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E-Commerce in China: The Opportunities and Challenges in China’s E-Commerce Market

6083 Mckay Avenue, Burnaby, BC

Opportunities and Challenges in China’s E-Commerce Market

Hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the BC Ministry of Agriculture

Supported by the BC Food Processors Association

Monday, October 15th, 2018 from 9:00-11am, doors open at 8:30am

Location: Hilton Vancouver Metro (View Map)

China is quickly becoming the largest and fastest growing e-commerce market in the world, as more and more companies from other countries are capitalizing on its opportunities.  However, while there is a growing interest, there is also a lot of confusion. This seminar will help you understand the many platforms and key concepts so that your company can sell and promote your products effectively.

If you want to learn how to profit from China’s e-commerce landscape, this is a must-attend event. 

What to Expect:

  • Platforms available in China and the key differentiators of each platform 
  • The basics of e-commerce: format, payment method, payment plan, and packaging challenges 
  • Efficient transportation, food protection, and costs associated with doing business online
  • Key Concepts such as BtoB, BtoC, and CtoC.

** The deadline for registration is October 10th, 2018.  If you would like to request a one-on-one meeting with a consultant after the seminar, please let us know in the registration notes below. 

We have 2 options for registration.  Ticket prices are $30 per person or $50 per company (max 4). 



About the Speaker

Joseph Cooke, CEO, Web Presence in China. 

Joseph is a founder of Web Presence in China, where he drives growth and enterprise relationships with brands looking to engage and succeed in China’s Internet marketplace. Joseph deals adeptly with the complexities of global business development, oversees strategic planning, and deployment of cross border projects. He was recognized for his excellence in the field with an appointment as the youngest executive within Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.  Awarded BC’s Top Young Entrepreneur by Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship and CIBC as well as a national accolade in the same forum, Joseph was cited for both his exceptional big picture thinking and attention to detail. Named “One to Watch” by Capilano University, Joseph has a fast growing reputation as a problem solver in China’s digital space and has helped companies such as  Lululemon, Arc’teryx and others set up and execute a strategic plan for their e-commerce in China


Please describe any dietary restrictions, accessibility requirements, etc.
$30 person
$50 per team (max 4)