Cross-Border Expo to bring British Columbia/Whatcom County together

By: Staff
UcanTrade, Inc., the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce and the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa are pleased to present the first annual Cross-Border Expo, June 6th in Ferndale, Washington.
The expo will take place in Silver Reef’s brand new 10,000 square foot EventCenter with displays from over 60 exhibitors. Seminars on “Cross-Border Real Estate Investment” and “Cross-Border Business, Marketing and Distribution” will also be offered in the adjoining 150 seat auditorium.
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The Cross-Border Expo will be an exciting opportunity for exhibitors to meet and network with several hundred affluent BC and WhatcomCounty visitors interested in cross-border trade, investment and tourism.
Exhibit booths (8’x6’) are available with an early bird discount before May 17th for $249, or $299 after May 17. There is a $100 discount for Ferndale Chamber of Commerce Members.
The Expo is being heavily advertised on the radio in WhatcomCounty and BC and is expected to be very well attended. It will be free for attendees, although (free) registration is recommended for the seminars, as seating is limited. Priority seating will be given to those who pre-register. Free seminar registration can be found here.
British Columbia residents will be encouraged to attend the Expo to learn more about cross-border opportunities, and to take advantage of the new, higher Canada Customs exemptions ($200 / 24 hour; $800 / 48 hour).
Local businesses won’t want to miss this opportunity to purchase a booth and network with enthusiastic potential customers of means from British Columbia. Bellingham/Whatcom County Tourism will be providing suggested tours and visits to Expo attendees interested in tourist activities. Investment-minded attendees will receive similar opportunities to learn about the area from local real estate and economic development representatives. It is anticipated that the Expo will attract visitors from BC for a multi-day visit.
The First Annual Cross-Border Expo will be a one-of-a-kind marketing platform for area businesses seeking to connect with Canadians, and vice versa. Booth spaces are filling up fast, so reserve your spot today by filling out the exhibitor application here. For more information, contact the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce at 360-384-3042 or Additional information can also be found by visiting the Cross-Border Expo homepage.
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