Opening the Door to Opportunity and Business Relationships in Israel

As a City, we are committed to economic, social and cultural growth for our residents and businesses. An important part of our strategy is to pursue opportunities that serve to strengthen the City’s global reach.

Our recent Business Mission to Israel offered significant opportunities for growth and expansion. It allowed us to build strategic relationships with leading Israeli companies and gain perspective into Israel’s rapidly developing industrial, financial and high-tech service sectors. As a growing city, it’s vital that we maintain a competitive advantage in today’s global economy.

The new partnerships created in Israel will give our City the chance to be at the forefront when it comes to innovation and opportunity.

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua with Amos Harel, one of Israel’s leading media experts on military and defence issues, at the Mood of the Country initial briefing.

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua with Amos Harel, one of Israel’s leading media experts on military and defence issues, at the Mood of the Country initial briefing.

The City of Vaughan is poised for great success. By bringing our message to a global audience we are showing that Vaughan is a premier destination for business.

Our goal is to become a world-class city and forming new partnerships will drive the economic agenda forward and allow Vaughan to become a city known for its economic leadership.

Why Israel?

  • Israel is a country with a strong and vibrant economy that is respected for its ability to lead and innovate.
  • Israel is a global high-tech powerhouse with more than 3,000 high-tech companies.
  • The country is a leader in innovation with more than 250 research and development centres.
From left to right: Gabi Wolkinson, Microdel CEO; Eli Cohen, Canadian Gift Concepts; Ward 5 Councillor Alan Shefman; Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua; Ward 2 Councillor Tony Carella; Hanan Shernesh, CEO and founder of Hagshama Fund.

From left to right: Gabi Wolkinson, Microdel CEO; Eli Cohen, Canadian Gift Concepts; Ward 5 Councillor Alan Shefman; Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua; Ward 2 Councillor Tony Carella; Hanan Shernesh, CEO and founder of Hagshama Fund.

I am proud to share with you some of the highlights of the Vaughan Business Mission to Israel:

  • The mission included 23 participants representing 21 different companies. The delegates participated in more than 150 business meetings.
  • More than 90 Israeli businesses attended the Jerusalem Business Networking Forum (JBNF), an event that promotes business networking among primarily English-speaking professionals in business, high-tech and investment fields in Jerusalem.
  • An innovative Israeli automated parking solution company will make a presentation to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) committee in November, presenting technology and discussing the opportunities for the VMC and how they will partner with local Vaughan-based companies.
Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua delivers a keynote address  at the Mirodel-Israeli Entrepreneurship Convention.

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua delivers a keynote address at the Mirodel-Israeli Entrepreneurship Convention.

Click here for more information about the City of Vaughan’s International Business Development Program.

If you are a small business in Vaughan looking to grow and expand, take advantage of the resources, networking events and seminars taking place during Small Business Week from Oct. 21 to 25.

Yours sincerely,
Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua, P.C.
Mayor

One thought on “Opening the Door to Opportunity and Business Relationships in Israel

  1. Great stuff! Nice work Mayor. This is so much different then seeing other city’s just go on trips and report back nothing. Good to see Vaughan is seeing something out of this.

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