“Imports and Exports”

4:00pm – 7:00pm Friday, November 18, 2016
Address: Conference Centre, Centennial Place West, 300, 250 5 Street SW, T2P 0R3

  • Do you want to grow your business to a foreign market?
  • Are you a foreign company struggling to establish your market in Canada?
  • Do you know there is a foreign trade zone in Calgary?
  • Thinking about starting an import or export business?

RBCRB_LogoDes_H_rgbPECome and join Canada China Commercial Association (“CCCA”) and RBC for an informative afternoon with keynote speaker, Mike Holden, and a dynamic panel of trade and policy experts.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Mike Holden, Chief Economist, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (“CME”).
    Mike Holden is Chief Economist at CME and is currently acting in the role of Vice President of the Alberta division of CME. Based out of Calgary, Mike’s primary functions are to expand CME’s capacity to offer economics, policy and strategic analysis to its members. This work includes ongoing economic analysis commentaries and publications, directing major research projects, policy formation, as well as media and public outreach.
    Mike has a BA in honours economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in economics from Queen’s University.
    CME is Canada’s largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada. Founded in 1871, CME represents more than 10,000 leading companies nationwide. Collectively, CME’s membership network accounts for an estimated 82% of Canadian manufacturing production and 90% of all goods and services exports. CME’s mission is to help Canadian manufacturers and exporters compete and win in domestic and global markets by leveraging their leadership, expertise, connections, and the strengths of their membership.


  • Mike Holden, Chief Economist, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (“CME”).
  • Pam Gwyer, Manager, International Trading, RBC Trade Department
  • Rob Luini, Business Development Manager, Export Development Canada
  • Corrie Bank, President, Triskele Logistics Ltd. | Chair, Calgary Logistics Council
  • Carlos Soares, President, Divine Hardwood Flooring
  • Julia Mah, Trade & Investment Officer, Economic Development and Trade, Government of Alberta

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  • Current CCCA Members (2016): Free – Until all tickets sold out. (Please send email to:info@ccca88.ca to register)
  • None CCCA Members(2016): Event is full.