Canadian Trade-Ex first established in 1994 is a company that works with organizations, associations and communities across Canada in the establishing of events, conferences, trade shows and seminars within specific markets. They have developed a number of ongoing events such as the CAN-USA Forestry & Construction Equipment Expo held in Sault Ste. Marie, Saw-Tech Log Expo which is Canadas largest hardwood & private woodlot event held in Bancroft Ontario, The Canadian Outdoor Recreation Expo which is held in Southern Ontario (Trenton), Lake Of The Woods Expo held in Kenora, Ontario and The BIG Event Northern Mines Expo held in Timmins. In 2009 Canadian Trade-Ex along with the City of Timmins and the Mining Industry will be hosting The Big Event Northern Mines and Exploration Expo which will highlight the 100th Anniversary of the Porcupine Mining Camp and the City of Timmins. Many activities will surround this event and it will be another milestone for Canadian Trade-Ex. The event is expected to take one full year and all the staff in order to complete. There are many events that the Canadian Trade-Ex Group has hosted and many Mile Stone Events such as the Boreal Summit in 2003, The Northern Value Added Wood Expo and many others. The sister companies Forestry Life and Mining Life are magazines published from Timmins that promote Ontario and Quebecs industries and are published as periodicals, four times a year. These publications are circulated across Canada and the USA. With the changing face of the Mining and Forestry industries within Canada, Canadian Trade-Ex is positioning themselves to meet these changes.