Doing Business With Canada

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Name: Doing Business With Canada
Date: November 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join World Trade Center – Kansas City in welcoming the Consulate General of Canada’s Innovation and Investment team, Laura Dalby and Tina Kotrych, to Kansas City! As part of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service they provide comprehensive, confidential and free services to help expand your firm’s international footprint in Canada. Hear from them on:
  • Identifying strategic market intelligence and key contacts, including potential suppliers & partners
  • Referrals to in-market legal, financial, immigration, and industry experts
  • Facilitation of site visits to help identify a strategic location

  • Information and Advice on:
    • Establishing a business in Canada
    • Tax benefits and R&D credits
    • Regulations
    • Information specialists and industry associations
    • Financial and non-financial government programs

Registration for the event is $20 per person and includes breakfast.

Laura Dalby manages the Investment and Innovation team at the Consulate General of Canada in Chicago. She supports Canadian starts-up and cross-border investors from Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. She also assists foreign companies planning to invest in Canada and current investors realize the full advantages available through their existing Canadian operations. Laura has worked for the government of Canada for 15 years, with previous postings in Guatemala and Cuba. Laura hails from Vancouver and is passionate about the outdoors.

Tina Kotrych has worked on Foreign Direct Investment at the Consulate General of Canada in Chicago since 2010. Here, she creatively leverages broad networks on both sides of the border to help Midwest-based start-ups, SMEs, and multinationals representing a wide array of industries navigate all aspects of setting up operations in Canada with an emphasis on Fintech. In her spare time, Tina empowers and connects people through the practice of visual arts as a board member of ArtReach Chicago.

World Trade Center Conference Room
Union Station
30 W Pershing Rd, Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
Contact Information:
Kaitlin Bast
$20 per person
Includes Breakfast
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