Growing your Business in Canada

Grow your Business in Canada

Canada is the largest single export market for the United States and represents one of the most receptive markets in the world for U.S. goods and services. The North American Free Trade Agreement and Canada’s geographic proximity have afforded U.S. firms with a significant advantage in selling to Canada’s markets. Are you maximizing the opportunity?

Seminar Highlights:

Whether you currently export to Canada or are new to exporting, the importance of developing a strategic approach to the market is critical to your success. From regulatory compliance to creating cost efficiencies to improving the customer experience establishing an effective cross-border program will significantly improve your market growth. Join us for this important half day interactive seminar and maximize your market success.

  • Seminar will cover the Steps to Canadian Market Growth and Profitability for U.S. Companies:
  • Learn how to create an accurate and compliant NAFTA Certificate.
  • Learn how to simplify your documentation requirements and the keys to compliance.
  • Learn how the Non-Resident Importer program for U.S. exporters simplifies pricing and eases the trade process for your customers.
  • Learn how to increase your competitive advantage by reducing your cost to market and improving your customer satisfaction. 
  • Learn the 9 steps to Compliance and Profitability


• Ron Ubels, Vice-President, CDS Customs Services Ltd. 

Ron's background:

  • 33 years experience in the Canadian Customs brokerage and logistics industry
  • Over the past  24 years held executive management positions with a few  of Canada’s leading customs brokers and logistics companies in operations, sales and development
  • Served as President of the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers, B.C. Division
  • Served as National Director of the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers, National
  • Is an expert on the Non-Resident Importer Program and NAFTA working with U.S. companies on a daily basis for the past 18 years to create a “delivered price” approach to the Canadian market. 
  • Spent the past 20 years of his career: 
    • Speaking and training extensively throughout the United Sates on Customs compliance and taking a strategic approach to the Canadian market with a goal of maximizing market penetration and customer service.
    • working in partnership with U.S. and State Government organizations, RPS, FedEx, eBay,  major players in the logistics industry and their clients to create a strategic and compliant approach to the Canadian marketplace with a focus on creating a seamless process, improved customer service, 
    • consulting directly with  U.S. companies to develop marketing and business strategies to expand their business in Canada
  • Is a licensed/qualified Canadian Customs Broker
  • Obtained the CIFFA (Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association) Professional Freight Forwarder Designation
  • Co-authored the book, eBay Global the Smart Way

Reserve your spot by registering today!

Breakfast sponsored by Transgroup Worldwide Logistics

Other event sponsors include: Stoel Rives LLP


This event is brought to you by the U.S. Commercial Service and the Idaho District Export Council. or

Name Sales End Price Fee
Exporters Rate Ended $35 $0.99
Government Rate Ended $35 $0.99

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