MITA World Trade Conference Comes to Nebraska
The Midwest International Trade Association (MITA) (www.mitaonline.org) is excited to announce the hosting of the 49th annual World Trade Conference on Wednesday, May 17, at the Embassy Suites Convention Center, LaVista, NE. This year’s conference will again bring a dynamic and informative list of speakers and all who are involved in international trade are encouraged to attend and participate. The World Trade Conference is a great way to network and will provide attendees insight to help solve issues and obtain information that can be implemented into their own strategic business plans.
Presenters/Topics: Governor Ricketts – Announce the 2017 Nebraska Exporter and Importer of the Year; Derek Gianino, Director, International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Trade Update: A View from Washington; Nathan Kauffman, Assistant Vice President and Omaha Branch Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – U.S. and Regional Economic Outlook; Zengjun Wei, Vice Governor of Shaanxi Provincial Government of China – Connectivity, Communication, and Cooperation Spearheads Development of Economy and Trade between Shaanxi and USA; Tony Clayton, President, Clayton Agri-Marketing, Inc. – Challenges of Developing an Export Market; Bill Reay, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, OBNI, Universidad de la Habana, Cuba – Cuba’s Next Revolution; Suzanna Cormie, Senior Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis – Canadian-U.S. Business Partnership Update; Jennifer Zhang, President, JZW International – Nebraska Import Success Story; Courtney Dentlinger, Nebraska Department of Economic Development – Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s Efforts to Support International Trade in Nebraska.