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2014 Partnership Gwinnett Global Trade Summit
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Date: 4/29/2014
Time: 8:15 AM TO 11:00 AM

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
6500 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097


Phone:
770-232-3000




Event Description:
About the Trade Summit

This year's Gwinnett Global Trade Summit will feature real stories of local companies that have started or expanded overseas sales, growing jobs at home and gaining competitiveness.
Join Partnership Gwinnett and Global Atlanta for a light breakfast and testimonials showing how they succeeded, failed or changed course while navigating complex customs, cultures and regulations abroad.

Agenda

8:15-8:30
NETWORKING

8:30
WELCOME

8:35
EXPORT - IMPORT BANK OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT
Susan Kintanar
Regional Director, Eastern Region
Export Import Bank of the U.S. 
 
9:05
PANEL DISCUSSION
The Cachet of Made in the USA
Jackie Barnett
International Sales Manager, oka-B, a division of Okabashi Brands
 
Not By Design: How a Chance Middle Eastern Deal Buoyed Our Firm in Tough Times
Lamar Wakefield
Principal, Wakefield Beasley and Associates
 
Cultivating Relationships: Fits and Starts on the Path to International Success
Bill Russell
President and CEO, Russell Landscape Group
 
Export Exploration: Kicking Our Global Sales Into Gear
Lisa Winton
Winton Machine Company
 
10:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Rich Cavagnaro
President & Principal
AdEdge Technologies, Inc.
 
10:45
AIESEC OVERVIEW

11:00
ADJOURN

About the Keynote Speaker
Rich Cavagnaro
President and Principal
AdEdge Technologies, Inc.
Providing water treatment systems to remove arsenic and other harmful contaminants, AdEdge Water Technologies is one of Georgia's untold export success stories. The company has installed hundreds of water systems for public, municipal, and industrial clients throughout North America as well as in far-flung locales like China and Indonesia.
Mr. Cavagnaro will describe how exporting has helped the 12-year-old firm reach a new level of success, providing practical examples of how AdEdge started and sustained its global momentum.


Directions:
1st Floor, Education Room


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