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Meet the International Counselors - Canada | 2005-Feb-02

Meet the International Counselors - Canada

News Release: February 2, 2005

On Wednesday, February 2, 2005, the Washington Network Group and the International Gateway convened a business briefing and networking reception to examine investment and export opportunities in the Canadian market. Presentations and prepared collateral materials provided attendees with tangible advice and specific recommendations that companies can use to pursue business in Canada.

Following panel presentations and Q&A time (90 minutes), there was a networking reception (Canadian beer and wine, and hors d'oeuvres) held in the International Gateway.

Panel Speakers:

Lynda Watson, Embassy of Canada - Minister-Counsellor (Commercial)
Leslie Reissner, Embassy of Canada - Counsellor for Investment
JoAnn Queen, NAFTA Taskforce Coordinator - Trade Information Center, U.S. Department of Commerce
Bill Stokes, Washington Network Group - Chairman (moderator)

Convening Organizations:

This event was convened under our "Meet the International Counselors" monthly briefing series. The WNG's partner for this program is the International Gateway, an initiative of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Supporting Organizations:

Embassy of Canada, Washington, D.C.
Canadian American Business Council
Canadian Business Network
U.S. Commercial Service's Export Assistance Centers serving Washington, D.C., Maryland & Virginia

Special Thanks:

The WNG would like to thank Lindsay Margenau, Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. for her assistance in making this event possible.

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