November 13-17, 2018

Women Entrepreneurs Trade Mission


Join us on a Women Entrepreneurs Trade Mission to Croatia.

About the Mission

We here at veza are getting really excited about this trip to Croatia. Our goal and mission for the trip is to act as Canadian female entrepreneurs who are looking for ways to increase export and imports, at how to export/import more, find potential business opportunities, better understand the international marketplaces and learn more about shared or individual your own businesses and /passions.

This trip is important to your business as it will help you increase your knowledge of other cultures and the successes and struggles they may share with you, help support your business mindset by broadening your sphere of relationships and insight, and provide you with opportunities to meet amazing women entrepreneurs from Canada and Croatia.


Please find the draft general itinerary below. More details to come soon!

Nov 13- tour day/evening reception (meet in Zagreb)
Nov 14- Zagreb – B2B meetings/reception
Nov 15- Wine tour
November 16 – Women leaders/entrepreneurs forum/reception: “Women with no excuses” Event
Nov 17- Travel

Mission Highlights

Government of Canada

Co-partnering with the Federal Government of Canada on discussion/panel events

University Workshops

We are organizing workshops at the International Program at a local university.

Workshops with Women Entrepreneurs

Participate in workshops with Canadian, Croatian women entrepreneurs with a focus on mutual experiences and solutions to growing your business.

B2B Meetings

Participate in workshops with Canadian and Croatian women entrepreneurs with a focus on mutual experiences and solutions to growing your business.


Explore Zagreb and Rijeka in Croatia.

Coaching Exercises

Take part in business coaching and professional development programs throughout the mission.

This Trade Mission For Women  Entrepreneurs and Women Leaders who are:

Looking to expand their business to European Markets

Supportive in cross-cultural exchange of ideas

Interested in receiving coaching support

Promoting the growth of female entrepreneurship

Apply to Participate

Contact the veza team for more details


Prepare to be amazed, pampered and inspired! The trip includes accommodations in glamourous 4  Star hotels (double occupancy), private transportation with an English-speaking driver, , 24-hour Concierge Service, ground assistance throughout the travel.  VAT, local taxes are included. 

Note: Itinerary subject to change due to availability to similar alternative vendors.


  • International Flight
  • Personal expenses
  • Tours
  • Driver and local guides gratuities (optional)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals
  • Additional services

Important Remarks

  • A valid passport is required for travel. Clients who need a Schengen visa to travel to either of the countries, please check Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Schengen Visa requirements. If you require a visa, make sure to obtain a “Multiple Entry Schengen Visa.”
  • We highly recommend a travel insurance package (health insurance during the entire trip, insurance against accidents during the trip, cancellation insurance, insurance for lost and damaged luggage.)
  • veza is not responsible for any loss, accident, injury, omission or irregularities such as changes, additional expenses and cancellations due to weather conditions and other changes beyond our control.

Program Fees

CAN $800

Booking deposit of $400 must be made by October 1, 2018 to confirm your space and provide an opportunity to arrange B2B meetings.

Full payment must be made by October 1, 2018. 

Flight arrangements are to be made by individuals. Our preferred travel agent is Doma Travel at kristina @ domatravel.ca.

Corporate Sponsorship

If you wish to showcase your product or services, corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact hello@vezacommunity.com for more information.

Funding Available


If you have a business with employees and/or trade interests, there is funding available through the Canadian Government.

Contact us for more information: hello@vezacommunity.com

Media Inquiries

Download our press kit or email hello@vezacommunity.com for more information.

Want to know about upcoming Trade Missions? Connect with veza today.

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