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New England and Canada: Trade, Security and Looking Beyond the Border

New England and Canada: Trade, Security and Looking Beyond the Border
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 1/17/2013
Time: 8:00 TO 10:30 AM

Bryant University
1150 Douglas Pike
Bryant Center Building Room 2AB
Smithfield, RI 02917


Event Description:

Doing Business With Canada

Join Chamber members and other representatives of the Rhode Island business community as we welcome Patrick G. Binns, Consul General of Canada to New England. The Consul General will discuss"New England and Canada: trade, security and looking beyond the border

Did  you know that “ Canada is Rhode Island’s (and the nation’s) number 1 trading partner? With trade between the two countries covered by NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), conducting business with Canada is relatively hassle-free and goods are typically duty-free.  Given Canada’s proximity to the US, shared language, similar lifestyles and business culture, as well as NAFTA, all Rhode island companies should be looking to Canada for business opportunities. 

Also presenting will be Raymond Fogarty, director for The Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University. The Center is ready to assist companies in learning more about these opportunities as well as to help facilitate transactions. Numerous programs are available for everyone from first-time exporters to seasoned international business experts.”

If you do or if you ever thought about doing business with Canada, you won't want to miss this opportunity.

There is no charge to attend, but you must register by clicking the register button.

Coffee and breakfast pastries will be served.

There is plenty of free parking at the University.


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