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2nd Annual IL Chamber’s Illinois Exports Conference

April 28, 2016 1:30 pm
April 28, 2016 5:30 pm
Laurie Silvey
Illinois Science & Technology Park
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8045 Lamon Ave, Skokie, IL, United States, 60077

Rethinking Global Strategies: What, Where & Why?  Key Questions for Exporters Register

Join us for the 2nd Annual Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s State-wide Exports Conference
Three panels of global experts serving at the highest level of government and industry will examine the most important issues involved in exporting; from why you should be exporting in the first place to product adaptation based on target market considerations and distribution needs as well as the most basic –but complex- legal, financing and tax implications to exporting. You will also hear directly from exporting companies that will share their best practices and success stories to illustrate how you can increase your global sales. The conference will conclude with a panel of senior officials representing governments from around the world that will serve as reference source for how to use Economic Diplomacy to generate and identify demand and opportunity.

Our Keynote this year is Leila Aridi Afas, President, EDGE Strategies, LLC and former Director of Export Promotion at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)


The Agenda will include:

  • Global strategies for U.S. exports
  • Product & market adaptability,
  • Exports regulations & legal vehicles to exporting
  • Shipping & distribution terms and conditions
  • Transit insurance & export documentation
  • Foreign Investment structuring, reporting requirement and tax consequences
  • Export financing options & growing strategies
  • Best practices & success stories from Illinois exporters
  • State, Federal, and International resources for market access and export facilitation
  • Interactive Q&A sessions with all three expert panels
  • Export ready assessment questionnaire
  • One-On-Ones with our industry experts

Webinar Option Available
Those unable to attend the conference will have an opportunity to follow the full-length program two days after the live conference via recorded webinar, Log-in instructions for the recorded webinar and accompanying reference sources and materials will be sent to registrant following the conference

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