International trade continues to play a vital role in the region’s economy, and the upcoming Northeast Wisconsin International Trade Conference will shine a light on ways businesses can expand their exporting.
Presented by the Northeast Wisconsin International Business Development Program, the all-day conference will be held Oct. 25 at Fox Valley Technical College’s D.J. Bordini Center. The event features keynote speakers and sessions designed to help businesses learn more about aspects of exporting, from global supply chain management to understanding cultural differences.
The morning’s opening keynote focuses on Wisconsin’s two largest trade partners — Canada and Mexico. Julián Adem Díaz de Léon, consulate general of Mexico based in Milwaukee, and Wayne Robson, consulate general of Canada based in Chicago, will join in a discussion about trade with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
Oshkosh Corp. CEO Wilson Jones is the lunch keynote speaker and will provide highlights of the company’s global footprint, Oshkosh’s focus on doing business the right way, the challenges it has faced along the way and the best practices the company employs to reduce risk and increase success in international markets.
For more information or to register, please visit www.newinternationaltrade.com.