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First Steps to Importing

Hosted by the City of Brampton

​First Steps to Importing packs into a 2-hour webinar all the information that an Ontario SME needs to know before starting on this exciting aspect of entrepreneurship.  Understanding product-related regulations, choosing the country of origin and suppliers, logistics & other partners, customs documentation & clearance.
Presented by: Maggie WeaverIn the past 20 years, Maggie Weaver has focused on both import and export international trade. She was Secretariat for the Canada-Ontario Export Forum from 2002 to 2016, and worked on contract for the Canadian Society of Importers & Exporters (the Toronto Region Board of Trade).
As a business librarian, Maggie's forte is curating business information resources and presenting them to SMEs and entrepreneurs in a simple and engaging manner. She recently published "Research for Europe: A resources toolbox for Ontario exporters." Maggie also conducts workshops in business centres across Ontario, wherein she discusses various topics pertaining to first steps in exporting/importing and international market research.

Maggie is also a faculty member at Seneca College where she teaches import/export courses.​​
Location Online
Event Date Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Start Time 10:00 AM
End Time 12:00 PM
Event Contact/Host Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
Event Contact/Host's Email bec@brampton.ca
Phone 905-874-2650