Located in the centre of the exhibit hall, the Business Hub stage offers presentations on new technologies, information meetings on international business opportunities, and much more. The Business Hub is open to all attendees who hold a ticket to the exhibit hall.

MARCH 26 | Succeeding at the international scale
MARCH 27 | Spotlight on the clean technologies
MARCH 28 | Human capital: primary source of sucess

The program offered at the Business Hub will be revealed in January 2019.

Do you wish to give a presentation in the Business Hub?

Send us your proposal at the following address: [email protected].

Business hub program
at 10H30
Trade agreements: impact on the business environment for the environmental sector

Presented by: Ministry of Economy and Innovation
Moderated by: Frédéric Legendre, Trade agreements Direction

at 13H30
Presentation of the programs and services in exports

Presented by: Ministry of Economy and Innovation
Moderated by: Félix Blanchette, Export Québec and Yvette Pino, Ministry of Economy and Innovation

at 15H30
Climate finance: an overview of the issues, constraints and opportunities

Presented by: Okapi Conseil Environnement
Moderated by: Pierre Bégat, Okapi Conseil Environnement

Several types of financing are now available for projects integrating a climate issue, whether mitigation or adaptation. Many instruments – private, public, bilateral, multilateral – can be mobilized to finance resilient and low-carbon development, particularly in developing countries. This presentation offers a synthetic overview of these sources and financing instruments, highlighting the main issues, constraints and opportunities that characterize them.

at 10H30
Americana Kick-off: all you need to know to start your cleantech journey in Québec

Presented by: Écotech Québec, in collaboration with Invest Québec and Montréal International

Mark your calendars for a true kick-off for the 2 days ahead at Americana. In only one hour, get a proper overview of who forms the Québec cleantech ecosystem, of what are the province’s priorities in terms of cleantech deployments and adoption, and finally discover the secrets of our panelists on the “how to do business” in the sector.

at 11H30
Gas operators : take benefit from pressure energy to produce Clean Electricity in your PRS

Presented by: Simon Hautdidier, Cryostar

at 14H00
Rendez-Vous Québec + Minnesota

Join the Rendez-Vous Québec + Minnesota and explore new market opportunities in the cleantech sector in Minnesota. It will be the perfect occasion to gain market intelligence and create links with partners, which can help you start or accelerate your development in this region of the world. This workshop includes sessions with speakers coming from the Trade Office of Minnesota, facilitators such as EDC, Export Québec and the Trade Commissioner Service as well as Québec entrepreneurs with experience in Minnesota. This 90-min seminar will be followed by a 30-min networking session.

at 15H30
China’s clean technologies market

Moderated by: Claire Zhang, Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai

Membrane integration technology in resource utilization
Kitty Li, Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co.,Ltd

Application of sujing membrane enhanced bioreactor products in the market municipal wastewater
Lin Zhenfeng , Suzhou Sujing Environmental Protection New Material Co.,Ltd

DDBS’s international cooperation
Guangyin Wang, Jiangsu DDBS Environment Remediation Co., Ltd

Greendoor: getting access to China’s opportunities
Wei FENG, Umore Cleantech Consulting

at 10H30
Employers, candidates, get ready for the job dating of EnviroCompetences

EnviroCompetences offers you to find your professional favorites on March 28th during an environmental job dating. Employers and candidates will have a few minutes to get to know each other. The objective? For recruiters, meet several potential candidates during live mini-interviews. For candidates, meet employers looking for the next addition to their team. Join us by registering for free at this activity here!

at 13H30
Troubleshooting: Retaining the workforce in a context of labor shortages

Presented by: The Students and Young professionals Committee of Réseau Environnement, in collaboration with EnviroCompétences

The Troubleshooting: Retaining the workforce in a context of labor shortages is for managers, professionals, young professionals and students. Put your creativity to good use and work on solutions to the vast challenges of workforce retention in a competitive environment. Discover the strategies and challenges experienced by four leading organizations.

We seek your help! Be part of the solution by joining the workshop on March 28 at 13: 30 pm in the Business hub in the exhibition hall of Americana.