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S P R I N G IN TERNAT IO NA L T RAD E N ETW O RK I NG E VE NT Where the business community meets to share and learn from each other ....................... 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Courtesy of: Settle Inn at Spring Creek 9 a.m.

Welcome and Overview

• Linda Honeyman, Seneca Travel and Tourism • Dr. Raffaele DeVito, Chair, Kansas International Trade Coordinating Council 9:15 a.m. Getting Started and Staying in the Game: Trade and Your Company’s Bottom Line Presented by: • Robert Rebori, President, Bio-Microbics, 2011 Kansas Governor’s Exporter of the Year • John Pierson, CFO, Wenger Manufacturing, 1989 Kansas Governor’s Exporter of the Year • Don Landoll, President and Chairman, Landoll Corp. 2001 Kansas Governor’s Exporter of the Year 10 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m. Effective State and Federal Resources/State Trade Export Promotion Grant Presented by: • Ruby Sirna, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service – Kansas City • Linda F. (Bailey) Glover, Senior LRS, U.S. Small Business Administration • Nathalie Scharf, STEP Grant Manager, Kansas Department of Commerce, Trade Development Division 11 a.m.

TIME AND DATE: Wednesday, March 14 8:30 a.m. – Noon Settle Inn at Spring Creek 1615 North St. (Hwy. 36) Seneca, KS 66538 If you are a business owner or economic development professional and are interested in trade, this program is for you. Join us to network with successful traders and learn about the State Trade Export Promotion Grant and the impact it can have on your exporting budget. ADMISSION IS FREE. Click here to register online. SPONSORED BY: • Settle Inn at Spring Creek • Northeast Kansas Coalition for Rural Economic Development • Seneca Downtown Impact SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS: • U.S. Commercial Service – Kansas City • Kansas International Trade Coordinating Council • U.S. Small Business Administration CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS: Linda Honeyman, Seneca Travel & Tourism (785) 336-3663 or lindasettleinn@yahoo.com Greg Call, Kansas Department of Commerce (316) 771-6808 or gcall@kansascommerce.com

Panel and Audience Discussion

Moderator: • Dr. Raffaele DeVito 11:30 a.m. Lunch Sponsored by: Settle Inn at Spring Creek and Seneca Downtown Impact

Department of Commerce

International Trade Conference Coming to Seneca, KS  

Join Experts from around the State as they share tips and practices involved in exporting your products. Ever thought of expanding your sale...

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