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Upcoming BC/WA Trade Events (Nov 2016 - Feb 2017)
Heads up for the following trade-related events in British Columbia and Washington during the next few months. Additional events are listed in the following trade event calendars and websites:
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2016 BC Export Awards
When:  Friday, November 18, 2016
Where:  Vancouver, BC - Hyatt Regency Hotel
Cost:   BIV Subscribers - $115 | Non-subscribers - $145

The BC Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of BC export companies. Extending across industries the awards recognize achievements in 12 different categories and are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy. Conceived in 1982, the program has recognized over 300 companies since its inception, reflecting the growth and diversity of BC’s economy over the past 30 years.
Canada/USA Trade and Compliance Seminars
When:  Fall/Winter 2016
Where:  Surrey, BC - Pacific Customs Brokers Ltd. Training Room
Cost:   See website

Pacific Customs Brokers hosts a series of educational seminars and workshops to assist business owners, importers, exporters, managers, CFO's, purchasers and shippers on topics relating to Canada and USA importing, exporting and customs compliance.
International Consumer Electronics Show
When:  January 5 - January 08, 2017, 8:00am to- 6:00pm
Where:  Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Convention Center
Cost:   See website
Info:   CES

International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. International CES showcases more than 3,600 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more. The conference hosts more than 150,000 attendees from 150 countries.
Cargo Logistics Canada Conference & Expo
When:  February 8 - February 9, 2017, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Where:  Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Convention Centre
Cost:   See website

The 4th annual Cargo Logistics Canada Conference & Expo is Canada’s largest and most diverse gathering of transport, supply chain and logistics industry professionals including shippers, beneficial cargo owners, forwarders, 3PL/warehousing, sea port authorities, inland terminals, and more. The conference features an exhibit show floor with over 150 exhibiting companies plus a conference program that includes over 35 educational sessions over the two day event. If your company has a supply chain that runs through Canada you will want to attend CLC 2017.
Angel Forum (and Investor Ready Workshops)
When: 2016
Where:  Vancouver, BC
Cost:   See website
Info:   Angel Forum

Founded in 1997, this is the only Angel Capital Forum ™ in Canada that introduces emerging companies to private equity Angel Investors. Presenting companies have raised over $35 million directly through the Forum. Since 1998, we have offered Investor Ready ™ workshops for companies and investors. As the oldest & largest angel network in Western Canada with 50+ investors (from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Victoria,  Bellingham and Seattle),  we are supported by leading organizations in BC and belong to Canada's National Angel Capital Organization and US's Angel Capital Association. Our private meetings are exclusive to only pre-registered Investors, selected Companies and Sponsors.
Surrey International Trade Awards
When: 2017
Where:  Surrey, BC  

The Surrey International Trade Awards provide recognition for the success of import and export achievement, raises awareness of the vital contribution international trade makes to B.C.’s economy and provides a catalyst for companies to reach even higher levels of excellence.

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