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OWIT-Toronto is an active, dynamic organization. Our events provide great opportunities for networking and education to help women entrepreneurs develop global business skills and stay current on international issues.


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  OWIT-Toronto Events  |     OWIT-International & Other Chapter Events  |     Partner Events  |      Other Trade Events

    • Monday, September 27, 2021
    • Tuesday, September 28, 2021


    The International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum 2021, one of the leading global events on sustainable value chains, will take place on September 27-28 this year, in conjunction with the WTO Public Forum 2021.

    The T4SD Forum will enable you to learn more about sustainable consumption and production. This year, the event will have a strong focus on sustainability standards, helping MSMEs understand how these initiatives can help them monitor their production practices and communicate their sustainability efforts. 

    Join us to hear inspirational remarks on the future of sustainable trade from the distinguished line-up of speakers, including: 

    • Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, ITC; 
    • H.E. Andrés Valenciano, Minister of Foreign Trade, Costa Rica; 
    • Petina Gappah, Principal Legal Advisor, Office of the Secretary-General, AfCFTA; 
    • Pierre Thiam, Chef, Teranga Restaurant & Social entrepreneur, Yolélé Foods; 
    • Henry Puna, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Fiji; 
    • and Salma Abdulai, Co-founder & CEO, Amaati Company Limited; amongst many others.

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    More information and full programme

Past events

Friday, September 24, 2021 OWIT International Blue Table Talk
Thursday, September 23, 2021 Challenges faced by women exporters under COVID-19 Pandemic
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 BUSINESS FORUM & VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW
Thursday, September 09, 2021 Fireside Chat with OWIT's 2021 Award Winners
Thursday, September 09, 2021 "Stronger than Ever" - Toronto Global & International Economic Forum of the Americas
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Canada-Arab Artificial Intelligence Forum
Monday, August 23, 2021 Brexit and its impact on Canadian exporters and importers
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund - Program Info Session
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Canada-ASEAN Connect: Bringing Together Government, Business and Education Sectors
Friday, July 23, 2021 What's your Social Media IQ?
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Dress for Success
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Launch of Toolkit for Canadian Women Doing Business with the European Union
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 De-Risking the Technology Procurement Process
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 OWIT-Monterrey Trade Mission Conference in Toronto, Canada
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Trade in the 21st Century: Back to the Past?
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES: WOMEN WHO LEAD IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 How to Build Your Personal Branding
Thursday, May 27, 2021 The Runway to Sustainable Fashion
Thursday, May 20, 2021 Fundamentals of Personal Branding
Thursday, May 20, 2021 Business and Entrepreneurship Outlook by Dr. Gina Cody
Thursday, April 29, 2021 WEConnect International & OWIT-Toronto: Potential Meets Possibility
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 OWIT Ottawa Lunch & Learn: Business Opportunities with Canada’s Developing Country Trading Partners
Monday, April 26, 2021 Successfully Navigating Southeast Asia
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Reach Your Potential - Empowerment Through Gender Mainstreaming
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Excelerate Your Business with EXCELerate 2021!
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 INCOTERMS 2020 - The Top 5 Things You Need to Know
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Women Empowerment - Discovering Limitless Opportunities
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Women Inspire 2021 - Women in Business & Leadership Forum
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 OWIT-Toronto AGM on January 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Developing Your Brand Protection Toolkit
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Spotlight on the African Continental Free Trade Area: Opportunities for Canadian Women Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 OWIT-Toronto 2020 Annual Export Awards
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 International Management During a Global Pandemic: Leadership Tips for Managing Through the Chaos
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Building Global Networks for Women in Trade
Thursday, September 17, 2020 Covid-19: A Call for Digital Transformation
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 The Pacific Trade e-Conference + EXPO 2020
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 NAFTA 2.0: How SMEs can do Business in Mexico and Canada
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Complimentary Fireside Chat with OWIT's 2019 Award Winners
Friday, August 14, 2020 OWIT Webinar: The New Normal: Women and Trade Post COVID-19
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Business Women: Connect to USMCA Opportunities, Partners, Mentors + Networks
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Language and Culture: Gateway and Tips to Hispanic Export Markets
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH TRADE
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 It’s Not Only about the US Anymore : Women Traders and Canada’s Free Trade Agreement with Europe (CETA)
Friday, June 19, 2020 SECOND VIRTUAL PANEL AND DISCUSSION
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Why We Should All Wear Pink Hard Hats - Lessons From Fearless Women Who Lead
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Maximize Your Financial Bottom Line
Wednesday, June 03, 2020 Making the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) Work for Canadian Exporters: Perspectives from Canadian Trade Commissioners on-the-ground "Registration is Now Closed"
Thursday, May 28, 2020 Franchising Webinar
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 OWIT International Conference 2020 - postponed until Spring 2021
Thursday, May 21, 2020 REVITALIZE your Attitude, Commitment and Game
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 OWIT & WIIT AROUND THE WORLD MEET AND GREET
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 COVID-19 Marketing Strategies
Thursday, April 30, 2020 Can Force Majeure Save Your International Transactions?
Thursday, April 16, 2020 How to Thrive in the Age of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Tuesday, April 07, 2020 Blockchain: The Next Big Disruptor is Here
Thursday, March 12, 2020 OWIT Chapter Leadership Webinar
Thursday, March 05, 2020 Women in Business & Leadership Forum - A Celebration of International Women's Day!
Thursday, February 27, 2020 Mixer for Trade Professionals
Thursday, February 27, 2020 JOIN OUR FREE WEBINAR: 3 Reasons why you must attend #OWITConVancouver
Monday, January 20, 2020 Trade Accelerator Program: Women-Only Cohort
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 OWIT-Toronto AGM & Holiday Reception: Year-End Reflections
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Webinar - Leadership: Strength, Service and Strategies - For Your Success
Thursday, November 07, 2019 Virtual Discussion Event - OWIT Member Highlight
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Year of the Woman!
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 Gender Inclusiveness in Trade in Services
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 WEBINAR: BLOCKCHAIN 101: THE BASICS
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 OWIT’s 20th Anniversary Gala
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 CAWEE Women’s Empowerment Summer Gala
Friday, June 14, 2019 Breakfast Event on Doing Business in Japan
Friday, May 31, 2019 Webinar: Why Trade Matters
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Webinar: Start small. Think big. Test then Scale. Lean Methodology and the Business Model Canvas
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Doing Business in the US - What you Need to Know - Virtual Discussion
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 EVENT POSTPONED: OWIT Members Only: Women & International Trade: A reception to welcome a delegation from the Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Join the Conversation - Multi-Chapter Event - Free for All Members
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Webinar: Learning from Failure
Monday, February 04, 2019 Businesswomen's Trade Mission
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Webinar - Meet your OWIT International Partners: FITT
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 For the Love of Wine…a Holiday Event with International Flavour!
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 OWIT Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Monday, November 19, 2018 From Export to Investment: A Discussion on Entering the UK Market
Thursday, October 25, 2018 Bridging the Gap - Empowering Businesses to go Global
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Reserve now! 14th OWIT-Toronto Annual Gala Celebrating Women’s Economic Empowerment
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Discover Opportunities in Pacific Alliance
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Webinar: Global Opportunities for women-owned businesses
Friday, May 18, 2018 Business with Belgium – It’s all About CETA


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