Gateway '17

September 25 | Toronto

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Inside Gateway '17

Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister, Canada

Jack Ma

Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group

Michael Evans

President, Alibaba Group

Michele Romanow

“Dragon”, CBC Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder, Clearbanc

Laurent Potdevin

CEO, lululemon

In Partnership With

The Alibaba Group thanks our event sponsors for helping make Gateway ’17 possible.
For future Gateway event sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michael Minihan.

Why Attend

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Capitalize on the largest, most exciting consumer market in the world.

China’s middle class is already around the size of the entire population of Canada and U.S. combined and expected to double by 2020. They're discerning. They want high-quality, imported products and international tourism experiences. And they're looking for them online.

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Jack Ma built Alibaba into the world's largest online and mobile commerce company by focusing on helping small businesses succeed. Learn about his vision to help Canadian businesses and from other Alibaba executives, leading experts, and business owners like you who are tapping into the China opportunity.

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Connect with people from Alibaba and its ecosystem of partners.

Alibaba Group is helping Canadian businesses tap into the e-commerce enabled Chinese economy. This inspiring event will provide you with the tools, information, and network of experts and partners you need to access this fast-growing consumer market looking for imported products and fresh food as well as Canadian tourist experiences.

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Get inspired. Gain clarity. Seize the opportunity.

Any company can be a global company. Meet the small businesses, brands, and agribusinesses who have already found success by connecting to China.

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What To Expect

Inspirational Keynotes

Prime Minister Trudeau, Jack Ma and special guests will share their personal stories, lessons learned and advice on how to grow your business by taking advantage of new market opportunities.

Customizable Program

Learn about China consumer insights and trends specific to your industry. Whether it be fashion, everyday goods, fresh food or travel & hospitality, we will help you find the business solution that's right for you.

Marketplace Expo

Alibaba and its network of partners and solution providers in e-commerce, marketing, payments, sourcing and logistics are ready to help you grow your business in China. Have fun networking with potential partners and learning from the experts.

Customer Stories

Hear directly from Alibaba customers who've already found success selling to the world's largest middle class.

What To Expect

Inspirational Keynotes

Prime Minister Trudeau, Jack Ma and special guests will share their personal stories, lessons learned and advice on how to grow your business by taking advantage of new market opportunities.

Customizable Program

Learn about China consumer insights and trends specific to your industry. Whether it be fashion, everyday goods, fresh food or travel & hospitality, we will help you find the business solution that's right for you.

Marketplace Expo

Alibaba and its network of partners and solution providers in e-commerce, marketing, payments, sourcing and logistics are ready to help you grow your business in China. Have fun networking with potential partners and learning from the experts.

Customer Stories

Hear directly from Alibaba customers who've already found success selling to the world's largest middle class.

Who Should Attend

Brands and small businesses interested in selling directly to China's consumers or through agents or distributors

Travel or hospitality companies interested in attracting Chinese tourists

Agribusinesses who want to sell fresh food, packaged food or agricultural products to China’s consumers

Entrepreneurs who want to start or grow their businesses by connecting to Chinese suppliers

Connecting Canadian Business with China

“We see the consumer market growing massively over the next 5 years, with 600 million customers in China by 2020.”

– Michael Evans, Alibaba Group President

Alibaba enlists Canadian businesses to sell into China’s booming retail market

Jack Ma wants Canada’s best products brought to China’s middle class

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