Networking Lunch Belgian Business Delegation at MaRS
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The Ministry of International Trade cordially invites you to The Belgian Networking Business Luncheon.

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 PM
Where: MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario 
Contact: Diana Santamaria

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On March 14, 2018  a group of approximately 50-60 CEOs will visit Toronto from Belgium, as part of an official state visit (that includes the King and Queen of Belgium on site as well). This business delegation represents a multitude of sectors including aero-space, food, logistics, banking/investment, and health. The business delegation aims to explore synergies and identify potential partnership or investment opportunities between Ontario and Belgium. The Belgians CEOS have requested to meet with respective Ontario CEOs from similar industries during a networking lunch.

Belgian Aerospace Company Profiles:







A leading tier-1 player in aerospace, Sonaca is a global Belgian company active in the

development, manufacture and assembly of integrated structures for civil, military and

space applications. Sonaca Group is also the world leader in the slats systems and

supplies engineering services, wing panels, composite structures, forming parts and

machined parts. It employs 2,500 people and has production

facilities in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China and Romania. Sonaca recently, in July 2017, took over an American company, LMI, active in the same field of activities but working

essentially for American companies; after this operation the Sonaca Group will nearly

double its size and become an important supplier of all the big manufacturers active

on the world market.



Roadfour s.a. is an aerospace engineering company. Our main development is the

Hydrone, the next generation of scooper and water bomber aircraft specially

dedicated to aerial wildfire fighting. The hydrone project is born with the support of R&D incentive of the Walloon Region and the European Commission. This Belgian Region is well active in aircraft industry, from small SME's to the large aircraft tier one supplier Sonaca s.a. Our partners in advanced engineering have been providing aeronautical advice and draft calculation from the very early stage of the hydrone project. The available skills and craftsmanship will help our team to build the right 'handmade' product for the client. This dynamic environment really fits to the firefighting market.

Brussels Airlines


Brussels Airlines is the leading Belgian airline that offers the widest choice of flights to and from its base in Brussels Airport.

 RSVP: seating is limited and reservations are on first come first serve basis. Please RSVP by March 8, 2018 to