Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency & Sobey School of Business Executive MBA Trade Mission
As part of the April 2019 Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency & Sobey School of Business Executive MBA Trade Mission to Denmark, the Canadian delegation had the opportunity to visit the Novo Nordisk Headquarters in Bagsværd, Denmark. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. They employ approximately 43,200 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries. The tour at Novo Nordisk included lunch and a presentation on the company’s global strategy and historical linkages to Canada. For more information on Novo Nordisk please see the website: https://www.novonordisk.com/
Kisserup would like send its sincerest thanks to the Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen for their wonderful support of the Canadian delegation during their time in Denmark.
Kisserup Mentors Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs under WE-XPORT Program
The Women Empowered through Export (WE-XPORT) program is an initiative launched by Caribbean Export, designed to support Caribbean women in business to start exporting or increase the exports of their products and services. Under WE-XPORT, Kisserup was selected as a mentor to coach women entrepreneurs in Jamaica, Bahamas and Suriname representing the specialty food, health, beauty and personal care sectors.
Over a three month period during the summer of 2018, Kisserup worked closely with each exceptional woman, providing targeted assistance focused on key areas such as product development, marketing & promotional Strategies, market intelligence and export readiness.
Since the end of the mentoring program, Kisserup has been proud to watch each entrepreneur achieve tremendous new success with the growth of their businesses. Read some of their inspirational stories below!
September 2016 - March 2017
Increase cross-border trade in services from eco-tourism/bird-based industry under the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
In general, Honduras is a fantastic destination for bird watching. It has rain and dry forests, beaches, coral reefs and a variety of protected areas, with a plethora of species. Kisserup International Trade Roots leaded the project. For more information click below.