Our Projects

Here is a brief of some our projects, which we are able to share. At MGP, we respect our clients confidentiality requests. Please email us now to quote on your project!

Brazilian Consulate in Toronto – SIAL Event Support, Logistics

April 2013 / 2015 / 2017

Services provided for the Brazilian Consulate in Toronto Business Unit SECOM at SIAL Food Show, a partnership with between APEX &Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Provided Trade Show support & Logistics, bilingual staff.

 

Brazilian Consulate in Toronto – SIAL

Brazil – PDAC Mining Trade Show Event Support, Logistics

March 1999 – 2017

In the Brazil – PDAC Mining Trade Show, we worked in a partnership with: Ministry Foreign Affairs (Brazil), CPRM – Geological Service of Brazil, DNPM – National Department Of Mineral Production (Brazil), IBRAM – Brazilian Institute of Mining and Patricia Moreira Recepção de Eventos

For the past 19 years Mandala Group has provided event Support and logistics for the Brazil Pavilion for the PDAC Mining and Energy Show (with approximately 30,000 attendees in 2013). Planning starts about 4 months in advance with organizing the promotional material for 83 Brazilian companies, and booth and distribution points for one of the largest trade shows in the world. Responsibilities include local travel arrangements, international travel consulting, staffing, special needs as required, extra-show entertainment, translation, coaching and concierge services. This is a highly competitive environment for clients, miners, governments, media and industry associations with millions of dollars in deals signed.


Brazil/Canada – Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) Event Planning, Logistics, Matchmaking, Support

The Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) is a business association with the primary objective of fostering stronger commercial relations between Brazil and Canada.

Mandala Group President, personally provided event planning, logistics, matchmaking, and support services for many events and trade initiatives  organized by BCCC.

 

Brazil/Canada – Chamber of Commerce (BCCC)

Abbott Conference 2016 – Rio de Janeiro Event Planning, Event Support, Logistics

May 2016

In the Abbott Conference 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, the Mandala Group worked with the client to set-up of the event & on the ground support –  including negotiating venue, visa letters,  transportation, accommodation, meals, meeting room set up, team building activities, presentations, banners, agenda, and all other meeting materials as needed.

The Conference took place in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, at the renowned Copacabana Palace Hotel.

 

Abbott Conference 2016 – Rio de Janeiro

Abbott Meeting 2016 – Mauritius Event Planning, Logistics, Support

May 2016

In the Abbott Meeting 2016 – Mauritius, the Mandala Group worked with the client to set-up of the event & on the ground support –  including negotiating venue, visa letters,  transportation, accommodation, meals, meeting room set up, team building activities, presentations, banners, agenda, and all other meeting materials as needed.

The meeting took place at Blue Bay – Grand Port in Mauritius, at the exclusive Shandrani Resort.

 

Abbott Meeting 2016 – Mauritius

Abbott Meeting 2016 – Cape Town Event Planning, Logistics, Support

April 2016

In the Abbott Meeting 2016 – Cape Town, the Mandala Group worked with the client to set-up of the event & on the ground support –  including negotiating venue, visa letters,  transportation, accommodation, meals, meeting room set up, team building activities, presentations, banners, agenda, and all other meeting materials as needed.

The meeting took place in Cape Town – South Africa, at the renowned Protea Victoria Junction Hotel.

 

Abbott Meeting 2016 – Cape Town

BCCC & Biolab Event Planning, Logistics, Matchmaking, Support

November 2015

The Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) is a business association with the primary objective of fostering stronger commercial relations between Brazil and Canada.

The Mandala Group provided event planning, logistics, matchmaking, and support services for many events and trade missions organized by BCCC.

BCCC & Biolab

Durham Region Investment Attraction Mission Event Support, Matchmaking, Site Visits

October 2015

In the Durham Region Investment Attraction Mission, we worked in partnership with: Ontario Office in Brazil, Global Affairs Canada (DFAIT), Canadian Consulate in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre.

Durham Region FDI department and resulted in two Soft-Landing Programs and companies establishing in Region.

 

Durham Region Investment Attraction Mission

Nano tech Brazil – Canada Event Support, Logistics, Matchmaking

October 2015

In the Nano tech Brazil – Canada, we worked in partnership with Global Affairs, University of Guelph and Canadian Consulate in São Paulo providing: event support, logistics, and matchmaking services during the Nanotechnology Trade Show Brazil.

