P.E.I. entrepreneurs taking part in an upcoming gross sales mission to Quebec will not have far to journey this 12 months.
RDÉE Prince Edward Island, a francophone financial council that goals to develop companies inside the Island’s Acadian and francophone communities, holds conferences yearly with Quebec patrons who could also be concerned about P.E.I. merchandise.
For the primary time in its five-year historical past, this 12 months’s one-on-one enterprise conferences can be held just about on account of COVID-19 journey restrictions.
Robert Maddix, the gross sales mission co-ordinator, stated greater than 120 on-line conferences have been arrange for subsequent week.
“It was one thing that the companies are actually trying ahead to and are anxious to see if it’s going to work for them,” he stated.
“If this works for them it is going to be a brand new means of doing enterprise sooner or later the place they may set up their very own conferences … in a while.
Samples might be mailed
Islanders can be working to promote gadgets starting from lobster to vinyl information.
Maddix stated historically the sellers deliver samples with them to the conferences. However this time, samples will solely be mailed to patrons with a severe curiosity within the product.
Extra from CBC P.E.I.