TRADE & BUSINESS MISSION
JUNE 18-22, 2018 | TORONTO & GUELPH
L E A D BY K E N T U C K Y D E PA R T M E N T O F A G R I C U LT U R E C O M M I S S I O N E R R YA N Q U A R L E S Presented by: Day 1 – June 18th (Monday) Arrival Toronto Pearson International Airport • (Flight to Toronto on your own - arrive by 2 pm for delegation briefing at 3pm at the hotel) • Arrive in Toronto, take Marriott airport shuttle to the hotel on your own (included) • Delegation country briefing and breakfast at hotel meeting room with Foreign Ag Service, USDA Staff – NAFTA Discussion • Dinner with other delegates and Canadian Agriculture Industry professionals at CN Tower sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America • Overnight – Toronto Marriott Hotel (airport) Day 2 – June 19th (Tuesday) • Food and Beverage processing facility visit and discussion • Woodbine racetrack opening business reception with Ambassador Craft (Invited), Canadian Agriculture officials, Governor Bevin (Invited) and other invited guests presented by Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Inc. • Private dinner for Kentucky delegation along with Ambassador Craft (Invited), Governor Bevin (Invited) sponsored by Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Inc. • Overnight – Toronto Marriott Hotel (airport) Day 3 – June 20th (Wednesday) • Breakfast at the hotel and depart for Guelph • Grain farm visit outside of Guelph • Lunch hotel for check-in – Marriott Guelph • Round Table discussion – meetings in hotel: - Livestock - Food and Beverage/processing/value added - Grains - Equine - Hemp processing - And others • Panel Discussion - University of Guelph - Ministry of Agriculture - Foreign Agriculture Service - Agribusiness leaders and organizations • Dinner at the hotel and overnight - Marriott Guelph Day 4 – June 21st (Thursday) • Breakfast at hotel • Business to business meetings at the hotel • Alternative meetings i.e. - Associations, Rural Ontario Institute, Food and Farming Alliance, Grain Farmers of Ontario, additional farm visit, etc. • Lunch – On your own • Continued business to Business meetings at the hotel • Alternative meetings i.e. - Associations, Rural Ontario Institute, Food and Farming Alliance, Grain Farmers of Ontario, additional farm visit, etc. • Business reception/bourbon tasting with VIP invited guests sponsored by Kentucky Distillers' Association • Overnight – Marriott Guelph Day 5 – June 22nd (Friday) • Breakfast at the hotel • Hotel check-out, depart for Toronto Pearson International Airport by Marriott shuttle (included) **ON YOUR OWN AND NOT INCLUDED IN TOTAL COST – Day trip to Niagara Falls - https://www.niagaratours.ca/ Thor Explorations will assist on booking this optional trip. Contact Alex Thor, [email protected]
*Agenda is tentative and subject to change. Pricing is subject to change for matchmaking and company travelers are identified.