 

Nano tech Brazil – Canada

AMBEV Brasil PamAm Observer Team in Toronto Logistics, Support

July 2015

In the AMBEV Brasil PamAm Observer Team in Toronto, we worked in partnership with: Ambev Brazil, Skol, Embratur, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Brazil, Brazilian Olympic Committee.

Scope: support & logistics for a group of 6 VIP observers to the Pam American Games in Toronto.

AMBEV Brasil PamAm Observer Team in Toronto

Innovation PEI – SP Trade Mission Event Planning, Logistics, Site Visits, Support

June 2015

In the Innovation PEI Biotech Investment Attraction Mission, we worked in partnership with: Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency (ACOA), Canadian Consulate São Paulo, Trade Department, Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada (DFATD – Global Affairs).

This project included consulting in market entry strategy, event logistics, support, matchmaking services for four PEI companies in official trade/diplomatic mission to the city of Florianópolis in Brazil. In just over a week, our team was able to surpass the minimum number of meetings required and book all the local support necessary to make this matchmaking program a success.

Mandala Group was responsible for finding and working with local companies, market entry strategy and ensure clients met with the decision-maker in each sector, countrywide – providing strategy, matchmaking, logistics and planning of this Mission.

Innovation PEI – SP Trade Mission

Brazil/Chile – ACOA & Trade Team PEI Multi-Sector Mission Event Planning, Logistics, Matchmaking, Support

June 2015

In the Trade Team PEI Mission to Brazil & Chile, we worked in a partnership involving multiple federal and provincial government departments/agencies, with a mandate to supporting the growth and development of Prince Edward Island exporters through a program of trade and investment related activities, providing event support, logistics, and matchmaking services.

Trade Team PEI has the support of, and is working closely with, the Canadian Trade Offices in Porto Alegre, São Paulo & Santiago de Chile to ensure that the Mission is executed with success.

Brazil/Chile – ACOA & Trade Team PEI Multi-Sector Mission

Brazil/Canada – SESCOOP Brasil Exploratory Mission Event Planning, Logistics, Site Visits, Support

June 2014

In the Brazil/Canada – SESCOOP Brasil Exploratory Mission, we worked in partnership with: Anthurium Turismo, Ministry Foreign Affairs (Brazil), Central Bank (Brazil)

The Mandala Group provided local support for an exploratory Mission in the Finance Sector, where financial cooperative services in Brazil, along with governmental officials from the Brazilian Central Bank met with similar Canadian financial institutions in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City to learn about their practices and create alliances.

Brazil/Canada – SESCOOP Brasil Exploratory Mission

Barcelona – Mobile World Congress Event Support, Matchmaking, Site Visits

February 2013 & 2014

In the Barcelona – Mobile World Congress, we worked in a partnership with: Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency (ACOA), Canadian Embassy in Spain, Trade Department/ICT Foreign Affairs Canada.

Provided consulting in market entry strategy, event support, matchmaking services during the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 & 2014 for Atlantic Canada ICT/Telecom Canadian Trade Mission to Spain involving a total of 67 foreign and domestic companies. Screened and arranged a total of 64 meetings, almost double the minimum requirement.

 

 

Barcelona – Mobile World Congress

Innovation PEI Biotech Investment Event Planning, Logistics, Site Visits, Support

Novembro 2013

In the Innovation PEI Biotech Investment, we worked in partnership with: Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada (DFATD – Global Affairs), Province of Prince Edward Island Trade Department, Canadian Consulate, Brazil -Trade Departments in São Paulo & Porto Alegre & Economic Development Canada (EDC)

Scope: Exploratory Mission to Promote Bio-technology Cluster in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The aim of Mission is to attract international (Brazilian) companies that desire to tap into the many advantages of the cluster and explore the North American market. Mandala Group is responsible for finding and working with companies on local market entry strategy and ensure they met with the decision-maker in each sector, countrywide – providing strategy, matchmaking, logistics and planning of this Mission.

Mandala Group was responsible for finding and working with local companies, market entry strategy and ensure clients met with the decision-maker in each sector, countrywide – providing strategy, matchmaking, logistics and planning of this Mission.

