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Info Session: Trade Opportunities in the States
Thu April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Presenter: Dean Dziedzic, Nick Fosheim & Rock Nelson, Sioux Falls Development Corp Foundation
Looking to do more trade with the US? Join us for a special presentation on opportunities in the US with a special spotlight on South Dakota. South Dakota is a nearby state with many advantages for Manitoba companies to consider as you look to grow your business in the US.
Attendees will learn the following:
1. US trade opportunities based on today’s environment: Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement
2. Overview of the South Dakota economy and its leading industries
3. Advantages South Dakota may offer to your business, such as: sales, taxes, distribution compared to other US states
Nick Fosheim, Executive Director MCEDA LCEDA
> Nick Fosheim joined the staff at the Development Foundation in December of 2012 as Executive Director for the Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations. Nick brings a regional perspective to economic development in the Sioux Falls area, representing the communities of Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties. He serves as an advocate for these communities and assists in facilitating the growth opportunities that exist in the region.
Rock Nelson is the South Dakota International Marketing Director
> Rock is a 4th generation Sioux Falls native and graduate of Augustana University. After having worked for his family’s food service business for a number of years he created Northern Plains Recycling, Inc. in 1990. During this time he developed relationships with and shipped 6-7 semi loads per day and 1 railroad boxcar per day to 26 U.S. paper recycling mills. Some of his firm’s product was exported to Japan, Mexico, Korea, China, Taiwan and Canada.
This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e., from a computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you a confirmation email with the link to join the seminar online.
Online registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the day prior to the event. To register past this deadline, contact us at 204.253.4888.