SAVE THE DATE 2018 International Trade Day June 5 – Lawrence DoubleTree Hotel
8:00 a.m. Registration & Exhibits Open
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m. Session One – How to Pick A Market Resources, Process, Cooperation! When going global with your business, picking the right market is the first step! This session will give you the How, Why and What of determining where in the world you should sell your products.
10:30 a.m. Session Two – Financial Options for Your International Buyers Understanding your financial resources! Understanding financing of exporting can be overwhelming to businesses large and small, and may hold them back from becoming successful on the world marketplace. This session will break through the myths of financing export sales through the EX/IM Bank.
11:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet & Break for networking and visiting exhibits
12:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks
12:15 p.m. Luncheon Session – Growing Kansas’ Global Partnerships Moderated Panel Discussion: What are the secrets to success in growing business with Kansas’ top Global Partners? Hear from an esteemed panel of Consuls General from Kansas’ top export markets: Canada, Mexico, China and the UK!
1:45 p.m. Break for networking and visiting exhibitions
2:00 p.m. Session Three – Getting in Front Of the Customer is Your Key to Success Why it’s important and How to get there! Marketing your business is vital to success in exporting. Did you know there are federal and state financial assistance programs to help you put your product in front of global buyers? You won’t want to miss this session!
3:00 p.m. Break for networking and visiting exhibitions
3:15 p.m. Session Four - Success Stories by 2018 Exporter of the Year Finalists Hear tips for success from a panel comprised of Kansas’ top exporting businesses – each is a finalist for the prestigious 2018 Governor’s Exporter of the Year award which is celebrating its 30th Year!
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
Confirmed speakers, registration details and Sponsorship Opportunities will follow!