Sep
11
9:00 AM09:00

Canada Market Entry Workshop - San Diego

For our San Diego Fall Reception we have something extra special. Together with our friends at The California Chancellor’s Office, we will be taking a deep-dive into the topic of successfully selling online to Canadian households. Learn from experts in the field and San Diego businesses already successfully selling into Canada. 

Our program also includes understanding both the cross-border tax and immigration law considerations for businesses interested in setting up operations in Canada, hiring talent and/or moving staff from the U.S. to Canada with expert speakers joining us from Toronto-based Trowbridge Professional Corporation and Cumming & Partners.

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Sep
12
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Fall Reception - Los Angeles

For our Fall Receptions, we are excited to welcome two of our Toronto-based members as our guest speakers. Cumming & Partners, a leading immigration law firm and Trowbridge Professional Corporation, a cross-border specialty tax firm, will be joining us across our three Southern California events. You will not want to miss hearing from these respected cross-border experts.

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Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Fall Reception - Orange County

For our Fall Receptions, we are excited to welcome two of our Toronto-based members as our guest speakers. Cumming & Partners, a leading immigration law firm and Trowbridge Professional Corporation, a cross-border specialty tax firm, will be joining us across our three Southern California events. You will not want to miss hearing from these respected cross-border experts.

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Sep
19
3:00 PM15:00

MAPLE Vancouver Reception - Canadian Olympic Foundation

  • B.C. Sports Hall of Fame - B.C. Place Stadium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are excited to be returning to Vancouver for our second networking reception in 2019 to host a very special event at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame.

Our featured speaker will be Paul McIntyre Royston, CEO of the Canadian Olympic Foundation (Team Canada), who will be sharing the mission of the foundation and their focus on raising funds to support the Olympic infrastructure built for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics for the benefit of today’s and tomorrow’s Olympic athletes.

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Dec
4
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Winter Reception - San Diego

Each quarter we host a reception to welcome members, partners and guests across sectors to connect around cross-border and regional interests in trade, investment and entrepreneurship. These receptions are a quarterly touchpoint for our community to share insights, learn from one another and to make valuable new connections.

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Dec
5
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Winter Reception - Orange County

Each quarter we host a reception to welcome members, partners and guests across sectors to connect around cross-border and regional interests in trade, investment and entrepreneurship. These receptions are a quarterly touchpoint for our community to share insights, learn from one another and to make valuable new connections.

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Winter Reception - Los Angeles

Each quarter we host a reception to welcome members, partners and guests across sectors to connect around cross-border and regional interests in trade, investment and entrepreneurship. These receptions are a quarterly touchpoint for our community to share insights, learn from one another and to make valuable new connections.

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Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Summer Reception: Toronto

We are looking forward to returning to Toronto, Ontario for our next Canadian reception. Join us at the beautiful Collaboration Hub of leading commercial office designer and manufacturer, Teknion, in downtown Toronto, to connect with MAPLE Business Council co-founders, members, partners, and guests.

We are honored to welcome Stephen Cheung, Executive Vice President of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation and the President of World Trade Center Los Angeles as our guest speaker.

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Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Summer Reception: San Diego

MAPLE Business Council brings together executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers to discuss trade, investment and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada. Our Quarterly Receptions are an opportunity to connect with fellow business leaders locally to network, discover new insights and contribute to the MAPLE cross-border community.

We are honored to welcome Jaime Hurtado, Manager of International Business Matching and Trade Delegations at Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade and Deborah Hartnett-Kennedy, Southern California Partner at Edmonton, Alberta-based Unstoppable Conversations as our guest speakers.

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Jun
13
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Summer Reception: Orange County

MAPLE Business Council brings together executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers to discuss trade, investment and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada. Our Quarterly Receptions are an opportunity to connect with fellow business leaders locally to network, discover new insights and contribute to the MAPLE cross-border community.

We are honored to welcome Jaime Hurtado, Manager of International Business Matching and Trade Delegations at Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade and Deborah Hartnett-Kennedy, Southern California Partner at Edmonton, Alberta-based Unstoppable Conversations as our guest speakers.

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Jun
12
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Summer Reception: Los Angeles

MAPLE Business Council brings together executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers to discuss trade, investment and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada. Our Quarterly Receptions are an opportunity to connect with fellow business leaders locally to network, discover new insights and contribute to the MAPLE cross-border community.

We are honored to welcome Jaime Hurtado, Manager of International Business Matching and Trade Delegations at Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade and Deborah Hartnett-Kennedy, Southern California Partner at Edmonton, Alberta-based Unstoppable Conversations as our guest speakers.

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Spring Reception: Los Angeles

For our Spring Reception Series, we are pleased to welcome Garth Stevens and Marc Schultz, partners at Snell & Wilmer LLP, to present on the topic of Opportunity Zone Funds which offer a new tax incentivized investment opportunity. We are also delighted to welcome Cynthia Coulter of Los Angeles-based consulting firm, ColLAborate, who will be discussing opportunities for smartly navigating the Southern California market.

