The Dudoc showroom
The Dudoc showroom is open to the public and displays world-leading innovations from our select partners. They all share a common goal of setting new standards for healthy and energy-efficient communities. Examples of our partners are Priva, Jaga, and Gorter. The innovations presented at Dudoc have been implemented in prestigious developments in Vancouver and beyond, including the TELUS Garden complexes, UBC Centre of Interactive Research on Sustainability, UBC Student News building and the Nordstrom Pacific Centre flagship store.
We opened in 2014 as a hub for the local community of change makers, builders, architects, designers, academics and more. Our community thrives with ongoing networking events, workshops, well-attended trade missions, conferences and more. Our international network is growing rapidly too, with top innovative partners from Europe and beyond.
Dudoc is a proud member of the World of Walas, specializing in revitalizing communities through innovation, projects, and education. Walas is known for fostering the creative class and growing the local economic by encouraging micro-businesses by taking into account the existing essence of the area, enhancing the creative core and listening to the locals. Our BlueWorxx platform is dedicated to making innovations accessible to help communities become more sustainable in exponential ways.
Service packages can be tailored to include promotion, business development, research and consulting. Contact our team today to learn more about how we bridge the gap between European expert knowledge and local consumers.
The North American Market
We are based in Vancouver, Canada, with easy access to British Columbia and Alberta in Western Canada and the American states of Washington and Oregon. This area is home to about 20 million inhabitants, with a construction market that is over four times the size of The Netherlands, and includes the metropolitan areas Vancouver, Seattle and Portland. The market has strong growth and urbanization with a will to improve community performance, but lags behind Europe in sustainable innovations and practice. Local government policies and regulations are becoming more ambitious as the region looks to lead in sustainable development. This creates many opportunities for innovative European companies with international ambitions.
The area of West Canada / Northwest America is an excellent location for European companies to develop new business in North America. Sustainability is a high priority in the West Coast region. For example, Greenpeace was founded in Vancouver and the major cities of the West Coast are frontrunners when it comes to sustainability ambitions. Also, the area is more open to new innovations. Many European business have experienced that it is harder on the East Coast of Canada and America to market new concepts and innovations. Finally, the target area is an important gateway for trade between South (East) Asia and North America. This makes it an excellent springboard to future business in China and neighbouring countries.