Kansas International Trade Day will be held June 22 in Topeka at Washburn Universitys Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. An array of topics will be covered at the event.
The agenda for International Trade Day and the speakers that will be present are as follows:
8 a.m. Registration & Exhibits Open
9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks: Antonio Soave Kansas Secretary of Commerce
9:30 a.m. Global Opportunities and Trends: Tiffany Melvin President, North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO)
9:45 a.m. How to do Market Research on Foreign Countries: Nyamusi K. Igambi Director, U.S. Commercial Service, Kansas City; Raffaele DeVito Kansas International Trade Coordinating Council Chair Emeritus
10:45 a.m. Market Entry Strategies: Antonio Soave Kansas Secretary of Commerce; Ted J. Vlamis Vice President, Pioneer Balloon Co., 1997 Exporter of the Year
11:40 a.m. Break/Lunch
Noon Lunch & Exhibits Open
12:30 p.m. Success Stories by 2016 Governors Exporter of the Year Finalists: Balco Inc. Wichita, Ceva Biomune Lenexa, The Grasshopper Company Moundridge, GT Manufacturing Clay Center. Moderator Linden Dalecki, Ph. D., KITCC Chair
1:45 p.m. Networking
2:15 p.m. Legal Issues of International Business: Beau Jackson Attorney, International Trade/Customs, Adduci, Mastiani & Schaumberg LLP; Fang Shen Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
3:15 p.m. Logistics/Transportation/Shipping: Kimberly Johnson-Bonhart Vice President, State Government Affairs, UPS
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
The registration fee is $50. To register for Kansas International Trade Day and learn how to maximize your international business, visit. https://www.kansasglobal.org/education_training-training_seminars-registration.php?action=view_class&id=141.