Facilitation and Matchmaking

Tailwinds defines its facilitation service as being the conduit between a clients desire to pursue a partnering or business opportunity and the potential target partner or opportunity. We work with clients to understand their objectives and then identify, qualify and broker the right relationships. We provide market and political data for our clients and then work with them to develop a strategic approach to enter the Greenland market. Using an extensive network of contacts throughout Greenland and Canada, Tailwinds accelerates clients business by providing the right information and identifying the right potential partners.

Engaging Tailwinds to facilitate the business process in Greenland saves time and money - that is how we add value.

Corporate Representation and Support

Tailwinds provides corporate representation services for international companies and organizations that require dedicated resources to assist with developing their business interests in Canada but do not want to establish a direct physical presence in the country. Examples of corporate services include: sales, finance services, and technical services.

Tailwinds is currently the Canadian corporate agent for TELE Greenland A/S (the national phone company in Greenland) and provides opportunity identification/market intelligence services for the Employers Association of Greenland, the Mining and Contracting School in Greenland, Black and Veitch Ltd. (USA); and NunaOil A/S (Greenland).


Tailwinds offer general consulting services to its clients focusing primarily on:

• Market Intelligence
• Opportunity Identification
• Business Mission Organization and Support
• How to Position for the Greenland Market
• RFP and Tender Bid Support
• Industrial Benefits Policy Development

Professional Speaking

Tailwinds offers a variety of custom designed seminars and speaking services for our clients.

Recent topics focus primarily on doing business in Greenland specifically as it relates to lessons learned by Newfoundland and Labrador companies from their partnering experiences in their pursuit of North Atlantic oil.

Previous speaking services include the following:

How do we become Suppliers to the Oil and Gas and Mining Industries? – May 26, 2010, Nuuk, Greenland – Sponsored by The Employers Association of Greenland. Jeff Howard, President of Tailwinds was a session speaker

Conference on Offshore Oil and Gas Development - September 3-5, 2010, Ilulissat, Greenland – Sponsored by the Municipality of Quaasuitup.

Oil Conference Greenland 2011 - April 30 – May 1, 2011 Sisimuit Greenland -  Lessons Learned from the Newfoundland Offshore: It all Started with the Cooks.  For further information please refer to www.offshoregreenland.com 

For a PDF view of the presentation click here

To book Jeff for a speaking engagement click here