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MAPLE Business Council Winter Event - Orange County

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP Conference Center 2040 Main Street 2nd Floor Irvine, California 92614 USA (map)

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

Join us for our Winter Member Networking Event. Come meet our board of directors and connect with current and prospective members. There will be an opportunity to network over continental breakfast before and after our presentations.

We are honoured to welcome the following distinguished speakers:

Mr. William (Bill) Edwards, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Edwards Global Services will be addressing considerations for entering a new market based on his company's expertise in helping U.S.-based franchisors successfully expand into international markets. Mr. Edwards and EGS are two-time recipients of the President's E-Star Award for Export Service. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Mr. Bruce Roberts, District Sales Manager - West of Purolator International will be speaking on challenges and opportunities for moving goods between Canada and the U.S. Purolator is the largest integrated parcel and freight services delivery company in Canada with the largest dedicated air fleet and ground network. "We deliver Canada" is not just a slogan. It is backed by over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide.

Mr. John McCord, a CFP™ and Mr. Marc Gedeon, Esq., CPA (CA), CPA, CA (ON) at Cardinal Point Wealth Management will discuss Canada-U.S. cross-border financial planning, investment and tax considerations. With offices in both Canada and the U.S., Cardinal Point provides personalized cross-border solutions to families, individuals and related institutions.

While this event is invitation only, we welcome you to submit your information for consideration.

We look forward to seeing you!

MAPLE Business Council