Benefits for US Based Companies Operating as a Non-Resident Importer in Canada

Benefits for US Based Companies Operating as a Non-Resident Importer in Canada

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 (11:30 AM - 2:00 PM) (CDT)


MITA is starting the new program year by hosting this hybrid event on Canada’s Non-Resident Importer (NRI) program! 

Join MITA In-person or virtually on September 13 and learn how to grow sales in this important market without taking on high operating costs or major business risk. 

Canada’s Non-Resident Importer (NRI) program allows U.S. based organizations to sell their products in Canadian Dollars at a landed cost without requiring a physical Canadian location. During this program experienced NRI professionals will share their expertise on the benefits of this program and how it can provide your company with the ability to reach a large customer base without costly capital investments while maintaining control over the supply chain. 


John Quirke, Vice President, Trade Consulting for Frontier Supply Chain Solutions Inc. John Quirke is Vice President, Trade Consulting for Frontier Supply Chain Solutions Inc. (Frontier). He has over 30 years of experience in the area of international trade. Areas of expertise include Canada and United States Customs rules and regulations, security initiatives (C-TPAT/PIP), Canada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), and release strategies (CSA/ACI). John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. He has also acquired his P. Log (Professional Logistician) designation from The Logistics Institute; has received his certificate in Freight Forwarding from CIFFA (Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association); is recognized as having obtained “professional” status by the Canada Border Services Agency, is a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS) as designated by the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers. John has conducted training and educational seminars across Canada and the United States. He has spoken on behalf of an array of Associations including I.E. Canada and Infonex. 

Chris Borecky, Senior Business Development Manager, began his career with Frontier Supply Chain Solutions in the summer of 2010. Chris has worked with companies all over the US, helping them become Non-Resident Importers and developing strategic logistics models for Canada. He has also spent time focusing on domestic Canadian clients and opportunities, allowing him to gain intimate knowledge on both sides of the border. Working closely with clients to develop the right fit and program that makes sense for their business model is his top priority. Chris is proud to maintain close personal relationships with clients he started working with over 10 years ago.


Cost of Admission: In -person: MITA Members $50; Non-members $75; Virtual attendees: $20 for MITA members and $35 for Non-Members.

For virtual attendees link will be provided with registration confirmation.

Note:  As a member, please insure your membership is up to date and please use the e-mail associated with your MITA membership when registering for this event.   

Fluno Center
601 University Ave
Madison, WI 537015 United States

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Ana Garic
(608) 335-3936
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