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Pacific Trade eConference + Expo 2020

A Two-Day eConference and Expo event oriented to connect professionals, companies, and organizations to support international trade around the globe.
We are taking the opportunity to innovate the way we network to expand possibilities and opportunities for all. 

Our mission is to provide an interactive and engaging platform with inspirational content and meaningful connections, as an essential part of growing business in international trade; we do this by sharing opportunities, knowledge, and expertise.  
This yearly event is a platform that brings together international trade and business experts, professionals, leading companies, and organizations from different countries to generate new business opportunities. This is a great chance to explore new business ideas, seek out the most current and innovative services, provide and receive practical support and advice on how to overcome challenges, and of course, discover valuable connections to scale your business to go global.

"Creating Connections for International Trade Opportunities"

In 2020, PacificTrade will be hosted on a virtual live events platform with all the benefits of physical events that people love, including mainstage content, breakout sessions, face to face networking, interactive chat and a virtual expo hall.

· The Stage: 

Come and learn from a wide range of international trade and business experts.

· Sessions: 

Live video group discussions and breakouts.
Virtual roundtables in Sessions based on a topic on live camera. 

· Networking: 

One-on-one conversations take place.
Where attendees are matched randomly and can connect face to face.

· Virtual Exhibit Hall: 

Virtual booths where entrepreneurs, service providers, sponsors and more can connect and showcase their products or services.

This event will aim to:
• Contribute by facilitating international trade opportunities, learning and accessibility to international markets.
• Facilitate the opportunity to showcase companies and organizations in the Expo area.
• Highlight new opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the international market.
• Help SMEs establish contacts and give them the tools to move forward with the internationalization of their businesses.

Who should join us:
  • Entrepreneurs and their companies  
  • Small and Medium-sized companies
  • Industry associations and Chambers of Commerce focused on import/export
  • International trade specialists
  • Buyers
  • Exporters
  • Service providers

  • Innovation & Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Food & Beverages
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Tourism

For more information, visit the official conference website: to check the agenda, event platform tutorial and past events.

MEDIA CONSENT: Photographs, screenshots, and video recordings may be taken at this event. Your image may be used in printed and electronic publications for promotional and educational purposes, and may be made available to the media and other third parties, or published on the Internet. By registering for any of our events, you understand and acknowledge that your image may be taken and used at our discretion. If you have concerns about your image being used for these purposes, please speak to one of the organizers.

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· Networking
· Pavilion
Check out the booths to connect with them.
· Stage
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Carolina Vasquez
· Stage
Global Context and its Implications in the Export Sectors
Our global community is presently facing and unprecedented challenge. As a new normality emerges on our horizons, a pragmatic vision of a better future ...
Carolina Vasquez Sean Sunderland Romy Vasquez Morales ROBERTO RODRIGUEZ
· Stage
Developing Resilience in Logistics and Supply Chain
Sarah Barnes Demostenes Perez Hugo Fuentes
· Stage
Adapting International Promotion and Global Marketing Strategies
Gina Márquez Aldo Parodi Michelle Corriols Kathrin Bussmann
· Stage
Managing International Business Risks in the New Era
Joy Nott
· Sessions
Costa Rica: A Good Business Ally
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Michelle Corriols
· Stage
Canada & the CPTPP: Opportunity Knocks
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Pauline Stern
· Sessions
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Experience unique culinary creations from South America.
· Pavilion
Check out the booths to connect with them
· Networking
· Stage
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Carolina Vasquez
· Stage
The New Normal for Trade Shows and Meetings
Michael Dargavel Laura Purdy Lerna G., CEM
· Stage
Empowering Women & Business
Carolina Vasquez Elizabeth Vazquez Rodrigo Yañez Mona Shrestha Adhikari
· Sessions
Exploring Investment Opportunities in Peru
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Aldo Parodi
· Sessions
Women in Trade presented by EDC
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Emiliano Introcaso Jennifer Cooke
· Sessions
Government Programs and Services for Ontario Entrepreneurs
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· Sessions
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Sarah Baldeo Nancy Wilson Helen Hemmingsen
· Sessions
Mujeres Empresarias del Pacífico (presentación en Español)
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Vladimir Rouvinski
· Sessions
Andean Flavours Networking & Gastronomy Experience
Experience unique culinary creations from South America.


Sarah Baldeo

President & Global CEO ID Quotient Advisory Group

Helen Hemmingsen

President OWIT Toronto

Nancy Wilson

Founder & CEO Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

Elizabeth Vazquez

CEO & Founder WEConnect International

Rodrigo Yañez

Viceminister of Trade of Chile

Carolina Vasquez

Founder Pacific Trade.Global

Mona Shrestha Adhikari

International Consultant, Gender and Trade World Trade Organisation, Geneva

Vladimir Rouvinski

Director, Pacific Alliance Studies Program (PEAP) at Icesi University

Michael Dargavel

Vice President Association and Events Management

Ana María Barrera Mejía

Gerente y Diseñadora AMBAR Design

Marujita de Mosquera

Founder & Creative Director Armario de Maru

Pauline Stern

Program Manager, Business Asia at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Franca Pomponio

Regional Business Officer FedDev Ontario

Sean Sunderland

Deputy Director (Brazil and South America Trade) Global Affairs Canada

Gina Márquez

Trade & Investment Commissioner Embassy of Mexico in Canada

Lerna G., CEM

Sales & Operations Manager - Restaurants Canada

Laura Purdy

General Manager - Exhibition Place

Aldo Parodi

Sr. Trade Commissioner Trade Office of Peru in Canada

Michelle Corriols

Consular Agent in Commercial Affairs-Director Trade Promotion Office Export Promotion Agency of Costa Rica (Procomer)

Joy Nott

Partner, Trade and Customs KPMG Canada

Romy Vasquez Morales

Ambassador of Panama to Canada

Jennifer Cooke

Corporate Lead | Women in Trade Export Development Canada

Emiliano Introcaso

Export Advisor - Export Development Canada

Jovanna Nathalie Cervantes Guzman

Co-founder Atellier Organic Joyas de Autor

Kathrin Bussmann

Founder & President Verbaccino Inc.


Ambassador of Peru to Canada

Hugo Fuentes

Co-founder and CEO The Owl Solutions

Demostenes Perez

Chief Commercial Officer IPL Group S.A.

Sarah Barnes

Founder and Host of Lets Talk Supply Chain

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