Doing Business with Canada | What U.S. Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Canada is considered to be a trading nation as its total trade is worth more than two-thirds of its GDP (the second highest level in the G7 after Germany). The largest trade partner of Canada is the United States, dominating Canadian trade by an overwhelming degree. Canada's strong domestic economy and government support means that U.S. entrepreneurs have an excellent opportunity explore international trade and growth. -Take a free web-based self-test to determine whether you are export ready -Hear about Canada's business climate and economic outlook from a small business expert who is a dual resident of Canada and the United States -Become familiar with export financing and insurance options -Understand your product's potential in Canada -Learn how to find buyers in Canada This is an introductory level workshop; however, experienced exporters are welcome to share insights and suggestions.
Speaker(s): Aundrea Wilcox, Certified SBA Export Counselor & Senior Business Counselor of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Kingsport Affiliate Office; Doug Minter, Small Business Consultant & dual resident of Canada and the United States.
Co-Sponsor(s): Kingsport Chamber, East Tennessee State University, Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship
The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Caroline Jones - 423.392.8825; email@example.com; 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.
Fee: No Cost