Friday, April 1, 2011

LQ and CCBC Announcement

LQ Introduces a New Canada China Business Council Column
LQ is honored to announce the inauguration of a new column in LQ Magazine dedicated to Canada China Business Council. This column will feature articles prepared by Sarah Kutulakos, Executive Director of the Canada China Business Council. Sarah will be sharing insights and perspectives on new trends in Canada-China bilateral trade and investment.

The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) membership can also look forward to receiving complimentary editions of LQ throughout 2011 and the insights documented in CCBC’s new column, which will complement LQ’s traditional editorial environment, comprised of leading American and Canadian practitioners in supply chain management and trade, as well as articles prepared by leading associations and academics from the United States and Canada.

About Canada China Business Council
The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is the country’s Canada-China bilateral trade and investment facilitator, catalyst and advocate. Founded in 1978 as a private, not-for-profit business association, CCBC provides unparalleled insight into Sino-Canadian trade and investment issues and develops connections that ensure its members’ business success. In addition to its focused and practical services, the Council is also the voice of the Canadian business community on issues affecting Sino-Canadian trade and investment.

CCBC members include some of the largest and best-known Canadian and Chinese firms, as well as small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs, and not-for-profit organizations. CCBC also offers a ‘China Watcher’ program for individuals interested in staying up-to-date about Canada-China business relations.

CCBC members represent a wide range of sectors, including financial services, legal services, manufacturing, construction, transportation, mining and energy, information and communications technology, and education.

In addition to its head office in Toronto, CCBC also has offices and staff in Vancouver, Montreal, Beijing and Shanghai. CCBC’s network of staff offers programs and services in both Canada and China, and introduces members to opportunities in China's emerging markets. CCBC also operates a chapter in Beijing, offering a range of events and broad networking opportunities at the local level.

Through its member services and events, CCBC provides its member companies with business insight, intelligence, connections and networks that help resolve the inevitable challenges of doing business in another country. For more information about CCBC, visit them online at

About LQ
LQ Magazine’s mandate is to provide ideas for leadership in logistics, transportation and trade for logisticians, supply chain management practitioners, transportation management and other senior-level executives in the United States and Canada who are engaged in leading and transforming their businesses. Since its founding in 1995, LQ has upheld a tradition to be logistics and transportation publication written by professionals for professionals in the field - affording authoritative thinking on the complex and fast-changing world of logistics and transportation business in Canada and the United States.

LQ also conducts industry studies, such as its recently inaugurated annual Third-Party Sustainability Study and Awards Program 2011, developed with David Closs, Ph.D., Michigan State University, and LQ Executive Editor, and Thomas Goldsby, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, LQ Executive Editor.
LQ also conducts two annual symposiums that afford an opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and inquiry for thought leadership from across North America.