Atlantic Canada Trade Mission8 Feb 2023

Atlantic Canada Trade MissionInaugural Atlantic Canada Trade Mission

An inaugural Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to The Bahamas will take place at the end of this month (27th February 2023 – 2nd March 2023), with nine (9) participating organizations visiting The Bahamas to engage in one on one business meetings.

The Trade Mission is being coordinated by an Atlantic Canadian industry association (econext) and is sponsored by the Government of Canada’s Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Innovation, Energy and Technology. The delegation includes organizations specializing in information technology, education and training and consulting engineering.

CLICK HERE to view brief profiles of participating organizations.

Trade missions offer participants unique opportunities and benefits

Trade missions, whether inbound or outbound, generally take place within a one week period and participants learn about doing business in the host market and gain exposure to the social and business cultures of the host country. They offer unique opportunities and benefits to participants such as:

  • access to economic and government decision-makers
  • networking opportunities with the local business community
  • business-to-business meetings with potential partners

Bahamian organizations wishing to meet with Trade Mission delegates are kindly asked to contact the Trade Mission Coordinator, Ms. Amber Mackereth ( or the Trade Mission’s local point of contact, Mr. Edison Sumner ( or 242 801-1044) to make arrangements.

About Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada, also called the Atlantic provinces, is the region of Eastern Canada comprising the provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec. The four provinces are New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. As of 2021, the landmass of the four Atlantic provinces was approximately 488,000 km2, and had a population of over 2.4 million people. The provinces combined had an approximate GDP of $121.888 billion in 2011.