#TradeTalks: First-Mover Advantage
Forum at-a-glance highlights
Morning Keynote: Scotty Greenwood, CEO, Canadian American Business Council. Why the US is missing out on CPTPP and the greater opportunity this creates for participating countries ready to seize first-mover advantage.
Panel: 'CPTPP Through the Eyes of Businesses' - moderated by Christian Hansen, Senior Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada. This panel will give a trade case study in real-time from Consuls General and BC businesses doing trade in their countries.
Keynote: Honourable Bruce Ralston, BC Minister of Jobs, Trade, and Technology.
Youth Export Pitch Challenge: Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad is back by popular demand! During the day, two YELL grads will pitch their export concept during the “Youth Pitch Challenge” and outline why they’re putting a Trans Pacific Partnership country between the trade crosshairs. You’ll be awed by these emerging visionaries – and get an exciting glimpse into what the future looks like when it comes to young BC exporters.