SAVE THE DATE – October 30-31,2014 for the North American Competitiveness & Innovation Conference taking place in Toronto, Canada. Addressing the theme “Vision to Action” this prestigious event features the participation of Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce; Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexican Secretary of Economy; and Ed Fast, Canadian Minister of International Trade; along with other senior government and business leaders from across North America. In addition to the Ministerial Luncheon NACIC 2014 also offers four plenary sessions with leading experts from Canada the U.S. and Mexico: Topics include: The North American Energy Advantage; The Tri-National Legislator’s Panel; CEO Perspectives on Emerging Opportunities; and The Future of North America Panel. A total of six workshops will also cover key topics including: Investment; Technology; Border Facilitation; Manufacturing; Innovation Networks; and Infrastructure. Organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) and the Canadian International Council (CIC) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Commerce and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, NACIC 2014 will bring together senior officials, policy experts and business executives who will contribute to the development and advancement of a “North American Work Plan for Competitiveness and Innovation.”

Don’t miss out on North America’s premier event on competitiveness and innovation.

****Registration is LIMITED, so reserve your space today!*** Reister 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 
Time: Registration and Exhibits Open at 9:00 a.m.; Program 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Networking reception to follow
Location: State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor Conference Center, Boston
Cost: $35 / no charge for Compliance Alliance members 
Contact: Massachusetts Export Center at 617-973-866

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