Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs Workshop

Event Details:

Date: August 20, 2015

Time: 12:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Location: Ryerson University, CPA Lounge (TRS-1-003), 55 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3

Who should attend:

Network leaders, General public

Who might be interested in this event?

General public

Organized by:

The “Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs" workshop is part of the 8th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE) hosted by the Canada-China Institute for Business and Development at Ryerson University, with Oxford and Tsinghua universities, on the theme "Building an Inclusive Entrepreneurship Ecosystem."


The workshop, hosted by the Global Diversity Exchange at Ted Rogers School of Management and RBC Royal Bank, features expert insight on the essentials of trading abroad. Learn about economic challenges and opportunities both domestically and globally to help you pick the right market, some best practices on how to respond to challenges you may face, and how to prepare legally and financially to enable your business for success.


Lunchtime Keynote Address

The "Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs" workshop will include a luncheon and offer participants opportunities for networking with all of the AIE Conference guests. The luncheon will feature a special keynote address on diversity and entrepreneurship by industry leader Kirk DudtschakExecutive Vice President, Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC Royal Bank.

Kirk DudtschakExecutive Vice President, Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC Royal Bank

As Executive Vice President, Kirk Dudtschak leads RBC's eight personal and business regions in Canada and its Caribbean Banking business. He is also President & CEO of Royal Mutual Funds Inc., a member of the Greater Toronto United Way and past board member of the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council. 


Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs Workshop

 This workshop is for entrepreneurs in the business development stage or the early stages of business growth who are interested in reaching new markets by import/export. Hear from: 

Igor Chigrin, CITP, Export & Import Consultant, Co-Founder, Win Global Partners

Paul Ferley, Assistant Chief Economist, RBC Royal Bank

Angela White, Segment Manager and Strategy Implementation, Small Business, RBC Royal Bank

Registration Deadline:

August 19, 2015

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