UTSA Partnering with Canadian Consulate to Provide Training on Doing Business in Canada

San Antonio, June 10, 2015 – The International Trade Center, a specialty Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Institute for Economic Development, is holding Opportunities for Doing Business in Canada, a free, half-day training seminar on June 23, 2015. The event is designed to give US businesses the information they need to expand into markets in Canada.

For this seminar UTSA is partnering with the Consulate General of Canada in Dallas, as well as the US Commercial Service. Speakers include Susan Bincoletto, Chief Trade Commissioner & Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development Canada and Delon Chan Consul and Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada in Dallas.

Topics for this landmark event include:

  • Why Canada is a great place to do business.
  • How your company can benefit in Doing Business in Canada.
  • Canadian market entry strategies.
  • Selling to the Canadian Federal Government.
  • Canadian corporate registration procedures.

“Canada is the second largest export market for Texas businesses, behind Mexico,” said Cliff Paredes, Director of the International Trade Center. “In 2014 Canadian Exports represented $31.1 billion; it’s a market that cannot be ignored.”

For registration and information on the event visit http://opportunities-in-canada.eventbrite.com.

The International Trade Center at UTSA is one of the largest and most successful trade assistance organizations in Texas. It helps companies become globally competitive through technical trade consulting, customized market research and innovative training programs. The center is a specialty SBDC program in the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network. Follow them on Twitter (@TexasTrade) and like them on Facebook (Facebook.com/texastrade).

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