listed in the UK at Mobile World Congress 2013 digital catalogue.
14th February 2013 - our e-Health webinar seemed to be well received with many follow-up requests for a copy of the presentation. 
Any Canadian company wishing to receive a copy of our presentation should contact us
13th February - we will be running an e-Health webinar on behalf of the Canadian High Commission in London, details in this flyer. (pdf)
12th January 2013 - 
There will once again be a Canada group at IFE.
 Canada's food processing industry is innovative and flexible. The UK is an important market for the Canadian food processing industry and IFE is the perfect venue for our industry to meet with new and existing clients as well as to look for new opportunities. Contact the Canadian Food Exporters Association for Canada pavilion info.
10th January 2013
 - CanadaUK Partners is delighted that Janet Farmer has agreed to join us as an Associate. Her wide-ranging knowledge and experience in the agri-food and seafood sector will bring a valuable additional resource to our clients.

2012 News
20th December 2012 - CanadaUK Partners will be attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 25-28th February 2013. Contact us if you'd like to meet up there.
19th December 2012 - CanadaUK Partners Seasonal Greeting
12th December 2012 - CanadaUK Partners was profiled in the November 2012 Swiss Business Hub Newsletter (Acrobat 318kb)
6th December 2012 - 
we will be attending Cambridge Wireless Founders' Dinner at Jesus College, Cambridge.
29th November 2012
 - The Nordic ICT Springboard event organised by CanadaUK Partners on 28th November at the Canadian High Commission in London, was a big success. We cleaned and qualified the database of invitees before sending out invitations, designed and created the script for the registration web site, received the registrations and set-up one-to-one meeting schedules with the Nordic Trade Commissioners. On the day we were present throughout and made sure everything went smoothly and any last minute changes of schedule were quickly organised. From the around 200 invitations we sent out, we had an acceptance rate of almost 20% and on the day only one company didn't turn up, a remarkable achievement. Further information available on request.

19th October - if you're a Canadian company or representative in the UK with an interest in the Nordic region, we are organising an event in London on 28th November which will provide an insight into Nordic market opportunities. Contact us for further details.
3rd October - we will be attending Cambridge Wireless Mobile Broadband SIG, “The Data Capacity Crunch: Challenges and Strategies" - see you there!  
31st July 2012 
we will be attending the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, 8th-10th September if you would like to meet us there.
9th July 2012 - 
we are now registered with OSEC, the Business Network of Switzerland, Pool of Experts web site.
26th-27th June 2012 - we attended Cambridge Wireless "Future of Wireless" annual conference and this is a short video of the Gala Dinner.
24th May 2012 - we will be attending Cambridge Wireless "Hospitals of the Future" event
15th May 2012 - Branham Group Releases Report on Innovative Technologies in Health Care.
1st May 2012 - CanadaUK Partners is now VAT registered
27th February 2012 - We are pleased to announce that J Wayne Gudbranson, President & CEO of Branham is now an Associate of CanadaUK Partners.
9th February 2012 - We are now Associate Members of Cambridge Wireless
1st December 2011 - We will be at Mobile World Congress 2012We will be attending Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 28th/29th February 2012. Please contact us as soon as possible if you'd like to schedule a meeting.
21st November 2011 - CanadaUK Partners launches. A new company launches services for Canadian companies wishing to enter the UK market and for British companies seeking to tackle the North American market via Canada.