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Upcoming BC/WA Trade Events (July - October 2016)
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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Introduction to U.S. Tax Issues and Cross-Border Business Solutions


When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – noon to 1:30pm

Where:  Burnaby, BC – Business Centre Solutions Boardroom

Cost:  $35 (plus GST) Free to first 10 registrants


Learn valuable information on how U.S. state and federal tax agencies determine whether there is a "nexus" for taxing you or your business, as well as other U.S. federal and state taxation requirements.  Obtain valuable tips on marketing, warehousing, and fulfillment.  In addition, BC accountants and lawyers will receive 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit.



Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit


When: Sunday, July 17, 2016 - Thursday, July 21, 2016

Where:  Calgary - Hyatt Regency Calgary

Cost:  See website


Join more than 550 legislators, business leaders, academics and local government representatives in Calgary, Alberta for four days of in-depth work sessions, high-level networking and enlightening keynote speeches. The PNWER Annual Summit focuses on economic growth, trade and environmental stewardship opportunities across 10 jurisdictions in the Pacific Northwest U.S. and Western Canada. Network with leaders from the Northwest states, provinces and territories and explore the beauty and innovative practices of Alberta on guided policy tours.



BC Export Awards - Applications Now Open


Deadline: September 12, 2016

Fee: Free to apply


The BC Export Awards recognize the innovative approaches and unique contributions of British Columbia export companies across all sectors and in all regions of the province, as well as the individuals who contribute to their success. Applications can be submitted in the following eight sector award categories: Emerging Exporter, Clean Technology, Professional Services, Professional Services, Manufactured Products, Natural Resources, Consumer Products, Advancing Technology & Innovation, and Digital Media & Entertainment. Two individual categories will be awarded for leadership and International Business Studies. Further, an Exporter of the Year Award is presented to one of the sector award winners. Award presentation will take place on November 18, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver.



23rd Annual Globe Awards


When: Thursday, October 13 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Where:  Tacoma, WA – Venue TBA

Cost:  See website


Join our annual trade awards ceremony and celebrate our vibrant trade community in Washington State! Come and join over 300 of “Who’s Who in the Washington Trade Community” for the 23rd Anniversary of the Globe Awards. 2016 Award Recipients will be announced shortly.



Canada/USA Trade and Compliance Seminars


When:  Summer/Fall 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.



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.

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