Major Business Matchmaking Event!


Are you a business owner or company executive looking to explore growth opportunities in North America and around the world? If so, Naturallia 2013 is for you. With a focus on the natural resources sector, the 3rd business-to-business matchmaking forum is taking place October 28th to 30th right here in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Expected to attract 200 companies from across Canada, the United States and around the globe, the event pairs high-level decision makers from various companies for a series of one-on-one meetings. Essentially, the event is akin to “speed dating” for businesses. Naturallia 2013 is geared towards four sub-sectors: value added-forest products, mining supply and services, smart energy, and advanced manufacturing.

“This event provides a solid opportunity to bolster economic ties and cultivate business relationships,” said Jason Naccarato, co-chair of Naturallia 2013. “It’s an ideal starting point for companies looking to branch out, develop new customer and supplier bases, and grow.”

More specifically, the event provides a perfect forum to:

  • Find partner and build commercial alliances;
  • Develop sub-contracting proposals;
  • Buy or sell a licences;
  • Initiate joint, innovative project; and
  • Redeploy in a new sectors with knowledge transfers.

Initiated by RDEE Ontario Alliances, with the proud support of FedNor – Industry Canada, Naturallia 2013 is being hosted by the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC), Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation
(SSMEDC), and City of Sault Ste. Marie.

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“We encourage companies to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity,” said Tom Dodds, co-chair of Naturallia 2013. “It’s not too often that you get so many decision makers from the same sector in the same room. It’s the perfect occasion to branch out and build business connections with counterparts from around the world.”

“Naturallia 2013 provides a wonderful opportunity for local and regional companies to form strategic business relationships,” said Mayor Debbie Amaroso. “At the same time, it’s also an ideal occasion to showcase Sault Ste. Marie’s competitive advantages to visiting companies.”


Naturallia 2013 (global business matchmaking forum)

Comfort Suites, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

October 28 to 30, 2013


Diana Medaglia
Chair, Marketing & Communications
Naturallia 2013
705.942.7927 ext. 3138
[email protected]