Join the U.S. Commercial Service and Canadian Consulate for a Program on Doing Business in Canada

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:00-5:00pm |Reception 5:00-6:30pm

Join the U.S. Commercial Service, Canadian Consulate NYC, CT District Export Council, and Robinson+Cole LLP for an afternoon program on trade with Canada and opportunities for Connecticut firms to develop and strengthen trade ties with Canada.  Hear from Deputy Consul General Andre Frenette, the Canadian Consulate NYC, the U.S. Commercial Service Ottawa, and logistics experts.

The United States and Canada enjoy the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship that supports millions of jobs in each country and constitutes a $1.6 trillion bilateral trade and investment relationship. Canada ranks as Connecticut’s second largest trading partner.  2021 exports from CT to Canada exceeded $1.7billion; imports from Canada exceeded $4.2billion in 2021. 

Join us for this informative event!  Topics to be discussed include:

  • Economic and business overview of the Canadian market
  • Key industry sectors in Canada
  • Panel session on best practices for trading with Canada
  • Logistics session regarding USMCA and export documentation

A networking reception will follow the formal program

Event Information:

Date:     Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Time:     1:00pm-5:00pm (formal program); 5:00-6:30pm reception hosted by the Canadian Consulate

Location: Hartford, CT

Cost:      Free, but pre-registration is required


Questions?  Please contact the U.S. Commercial Service Connecticut office at 860-638-6950 or reach out to Melissa Grosso at, Anthony Sargis at or Jacqui Torcellini at