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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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Carnegie Hall at Newport 401 Monmouth Street
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How to Do Business in Latin America

Event Start Date: 2/21/2018 7:30 AM

Event End Date: 2/21/2018 9:00 AM

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How to Do Business in Latin America

NKITA and the Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA (HCCUSA), will host Business leaders from Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati region.  Keynote Speaker Alfonso Cornejo, Board President of HCCUSA, will discuss the benefits and challenges of doing business in Latin America. After the keynote, Cornejo will be joined by Fares DeSilva, Founder of DSA Language Consulting Services and Associate Professor of Spanish & Psychology and Wendy Bourne, Strategic Account Manager, General Cable, for a panel discussion. The panelists will weigh in on why companies should be interested in operating in Latin America, the logistics, challenges, and rewards of doing business in Latin America compared to North America, the biggest cultural differences between Latin America and the USA including sustainability and social responsibility, and selling to the Latin American Consumer.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EST

Carnegie Hall at Newport
401 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY 41071


NKY Chamber, NKITA or Hispanic Chamber Member             $25.00

Future chamber member                                                              $35.00


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