Ethiopia-Canada Trade & Investment Forum


Join us for a profitable day of business networking and trade and investment opportunities with leading companies from Ethiopia - ranked by the International Monetary Fund among the five fastest growing economies in the world.

The Ethiopian Embassy in Ottawa, WAFA Marketing and Promotion, On the Ground Group, MineAfrica, the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and TFO Canada invite you to participate in The Ethiopia-Canada Trade and Investment Forum in Toronto on Wednesday May 18, 2016.

This exciting forum features forty-five leading businesses from Ethiopia and Amhara Region who will be presenting to Canadian participants specific investment opportunities in Ethiopia as well as products available for import into Canada. Industry sectors represented include; agriculture (oilseeds, spices, coffee), commercial farming, construction, mining, hotel and tourism, manufacturing (assembly of truck body parts, packaging), etc.

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Download the Delegate Profiles including their products or sector of interest and what they are looking for in a Canadian importer, supplier, investor or partner.

Why Attend?
  • Source new products to import into Canada (oilseeds, spices, coffee, etc)
  • Learn about specific investment and joint venture opportunities in Ethiopia in a variety of industry sectors (commercial farming, construction, mining, hotel and tourism, manufacturing)
  • Meet 45 business leaders and senior government representatives from Ethiopia
  • Learn why the current business climate in Ethiopia and Amhara Region is highly conducive to profitable business opportunities for Canadians

  • The full-day event features presentations on doing business in Ethiopia and Amhara Region, panel discussions and case studies with successful businesses, financing support for Canadian companies, business to business networking and matchmaking. The delegation is led by His Excellency Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

    If you are interested in participating please contact Wayne Floreani at 416.533.3998 or There is no charge to participate but interested Canadian companies will be selected on the basis of their fit with the Ethiopian delegates.

    8:50 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday May 18, 2016
    The Ramada Plaza
    300 Jarvis Street
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C5
    tel: 416.9774.823

    For more information contact Wayne Floreani.