Jun
6
8:00 AM08:00

Select LA Investment Summit

  • InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2019 Select LA Investment Summit is Southern California’s premier international trade event that brings together global investors with business and government leaders from around Southern California. As the recipient of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) 2017 Silver Award for Outstanding Event, Select LA is an essential platform for businesses seeking to secure foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities and gain exclusive insights into market trends and deal flow throughout the Los Angeles region.

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May
16
7:30 AM07:30

Orange County World Trade Week

Orange County World Trade Week brings together Orange County’s International-American chambers and business associations, public sector and private trade organizations, and members of business community to grow awareness of the impact of international trade and export in Orange County. It drew an audience of more than 550 attendees last year, more than double that of its inaugural 2015 event. MAPLE Business Council is pleased to be a returning sponsor of the 2019 conference.

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May
14
1:45 PM13:45

TSX & TSX Venture - An Alternative Source of Funding You Should Know About - Orange County

Join us for an afternoon to learn how you can access public venture capital in Canada (without needing to move there). From cost and deal structures to unique listing opportunities for small & medium-sized high growth companies, get to know why Canada’s capital markets are a growth path you need to explore from the capital providers, dealmakers and advisors who know it best.

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May
13
2:30 PM14:30

TSX & TSX Venture - An Alternative Source of Funding You Should Know About - Santa Monica

Join us for an afternoon to learn how you can access public venture capital in Canada (without needing to move there). From cost and deal structures to unique listing opportunities for small & medium-sized high growth companies, get to know why Canada’s capital markets are a growth path you need to explore from the capital providers, dealmakers and advisors who know it best.

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May
2
8:00 AM08:00

Los Angeles World Trade Week - 93rd Annual Kickoff Breakfast

  • Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For more than 92 years, World Trade Week (WTW), an initiative of the L.A. Area Chamber, has been the most extensive and unique program of its kind in the country. WTW actively promotes the positive aspects of international trade that are vital to a strong local and national economy through a series of educational programs and events, including the annual Kickoff in early May.

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Apr
18
8:00 AM08:00

Long Beach Regional Economic Forum

The annual Regional Economic Forum will be held on April 18th at the Long Beach Convention Center. Co-hosted by California State University Long Beach and the City of Long Beach, the forum provides updates on national and regional economic trends, the Long Beach Economic Development Blueprint, real estate development and office market trends.

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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

5th Annual EurekaFEST

Eureka FEST is the biggest startup festival in Orange County and Eureka Building's largest event of the year! Come celebrate entrepreneurship with a week of programming leading up to the day-long #EurekaFEST filled with a lineup of successful and influential entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and industry experts.

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Mar
5
8:00 AM08:00

Orange County Manufacturers' Roundtable & International Connection Workshop

  • Garden Grove Community Meeting Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A complimentary networking breakfast and information session for those who are interested in:

  • Exploring business opportunities internationally

  • Looking for financing and consulting programs for small businesses operating in the United States

  • Networking opportunities and experience sharing with other manufacturers and business counterparts

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Feb
27
8:00 AM08:00

SelectUSA InvesTech Conference - Vancouver

Join us in Vancouver for the inaugural SelectUSA InvesTech Conference, the premier event for Canadian technology companies expanding in the United States. The United States welcomes Canadian technology companies of all sizes, including established multinationals, small or medium-sized enterprises, and high-growth start-ups. The SelectUSA InvesTech Conference provides an exclusive, one-day opportunity for technology companies to learn more about setting up or expanding a business in the United States.

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Feb
16
2:00 PM14:00

Canadian - U.S. Cross-Border Immigration, Tax and Wealth Management Seminar - Santa Monica

As Canadians living in Southern California, most of us have had or will have questions about cross-border immigration, tax, and/or wealth management. These issues often go hand-in-hand, as each one can have an effect on the other. So, our friends at Canadians in Orange County, decided to bring together a team of experts to share with us their perspectives on each of these areas, and then we will weave them together in some tangible stories of how they have helped their clients through challenges, through a panel discussion.

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Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Canadian - U.S. Cross-Border Immigration, Tax, and Wealth Management Seminar - Irvine

As Canadians living in Southern California, most of us have had or will have questions about cross-border immigration, tax, and/or wealth management. These issues often go hand-in-hand, as each one can have an effect on the other. So, our friends at Canadians in Orange County decided to bring together a team of experts to share with us their perspectives on each of these areas, and then we will weave them together in some tangible stories of how they have helped their clients through challenges, through a panel discussion.

