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U.S. Exporting Strategies—Live Webinars

Lisa Wichmann   

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Two-part series will provide strategies for preparing your business and managing financial risk

Canadian manufacturers have begun to sharpen their focus on expanding their sales outside of Canada. With a surging American economy and weaker Canadian dollar, opportunities to export to the U.S. abound—provided manufacturers can mitigate the risks. Join us for a two-part webinar to learn how to build, expand and de-risk your U.S. exporting program.

Webinar Part 1: Preparing to Export to the U.S. REGISTER
November 29 | 1pm EST
Join us for this 45-minute webinar, designed exclusively for Canadian manufacturing leaders, hosted by, where we will explore key strategies to become export-ready, including:
A deep-dive into the market opportunity for exporting to the U.S.
Key considerations for export success and common pitfalls to avoid
Developing a roadmap for success when selecting the ‘right’ target market
Considerations for enterprise technology to become export-ready
Speakers: Mathew Wilson, Senior Vice-President, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME); and Dave Cavan, Regional Sales Manager, SYSPRO Canada

Webinar Part 2: Exporting to the U.S.–Mitigating risks for Canadian manufacturers REGISTER
December 6 | 1pm EST
Being informed and prepared for the critical factors before entering the U.S. market, or any new market, is your first line of defense and can help prevent you from making a costly mistake resulting in revenue loss or reputational damage. This 45-minute webinar will cover strategies you can leverage to protect your business. Attendees will hear:
A deep-dive into taxation implications when exporting to the U.S. to remain compliant
Common pitfalls to avoid, including transfer pricing rules to avoid costly penalties
A roadmap for target market selection to avoid ‘misfiring’ disasters
Considerations for enterprise technology strategies to mitigate operational risk
Speakers: Dan Lundenberg, Partner, National Leader, US Corporate Tax Services for Grant Thornton LLP; and Brad Rolf, National Leader, Transfer Pricing for Grant Thornton LLP, with Dave Cavan, Regional Sales Manager, SYSPRO Canada.

If you are a manufacturing leader looking to export to the U.S., or other new markets, these webinars are must-attend events.

Don’t miss out. Space is limited. Register today.

Can’t make the live date? Register anyway and we will automatically send you a link to the on-demand webinar when it’s available.

About the Presenters

mathew-wilsonMathew Wilson, senior vice-president, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
CME is the largest industry and trade association in Canada. In his role, Mathew leads and coordinates CME’s policy and advocacy efforts for the 2,500 members of the organization across Canada and internationally. Mathew has a focus on manufacturing competitiveness and international trade and market access.


2008-dave-cavan-1_008Dave Cavan, Regional Sales Manager, SYSPRO Canada
A true veteran sales leader with 40 years of industry experience and 20 years of ERP experience, Dave Cavan’s in-depth knowledge of business development and implementation in software and service delivery has enabled him to develop complex business solutions for some of the largest service organizations.

lundenberg_dan_6388_5x5-cropped2Dan Lundenberg, Partner, National Leader, US Corporate Tax Services for Grant Thornton LLP
Dan has nearly 30 years of US tax experience and specializes in advising non-US companies on their US operations. Dan worked in New York City and moved to Canada in 1996, where he built and led the US tax practice of a Big Four accounting firm in Montreal.

rolph_brad_4899_5x511Brad Rolf, National Leader, Transfer Pricing for Grant Thornton LLP
For 20 years, Brad has helped multinational firms address transfer pricing issues. Euromoney recognized Brad as one of Canada’s leading transfer pricing advisors in its 2015 Guide to the World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisers. Brad helps clients plan, implement and defend transfer pricing policies that optimize tax-efficient supply chains.

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