Technology Trade Mission: Korea Comes to Canada

LPR Global To Host Trade Mission: South Korea Comes to Canada

Toronto, ON, April 4, 2005  — The Canadian appetite for Korean import grows each year. This is evident with new technologies coming from Korea as Korea establishes itself as a technology giant in R&D.

Please join us in Toronto at the Wireless & Mobile World Expo on May 18 and 19 as we welcome INKE (International Network Korean Entrepreneurs) and KOVA (Korea Venture Business Association). Korean exhibitors will showcase the newest in Korean wireless technology, a glimpse into Korea’s R&D efforts. Korean business leaders representing technology, wireless, and other important sectors will be on hand.

This is a rare opportunity in Canada to personally meet and discuss with Korean business and technology leaders. More importantly, Korean leaders get to learn about Canadian tech firms such as yours.

Minister of Small and Medium Business Administration, will make his first official visit to Canada. He is interested in meeting Canadian businesses with interests in exploring Asian markets.

The Korean delegation will explore creating a Korean-Canadian business centre in Toronto to help tech firms from both countries seek new markets and partners. The business centre follows on the success of ones in San Jose and Boston. Input from Canadian businesses is appreciated.

Event Details and Facts:

Key personalities in attendance include:
Mr. Sungjin Kim, Minister of Small and Medium Business Administration, Korea
Mr. Min-Woo Nam, Chairperson of INKE
Mr. Hyun-Jung Cho, Chairperson of KOVA

Korean technology companies in attendance: 20
5 firms in wireless contents, 2 in wireless payment, 4 in wireless securities, 5 in wireless hardware, 4 in wireless logistics solutions

These personalities and other key industry figures from the wireless and technology industry are available to meet with Canadian businesses.

Contact: Please contact Karen Levy to arrange for a chance to meet with the Korean dignitaries and business leaders. 416-423-5590.

Date and Time: May 18 – 19, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: National Trade Centre, Exhibition Place, Hall C, Toronto, Ontario