From Sunday, October 22nd to Friday, October 27th the city of Antwerp headed a trade mission to Canada. On the programme were Toronto (22-24 October) and Montreal (25-27 October).
The delegation consisted of over 70 people from the private and public sector and was led by Mayor Mr Bart De Wever.
Flanders Investment & Trade partnered with the City of Antwerp and organized individual business meetings for several companies (including Antwerp Management School, Antwerp Theatre Company, Brewery The Musketeers, Silk Diamonds, Bopro and several logistics companies).
“To become the Capital of Things, that is the ambition of the City of Antwerp; our Capital of Things will be a smart city that embraces e-health, industry 4.0, a smart port and circular economy” indicated Mr. Bart De Wever Mayor of Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world, No.2 port in Europe, and the retail capital of Belgium while heading a Trade Mission to Toronto.