The Surrey Board of Trade has an international cooperation agreement with the Belgian Consulate-Vancouver. With the CETA (free trade agreement between the EU and Canada) recently agreed, the Brussels Capital Region becomes the ideal entry point for Canadian businesses wishing to enter into the European Unified Market.

Besides being the Capital of the European Union and at the front-door of the European Institutions and decision makers, and besides being the Capital of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Brussels Capital Region offers to Canadian businesses a central location in the European Union at the crossroads of the Anglosaxon, Germanic and Latin spheres.

A well-educated, multilingual and multicultural workforce, with a productivity ranking amongst the highest in the world, is waiting to help Canadian businesses entering the European Union. When thinking Europe, think Brussels.

Below is a link to the Invest in Brussels website along with details about the soft landing program, a 3 month free office space to check out how to do business in Brussels


why invest in Brussels

Surrey Board of Trade Contact:

Bart Schobben
Trade Commissioner BIE
Belgian Consulate Vancouver
221 West Esplanade (Suite 412)
North Vancouver, BC, V7M3J3