CETA Business Summit

Grow Your Business in the European Union

Virtual summit – December 2-4, 2020

Thank you for joining Global Affairs Canada from December 2-4, 2020 for the CETA Business Summit to explore how to make the most of the advantages and opportunities available for your business in the European Union (EU).


Missed a session? Want to re-watch a session? No problem!

Watch recordings of each session presented during the event:

December 2nd
Doing business in the EU: Accessing the single market
Canadian business champions panel
Northern European market opportunities and challenges for Canadian businesses: Senior Trade Comissioner panel
How to take advantage of CETA in the EU: TCS workshop
Southern European market opportunities and challenges for Canadian businesses: Senior Trade Commissioner panel
December 3rd
Funding and insurance
Government procurement in the EU 
Finding your way through claiming preferential tariffs 
The nuts and bolts of shipping your products to the EU
The nuts and bolts of shipping your products to the EU
Refining a strategy for new and novice exporters 
December 4th
Automotive sector opportunities in the EU
Opportunities for Canadian women exporters in the EU
Pharmaceuticals and medical devices sector opportunities in the EU
ICT sector opportunities in the EU
Consumer goods sector opportunities in the EU
Agriculture and agri-food sector opportunities in the EU
Cleantech sector opportunities in the EU
Note: You can add closed captions for each video by selecting the “cc” button. Captions are available in the live feed language (English (Canada) or French (Canada), depending on the main language of the session), in English-only (English) and in French-only (French).

Download the presentation decks:

Day 1 (Dec. 2) presentation decks

Day 2 (Dec. 3) presentation decks

Day 3 (Dec. 4) presentation decks



The CETA website provides comprehensive information on the agreement, including chapter summaries and milestones.

Funding and support programs offering financial support and personalized advice for Canadian businesses.

Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) is an online database featuring public procurement opportunities in the EU.

Exporting to the EU – A guide for Canadian business provides an overview of regulatory requirements in the EU.

Exporting services to the European Union offers practical information to answer your exporting questions and help you identify business opportunities in the EU.

European Union government procurement guide for Canadian businesses provides information to help your company bid successfully for contracts with public and regulated entities in the EU.

Agriculture and food market intelligence offering key information on opportunities and trends in Europe for Canadian agri-food businesses.

The Canada Tariff Finder lets you quickly and easily find tariff information for products in your target markets.