Monday, February 24, 2014

Canadian Market Opportunities (Go Global webinar)

If you are looking to grow your business by exporting, Canada is a market that holds tremendous opportunities for U.S. goods & services.

Event: Canadian Market Opportunities  (Go Global webinar)
Date: March 5, 2014
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Location: online

Registration: $20

Did you know.....
  • U.S. small & medium sized businesses export to Canada more than any other country.
  • In 2011 U.S. small to medium sized businesses accounted for more than $41 billion in exports to Canada.
  • Since 2004 the #1 Pennsylvania export market has been Canada.   
Why Export to Canada?
  • Canada accounts for 20% of total U.S. trade.
  • Canada is a member of NAFTA  (North American Free Trade Agreement), which allows trade to move more freely between our borders and eliminates tariffs.
  • Canadian companies are safe and trustworthy.
  • Transportation costs are low.
  • Canadian culture is similar to U.S. culture, plus there is little to no language barrier between the two. 
Interested? Join us for this 1-hour webinar that will cover the following:
  • General overview of the Canadian market with specific market opportunities
  • How to participate in Canadian government procurements
  • Ease of exporting to Canada & benefits of the Free Trade Agreement
  • Local, State & Federal export programs & resources to assist your company in Canada
This webinar is open to all industry sectors with the best market prospects coming from these fields: Aerospace, Automotive, Renewable Energy, Mining, Oil & Gas, Travel & Tourism, Power Generation, Safety & Security, Agricultural Products, Environmental Sectors, Information & Communication Technologies, Defense Products & Services

Presented by E-Magnify, the U.S. Commercial Service, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Duquesne University Small Business Development Center, St. Vincent College Small Business Development Center, and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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