A single event that spans one or more consecutive days. Attendee’s register for the first date-time only

Annual General Meeting 2018

Details to follow.

Bye, Bye, Nick!

Keep the date - this is a 5-7 to say "goodbye" to Nick Baker, the British Consul General in Montreal, who has been a great supporter of BQBC during his 4 year tenure. Let's see him off in style!

BQFL – Christos Sirros

The British Quebec Future Leaders Group is having a 5-7 meeting with former Agent General of Quebec in London, Christos Sirros, as their guest speaker. Mr Sirros will talk frankly about the difficulties that may present Quebec during and following BREXIT.

Contact: Maya Marcus-Sells (maya.marcus-sells@bqbc.org) for registration.

Meet Manchester Chamber of Commerce

A Special invitation to meet Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This is a Members-only meeting restricted to just 30 people. Although this will be operated on a first-come, first-served basis, the guests from Manchester are mainly from the engineering and IT business sectors and preference will be given to members fitting that profile. The event is being hosted by the British Consul General, Nick Baker.

Please reserve your place early.

London TechWeek

A transatlantic link between Montreal and London
to develop technology collaborations

Save the dates!

Details to follow

Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM

Right Honorable Carwyn Jones, AM, First Minister of Wales.

A networking cocktail for members and specially invited guests ONLY.

Register early to prevent disappointment.

THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION CONTINUES

How ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING THE WAY
WE DO BUSINESS

“By the end of 2018, “customer digital assistants” will recognize customers by face and voice across channels and partners”. (Gartner)

“80% of executives believe Artificial Intelligence improves worker performance and creates jobs.” (Narrative Science)

“AI is paving the way to solve highly complex medical challenges, advance scientific research, and better predict events and human behavior.”  (Intel). 

AI will change our world and its daily operations across

many industries

Driverless cars

Automated surgery

AI-assisted medical diagnosis

Blockchain transactions

Customer service calls

Travel reservation systems

On-line retailing/distribution

Automated shipping

Drones

Virtual reality, gaming, and leisure

Surveillance systems

Details to follow

Great British-Québec Quiz

How well do you know the history, geography, economy or culture of Great Britain and Québec? 

Come and join us for a mid-winter quiz and warm up your little grey cells!

This event is open to members and non-members, so invite your friends

Introduce your friends, colleagues, customers & suppliers to the BQBC

The event is free and complimentary finger food is provided courtesy of McKibbin's.

Montréal #LinkedInLocal #LinkedInIRL Meetup!

You are invited to the first-ever Montréal #LinkedInLocal #LinkedInIRL Meetup!

The Meetup will take place Nov. 14 at 17:30 at Hurley's on Crescent Street.  Do you want to meet your LinkedIn connections "In Real Life"?

Come out for an informal gathering of Montréal LinkedIn members to strengthen those online connections and forge new ones!

Nibbles will be provided by Hurley's.  If you are planning to attend, please register soon: there are only 80 tickets and similar events in other cities have filled up quickly!

Registration form: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/montreal-linkedinlocal-linkedinirl-meetup-tickets-39400154924

We hope to meet you there!

Webinar on CETA

This workshop covers the contents of Canada’s most important free trade agreement since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its impact on various parties involved in international trade. 

Participants can benefit from a pre-recorded lecture, a list of questions and answers from a previous session and a one-hour live session.

Participants will have access to a pre-recorded lecture upon registration. It is recommended that they listen to the recording prior to the live session on September 7th, 2017.

Please note that the July 1st provisional implementation date for the CETA has since been changed to September 21st, 2017.

The FAQ will be emailed to all registrants prior to the live session. 

 Delivery Format:

- One-hour pre-recorded lecture plus FAQ sheet

- One-hour live session

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the contents of the CETA articles
  • Explain the CETA’s advantages for importers and exporters
  • Explain the timeframe for the lowering of customs duties, quota and other issues under the CETA
  • Explain the CETA’s applicable rules of origin
  • Describe the European Union’s customs clearance process
  • Explain how the value-added tax (VAT) works 
Target Audience:

Exporters, importers, freight forwarders, customs brokers and other service providers.