BCBC Partners

Our Partners are active participants in the BCBC, providing key support and helping us to plan, organise and host a variety of activities. Without our Partners we would not be able to offer the high value events and content that we provide to our membership.

We are proud to present our highly valued partners below. 

BCBC PRIVATE PARTNERS

The Port of Montreal

https://www.port-montreal.com/en/

BCBC PUBLIC PARTNERS EMBASSY & Regions

Corporate Members

Callebaut Chocolate

https://www.callebaut.com/en-OC

Business Immigration Group

http://www.bizimmigration.com

Associate Members

CABQ – Le Cercle d’Affaires Belgique-Québec

https://cabq.ca

CanCham Belux – Chamber of Commerce Canada – Belgium – Luxembourg

https://canchambelux.org

EUCCAN – European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada

https://euccan.com

OWIT – Organization of Women in International Trade

https://www.owit-toronto.ca

CABQ – Le Cercle d’Affaires Belgique-Québec

https://cabq.ca

CanCham Belux – Chamber of Commerce Canada – Belgium – Luxembourg

https://canchambelux.org

EUCCAN – European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada

https://euccan.com

OWIT – Organization of Women in International Trade

https://www.owit-toronto.ca

Associate Media Members

The Port of Montreal

Operated by the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), the Port of Montreal is the second largest port in Canada and an intermodal hub that handles all types of goods: containerized and non-containerized cargo, liquid bulk and dry bulk. The only container port in Quebec, it is a destination port served by the largest shipping lines in the world. It is also an intermodal hub with a service offering that is unique in North America, featuring its own rail network directly dockside connected to Canada’s two national rail networks. The MPA also operates a Cruise Terminal and a Port Centre.

Contact: marketing@port-montreal.com   

Website: www.port-montreal.com 

ArcoInfo

Arco Information Canada Inc. is subsidiary of Arco Information nv, since 1993 in Mechelen, Belgium.

We are a software OEM providing digital dispatch, routing and workflow solutions. We digitize and automate business processes (AccPay, DigitalMailroom); we free you from expensive legacy data systems; we manage back end workflow and routing of processes, such as documanagement for IoT solutions. All from our DOMA software platform. Would you like to know more? – please contact David Downey, Partner, 416-906-0164; ddowney@arcoinfo.com, www.arcoinfo.com

Degroof Petercam

Degroof Petercam is an independent, family-owned Belgian Private Bank and a key player in Luxembourg, France and Switzerland.

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Degroof Petercam specializes in cross-border wealth management and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals and families. Over the last 40 years, the Group has also developed an internationally-recognized expertise in Corporate Finance, executing tailor-made deals for large corporations, family businesses, financial institutions, private equity funds and governments. As of February 2021 Degroof Petercam Luxembourg is now registered in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec to assist permitted clients with their wealth management needs.

To learn more about Degroof Petercam, visit www.degroofpetercam.com or reach out to BCBC Director, Bethany Doyle.

Dentons LLP

Dentons provides leading legal solutions wherever you do—or want to do— business: in your local market, across Canada or around the world.

A truly global firm, our clients benefit from more than 11,000 lawyers and professionals in 200 locations spanning 79 countries. With a presence in some of Europe”s major economic cities such as Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin and London to name only a few, we leverage our diversity to provide more innovative, client-focused solutions to complex business issues.

Xavier Van Overmeire, as a Partner at Dentons, practices business law with a focus on international trade. As President at the BCBC, he is proud to lead the team in its mission to foster strong relationships and develop business and trade opportunities between Canada and Belgium.

CIBC

CIBC is here to help you to grow your business. Get peace of mind with our holistic franchise solutions and expert advice for borrowing up to $1 million.

With 25 years in providing franchise finance programs in Canada, we”ll share our industry-related knowledge. The CIBC National Franchise Sales Team offers dedicated franchise expertise at the local, regional and national level.

Seize opportunity with CIBC Business Banking.

