SOLD OUT: Trading with Superpowers: How Canadian Businesses Can Navigate Trade with China and the United States @ Vancouver, British Columbia
Jun 26 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm


The Honourable Stockwell Day, Vice Chairman, CCBC; The Honourable James Moore, Senior Business Advisor, Dentons, and National Board Member of CCBC; and Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, are the distinguished business experts on a CCBC panel at a networking lunch on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Vancouver. The panel will be moderated by Jimmy Mitchell, Principal, Near West Consulting Services.


The discussion will focus on trade relationships between Canada, China, and the United States. While Canada is actively negotiating its trading relationships with these two superpowers, the risk of trade wars brings uncertainty and potential instability to businesses. Panelists will discuss how these countries’ trade relationships are intertwined, and what this means for BC’s businesses. A Q&A will follow.


Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
(11:30 am – 12:15 pm – Registration and Networking)



  • CCBC Members:
    $35 ($36.75 including GST) – Maximum 4 tickets per member
  • Non-Members:
    $70 ($73.50 including GST) – Maximum 4 tickets per purchase


For more information, please contact Jane WANG at BC[at] or call 604-609-6189.



HKTDC’s Belt and Road Summit 2018 @ Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Jun 28 all-day


Riding on its previous success, the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will jointly organise the third edition of the Belt and Road Summit on 28 June 2018 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Under the theme of “Collaborate for Success”, the Summit will be further enhanced with stronger business elements, highlighting the deeper and closer collaboration among businesses along the Belt and Road. The full-day programme will comprise a high-level symposium with a plenary session, a series of thematic breakout forums focusing on practical issues related to specific industries and markets, a keynote luncheon, as well as an investment and business matching session.


This year, the breakout forums will feature thematic and practical topics related to Belt and Road, which includes:

  • Chinese infrastructure investment trends and opportunities
  • Digital Silk Road
  • Infrastructure financing and risk management
  • Cross-border transaction and contract issues from the legal perspective
  • Arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Young business leaders opportunities


The last edition of Belt and Road Summit attracted over 3,000 government officials and business leaders from some 50 countries and regions, who gathered to exchange views on the Belt and Road Initiative’s latest developments and the emerging opportunities for various sectors.


For any further information, please click here.

Canada-China Economics Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship & Grand Opening of Alumni Representative Office in Vancouver, School of Economics, Fudan University @ Arbutus Room, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

On July 16th, 2018, the School of Economics (SOE) at Fudan University (Fudan U) and Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) will co-host a luncheon forum to feature the keynote speech by Professor Jun Zhang, Dean of SOE of Fudan U., followed by an armchair dialogue with Professor Daniel Shapiro, Dean Emeritus, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University and Hon. Yuen Pau Woo, Senator, Parliament of Canada.


The keynote speaker Professor Zhang is one of the leading economists in China and will share his insights on China’s economy and Canada-China relations at this forum with business leaders, academic researchers, professional practitioners and other individuals who share the same interest.


For more information, please contact:

Kenny Zhang, Event Coordinator (Volunteer)

Alumni Representative Office in Vancouver, School of Economics, Fudan University.

T: 778.788.3803




China International Import Expo @ Shanghai, China
Nov 5 – Nov 10 all-day

CCBC is the registration point for Canadian companies, organizations, or agencies wanting to participate in the CIIE.


The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) will take place in Shanghai on November 5-10, 2018. The Expo is China’s invitation to governments, businesses, exhibitors and professional purchasers all over the world to participate in the importing of goods and services to satisfy fast growing consumer markets.


The commercial exhibition area will host exporters to China in sectors including Consumer Electronics and Appliances; Apparel, Accessories and Consumer Goods; Automobile; High-end Intelligent Equipment; Food and Agricultural Products, Medical Equipment and Medical Care Products; and Trade in Services. Services include Tourism, Emerging Technologies (IT, Environment, Biotech, IP), Culture and Education; Creative Design; and Services Outsourcing.


Click here to find out how to register.  >>