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Feb
10
5:00 PM17:00

Come From Away (Canadians in Orange County Host)

This New York Times Critics’ Pick and Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town of Gander, Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

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Nov
7
8:00 AM08:00

4th Annual Southern California Business Connect Summit

Don’t miss the largest procurement event of the year in Southern California. Formerly known as the Procurement Trade and Manufacturing Summit, this event promises to bring together over 600 attendees from all over Southern California. In 2017, there were 100 exhibitors, 100 buyers and over 900 matchmaking appointments. Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to attend. Secure contracts. Learn from industry pros. Meet with Fortune 500 businesses. Grow your business.

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A Growth Path You Need to Explore - Santa Monica
Jun
7
3:00 PM15:00

A Growth Path You Need to Explore - Santa Monica

Join us for an afternoon session to find out how early-stage growth companies can access public venture capital in Canada (without needing to move there), and to learn the timing, cost and deal structure advantages. You will meet capital providers, dealmakers, and advisors who will discuss why the Canadian market is a growth path you should explore.

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May
24
8:00 AM08:00

2018 Select LA Investment Summit

The 2018 Select LA Investment Summit is Southern California’s premier international trade event that brings together global investors with business and government leaders from around Southern California. As the recipient of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) 2017 Silver Award for Outstanding Event, Select LA is an essential platform for businesses seeking to secure foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities and gain exclusive insights into market trends and deal flow throughout the Los Angeles region.

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May
4
7:15 AM07:15

92nd Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast: LA Area Chamber

World trade is celebrated throughout the month of May with more than 30 events hosted by partnering organizations in Southern California that are jump started by the Chamber’s Annual WTW Kickoff Breakfast with more than 800 guests. WTW supports college and high school scholarships, high school student and career counselor workshops, as well as briefings for civic and business leaders interested in benefiting from the global economy.

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Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

"NAFTA: A Make or Break Moment?"

More than 20 years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, its consequences are a topic of heated debate in Mexico, Canada and especially the United States. Are President Trump’s claims about NAFTA and its negative effects on the U.S. economy accurate? Are his goals for renegotiating the agreement achievable? Are supply chains now too integrated to undo key clauses of the treaty without creating major economic disruption?

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Aug
1
8:00 AM08:00

Southern California Procurement, Trade and Manufacturing Summit

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Southern California Procurement, Trade & Manufacturing Summit. Hear from leaders in international trade, procurement, and manufacturing. Connect with over 100 exhibiting manufacturers and service businesses. Network with over 1000 other attending business owners. Schedule one-on-one appointments choosing from over 100 buyers.

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Jun
14
to Jun 16

Select LA

  • Sheraton Grand Los Angeles (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2017 SELECT LA Investment Summit is Southern California’s premier international trade event that brings together hundreds of global investors with business and governmental leaders from Southern California to facilitate and secure foreign direct investment (FDI), and provide exclusive insights on market trends and opportunities in the Los Angeles region.

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May
4
7:15 AM07:15

91st Annual World Trade Week Kick-Off Breakfast

  • The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For more than 90 years, World Trade Week (WTW), an initiative of the L.A. Area Chamber, has been the most extensive and unique program of its kind in the country. WTW dedicates itself to educating the public on the importance and benefits of global trade on the local and national economy through a series of educational programs and events.

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Apr
25
to Apr 26

CityAge San Diego

  • San Diego Central Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The business of city-building is essential to competing in our global economy. Successful urban regions must establish partnerships among business, universities and civil society that catalyze economic growth, build social and environmental resiliency and implement the urban design that attracts talented people to their city.

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Apr
13
7:30 AM07:30

U.S. Commercial Service & MAPLE: How to Sell to the Government of Canada

Ms. Lucy Latka, Senior Commercial Specialist at the US Embassy in Ottawa Canada, will be sharing a presentation on Canadian government contracting opportunities with an emphasis on the security and defense sectors. Companies interested in learning more about selling to the Government of Canada will find this a special opportunity to gain critical insights. There will be an opportunity for businesses to speak with Ms. Latka one-on-one after her presentation.

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Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Eureka Fest

MAPLE is proud to be a partner of Eureka. Join us for Eureka FEST - a day-long program of panels and keynote presentations featuring a lineup of successful and influential entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and industry experts. The day will also feature workshops, a pitch contest, demo showcase, valuable networking opportunities, lunch provided by Euro Caffe and an after-party that will include a cash bar, food truck, photo booth and a live performance by Multi-Platinum and Gold recording artist VASSY!

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Apr
4
3:30 PM15:30

Public Venture Capital: A Growth Path You Need to Explore

Find out what public venture capital is and how it is different from traditional VC funding. Also see why it is a viable funding alternative for early-stage Southern California companies. Companies with $5M+ in revenues can access $5M to $50M+ for growth, pivot and acquisition.

Join us for a wine-tasting, reception and seminar to learn how to access public venture capital in Canada (without needing to move there). You will meet capital providers, dealmakers, and advisors who will discuss why this is a growth path you should explore.

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