Ask the Advisors: A Roundtable Discussion on Trade Show Readiness

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Trade shows are a great opportunity to showcase your products, make new connections and generate leads.

Elevate your trade show game! Join us and fellow entrepreneurs for a thoughtful roundtable discussion on the topic of trade show readiness.

Presented by members of WTC Winnipeg, this is your opportunity to ask questions and receive expert insights. We want to help you make the most of your next trade show.

Come prepared with questions and get ready to learn:
  • Is attending a trade show always a good idea?

  • How do I prepare for my next trade show?

  • What are some of the do’s and don’ts?

  • And much more!

Event Info:

April 23rd, 2024
12:00 – 12:30 pm CST
Free Online Session


Esmeralda Rodriguez Arias, Trade Advisor

Esmeralda Rodriguez Arias

Trade Advisor
World Trade Centre Winnipeg

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Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Esmeralda Rodriguez moved to Winnipeg in 2019 and then joined the WTC Winnipeg as a Trade Advisor. Her role is to help Manitoba businesses reach their corporate goals through obtaining strategic data, locating business opportunities, and connecting businesses with potential Canadian and international partners; as well as provide advisory services on issues such as export planning, market entry strategies and financing options.

She finished her International Business post-graduate program at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) and received her International Certification as a Trade Professional (CITP®, FIBP®). Before joining the WTC Winnipeg, Esmeralda worked for the United States Embassy in Colombia for ten years and was responsible for the transition of Immigrant Visa cases from Cuba and Venezuela to Guyana.

Esmeralda speaks Spanish, English and French.

Brad Havixbeck, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

Natalie Beaudry

Director of Operations
World Trade Centre Winnipeg

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Natalie Courcelles Beaudry joined the World Trade Centre Winnipeg team in 2021. She works directly with André Brin and the management team as Director of Operations, supporting the client services and programming teams.

Originally from Manitoba, Natalie completed her post-secondary education in Ottawa and Winnipeg and worked in Alberta for 5 years. She brings over 20 years of public and private sector experience having worked in government, politics, health, education, finance, tourism and economic development. Natalie has dedicated over 25 years volunteering within francophone, political, educational, youth and sport organizations.

Natalie has attended multiple tradeshows and will be leading World Trade Centre Winnipeg’s 3rd delegation to SIAL Canada in Montreal this May.

Ask the Advisors: A Roundtable Discussion on Trade Show Readiness


Avr 23 2024


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm