Interesting Cocktails | In January With The U.S. Consul General

Join AmCham Canada - Pacific Chapter for their upcoming event with an inspiring guest speaker, and a chance to network with like-minded business professionals.

Event: Interesting Cocktails With U.S. Consul General, Lynne Platt

Admission: Members - Complimentary ; Non-Members $50

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Place: Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard Street

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

RSVP: Please complete and return this registration form to AmCham Canada - Pacific Chapter via email at events@amchampacific.com or call 855.542.6623.

[Note: Tickets will not be mailed; we will confirm your purchase by email and names will be confirmed at the door.]

RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

RSVP Deadline Extended: Monday, January 19, 2015

 Event Details: No-host bar, Hors d'oeuvres served,  Business attire

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About Lynne Platt:

Lynne Platt, a senior Foreign Service Officer, began her duties as U.S. Consul General Vancouver in September 2014.

Within the State Department, she specialized in public affairs, and served as the Embassy Spokesperson at U.S. Embassies in London and Paris, and at the U.S. Mission to NATO. She has also overseen large foreign assistance programs -- as head of the Law Enforcement and Narcotics Affairs section at U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, and as Deputy Director of the Provincial Reconstruction Team program at U.S. Embassy Baghdad. Her other Foreign Service assignments were in Cairo, Casablanca, and Washington, DC.

Who Should Attend:

Business owners, CEOs, senior executives, decision makers, entrepreneurs and business professionals in the import/export arena will find this of particular interest. This event is open to all Canadian and U.S. businesses, large and small with a vested interest in cross-border trade and forming new business relationships.

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For more information, visit AmCham Canada.

What Is "Interesting Cocktails"?

"Interesting Cocktails" is AmCham Canada - Pacific Chapter's monthly networking event, featuring a guest speaker with expertise in foreign exchange. Speakers bring insightful presentations on various business topics and current business challenges.  It is a casual evening and a great opportunity to network and ask questions of industry professionals.

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Adriana Petty

Her career in the international trade industry began almost 8 years ago while she simultaneously worked her way to earning a Marketing Management Certificate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) School of Business and most recently an Associate Certificate in Graphic Design With Distinction from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Having reached her goal of amalgamating her fields of study to become a Marketing & Graphic Design powerhouse, Adriana spearheads the organization’s education program, external speaking engagements and internal staff events while providing support to the Graphic Design team. The education program and industry events at which we speak focus on teaching importers, exporters, carriers, and the like, the importance of customs compliance while moving commercial goods across international borders. Our messaging boasts efficiency, accuracy and compliance above all else with the least amount of exposure to delays. In 2015, she joined the Marketing and Events Committee for The American Chamber of Commerce – Pacific Chapter where she volunteers her time at events from inception to take-down. A creative at heart, she loves challenging herself, and thus is consistently known for growing her multi-disciplined training, responsibilities, and expanding her knowledge.

While we strive for accuracy in all our communications, as the Importer of Record it is incumbent upon your company to ensure that you are aware of the requirements under the new regulations so that you maintain compliance as always.