In the spirit of collaboration between the V4 countries, on 15th of April, HEPA Export Promotion Agency along with Consulate General of Hungary in Toronto, also with Czech, Polish, Slovak and Canadian partners have co-organized and participated in a unique virtual event.
The online gathering focused on how to stimulate innovation and introduce economic opportunities into Ontario and how Central European countries can play a role in that. The organizers have provided valuable information for more than 90 participants. From the Hungarian team, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer of Spin Master, Ben Varadi, was motivating companies to be more committed to innovations. While Martin Barat, Senior Trade Commissioner at the Canadian Embassy in Hungary and Mate Igaz, Economic and Trade Attaché, presented a wide variety of opportunities for collaboration between Hungary and Canada.
In the second part of the event, at each of the individual themed virtual “coffee tables”, participants were able to have one-on-one meetings to network and discuss details on the potential opportunities of cooperation.