5 ways to help you expand into International Markets
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#1 Meaningful Matchmaking
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#2 Events That Inspire
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#3 Successful Trade Missions
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#4 Rigorous Market Intelligence
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#5 Bridging Cultural Barriers
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#1 MEANINGFUL MATCHMAKING

#1 MEANINGFUL MATCHMAKING
CONNECTIONS THAT ADD VALUE. IT’S ABOUT ACCESS AND PERSEVERANCE, AS MUCH AS CONTENT AND STYLE.

Mandala broadens your business opportunities by connecting you with both private and public decision-makers. We get you in the right room, with the right people
• c-Level B2B meetings • unique access to top networks • on-site problem solving and meeting assistance.

#2 Events That Inspire

#2 EVENTS THAT INSPIRE
IT’S THE MEMORABLE ONES THAT COUNT
WE EXCEL AT EVERYTHING FROM PRIVATE EVENTS, TO TEAM BUILDING AND CORPORATE EVENTS.

How? Simple. By providing cost-effective, creative solutions that exceed our client’s unique needs • arrangement of all technical aspects, including space, programming, resourcing and staffing • user-end design focusing on your unique event needs and goals • singular experience, executed with the utmost thoughtfulness and rigour.

#3 Successful Trade Missions

#3 SUCCESSFUL TRADE MISSIONS
SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATING TRADE MISSIONS IS WHAT WE DO BEST.

Mandala gets you results by providing access to top networks and wholistic, 360-degree logistical support. We ensure your product is seen and heard • customer networking and contact building • meeting scheduling and organizing • ground Staffing and support • A-Z Logistics • post-mission services.

We're always innovating trademissions.ca is a Mandala initiative to list and search all Canadian trade missions. A simpler way to organize international business

#4 Rigorous Market Intelligence

#4 PUTTING YOU IN THE KNOW. WE HELP YOU NAVIGATE RAPIDLY SHIFTING ECONOMIC REALITIES AT HOME AND ABROAD.

By collaborating meaningfully with clients to understand their needs, while working with sector leaders and knowledge experts, discerning the most recent and relevant market data, Mandala helps you stay relevant • data gathering and analysis • market opportunity strategy • market penetration strategy.

#5 Cross-Cultural Communications

#5 CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS. CULTIVATING REAL UNDERSTANDING. WORKING IN A NEW CULTURE ISN’T EASY.

History, values and unseen assumptions lead to diverse business practices, attitudes and subtle expectations that can make or break a deal. Mandala prepares you, so you’ve ideas get recognized • cultural sensitivity • global dexterity • mutual differentiation and developing trust.

The Mandala Difference

Access to top networks

Access to top networks

Trust is a stronger currency than gold. We’ve built unbridled access to key decision-makers in both the public and private sectors.
Uniquely tailored solutions

Uniquely tailored solutions

Every problem is different. We work with your budget to design the simplest and most effective solutions.
360-Degree Logistical Support

360-Degree Logistical Support

Details make or break the deal. We integrate the latest tech tools, and work with outstanding personnel to ensure your business flows smoothly both online and on-the-ground.

Testimonials


  • “I had the opportunity - and pleasure - to work with Paola on different occasions. A trusted business partner, Paola (and her team at Mandala Group) consistently delivers high quality service and results, most often exceeding our high expectations.” March 18, 2015

    Fernanda Whitaker / TRADE COMMISSIONER, CANADA CONSULATE SÃO PAULO (1999-2014)

  • “Paola is the best partner in Canada we have found since our first attendance at PDAC Trade Show (*largest mining show in the world). We have been using has services for over 10 years .She manages our event with such professionalism and her services are beyond compare.” May 2012

    Patrícia Moreira / Owner, Patricia Moreira Recepção de Eventos, for ADIMB (Agency for Development of Mining Industry in Brazil), CPRM (Brazilian Geological Service) & Ministry of Mines and Technology Belo Horizonte & Brasilia, Brazil

  • “Paola and I had the pleasure of collaborating on a few initiatives to Brazil. She is a fantastic person who seems to have boundless energy for her work. Clearly, she is well connected internationally. Paola is able to quickly relate to the needs of her clients and execute with a common goal. I’m confident that we will collaborate again in the near future.” March 14, 2012 Halifax, Canada

    Michael Young / Business Development Manager, World Trade Centre Atlantic Canada
  • “We retained Paola to act as a matchmaker for a business trip to Brazil - focusing on extractive industries. Paola was highly professional with an excellent understanding of our needs. She was able to identify suitable target matches and to arrange meetings with decision-makers within the target companies. She assisted in the meetings and brought a high degree of credibility and depth to our efforts. A superlative job well done - we recommend her highly. She displayed an excellent understanding of the local business culture and the needs of Canadian firms seeking to enter the Brazilian market.” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity. March 29, 2011

    Mike Bowes / Managing Director at Associated Manufacturing New Brunswick, Canada

  • “Paola was the consultant for the Atlantic Canada delegation to the Futurecom Conference held in October 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She delivered outstanding results for the participating companies and was an absolute pleasure to work with on the project. Paola makes things happen, opening doors and creating productive linkages for Canadian companies looking to do business abroad.” November 21, 2012

    Natasha Hudson / Business Development Executive, NATI St. John’s, Canada


  • “Paola has been a dream to work with [on Mobile World Congress 2013 NSBI Mission], I’ve never had a match-maker nail just about every top level meeting I’ve requested. She’s added a tremendous amount of value to this trip for us and the quality and quantity [of meetings] is a significant improvement over last year.” February 15, 2013

    Matthew Brannon / SVP Sales and Marketing, Merchant Master Systems Nova Scotia, Canada