Strengthening Canada UK Trade Relations
British Consul General in Vancouver
Program: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Networking Reception: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
The United Kingdom (UK) is Canada’s third-largest trading partner with more than 40 billion dollars in goods and services traded annually.
Hear from the newly appointed British Consul General (CG) to Vancouver, Thomas Codrington. Tasked with strengthening trade relations, Consul General Codrington will provide insight into the latest negotiation developments and opportunities for a new Canada-United Kingdom Trade Agreement.
Following Consul General Codrington remarks, guests will hear from a panel of experts on practical tips from companies, representing several of Greater Vancouver's growing sectors, that have successfully entered the UK market. Guests will also receive a copy of best practices when doing business in the UK courtesy of the World Trade Centers Association.
British Consulate General in Vancouver
Brad Liski, Co-founder and CEO, Tru Earth
Marcela Cota Rivas, Director, Product Management and Technical Sales, Vitalus Nutrition Inc
Anna Stukas, VP Business Development, Carbon Engineering Ltd.
David Tsui, Regional Director, Global Affairs Canada
Moderator: Janel Quiring, Director, International Trade at Province of British Columbia
World Trade Center Vancouver is part of the World Trade Centers Association, a not-for-profit, non-partisan association dedicated to the establishment and effective operation of World Trade Centers as instruments for trade expansion. The World Trade Centers Association is an international ecosystem of global connections and integrated trade services made up of over 300 World Trade Center locations in nearly 100 countries, representing over 750,000 businesses globally.