press release: With many recent changes in China, now is the time to update your company’s China strategy.
As Wisconsin's third largest trade partner, China has much to offer for both local Importers and Exporters. Understanding entry strategy to China, production set-up or sourcing a manufacturer is vital to a successful international partnership. Learn more from professionals who help businesses research product development or distribution in the Chinese market. Understand more about the business climate in China and common pitfalls which can affect your success.
Speakers: In the last 25 years, Susa Siy has helped companies such as Johnson Controls negotiate and setup joint ventures/ WOFEs in China, as well as entering Chinese market or source products from China. Currently, Susa is working with TLX Technologies as their Director of Business Development, advising and implementing their China plan. She is responsible for setting up their China business, including China WOFE registration, China marketing plan, and production facility development. In addition to TLX Technologies, Susa is also a business consultant and owner of Ameridge International LLC, working with small and medium size companies in Wisconsin to develop their China business.
Katy Sinnott is the Vice President of International Business Development with The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Sinnott has more than two decades of business management and financial services experience, most of it in Asia. Before joining WEDC, she was the CEO and a board director for a chain of salons based in China. Under her leadership as CEO, the company expanded from three salons to 38 in three years with revenues of $6 million and 450 employees.
11:30 AM – 12::00 PM –-Registration and Networking
12:00 PM – 12:30 AM - Lunch and Opening Remarks
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM - Presentations
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM - Q & A and Closing Remarks
Cost: Early Bird rate applies until November 1 - $35 Members / $50 for Non-Members
Regular rate - $45 for Members, $60 for Non-Members thereafter
Co-sponsors: Tax Airfreight, Inc, ABS Global and M.E. Dey Import-Export.