StitchCrew seeks Oklahoma companies interested in trade, investment and R&D with Canada

The deadline is closing soon, but if you’re an Oklahoma-based company in search of a stable market with solid partnership opportunities, look north to our largest trade partner. StitchCrew is working with the government of Canada to identify 10 U.S. companies interested in exploring investment, trade or R&D opportunities with Canadian firms. No sectors are ruled out, but there is a particular focus on firms interested in energy, aerospace or…

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International Inter-tribal Trade and Investment Organization comes to Oklahoma June 4-6

Oklahoma’s 39 federally recognized Indian Nations provide the state with a unique cultural, economic and governmental service facets that only a few other American states posses. This summer, the state’s largest university will host an organization that seeks to capitalize on these tribes’ impact by connecting them with First Nations in Canada, when the International Inter-tribal Trade and Investment Organization hosts its three day trade mission and conference in Norman,…

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OKGIT’s Ian Ogilve presented with Governor General’s Medallion

One of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team’s own received a distinguished award from Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Canada in late May. Canadian Governor General David Johnston presented OKGIT member and dual American-Canadian citizen Ian Ogilve with the Governor General’s Medallion during a visit to the Sooner State on May 28, 2016. Ogilve was honored for his service in fostering closer ties between Oklahoma and Canada, in recent years helping spearhead…

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Canadian-owned executive search firm at home in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Located forty miles east of Oklahoma City along Interstate 40, Pottawatomie County isn’t where one would typically think to look for an executive search firm. Yet in the heart of Shawnee, Oklahoma sits Wolf Gugler Executive Search, a human resource consultant for retailers and their suppliers in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. Gugler sat down with OKGIT.com to speak about his firm’s mission, its international scope and his life…

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Sara Wilshaw - Dallas Consul General (photo courtesy of LinkedIn.)

OKGIT welcomes appointment of Sara Wilshaw as new Canadian Consul General in Dallas

Exciting news out of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development as Sara Wilshaw has been named the Consul General for the Dallas region. Wilshaw, who succeeds the outgoing Paula Caldwell, will represent Canada in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. “The ties that bind 35 million Canadians to the 39 million people in this region are strong and growing,” wrote Wilshaw in an announcement on the…

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