DFW companies do business with over 228 countries worldwide, and produced over $34 billion in trade in 2003-- a growth of 14% from 2002. Now is the time to learn more about global business opportunities at the Chamber’s seventh annual trade conference.
The conference is scheduled for Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Lincoln Center hotel. The half-day conference is perfect for lenders, service providers to international companies, and exporters of all sizes. In addition to top-level networking and CPE credits, the attendees will benefit from panels of experts discussing:
- Find Your Buyer: Exporting 101
- Target Markets: Mexico, China and Iraq
- How to Finance Your Sale in the Market
The conference luncheon will present insights on “Emerging and Existing Markets: China and Mexico.” Speakers include international specialists Karen (Qing) Chan, vice president of treasury management in Shanghai; and Bill Evans, senior vice president of treasury management in Hong Kong for Bank of America; and foreign dignitaries from Mexico.
China is DFW’s top trading partner, with over $6.6 billion in 2003. Mexico is the tenth largest trading partner for DFW and the top trading partner for Texas.
Conference cost, which includes program materials, a continental breakfast and lunch, will be $99 for Chamber before Sept. 17. Perspective Chamber members will pay $199. For single lunch tickets, the cost is$45 for members, $90 for future members. Sponsorship start as low as $500.
Register online at www.dallaschamber.org/calendar.html. For more information on participation or sponsorships, contact Kristine Schwope at 214-712-1901.
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