SAVE THE DATE- November 25, 2014 for the NAFTA@20 and the Future of North American Economic Competitiveness. Come learn how 20 years of NAFTA have impacted Canada, the United States and Mexico and led to economic growth and trilateral investment.  Panelists will give their views on their country’s experiences and discuss their vision of North American trade moving forward.

Location Sponsor:
 Foley & Lardner, LLP, 111 Huntington Avenue, 25th Floor, Boston, MA

There is no charge to attend this event

Panelists: Aaron Annable, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of Canada;

Daniel Hernandez-Joseph, Consul General, Consulate General of Mexico (Invited);

James Paul, Director, Boston Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. Commercial Service;   

Jeff Picard, President and COO, VERTEX

Register online by clicking here
or RSVP to by Friday, 11/14/14

SAVE THE DATE- December 3-5, 2014 for the Northeast UK to Northeast US Business Delegation. This is the first trade delegation arranged by the BABCNE – (with support from UK Trade & Investment).  The 14 companies / 16 delegates are from a mix of technology sectors and arrive in just over two weeks and we hope this will be the first of many City groups which visit the New England market in the coming years.

We will be undertaking group briefing on 3rd and 4th December, highlighting the industry strengths of the New England region (MLSC, MassTech and Commerce speakers), briefing on doing business in the US (tax, legal, HR, marketing, culture speakers) and on Friday 5th, as well as attending the BABCNE Christmas Luncheon, the delegates will have individual meeting programs.   Individual meetings will likely also happen in the margins of Wednesday and Thursday. 

Schedule Meeting Opportunities Here!

SAVE THE DATE- December 9, 2014 for the Export Expo taking place in the State Transportation Building in Boston. Join us for the most comprehensive export event of the year that brings together export resources, training and information – all under one roof!  The Massachusetts Export Center’s Export Expo provides a forum for exporters to connect with the wide variety of export resources available in Massachusetts while learning about issues that impact their day-to-day export operations. Exhibitors will include law firms, banks, freight forwarders, consulting firms, translation firms, customs and compliance automated solutions providers, and various government and non-profit organizations serving the export community. 

This year’s workshops will address current issues of concern to exporters, such as recent sanctions developments, export control trends, the outlook for free trade expansion, and more! The Expo will also feature training on those day-to-day issues critical for effective management of your business’ export growth and operation. 

Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available (click here for details). For further information, please contact Paula Murphy at 617-973-8664.

Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 
 Registration and Exhibits Open at 9:00 a.m.; Program 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Networking reception to follow
 State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor Conference Center, Boston
$35 / no charge for Compliance Alliance members 
 Massachusetts Export Center at 617-973-866

SAVE THE DATE – March 23-24, 2015 for 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit. The SelectUSA Summit will showcase investment opportunities from every corner of the United States to investors globally, and high-profile business and government leaders will share their insights on latest business trends. Summit participants include international and domestic companies of all sizes seeking to establish or expand operations in the United States, as well as U.S. state, regional, and local economic development organizations; business associations; service providers; and other organizations that facilitate business investment.

The SelectUSA Investment Summit also includes a trade show featuring U.S. economic development organizations, which fosters direct connections and relationships with investors.

For additional information on the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit, click here.

Date: Monday March 23 – Tuesday March 24, 2015
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland
To register, click here

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