Canada and US Business 2014 and Beyond - John Engler & John Manley – “The CEO’s Perspective

Detroit (October 23, 2013) – CUSBA - Canada U.S. Business Association is hosting John Engler and John Manley in a Luncheon moderated by Roy Norton – Consul General of Canada on Friday November 15, 2013 at the Westin Book Cadillac, Detroit, MI.
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DETROIT - Oct. 23, 2013 - PRLog -- CUSBA – Canada U.S. Business Association to Host John Engler, John Manley and Roy Norton in a luncheon meeting.

Detroit (October 23, 2013) – (CUSBA) Canada United States Business Association a non-profit, non-partisan, issues oriented business association formed in 1992 is hosting a meeting at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, 1114 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI on Friday November 15, 2013 11:30 am to 1:30 pm with:

The Honorable John Engler, former Governor of the State of Michigan (1991 to 2003), and the current President of the Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of CEO’s of leading U.S. corporations.

The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C., former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (2002 to 2003) and previously as the Minister of portfolios of Industry, Foreign Affairs and  Finance as a MP (1988 to 2004)  and the current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.

With our Moderator - The Consul General of Canada - Roy Norton who is based in Detroit and represents Canada in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The Canadian Consulate, which he heads, promotes Canadian - US business interests in those four states, encouraging trade, investment, the environment, culture and academic relations between the two countries.

The Luncheon discussion will review current Canadian and US Business Issues, including:

Cross Border International Trade
Border Entry
Regulatory Coordination
New International Trade Crossing
Other Key Issues Affecting International Business

The United States and Canada are vital economic partners and share common values and deeply rooted ties. The extensive mobility of people, goods, capital, and information between the two countries has helped ensure that our societies remain open, democratic, and prosperous. There are over $250 Billion of direct investment by each country in the other, and bilateral trade of more than Half-A-Trillion dollars a year in goods and services that create and sustain millions of jobs in both our countries. At the U.S.Canada border, nearly $ 1 Million dollars in goods and services cross the border every 60 Seconds, as well as 300,000 people every day for business, pleasure, or to maintain family ties.

As an international business association, “CUSBA’s Goal is to become the premier voice of cross-border businesses and to promote the common business interests of Canada and the U.S.,” CUSBA’s members, are comprised of business leaders and stakeholders from both sides of the border.

CUSBA members are able to capitalize on international business opportunities through speakers, industry panels, special events like the 2013 Signature Event on Nov. 15, 2013 and educational sessions hosted throughout the year. Additional information is available at

The CUSBA Luncheon discussion on November 15, 2013 on “Canada and U.S. 2014 and Beyond – “The CEO’s Perspective” will reinforce the message of just how important the business relationship and trade is between the two countries. Tickets can be purchased online up to Thursday November 14, 2013 for the Friday November 15, 2013 Event at:

Online Individual tickets $ 75.00 for Non-Members and $ 60.00 for CUSBA Members + fees. Tables of 8 are available. Credentialed Members of the Press are invited to cover the event. Registration at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, 1114 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI. 48226 on Nov. 15 starts at 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon program running from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.


Mark R. High, President CUSBA, Phone: 313.223.3650
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