Kootenay Export Navigator Workshop slated for Nelson

The Export Navigator workshop is specifically for manufacturers in the West Kootenay, hosted by advisor Michael Hoher.

Ad for Export Advisor workshop.

— Photo courtesy Nelson Chamber of Commerce

Calling all exporters and potential exporters in the Kootenays. On Nov 29, 2017, there will be an Export Navigator workshop specifically for manufacturers in the West Kootenays. The conference is hosted by export advisor Michael Hoher.

Here's a rundown of the agenda: 

West Kootenay Manufacturers – Pursuing Sales beyond BC

Date: Wednesday, November 29
Time: 9am - noon
Cost: free of charge (limited capacity so register as soon as possible)
Location: Nelson Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, Nelson Railway Station Building, 91 Baker Street

Workshop description:

Diversifying revenue sources and sales channels is a must for every West Kootenay manufacturing enterprise to improve chances for long lasting business success. No matter your experience with exporting nor type of product, this interactive workshop will prove invaluable to those seriously looking to strengthen or grow their business by pursuing markets beyond BC’s borders.

Look forward to learning how to:

  • skillfully use export terminology to your advantage in sales discussions and negotiations,
  • successfully identify and assess new target markets,
  • tap into numerous provincial and federal support services,
  • write a brief and concise export plan to add to an existing business plan or use with lenders, and
  • receive continued, free support from the Boundary – Kootenay Export Advisor. 

Ideally suited for:

  • Existing manufacturing business with 2+ years in operation, export experience not necessary
  • Owner, general manager, export or sales manager

To register call:

Nelson Chamber of Commerce 250-352-3433

Related articles

Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial Wage subsidy boosts Basin student job opportunities

School Works provides funding for apprenticeships and career-related positions

Kootenay BizBlog, Transportation Stetski calls on Minister of Transportation to fill gap left in rural communities by Greyhound

The Greyhound Canada service closure is a crisis for rural Canada, and one that must be addressed as soon as possible.

Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism Cranbrook Tourism welcomes new Executive Director

Kristy Jahn-Smith has been chosen to lead Cranbrook Tourism, the board of the Cranbrook & Region Tourism Society recently announced.

View all articles