Bermuda Government, Industry Group Heads to Toronto


HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson leads a delegation of presidency, regulatory and representatives to Toronto subsequent week to focus on Bermuda’s shut hyperlinks to Canada and alternatives for bilateral commerce and funding.

A #Bermuda discussion board in Toronto subsequent week will spotlight bilateral commerce & funding alternatives @investbermuda

The delegation will participate in a one-day multi-industry discussion board, hosted by the Bermuda Enterprise Improvement Company (BDA) Wednesday, June 19 at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, and in addition attend scheduled enterprise improvement conferences across the metropolis. That includes informative panel discussions, thought-leadership classes, and networking alternatives for traders and companies excited by studying extra in regards to the island, the discussion board is the sixth in a sequence of abroad multi-industry showcases, following profitable occasions in London, New York and Miami over the previous two years. It’s the first in Canada.

“We’re wanting ahead to assembly civic leaders, media, traders and executives throughout the discussion board and associated conferences,” mentioned BDA CEO Andy Burrows. “The intention is to extend consciousness of Bermuda as a gold-standard worldwide monetary centre and underscore our jurisdiction’s historic and mutually useful relationship with Canadian markets.”

The Consul Common of Canada in New York, Phyllis Yaffe, will assist launch the discussion board with a fireplace chat-style dialog with Minister Dickinson. One other spotlight of the day will probably be a keynote presentation by Lucia Gallardo, a fintech entrepreneur who has partnered with the United Nations to leverage blockchain methods to assist resettlement of refugees, amongst different tasks.

Business classes embrace individuals from greater than 30 Bermuda-related entities, amongst them, AMBIKA, Aon, Appleby, ArcTern Ventures, ASW Regulation, AXA XL, the Affiliation of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers (ABIR); Bennett Jones, the Bermuda Insurance coverage Administration Affiliation (BIMA), Bermuda Financial Authority (BMA), Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), Butterfield Financial institution, ChainThat, Conyers, CryptoScan, Deloitte, Estera Providers, Exponential Ventures, EY, Fasken, Insurance coverage Bureau of Canada (IBC), KPMG, Kroll Bond Ranking Company, MQ Providers, Outlier Canada, PwC, Quest Administration Providers, RGAx, SALT Lending, and Shyft Community.

Canada is considered one of Bermuda’s most important financial companions, with two-way commerce between the 2 nations amounting to USD$2.6 billion in 2017, and $37 billion in mutual property and investments. Bermuda helps an estimated 25,000 jobs in Canada, together with 15,000 from multi-national firms in Bermuda and their Canadian associates and represents Canada’s fifth-largest export market in commerce and companies; solely the US, UK, Germany and France are better Canadian export markets.

To register for the free, one-day discussion board, go to: BUSINESS

The BDA encourages direct funding and helps firms begin up, re-locate or develop their operations in our premier jurisdiction. An impartial, public-private partnership, we join you to professionals, regulatory officers, and key contacts within the Bermuda authorities to help domicile selections. Our objective? To make doing enterprise in Bermuda clean and useful.


Rosemary Jones
Head of Communications & Advertising and marketing
441 278-6558 or 441 337-4696


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