Canada: The Billion Dollar Opportunity Next Door
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If you are a distributor or manufacturer of products in Oregon, your biggest market opportunity could be right next door.

How Big? Think $357 Billion Dollars.

That’s how much U.S. exports to Canada totaled last year alone. The fact is, Canada is highly receptive to U.S. imports across all industry sectors, including aerospace, electronics, machinery, plastics, finished goods, prepared foods, beverages and more.

Featured Speakers:

Ludovic Ortuno, Co-Founder, COO | CIDEP

  • In 2023, CIDEP became the Canadian in-market representative for Business Oregon. As COO Ludovic is in charge of the delivery of CIDEP’s FDI and Trade services. Ludovic is also part of SIDO (State International Development Organizations), an association bringing together the economic development departments of all American states. 

Alexa Byers, Global Trade Specialist | Business Oregon

  • Alexa develops foreign markets for food processing equipment and packaging, transportation equipment, defense industry products, household/consumer goods, and business services. She has extensive knowledge about export financing and market development and has served on the committee to develop Oregon’s wind power supply chain.

You will also hear James Mattravers, General Manager of Blue Lotus Chai Company, LLC. discuss how they grew their business by exporting products to Canada.

 If you have topics that you’d like to see covered, please reach out and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!


Justin Gradek OMEP