Working with the US Commercial Service to promote exports through business counseling, education, and community outreach.
Join Global Minnesota and MN District Export Council, on December 5, as we review a historic year of the NAFTA renegotations and its impact on global relations. Tab A. Borden, Consul & Trade Commissioner, Investment, from the Consulate General of Canada, will share his perspectives on the continuing discussions and where he believes the negotiations are heading as we enter 2018. Consul Borden will also touch on a few key challenges and what U.S. and Canadian companies might consider as they move forward with trade relationships.
December 5, 5:30 pm
825 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Cost: $30 (includes 1 beverage and appetizers)
Consul Borden began his career in commercial and trade finance working with international banks based in Atlantic Canada. In the mid 1990’s he joined the Province of Nova Scotia working for the Department of Economic Development (life sciences sector) and then the Department of Environment as Executive Director of Trade and Technology Development. In 2001, Borden joined the Canadian federal government working for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and in 2003 joining Global Affairs Canada as Manager of the Canadian Trade Office in Princeton in New Jersey. In 2008 he was appointed as Head of Office for the Canadian Consulate in Silicon Valley. From 2012 to 2017 Tab served as Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Relations for Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa.
To register, please follow this link: https://www.globalminnesota.org/event/global-trade-networking/