#TradeTalks 2019: Scaling Your Business
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)
- “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