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Mar
7
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Spring Reception: Orange County

For our Spring Reception Series, we are pleased to welcome Garth Stevens and Marc Schultz, partners at Snell & Wilmer LLP, to present on the topic of Opportunity Zone Funds which offer a new tax incentivized investment opportunity. We are also delighted to welcome Cynthia Coulter of Los Angeles-based consulting firm, ColLAborate, who will be discussing opportunities for smartly navigating the Southern California market.

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Mar
6
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Spring Reception: San Diego

  • Innovative Commercial Environments (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For our Spring Reception Series, we are pleased to welcome Garth Stevens and Marc Schultz, partners at Snell & Wilmer LLP, to present on the topic of Opportunity Zone Funds which offer a new tax incentivized investment opportunity. We are also delighted to welcome Cynthia Coulter of Los Angeles-based consulting firm, ColLAborate, who will be discussing opportunities for smartly navigating the Southern California market.

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Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Vancouver Reception - Welcoming Long Beach, California

As a lead in to the InvesTech conference, we are honored to be co-hosting an evening reception with the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Commercial Service on February 26th. We also have the privilege of bringing special guests from the City of Long Beach, California with us. The City will be sending a delegation to share the tremendous momentum that the City is generating in economic development and innovation & entrepreneurship with the Greater Vancouver business and tech communities.

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Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Winter Event 2018: Orange County

We have two very special presentations for our Winter Series. Bernardine Perreira of Perreira Hurly Wealth Advisory in Toronto will be speaking on key financial considerations for navigating North-South moves between Canada and the United States. And Delilah Panio of TMX Group, owners of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange, will discuss how these exchanges represent capital opportunities for Southern California high-growth companies.

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Dec
6
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Winter Event 2018: Los Angeles

  • ArtCenter College of Design Pasadena (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We have two very special presentations for our Winter Series. Bernardine Perreira of Perreira Hurly Wealth Advisory in Toronto will be speaking on key financial considerations for navigating North-South moves between Canada and the United States. And Delilah Panio of TMX Group, owners of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange, will discuss how these exchanges represent capital opportunities for Southern California high-growth companies.

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Dec
5
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Winter Event 2018: San Diego

We have two very special presentations for our Winter Series. Bernardine Perreira of Perreira Hurly Wealth Advisory in Toronto will be speaking on key financial considerations for navigating North-South moves between Canada and the United States. And Delilah Panio of TMX Group, owners of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange, will discuss how these exchanges represent capital opportunities for Southern California high-growth companies.

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MAPLE Fall Event 2018: Vancouver - At Capacity!
Oct
17
11:30 AM11:30

MAPLE Fall Event 2018: Vancouver - At Capacity!

We are excited to be returning to the beautiful city of Vancouver to host our Fall networking reception. Thank you to our hosts, Dentons, for welcoming us to their downtown Vancouver offices, where we will be meeting over lunch for our first Vancouver meeting since our Spring event. We are honoured to be welcoming the GM Americas of Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX), Mr. Christian Spaltenstein, as our guest speaker. LA-based AFEX is a leading provider of global currency and payment solutions with a growing presence in British Columbia.


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Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Summer Event 2018: Los Angeles

Join us for our Summer Member Networking Event. We are excited to be welcoming our guests to the campus of the Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator (LACI) for an evening reception. And we are delighted to welcome Opportunities NB (New Brunswick) and D’Alessio Law Group as our presenters.

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Jun
5
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Summer Event 2018 - San Diego

  • Taylor Guitars Corporate Headquarters (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our Summer Member Networking Event. We are excited to be welcoming our guests to the headquarters of Taylor Guitars in El Cajon. A private tour will be available immediately following our event. We are delighted to welcome Opportunities NB (New Brunswick) and D’Alessio Law Group as our presenters.

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Apr
16
5:00 PM17:00

MAPLE Vancouver Cross-Border Reception

* OUR RECEPTION IS SOLD OUT! * We are excited to be returning to Vancouver, British Columbia to host a special evening cross-border reception to promote business opportunities between Southern California and B.C. Our reception follows our successful Southern California business delegation to Vancouver in 2017 and we are eager to return to reconnect with business, innovation, government, and academic leaders with whom we met and who are interested in investing and trading with Southern California.

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MAPLE Spring Event 2018: Orange County
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Spring Event 2018: Orange County

At MAPLE we bring together executives, investors, service providers and entrepreneurs interested in exploring cross-border investment, trade and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada.

Join us for our Spring Member Networking Event. Our presenters will be Sem Ponnambalam, CEO of Ottawa-based cybersecurity firm, xahive, inc., and Homeland Security Investigations, the primary investigative arm of the US Department of Homeland Security. There will be an opportunity to network over drinks and hors d'œuvres before our presentations.

