With a $1.6 trillion bilateral trade and investment relationship, the United States and Canada enjoy the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship that supports millions of jobs.
World Trade Center (WTC) Utah, in partnership with the Salt Lake Chamber and the Canadian Consulate General, has scheduled a full-day seminar complete with educational opportunities and industry and topic-specific breakout sessions hosted by Canadian government and business leaders.
Through participating in this Virtual Trade Mission, you will:
Assess your company’s potential in the market
Learn about current industry opportunities in Canada
Connect with Canadian business leaders who can help catalyze your growth in the market
Gain market insights from Canadian government officials and hear their perspective on USMCA
Speak directly with local businesses who have successfully entered and expanded into Canada
Whether your company is a first-time or seasoned exporter, Canada should be a key component of your company’s export growth strategy. We invite you to join us for this Virtual Trade Mission and take the next step in your efforts to expand internationally.
U.S. exports to Canada were nearly $365 billion in 2018 or 15 percent of total U.S. exports
U.S. exports of services to Canada were valued at $61.8 billion in 2018
Over 30 U.S. states rank Canada as their number one export market
Market Overview 8:30 – 9:30 AM
A representative from the Canadian Consulate General’s office will provide a market overview and discuss USMCA from Canada’s perspective. A panel of experts will then present insights and emerging trends specific to Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. There will also be time for participants to engage and ask questions.
Breakout Sessions 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Industry and topic-specific breakout sessions provide an overview of main players and emerging trends within the market to give Utah businesses a better understanding of how they can be successful in Canada. Additionally, Utah companies from each industry will share case studies of their successes and challenges in the market.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Session 1: Life Sciences 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Session 2: Advanced Manufacturing 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Session 3: Supply Chain 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Session 4: Tech and Entrepreneurship