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Embassy of Canada invites CWK to Cocktail reception with Missions Commerciales de l’Université Laval

Tae Hwang

By Tae Hwang

Program Manager / Market Development & Market Access, Canada Wood Korea

August 4, 2016

val1Valerie Vachon, international development agent of Mercier Wood Flooring, a member of QWEB contacted CWK and asked for a support on exploring the market, searching for business partners, and developing new contacts in Korea.  CWK made several meetings arrangement for Mercier Wood Flooring with local building material distributors and sales companies.

On Monday, May 23rd, Canada Wood Korea was invited to a cocktail reception hosted by the Embassy of Canada.  The reception brought together a trade delegation from Missions Commerciales from Laval University who were visiting Korea to develop the market for the Québec companies they represent: a mixture of SMEs from various industries, including natural supplements, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, technology and wood products.  Valerie Vachon of Mercier Wood Flooring was one of the delegations.

On behalf of Canadian forestry industry, Tai Jeong(CWK) and Wayne Iversen (Canada Wood) attended and had a free discussion about the Korean market situation with the delegation members.  After the mission, Valerie sent out her sincere appreciation to CWK’s support and help.