EBA Management Development Centre Team together with Ihor Baranetskyi invite you to join the Open Lecture: Access to the North American Market: New Opportunities and Government Support.
Urgent need to diversify exports, open new markets, search for FDI and affordable financial resources force Ukrainian business to uncover lucrative ways of cooperation with the USA and Canada. There are objective and hidden barriers or deterrents within the existing and potential opportunities of the North American market. Ukrainian business must have comprehensive understanding not only about the risks and real possibilities of establishing mutually beneficial contacts with American and Canadian businesses, but also to focus on existing instruments of Government support, in particular, assistance and facilitation from the Ukrainian diplomats. The event includes individual cases and enough time for Q&A session to discuss the topic and beyond.
Outcome: discussion with a diplomat who has practical experience in business and Government and was in charge of economic issues in the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States the peculiarities of the American approach to doing business, focusing on available opportunities to enter the U.S. and Canadian markets, and understanding how to effectively cooperate with Ukrainian embassies in order to promote and protect business interests abroad.
Speaker: Ihor Baranetskyi, PhD, Counselor at the Directorate General for the Americas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, coordination of the issues related to bilateral economic, trade and investment relations with the USA and Canada.
Target audience: owners and managers, who are interested in American business practices, lobbying and setting up effective GR-communications, as well as considering the possibility of exports of products or services on foreign markets, in particular to the U.S. and Canada. Special discussion will be devoted to the issue of effective cooperation with Ukrainian embassies in order to protect interests of Ukrainian businesses abroad, to receive assistance in promoting exports, attracting investment and searching for partners.
Topics under discussion:
- Opportunities and barriers for the Ukrainian business to enter the North American market
- Peculiarities of the U.S. and Canadian economic policy: liberalism VS protectionism
- American experience of economic diplomacy and Government support of U.S. business on foreign markets
- The role of Ukrainian embassies in promotion of Ukrainian exports and attraction of FDI
- How to use an embassy in a most efficient way: competences and synergy
- Life hacks of establishing effective cooperation with foreign partners and lobbying
- Examples of support of the Ukrainian companies: success stories & cases
Registration is obligatory. To become a participant, please, click the “Register” button. Only the users of the EBA site can register at the event. Number of listeners is limited. Should you have any questions, please, write at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (044) 496-06-01.