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Fashion: tools to sell effectively in the U.S.

Beginner’s Guide Fashion Export to the USA

If you are just beginning to or thinking about exporting to the USA you should attend this workshop.



  • Patrick Thomas
    Patrick Thomas General Manager Apparel Connexion
    Co-Founder Thomas & Lugert Intl.
    See biography


  • To get a detailed portrait of the U.S. fashion market landscape
  • To make use of a guide on logistics and required audits with regard to due diligence in the United States;
  • To benefit from practical advise on establishing and doing business in this huge market
Speaker Speaker
Alan Milstein
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  Jack Lenet
Tenel Customs Consultants
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The activity will be held in French and English

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Ticket(s) Ticket(s) $167 * $237 *

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By phone :

514 871-4001

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Line Leblond
Project Manager, Training

The workshop expenses are tax deductible (provicial and federal).

The cost of the workshop is eligible as an expense under the 1% Training Investment.

No reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at will be accepted.


Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

380 St. Antoine Street W. Suite 6000
Montréal, Québec


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  • How to position yourself in the U.S. market
  • Key statistics for apparel in USA
  • Rules and regulations of export
  • How to choose a trade show or territory
  • How to select and negotiate with representatives
  • The way to successfully enter the U.S. market and the challenges you may have to face through the testimony of a recent new exporter.

At the end of this workshop, each participant will receive:

  • The PowerPoint presentations
  • An exporting apparel to the United States Guide
  • Operations toolkit
  • The list of Canada & Quebec Government offices in USA
  • Contact information for customs broker and Export Development Canada (EDC)


  • Businesses aiming to developp their presence in the U.S.
  • Local designers seeking to learn more about the potential of the American market
  • Companies that are beginning to export their products to the USA
  • Business people working in the fashion sector

This presentation has been prepared for small apparel companies desiring expansion to the U.S. market. Companies planning to expand to the U.S. should already be well distributed in Canada and consider the financial commitment to the expansion.

Set off to conquer the U.S. fashion market!

Receives financial support from:

Finances et Économie Québec

Finances et Économie Québec

WTC Montréal is a member of:

Commerce International Québec

In collaboration with:

  • Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations

WTC Montréal receives financial
support from Canada
Economic Development.


Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)