30/05/2017

Invest NI Opens Office In Toronto

Invest Northern Ireland has opened a new office in Toronto to support Northern Ireland businesses to grow exports in Canada.

The announcement came as Invest NI Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton completed a five day visit programme to North America, including New York, Boston and Toronto. Mr Hamilton was meeting with potential new investors.

Mr Hamilton said: "As part of the International Trade Plan, Invest NI is expanding its overseas network in up to ten new locations around the world.
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"Our commitment to appoint a Regional Manager in Canada is the next in this series of expansions. The new role will be based in the British Embassy in Toronto and will provide advice to Northern Ireland companies to help them grow exports in Canada.

"As well as building a strong network of stakeholders and influencers to benefit trade development, the new role will also work to identify potential investors. The Regional Manager will support indigenous businesses in key sectors including Advanced Manufacturing, Digital & Creative Technologies and Agri Food, as well as targeting new investment opportunities in areas such as cyber security, precision medicine and Big Data / Internet of Things."

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