Go Canada

24 - 28 Sept 2018


Eight companies from Northern Ireland are taking part in our trade programme to Canada where they will showcase their products and services to the respective markets.

The five day visit will provide an excellent opportunity for companies willing to expand into this market.

Find out more about the companies who are attending below.

Alt tag here Bloc Blinds

Bloc Blinds is a UK designer and manufacturer of award winning blinds, including innovative child safe solutions. In response to proposed changes to Canadian safety legislation, the R&D team at Bloc Blinds have developed the Safety Wand which removes the threat of accessible cords from window blinds ensuring child safety

Bloc Blinds

Alt tag here Copeland Gin

Copeland Gin is a handcrafted infusion of locally sourced fruits from the farms and growers of County Down, Northern Ireland. We infuse our gin using a bespoke handcrafted process, turning and mixing each batch every few days to instil quality into each and every bottle. Copeland Gin encompasses the quality of an artisan product with flavour combinations that surprise and excite. Our flagship range includes Raspberry & Mint and Rhuberry infused gin. Our Limited Edition Gin Range includes Summer Strawberry & Basil and Winter Spiced Apple & Blackcurrants.

Copeland Gin

Alt tag here Coucon Outdoors

The Coucon is a versatile and dynamic outdoor sports robe designed to meet the needs of swimmers, runners, surfers, triathletes, sailors, fishermen, campers, festival-goers and mountaineers…actually, anyone and everyone can benefit from Coucon’s robust protection. We believe that any person who is prepared to experience and test themselves in extreme conditions from camping to climbing, from surfing to swimming, should have the opportunity to experience comfort following discomfort.

Coucon Outdoors

Alt tag here Echlinvile

The Echlinville Distillery became the first newly licensed distillery in Northern Ireland for over 125 years when it opened in 2013. This ‘field-to-glass’ farm distillery has established itself at the forefront of Ireland’s spirits renaissance and is home to award winning whiskey, gin and poitin.


Alt tag here Eyesparks Ltd / Jetpack Learning

Jetpack Learning is a HTML5 educational games publishing platform. We offer over 50 game templates that have been designed in collaboration with language educators and tested with students in the classroom. All text, audio and graphics are customizable, so our games can be tailored to virtually any language or culture.

Eyesparks Ltd / Jetpack Learning


Alt tag here Gemat Ltd

Gemat Ltd manufacture a gauge measuring system called ‘GemScan’ for the flatsheet PVC Foam Board industry. This product helps clients to reduce waste, improve quality and hence save money. We have installations in UK, Europe and USA

Gemat Ltd

Alt tag here Smiley Monroe

From their HQ, in Northern Ireland, UK, Smiley Monroe has grown to become the leading global producer of Endless Conveyor Belts and Custom Cut Parts to OEM’s within the materials processing mobile equipment sector.They serve 7 equipment segments; crushing, screening, recycling, washing, environmental, bulk material handling and road construction.

Smiley Monroe


Alt tag here STATSports Group Ltd

STATSports is the world’s leading provider of GPS player tracking and analysis solutions for some of the biggest sports franchises in the world by providing world leading performance monitoring devices for elite sports teams and is worn by athletes during practice games and matches to collect intricate data on their performance and physical wellbeing. Teams in the English Premier League, La Liga, the NFL, NBA and other professional sporting leagues use STATSports’ performance trackers to gather and analyse real-time player and team data during training and games to help them improve performance, strategy and reduce injuries.

STATSports Group Ltd


Benefits of Participation

  • 1:1 consultancy support from the Invest NI team in market
  • Individual tailored market research
  • Group workshop to address common export issues with Regional Director Michael Barton
  • Group workshop to develop an individual export sales presentation
  • A four day group visit to Canada involving qualified meetings with potential customers or partners
  • Four nights hotel accommodation
  • Guidance on a follow-up action plan on how to develop the opportunities
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