Global NY Export Webinar Series


Expand Your Presence in the Global Marketplace

Global NY’s latest initiative provides export education to NYS small and medium-sized businesses through a series of expert-led webinars. Tapping into Global NY's international network of trade representatives—from Africa, Canada, China, Europe, Israel, Mexico and South America—this series gives participants advanced exporting information with localized insights on a number of trade-related topics.

Global NY Division will be hosting a no-cost, five-part webinar series on Doing Business in Canada on September 30 & October 1. View the modules and register today using the form below. 

Module 1: Doing Business in Canada

​Thursday, September 30, 9:30 am –11:00 am ET
Speaker: Nathan Donohue, Commercial Attaché at the Toronto Consulate
Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the business environment in Canada, including highlights of different regions, sectors and clusters, as well as a broad look at some of the parallels and differences between the American and Canadian markets

Module 2: International Trade Requirements (Welcome to Canada

Thursday, September 30, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET
Speaker: Michael Koenig FCPA, FCGA, CFP – Davis Martindale
Description: This presentation will highlight the planning and compliance issues from a Canadian income tax, commodity tax and operational perspective.  It will answer questions about income tax exposure, collecting and remitting HST, operational planning for banking, crossing the border, employees and withholding taxes.  A discussion will be had about the future government initiatives around a digital economy and minimum taxes.

Module 3: Customs, Import/Export and possibly the USMCA and other treaties

Thursday, September 30, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET
Speaker: Cristian Siviere from Solimpex
Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the logistics, customs and regulatory components to ship your products to Canada successfully and cross the border smoothly, while taking full advantage of NAFTA’s successor, the USMCA.

Module 4: Language Laws and Best Practices for Selling in Quebec

Friday, October 1, 9:30 am –11:00 am ET
Speaker: Marie-Hélène Constantin, Associée/Partner - Blake, Cassels & Graydon S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l.
Description: This presentation will explore the issues related to French language in the Province of Quebec. More specifically, it will deal with the legal requirements applicable to businesses intending to advertise, distribute and sell their products and services in Quebec, in  light of Quebec’s Charter of the French Language and its regulations. It will also discuss other considerations that may affect business decisions in this respect, in order to allow business to adopt best practices to improve results.

Module 5: Navigating the Regulatory Path

Friday, October 1, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET
Speaker: Elaine Larsen and Rod Elliot, Global Public Affairs
Description: This presentation will offer a broad overview of both regulatory requirements for life sciences and medtech in Canada, and of privacy laws and concerns for ICT and cybersecurity companies in Canada. It will touch upon how to navigate Canadian regulatory policy, market access and policy challenges for medicines and technologies, and the potential effect that the forthcoming election might have on privacy legislation and regulation of social and traditional media.

Fill in the form below to register:

Webinar Recordings

A selection of previous Global NY webinars on how to grow your exports in various markets can be viewed at the links below:
Canada Market Presentation
China Market Presentation
Europe Market Presentation
Israel Market Presentation
Mexico Market Presentation
South Africa Market Presentation
South America Presentation

Global NY Foreign Office Directors

Global NY has representation in the following markets: Canada, China, Europe, India, Israel, Mexico, and South Africa. Learn more about our foreign office directors here.

Export Assistance Programs

Global NY offers financial and technical assistance to help your company connect to the world.


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