United States

SBOT Member Support to do Business in the USA

Business opportunities are still open and abundant in the USA. To help you navigate this and enhance your business success, the Surrey Board of Trade International Centre encourages you to utilize John Michener, Economic Development Specialist at the Port of Bellingham.

Looking to expand your business?
If you are a Canadian Investor, Entrepreneur or Company exploring business opportunities in the USA then John can offer you customized support.

Establishing a US Market Presence
Research and planning will precisely define your business and identify market goals. John can assist with public relations, creative support and branding strategies to fast track your market acceptance.

Setting up your organization in the US, John can:
Identify the important partners vital to any new venture, (logistics, materials or professional).
Connect and assist you in finding, real estate agents, immigration attorney’s, cross border accountants, etc.


John Michener
Economic Development Specialist
Phone: (360) 676-2500 Cell: (360) 303-9741

Surrey Board of Trade Contacts:

Consul General Katherine Dhanani
US Consulate Office in Vancouver
1075 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2M6
P: 604.685.4311
F: 604.685.7175


Bryce McDermott | General Manager

E: | O: +1 (360)-380-6900