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Wed, Nov 06


MSSU Cornell Auditorium

Why Export to Canada?

Why Export to Canada?
Why Export to Canada?

Time & Location

Nov 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

MSSU Cornell Auditorium, 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

About the event

In the “Why Export to Canada” presentation, Missouri’s International Trade and Investment Office will give an overview of the historic trade partnerships between Missouri businesses and Canadian markets. Included in the presentation will be details on the political and social ties, trade agreements in place, import and export snapshots, and insights into the key industries that make the foundation of these trade relationships   

About the presenter: Oliva Ross, Trade Specialist - Southwest Region International Trade & Investment Office. After serving eight years in the U.S. Army Reserve, Olivia Ross received honorable discharge in 2018 at rank of Sergeant. She spent a year in business ownership with a small coffee shop in SW Missouri before turning to local non-profit work in the healthcare and food access sectors. Olivia is currently putting her experience and interest in foreign affairs, business management and creating access all together in her current role as an International Trade Specialist with Missouri's Dept of Economic Development, where she focuses on helping small and medium-sized businesses in the SW and Central regions of Missouri to find opportunities for expanding trade into international markets.  

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2024, 9:00 am to 10:00 am  

Location:Plaster Hall Cornell Auditorium, Missouri Southern State University or join virtually via Zoom  

Cost: No charge

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