Innovation PEI Biotech Investment

Brazil – CAP- Futurecom Telecom Trade Show Event Support, Logistics, Matchmaking, Site Visits

October 2013

In the Brazil – Futurecom Telecom Trade Show during CAP– Council of Atlantic Premiers. Working in partnership with: ACOA, Foreign Affairs Canada, Provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, Canadian Consulate Trade Department/ICT

Scope: Mandala provided consulting in Market Entry Strategy + Event Support + Matchmaking services for the Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to Futurecom on the ICT/Telecom Industry ensuring clients got to see all the major players.

Brazil – CAP- Futurecom Telecom Trade Show

CAP- Council of Atlantic Premiers Trade Mission to Brazil Event Support, Matchmaking, Site Visits

October 2013

In the CAP- Council of Atlantic Premiers Trade Mission to Brazil, we worked in partnership with: Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada (DFATD), Province of Prince EdwardIsland Trade Department, Canadian Consulate, Brazil -Trade Departments in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro & Porto Alegre and Economic Development Canada (EDC).

Scope: Large Multi-Sector Trade Mission to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, services include consulting in Market Entry Strategy, Event Logistics, Support, Matchmaking services for over 30 companies in multiple cities in Brazil. Over 250 meetings were booked including meeting room, local transport and language coordination. Mandala Group also helped compile and coordinate guest list for Official Mission Luncheon in the city of São Paulo.

CAP- Council of Atlantic Premiers Trade Mission to Brazil

Brazil – Government of Morocco, Carana Corporation Logistics, Matchmaking, Planning, Site Visits, Support

June 2013

Brazil Mission for the Government of Morocco, Carana Corporation. Mandala Group worked in partnership with: Ministry of Artisan in Morocco, Carana Corporation UK, US Government / & The Millennium Challenge Corporation. Includes Hosted Buyer & Media Program for Trade Show in Marrakesh.

Mandala provided consulting in market entry strategy, event support, logistics, matchmaking services for this Trade Mission to the city of São Paulo. This program from the government of Morocco was focused or the architecture and décor sectors and included 8 individual meetings per delegate, as well as 5 site visits. Delegates included government officials, Carana Corporation officials, as well as 10 non-competing delegate companies. Contract included hotel arrangements, interpretation services and local transportation for trade mission, as well the recruitment and travel arrangements for 5 Brazilian companies to attend the first Marrakesh Artisan Show.

Brazil – Government of Morocco, Carana Corporation

Brazil – World Cup Promotion (Embratur) Event Set-up, Logistics, Support

November 2012

Toronto, Canada – GOAL TO BRASIL World Cup Promotion by Embratur, we worked in a partnership with: Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Agency for Promotion for the State of Amazonas (Amazonastur), Gauche Eventos, Secretaries of Tourism of Host Cities (SETUR)

Organized event set-up, support, logistics for the “Goal to Brazil” World Cup Promotional event for Arts & Culture and Tourism in Toronto to 150 targeted agencies and guests to promote the variety of destinations that Brazil offers. Multiple speakers and individual booths showcased all regions of Brazil. According to the President of Amazonastur, this was the best set-up they had for this global promotion.

Brazil – World Cup Promotion (Embratur)

NATI – Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to Futurecom Event Support, Matchmaking, Site Visits

October 2012

In the NATI – Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to Futurecom, we worked in a partnership with: ACOA, Foreign Affairs Canada, Provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, Canadian Consulate Trade Department/ICT.

On very little notice Mandala provided consulting in market entry strategy, event support, matchmaking services for the Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to Futurecom on the ICT/Telecom Industry ensuring clients got to see all the major players. Number of companies involved (local and foreign).

NATI – Atlantic Canada Trade Mission to Futurecom

Brazil – Excel Funds Due Diligence Mission to Brazil Matchmaking, Planning, Site Visits, Support

November 2011

In the Brazil – Excel Funds Due Diligence Mission to Brazil, we worked in partnership with: ITAU Bank (NYC Branch), Banco ITAU (Brazil Headquarters), Canadian Consulate São Paulo and the Trade Department Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo

Scope: Provided planning, support, logistics, matchmaking services for this Excel Funds Due Diligence Mission to Brazil, introducing and underlining the strengths of Excel financial interests in Brazil. Attended by 20 financiers with a combined portfolio of $15B.

Brazil – Excel Funds Due Diligence Mission to Brazil

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