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  Sharon Allred Decker
Secretary of Commerce


North Carolina
Office of the Secretary of Commerce


Date: 4/29/2014


Contact: Kim Genardo
Phone: 919-733-3438

North Carolina Welcomes Annual Conference of the Southeastern United States -- Canadian Provinces Alliance

More than 250 Canadian and U.S. business leaders participating

Raleigh, N.C. –Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker is proud to welcome the annual Southeastern U.S. – Canadian Provinces Alliance (SEUS-CP) conference to Raleigh, North Carolina.

The SEUS-CP is a strategic partnership between states in the southeastern United States and member provinces from Canada. The alliance works to promote trade and investment opportunities between and among its member states and provinces. Member states include: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Member provinces include: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

In addition to engaging speakers and session topics on today’s top business challenges, attendees can also take advantage of the conference's streamlined business to business (B2B) matching program. With the B2B program, your company can maximize opportunities to make connections that will help you drive business forward with companies like, Daimler Trucks North America, General Electric, Linamar, Lord Corporation, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation, Research Triangle Park Foundation and VT Halter Marine.

The event will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center. The registration deadline is Friday, May 2nd. Individuals can register at




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