GIMXPORT organises a range of activities (trade missions, information and training sessions, etc.) for the benefit of its members. Here are its most recent accomplishments.

May 22, 2015

Grande-Rivière, June 11, 2015 – Activities abroad organised by GIMXPORT in 2014-2015 have increased sales by enterprises located in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region by nearly $10.1 M and have generated potential sales of about $27.3 M.[+]

November 20, 2014

The fishing industry in the Gaspe and Magdalen Islands

GIMXPORT has produced two magnificent videos which display the distinctive character of the participants of the fishing industry in the Gaspe and Magdalen Islands  

June 11, 2014

Bruxelles 2Europe: A promising market for Gaspe Peninsula seafood processors

Chandler, May 28, 2014 – As part of the Gaspé Peninsula lobster commercialisation project, GIMXPORT accompanied a delegation of seafood processors to Seafood Expo Global held in Brussels, Belgium last May 6 to 8. It is the world’s largest event in the seafood trade world. Composed of Bill Sheehan (of Dégust-Mer and E. Gagnon et Fils, Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé), Martin Lapierre (of Crustacés de Malbaie, Saint-Georges-de-Malbaie and La Crevette du Nord Atlantique inc., Anse-au-Griffon) and Dawn Murray (of Producteurs de homards de Grande-Rivière), the processors’ delegation was accompanied by Marc-Lionel Gagnon, a European market development consultant and former commissioner with the Canadian Embassy in Spain, and Gino Cyr, André-Pierre Rossignol and Pascale Allain, all three members of the GIMXPORT team. [+]

June 11, 2014

IMG_4827Grande-Rivière, May 29, 2014 – GIMXPORT-led international activities in 2013-2014 boosted sales by over $12 million dollars for enterprises located in the Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine administrative region, with potential sales reaching $13 million. “Our 34 missions – 27 for individuals, six for groups and one to welcome a group of buyers from China – have enabled participating enterprises to generate these additional sales,” proudly pointed out Gino Cyr, GIMXPORT General Manager. It is important to mention that some of the region’s enterprises participated in various trade shows or other commercial activities like the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo (Dalian, China), the European Seafood Exposition (Brussels, Belgium), Seafood Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), Naturallia (Sault-Sainte-Marie, Ontario) and a mission to France for the information and communication technology sector. [+]

April 15, 2014

Chandler, March 20th 2014 - GIMXPORT was present at the Boston Seafood Expo 2014,  a worldwide exhibition for the seafood sector. Within the Quebec Pavilion, three members of GIMXPORT, all processors of marine products were among the exhibitors : Unipêche MDM Inc. Dégust -Mer and Gaspé Cured. They could rely on the excellent chef, Christian Lévesque, to prepare the products discovered through succulent bites. [+]

April 15, 2014

Chandler, May 6, 2014 – The Association Bois d’apparence Gaspésie was well represented by its members at Expo Gaspésie held in Carleton-sur-Mer on April 4, 5 and 6. Five member enterprises showed their products at the regional fair: Cèdre Vimy Cedar (New Carlisle), Contact Signature (Saint-Elzéar), Fabrication scandinave (Carleton-sur-Mer), Scierie Avignon (Nouvelle) and Habitations Mont-Carleton (Carleton). [+]

April 11, 2014

IMG_2852Chandler, May 6, 2014 – At the spring edition of the biannual Home Hardware Dealer Market held in St. Jacobs, Ontario, from April 6 to 8, Concept Métal Plus of Grande-Rivière and its partner, RDLS innovation, presented their new product – the SafeClimb ladder stabilizer. Several hundred Home Hardware retailers from throughout Canada gathered for the event. Buyers visit the fair to find out what’s new on the market and plan certain so-called seasonal purchases.[+]

February 4, 2014

It is under the theme "Innovation in seafood processing" that was held the 36th edition of the annual convention of the Quebec Association of the fishing industry where GIMXPORT was present.[+]