World Trade Day "CO.nnect - Advancing CO Around the Globe"

World Trade Center Denver presents the 42nd Annual World Trade Day featuring international business opportunities for Colorado's most globally relevant advanced industries, including Aerospace - Manufacturing - Bioscience - Clean Technology/Energy  
Electronics - Engineering/ Infrastructure - IT.

May 19th, 2015
8:00am-6:00pm
Ritz-Carlton Denver

Register at wtcdenver.org


Highlights of World Trade Day 2015

An interactive simulation called The Cool Connection will educate participants on how to bridge the inter-dependencies of the physical and financial supply chains. International facilitators will guide participants through a series of dilemmas to turn around a company's ROI. The simulation is a hands-on, team building activity that will allow all conference attendees to delve into important international business fundamentals taught by the World Trade Center.

Breakout Sessions

During the morning session of event, there will be six 60-minute breakout sessions, three presented each hour, where local leaders working in international business will delve into some of the most relevant and challenging aspects of global trade. The session topics covered will include:

Trailblazing Emerging Markets 
Recipe for Regulatory Soup 
Get LEAN with Your Supply Chain 
CO.nnect with Technology to Build Up Globally 
Discovering Talent & Managing Diversity Globally
 

Keynote Speakers

Damien Levie, Head of Section for Trade and Agriculture, EU Delegation to the United States

Jeff Seeley, CEO, Carew International, Inc.

Business-to-Business Meetings

Take the opportunity to meet with the delegation of AmCham led Slovenia companies working in advanced industries who are interested in developing business relationships with Colorado companies.

There will also be international consultants from Brazil, Canada, Chile, China/Korea/Taiwan, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, and the UAE brought in by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (COEDIT), as well as international partners from Crowe GHP Horwath visiting from Canada, Chile, China, Kenya, and Indonesia who will also be available for business meetings. A detailed list of meeting contacts and their bios will be added shortly.

Presentation of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting

Networking Reception hosted by our partnering sponsor, Colorado OEDIT, held as the last event of the day where attendees can continue networking in a fun, relaxed setting.