Doing Business in Canada Webinar Series

Canada is the largest single export market for the U.S. and is a highly receptive market for U.S. goods and services. The North American Free Trade Agreement and Canada’s geographic proximity have afforded U.S. firms with a significant advantage in selling to Canada’s markets. Are you maximizing your opportunity? Whether you currently export to Canada or are new to exporting, the importance of developing a strategic approach to this market is critical to your success.  This five part series has been designed to help businesses strengthen the skills necessary to effectively do business in Canada.


March 1, 2016

The Basics of Exporting to Canada (Non-Agricultural Sector)

  • For U.S. firms that are new to exporting.
  • Learn the basic requirements of exporting to Canada.
  • Speakers include the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada and TiviTrade.

March 3, 2016

The Basics of Export to Canada (Agricultural Sector)

  • For U.S. firms that produce agricultural products and are new to exporting.
  • Learn the basic requirements of exporting agricultural products to Canada.
  • Our speaker for this session is the U.S. Foreign Agriculture Service.

March 8, 2016

Sending Temporary Workers to Canada

  • For U.S. firms that perform service work in Canada (architects, engineers, technicians, etc.).
  • Learn about Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
  • Identify whether your firm requires a work permit, the implications of NAFTA, documentation required at the border and applicable taxes.
  • Presented by the experts at Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

March 15, 2016

Temporarily Moving Goods & Tools Across the Border

  • For U.S. firms that transport “tools of the trade” temporarily to/from Canada to perform service work.
  • Learn the steps and documentation required to transport or ship goods temporarily to/from Canada, as well as tax implications.
  • Hear from our speakers at the Canada order Services Agency

March 22, 2016

Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

  • Learn the details on how to access billions of dollars of Canadian Government procurement opportunities during this in-depth webinar.
  • Understand how the Government Electronic Tendering Service works and how to best utilize this tool
  • Presented by Public Services and Procurement Canada


Published February 9, 2016

Visit Our New FDI Legal Index!

Click here to visit our new FDI Legal Index. This index is a compilation of federal and state statutes, regulations, and rules pertaining to human resources, taxation, business formation, immigration, and other legal issues you may encounter in the process of doing business in Montana.


Alcoholic Beverage Export Training Webinar: January 2020

Join Montana World Trade Center on January 29th, 2020, in an online training course to learn about the Montana-specific ins and outs of international trade with alcoholic beverages. Understand export control policies, regulations, and compliance programs before you engage in export. Montana World Trade Center’s alcoholic beverage export training webinar will provide your brewery with all the information and resources you need to determine if exporting is the next step for you.


Export Training

The World Trade Center Denver Online Institute offers a growing portfolio of online courses that will educate you on the nuts and bolts of international trade. Learn more here.

Learn about TechEx

The TechEx Initiative helps Montana businesses in industries such as cloud computing, photonics, and bioscience move to the forefront of technical exports by bringing together an experienced team in international trade and technical law and offering practical training based on the every-day experience of real Montana companies. Learn more here.

Tailored Partnerships

Our corporate partnerships are tailored to meet the needs of our generous supporters. Some wish to receive recognition as sponsors, some wish to support student learning, some wish to receive appropriate referrals, and some wish to partner on educational workshops that are helpful for business development. Call us at (406) 243-6982. We're happy to craft a program that works best for you.