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Category: Export Development

  • Why the EU is Important for New Brunswick Companies

    On January 30, Opportunities NB (ONB) co-hosted a European Union Export Business Forum in Moncton. The event, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, featured presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the many market opportunities within the European Union. ONB’s Export Development Team has collected four reasons why the province of New

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  • New England Values New Brunswick: A Conversation with David Alward

    The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development Team is in Massachusetts next week for the latest pan-Atlantic New Exporter Mission to Boston. Fifteen companies from Atlantic Canada are taking part in this mission, which gives businesses a chance to speak with potential buyers, members of the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (or CENE), and our partners

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  • New Brunswick Export Success: In Conversation with Red Rover

    Fredericton’s Red Rover Craft Cider is New Brunswick’s first craft cider company. Using the finest hand-picked New Brunswick apples to create unique and refreshing English-style cider, Red Rover now offers a wide variety of award-winning cider flavours. In January, Red Rover Owner Adam Clawson took part in the province of New Brunswick’s latest Trade Mission to

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  • Why New Exporter Trade Missions are Important for New Brunswick Businesses

    In my position at ONB as an international trade expert, I am privileged to work with New Brunswick’s many great entrepreneurs every day. Most startups I collaborate with are born global companies. They have a natural inclination to seek foreign markets in order to better grow their bottom line. Top-of-mind for most businesses is finding that

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  • CETA: What New Brunswick Companies Need to Know

    Opportunities NB (ONB), in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Global Affairs Canada is pleased to host the European Union Export Business Forum on January 30 at Moncton’s Delta Beausejour. The forum, CETA: Expanding Your Business Horizons, will feature presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and market

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  • New Brunswick’s Prelam Enterprises Talks Export Success in China

    In December 2016, we spoke to entrepreneur Luc Jalbert about the success of his Moncton-based company Prelam Enterprises and its Just’a Drop and Just’a Spray bathroom products. At that time, Jalbert had recently returned from a New Brunswick government-led trade mission to China. Since then, the company has pivoted with regards to their China strategy

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  • What New Brunswick Companies Should Know About New England’s Building Sector

    Opportunities NB’s (ONB) Export Development Team works to facilitate New Brunswick companies’ growth and market diversification efforts, both within Canada and internationally. ONB offers a variety of services to New Brunswick exporters of any size, including facilitation of export mentoring relationships and identification of market leads through trade missions and events. One such event is

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  • New Brunswick’s Iconic Hartt Shoe Company Makes its Return

    Last month, ONB and its partners at Ignite Fredericton and the Pond-Deshpande Centre brought 12 New Brunswick companies to Boston and Portland as part of our New Exporters Mission. The three-day event gave New Brunswick businesses an opportunity to learn about entry into the New England market, participate in programming from Canadian Entrepreneurs in New

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  • New Brunswick’s PropertyGuys.com Continues Growth in Moncton

    [This post originally appeared in May 2017. It is being republished today timed with an announcement by ONB and PropertyGuys.com that will see the latter create 30 new full-time positions in New Brunswick over three years of operation.] PropertyGuys.com was founded on the belief that the real estate industry was, in some respects, broken. Specifically

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