Past Event

Interested in expanding your business into the U.S.?
When: Monday, March 6, 2017 - 16:00 - Monday, March 6, 2017 - 18:00

Interested in expanding your business into the U.S.?

The United States offers the largest consumer market on earth with a GDP of $18 trillion and 325 million people. Welcoming investors of all sizes, including established multinationals, small or medium-sized enterprises, and high-growth startups.

The Select USA Investment Summit brings the diversity of the United States together under one roof – enabling any business to find the people, the resources, and the market it needs to be successful.

Speaker: Chris Quinlivan, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs for the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada

Date: Monday, March 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Pacific Time
Place: Deloitte, 2800 – 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Lions Room, Vancouver, BC

Admission: Members – $10.00; Non-Members $20
Hors d'oeuvres​ will be served

About Chris Quinlivan:
Chris Quinlivan is a Senior Foreign Service officer with more than twenty years with the Department of Commerce. He began his current four-year assignment at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada in September, 2015. As the Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, he is responsible for the Department of Commerce’s commercial programs throughout Canada. Prior postings include two tours in Beijing, China; Vienna, Austria; Salt Lake City, Utah; Brussels, Belgium; and Athens, Greece. While at the Commerce Department’s headquarters in Washington, DC, Mr. Quinlivan managed initiatives to develop U.S. export opportunities in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Mr. Quinlivan also worked for three years on a Presidential initiative to support the Northern Ireland peace process. Mr. Quinlivan is the recipient of numerous professional honors, including the Commerce Department’s prestigious Gold Medal and Bronze Medal awards, the Chuck Meissner award, and special recognition by the Department of State for his roles in support of four Presidential visits to Greece and China. Mr. Quinlivan has seven years of private sector experience as an account manager and logistics agent. He holds a Master’s in international affairs and a Bachelor’s in business administration from California State University and an international business certificate from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

 
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