#TradeTalks 2019: Scaling Your Business

#TradeTalks 2019

November 21, 2019

Is it time to scale up? #TradeTalks 2019 is coming to downtown Vancouver on Nov. 21—join us for a one-day summit designed to help British Columbia SMEs step up their export game!

Our theme this year Scaling Up: Time to Export features expert keynotes, resources, success-story panels and an interactive lunch with BC’s Consuls General lunch so you can capture intel on your next target market.





7:30am — Registration & buffet breakfast opens

8am — Conference welcome & breakfast

8:30am — Opening Keynote: Maryscott Greenwood, CEO, Canadian-American Business Council

  • “Trade Wars, Elections & Recession: Oh My!”

9am — Youth Export Pitch Presentation

9:20am — Global Marketplace Networking Break

10am — Panel: “Sensational SME Success Stories” facilitated by World Trade Centre-Vancouver (featuring Export Navigator)

11am — Keynote: Sarah Kutulakos, Executive Director, Canada China Business Council

  • “The China Trade Opportunity for BC – Challenges & Prospects”

11:30am — "Leveraging Technology to Go Global" with Shane Gibson

12pm — Lunch with Vancouver’s Consular Corp (21 Consuls General Confirmed)

1pm — Lunch Keynote: Consul General Frank Flood, Ireland

1:30pm — Panel: “Women in trade: Leaning In, Taking Over” facilitated by Nicole Van Hove, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

2:30pm — Closing remarks