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The Ohio District Export Councils created this website to give export companies an all-inclusive resource for international trade events in the Ohio and Northern Kentucky regions. This calendar contains training opportunities, geo-political events, and networking opportunities for not only Ohio companies, but those in the Northern Kentucky region, as well. We welcome you to our website and encourage your participation in the listed events.

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ITASWO 10050 Innovation Drive, Suite 400
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ITASWO World Trade Day Conference - Advanced Global Strategies

Event Start Date: 5/10/2017

Event End Date: 5/10/2017

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When:  May 10, 2017 - 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where:  Hilton Garden Inn at Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg, OH 45342
Cost:  $100 for Members, $130 for Non-members; breakfast and lunch provided

Attendees can expect to learn:

•International Strategy and Planning Considerations: marketing, distribution, and trademarks

•International Agreements - various considerations

•International Trademark Filing Strategies

•Battling Brand Pirates & Creating Super Trademarks

•Tips for global marketing success

•Chinese financing and payment terms

•Dealing with the Chinese Regulatory Agencies

•China's IP environment - how likely your product will be copied

•Navigating the Chinese VAT system to reduce impact on pricing

•Global Distribution Strategies for Success


8:00 am -  8:30 am            Networking Continental Breakfast

8:30 am -  9:30 am            Monica Schultz, President, Dayton Council on World Affairs:  Marketing in a Global  Economy

9:30 am - 10:30 am           Brian Wright, General Counsel, Henny Penny:  Global Distribution Strategies

10:30 am - 10:45 am        Break

10:45 am - 11:45 am        Roger Bora, Partner, Thompson Hine:  International Trademark Protection

11:45 am - 12:15 pm        Lunch Buffet

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm          Keynote Speaker Kimberly Kirkendall, President of International Resource Development, Inc:  How to Manage the Risks of Doing Business in China - Known (IP, Tax) and the Unknown (Finance, Regulatory)


Seats are limited so please register early.  If you choose to pay at the door, please be advised that we can only accept checks at this time. 

For more information or to view the event page, please click here:  ITASWO World Trade Day:  Advanced Global Strategies
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