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Upcoming BC/WA Trade Events
Upcoming BC/WA Trade Events (August to December 2015)
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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Lunch & Learn: Small Business Strategies for USA Marketing
Where:  Langley, BC - Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce
When:  Wednesday, August 19, 2015, Noon - 1:30 pm
Cost:  $10 plus GST members / $15 non-members     
This introductory seminar will help you define “your USA market”, and introduce you to the basic essentials of marketing and logistics (packaging, shipping and warehousing). You need to know these basics before you commit to the design manufacture or purchase of your product or service.
Export Success Training Program
When:  Beginning in August 2015
Where:  Vancouver, BC - CME Offices
Cost:  see website     
For more information click HERE 

EDC, along with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), is proud to be partnering with the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) on their new Export Success Training Program.  Featuring qualified international business instructors and FITT skills materials, this condensed program provides the fundamentals of exporting so that you can expand your business internationally.  This training program will allow you to build your export capacity and even earn credit towards a FITT Certificate in International Trade. Who attends: Small and medium-sized enterprises wanting the tools and practical information they need to expand their business globally.
How to do Business in the U.S.
Where:  Burnaby, BC - Business Centre Solutions boardroom
When:  Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, noon to 1:30pm
Cost:  $35 plus GST (first 15 free)     
Info:  Lord-Black Immigration Law Group, 604.352.2006, blaine3080.gmail.com 
Learn valuable tips on how to choose the proper entity for your business, the federal and state tax filing requirements, getting started and registering your US business, setting up an accounting system, and other useful tips to help you take the right initial steps into the US market.
Making Sense of Cross Border Business
When:  Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:30am to 10:30am
Where:  Surrey, BC – Sheraton Guildford Hotel
Cost:  $25 (includes a buffet breakfast)     
Info:  VSH CPAs

Have clients who want to capitalize on U.S. markets? Join cross border business experts in this Professional Development credit applicable course, to learn the top considerations for businesses as they decide to expand in the U.S. market.
Canada Logistics Conference 2015
When: October 25-27, 2015
Where:  Niagara Falls, ON – Hilton Hotels 7 Suites
Cost:  See website     
Info:  CITT

Canada's annual thought leadership conference for all supply chain logistics professionals—will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario from October 25-27, 2015. Join an audience of shippers, carriers and vendors from across sectors to network and learn about the most important issues facing supply chains, businesses and the people who run them.
BC Export Awards
When: Friday, November 20, 2015, 9:00am to 2:30pm
Where:  Vancouver, BC – The Hyatt Regency Hotel
Cost:  See website     
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 2015
Where:  Surrey, BC - Pacific Customs Brokers Seminar Room
Cost:  see website     
Info:   Pacific Customs Brokers, 604-538-1566 or seminars@pcb.ca or www.pcb.ca/seminars

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.
Angel Forum (and Investor Ready Workshops)
Where:  Vancouver, BC
When:  2015
Cost:  see website - www.angelforum.org
Info:  see website

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. 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.