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MAPLE Spring Event 2018: Los Angeles
Mar
8
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Spring Event 2018: Los Angeles

At MAPLE we bring together executives, investors, service providers and entrepreneurs interested in exploring cross-border investment, trade and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada.

Join us for our Spring Member Networking Event. Our presenters will be Sem Ponnambalam, CEO of Ottawa-based cybersecurity firm, xahive, inc., and Homeland Security Investigations, the primary investigative arm of the US Department of Homeland Security. There will be an opportunity to network over breakfast before our presentations.

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MAPLE Spring Event 2018: San Diego
Mar
7
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Spring Event 2018: San Diego

At MAPLE we bring together executives, investors, service providers and entrepreneurs interested in exploring cross-border investment, trade and entrepreneurship opportunities between Southern California and Canada.

Join us for our Spring Member Networking Event. Our presenters will be Sem Ponnambalam, CEO of Ottawa-based cybersecurity firm, xahive, inc., and Homeland Security Investigations, the primary investigative arm of the US Department of Homeland Security. There will be an opportunity to network over breakfast before our presentations.

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MAPLE Winter Event: San Diego
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Winter Event: San Diego

  • Ryan Brothers Coffee Headquarters (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are delighted to welcome Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Teknion to present at our Winter Event. Join us to learn about the state of the cannabis industry in Canada as BLG lawyers and cannabis industry experts, Dr. David Wood and LuAnne Morrow, present an overview of this fast-growing market. Ron Frantz, Regional Vice President of Teknion in Southern California, will discuss an overview of workplace trends and how they are impacting the design and planning of commercial office space.

 

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MAPLE Winter Event: Orange County
Dec
7
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Winter Event: Orange County

We are delighted to welcome Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Teknion to present at our Winter Event. Join us to learn about the state of the cannabis industry in Canada as BLG lawyers and cannabis industry experts, Dr. David Wood and LuAnne Morrow, present an overview of this fast-growing market. Ron Frantz, Regional Vice President of Teknion in Southern California, will discuss an overview of workplace trends and how they are impacting the design and planning of commercial office space

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MAPLE Winter Event: Los Angeles
Dec
6
8:00 AM08:00

MAPLE Winter Event: Los Angeles

We are delighted to welcome Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Teknion to present at our Winter Event. Join us to learn about the state of the cannabis industry in Canada as BLG lawyers and cannabis industry experts, Dr. David Wood and LuAnne Morrow, present an overview of this fast-growing market. Ron Frantz, Regional Vice President of Teknion in Southern California, will discuss an overview of workplace trends and how they are impacting the design and planning of commercial office space

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MAPLE Toronto Networking Reception: 'Doing Business with Southern California'
Sep
21
5:00 PM17:00

MAPLE Toronto Networking Reception: 'Doing Business with Southern California'

MAPLE Business Council is leading a business delegation to Toronto, Canada on September 21-22 for '48 Hours in Toronto'. As part of our trip, we are hosting a cross-border networking reception to promote greater awareness of the Southern California region and the mission of MAPLE. We are honored to host Greater Irvine Chamber of Irvine, California and World Trade Center Los Angeles for a Southern California panel discussion. Our event will be held at the Teknion Collaboration Hub located 20 floors above downtown Toronto.

 

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MAPLE Fall Event: Los Angeles
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

MAPLE Fall Event: Los Angeles

Join us for our Fall Member Networking Event. Come meet our board of directors and connect with current and prospective members spanning business sectors and growth stages from across Southern California. There will be an opportunity to network over drinks and hors d'oeuvres before our presentations. Delighted to welcome Mr. Mo Ahmad, founder/CEO of Vancouver-based Westmark Tax, and Mr. Garth Stevens, Partner at Snell & Wilmer, LLP as our guest speakers.

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MAPLE Fall Event: Orange County
Sep
7
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Fall Event: Orange County

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our Fall Member Networking Event. Come meet our board of directors and connect with current and prospective members spanning business sectors and growth stages from across Southern California. There will be an opportunity to network over breakfast before our presentations. Delighted to welcome Mr. Mo Ahmad, founder/CEO of Vancouver-based Westmark Tax, and Mr. Garth Stevens, Partner at Snell & Wilmer, LLP as our guest speakers.

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MAPLE Fall Event: San Diego
Sep
6
7:30 AM07:30

MAPLE Fall Event: San Diego

  • the BellaVista Social Club & Caffé (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our Fall Member Networking Event. Come meet our board of directors and connect with current and prospective members spanning business sectors and growth stages from across Southern California. There will be an opportunity to network over breakfast before our presentations. Delighted to welcome Mr. Mo Ahmad, founder/CEO of Vancouver-based Westmark Tax, and Mr. Garth Stevens, Partner at Snell & Wilmer, LLP as our guest speakers.

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