Make sure your business can take on whatever comes your way with expert advice, solution and support from CIBC.

At CIBC, we are committed to building lasting and meaningful relationships with our clients to support their financial success. Over the last year, we know how resilient business owners have been to successfully manage the ever-changing landscape. From developing new operating capabilities to seizing unexpected opportunities, we’re proud to say we’ve been there for our business clients like never before. We will continue to help our clients with expert advice, solutions, and support they need to seize opportunity and grow their business.

Get expert business advice, powered by modern tools, to future-proof your businesses.

Advice driven relationships.

Market-leading Business Operating Account. Low-rate Visa BizLine Credit Card.

Learn more at www.cibc.com/bundle

For additional information contact Hedy Afsharian, Director, Business Banking, CIBC, Cell: 416-722-3774, hedy.afsharian@cibc.com or Neil Roy, Regional Franchise Manager, CIBC, Cell: 416-530-2768, neil.roy@cibc.com

Mazars

Mazars is a leading international audit, tax and advisory firm operating in over 90 countries.

Mazars in Canada has more than 50 years of experience delivering exceptional and tailored services in assurance, accounting, tax and advisory. Our experts assist clients of all sizes at every stage of their development and approach every piece of work with a commitment to the highest level of quality as well as with integrity, independence and accountability.

To learn more about Mazars in Canada, visit www.mazars.ca or reach out to BCBC Director, Martin Cloutier martin.cloutier@mazars.ca

Nourish Food Marketing

“We help our clients sell more food.

We don”t know much about marketing for real estate. Or for cars, detergents, or life insurance. We leave that to the generalist ad agencies out there. But helping our clients sell more food, that”s something we know an awful lot about. Because that”s all we do. So, if you grow or make food and you”d like to increase your sales, then you might want to talk to us.”

Jo-Ann McArthur, President, Nourish Food Marketing

After a year of COVID, how have our overall and day-to-day interactions with food changed? Which trends were derailed and which picked up speed?

Download Nourish Food Marketing’s free white paper to discover five key ways in which our relationships with food may be forever changed. Plus, we ask the questions you should be asking yourself about how your food business can pivot to take advantage of new opportunities.

WRLWND

WRLWND is your one-stop, boutique agency for all your SEO, online marketing, creative, and communications needs. Whether you are a Solopreneur or a multi-national company, we make it a priority to understand your needs, come up with a winning strategy, and deliver what we promise, every time.

As a digital marketing, creative and communications agency, WRLWND (whirl·wind [ˈ(h)wərlˌwind]) specializes in digital, brand development and management. From expert web design & development, SEO, PPC, content management, and marketing, to software development, podcast production, professional video editing, public relations, and social media. Our team of highly skilled specialists will do it all for your brand, so you don’t have to. 

For more information about WRLWND, visit www.wrlwnd.com or contact BCBC Director, Joel Mandelbaum joel.mandelbaum@iopw.com

Zone Franche

Founded in Montreal in 2010, the public relations agency Zone Franche helps its clients build strong relationships with all who matter to them.

Recognized on numerous occasions for delivering award-winning campaigns, the agency continues to offer its clients strategies that differ from traditional approaches.

Zone Franche provides services to a wide range of companies and organizations in areas as diverse as education, new technologies, transport, telecommunications and financial services. With an office in Paris, the agency supports its clients across Canada and in France/Europe.

For more information please contact Marie-Françoise Hervieu, Présidente, Tel. 514 317-5715 x 202, mfhervieu@zonefranche.ca

Callebaut Chocolate

True to our founder, Octaaf Callebaut, we are always in pursuit of better. With over 100 years of chocolate heritage, our bean-to-bar chocolates help chefs and artisans to achieve great end results every time.No matter the application.   

And what’s more? Callebaut® Finest Belgian Chocolate is sourced with 100% sustainable and traceable cocoa beans.

