International Business Network (NEWIBN) at NWTC

Join the Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN) for a half-day of information sharing, education and networking with dozens of professionals engaged in global business.
Speakers include:
* Dan Schwarz – owner of Dan’s Fish – 2009 winner of the Small Business Administration’s Wisconsin Exporter of the Year.
* Rich Heath – co-author of the Northeast Wisconsin Global Trade Strategy Report, who will discuss the findings and the implications of this report for local businesses.
* Brad Schneider and Mark Rhoda-Reis – WEDC – sharing information on resources available to Northeast Wisconsin companies engaged in global activity, as well as a detailed look at opportunities available in South America.
* Byron Franz – special agent for the FBI, who works with corporations, colleges and universities to help them better protect intellectual properly and trade secrets in an ever-expanding global marketplace.

Open Seats: 99
Cancellation policy:
Cancellations received two full business days before the seminar date will receive a full refund. Companies cancelling with less than a two day notice will be responsible for the full fee. In the event of a “no show”, payment for services is still required.

NWTC reserves the right to cancel any seminars due to insufficient enrollments or if conditions beyond our control prevail. If NWTC cancels any seminar, participants will receive a full refund.
7:30 – 7:55 Check-in/Breakfast/Networking
7:55 – 8:00 Welcome and Introductions: Dean Stewart – NWTC Dean of Corporate Training
8:00 – 8:20 Opening Comments: Dan Schwarz – owner Dan’s Fish – Sturgeon Bay
8:20 – 8:50 Northeast Wisconsin Global Trade Strategy Report: Rich Heath – Bay Lake Regional Planning Commission
8:50 – 9:30 Tapping into Global Business Resources:Brad Schneider – Export Development Manager – Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
9:30 – 9:45 BREAK
9:45 – 10:45 Global Opportunities in South America: Mark Rhoda-Reis – Market Development Director – Americas and Europe – WEDC
10:45 – 11:45 Protecting the Intellectual Property of Wisconsin – Byron Franz – Special Agent – Federal Bureau of Investigation
11:45 – 12:00 Q&A – Wrap-Up
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch and Networking

2740 W Mason St
Green Bay, WI 54307

Room number: Corporate Conference Center at NWTC – Green Bay
Session Cost: $49.00
Cost includes: continental breakfast and lunch