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Delegation of business executives from Eurasia tour Parry Sound

Posted on Friday November 30, 2018
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Construction industry executives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia on tour to Parry Sound.

On Thursday, November 29, a delegation of construction and real estate industry executives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia toured the Town of Parry Sound and surrounding area.  The delegation was headed by Katherine Balabanova, Regional Director, Canada Eurasia Business Association (CERBA – www.cerbanet.org).  The purpose of the visit was to educate international business leaders and investors about the opportunities and incentives that are available for new businesses in Northern Ontario.

“This delegation is a further demonstration that the Town of Parry Sound is recognized as being open for business” said Mayor McGarvey. “We welcome international investors as they consider Parry Sound as a place to invest. We have the infrastructure, the proximity to largest Canadian and American urban markets and a quality of life that is unsurpassed”.

The Town of Parry Sound in partnership with the West Parry Sound Economic Development Collaborative organized a full day program including plant tours and meetings with local businesses.  The visit was kicked-off at the Townhall and continued with meetings with the Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce and local architects, as well as tours of an off-the-grid home in Seguin, local manufacturing companies, the Parry Sound Area Industrial Park and Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport Business Park.

At the end of the tour, Ms. Balabanova commented, “This was a very well-organized presentation of what the Town of Parry Sound and surrounding area have to offer. We have learned a great deal and I will share this information with other business leaders from CERBA-member countries that we will be hosting. There has already been a lot of discussion on how to take advantage of the opportunities that were presented to us. In particular, we see high potential in joint projects in the field of eco-clean/passive home design, log home exports, investments in hospitality sector and food processing.”

The Town of Parry Sound extends its thanks to all local business owners and organizations who have contributed their time and personnel to make this visit a success. 

 

For More Information Contact:

Vladimir Shehovtsov, EDO
Town of Parry Sound
705-746-2101 Ext. 231

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