Contact: Lotte Andersson 

National Senior Sales Manager, 

lotte_andersson@barry-callebaut.com 

416-428 6661

Weblink: https://www.callebaut.com/en-CA 

Business Immigration Group

Business Immigration Law Group is an immigration boutique law firm located in Toronto, Canada. Canadian and US immigration services and global visa assistance primarily to local and multi-national corporations with respect to the transfer of personnel to and from Canada. And immigration assistance to individuals who are establishing themselves or reuniting with family in Canada.

CFO Source

CFO Source provides part time CFO and outsourced accounting services to small and medium sized businesses. Whether you need to raise funds to grow your business, analyzing your productivity to increase profitability or need support with your accounting and bookkeeping, CFO Source can help.

BCBC members receive 20% off project-based work, and 10% off on- going services!

Weblink: https://www.cfosource.ca 

TakeAir

TakeAir as the protagonist in BioTech Air Management.   

TakeAir, with offices in Canada and Belgium, engineered the add-on and retrofit solution to significantly reduce indoor exposure to viral pathogens. The sustainable tailor-made filtration technology with bio compounds, connected through a network of sensors.   

A coherent response to both current and future challenges in attracting people to your building. The leading asset for your employees, customers and shareholders.   

Triggered? Unleash your progressive insights on www.takeair.world or reach out to Founding Father, Jo Pannecoucke jo.pannecoucke@takeair.world 

Franglish Gourmet Food

Franglish Gourmet Food is specialized in Belgian & French products.  

Franglish Gourmet Food has opened its door in February 2021, after 1 year of creativity at home. After few years in Canada on West and East coast we finally decided to bring the joy to every European immigrants. From chocolate to cheese we have decided to bring you right back to your childhood and more with our products.

You can visit us at our store at 1317 Dundas street West, Toronto or online at franglishgourmet.ca  

If you are looking for something specific or just simply have a question for us email us at : franglishgourmetfood@gmail.com 

CABQ - – Le Cercle d’Affaires Belgique-Québec

New in 2021!: BCBC members to become members of the CABQ at no additional cost. In joining or renewing your membership with the BCBC, you now have access to two business chambers network, content and discounted event access.

Note: BCBC and CABQ Membership implies authorization to share your name and contact details with the CABQ.

CanCham Belux – Chamber of Commerce Canada – Belgium – Luxembourg

On February 26th, 2015 the Belgian Canadian Business Chamber (BCBC) entered into a new partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Canada-Belgium-Luxembourg (CanCham BeLux). This partnership was signed in Wevelgem (near Kortrijk) by Mr. Dominiek Arnout, President & Chief Executive Officer of the BCBC, and Mr. JP Tanghe, Chairman of CanCham BeLux.

Thanks to this new partnership, the BCBC and CanCham BeLux will defend the general interests of bilateral business between Belgium and Canada, and regularly exchange information of interest with a view to further promote bilateral economic links between Belgium and Canada. Members of each party who are visiting the jurisdiction of the counterpart organization shall have member access to the latter’s events.

If you would like more information on this partnership, please email us at info@belgiumconnect.com

 

EUCCAN - European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada

EUCCAN is a key resource and main point of contact for EU businesses in Canada and for EU businesses seeking to enter the Canadian market. By 2025, EUCCAN will be the principal, unifying voice for EU business interests in Canada.

OWIT– Organization of Women in International Trade

Women entrepreneurs and professionals in the international trade arena can now benefit from our partnership with OWIT – the Organization of Women in International Trade. This partnership leverages our respective and collective capabilities for the benefit of women where there is a focus on the Belgian market.

CHOQ-FM

Ontario”s biggest Francophone radio broadcaster offers BCBC members 20% discount on all CRT (Canadian Radio Telecommunication) services.

GrandToronto

Grandtoronto.ca est l’unique portail multidisciplinaire francophone de Toronto qui permet de rester branché. Le site regroupe en un seul lieu tous les services, informations et produits nécessaires afin de desservir la population franco-torontoise.”

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