8 November 2013
Les Ateliers CFI Métal, Kwatroe Consultants and the Association Bois d’apparence Gaspésie participated in Naturallia, a global business networking event for enterprises in the natural resource sector which took place in Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario) from October 28 to 30, 2013. Accompanied by GIMXPORT, the Gaspesian representatives were part of a delegation of some twenty Québec enterprises; in all, 150 participants from eight countries were present at the event.
The Gaspesian delegation was composed of Martin Crousset of Kwatroe Consultants, Christian Allard of Les Ateliers CFI Métal and André-Pierre Rossignol, the Association Bois d’apparence Gaspésie coordinator who also serves as project management and transportation logistics advisor at GIMXPORT. Rossignol was also the project manager for this event. Each participant had about a dozen private 30-minute meetings (B2B) with representatives from enterprises based in Canada or elsewhere in the world. In addition to the scheduled meetings, the many informal discussions were also opportunities for enterprises based in Québec to network with each other