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Date:

March 1, 2012

Time:
Breakfast : 7:30am

Program: 8:00am


Resource Visits: 10:00am
    
Location:
The University of Tulsa
Allen Chapman Activity Center

Fees:
Regular: $45
Early Bird 10 days before program: $40

Three or more: $35

Students: $10

 

Breaking the Barriers:
Six Steps to Going Global

Learn from the experiences of Oklahoma companies who have succeeded internationally:

BAMA Foods
Rocky Moore, Vice President

Vacuworx
Bill Solomon, President

WEBCO
Mike Howard, CFO

Bonavista Technologies
Gary Ferrell, President

Master of Ceremonies
Jonathan C. Neff
Attorney specializing in International Business

And speak one-on-one with representatives of companies who can help you take your company global: financial institutions, logistics and freight forwarders, insurance company and US Department of Commerce representatives.

 

 

The reasons for expanding to international markets may seem obvious.  Companies are looking for: new markets; lower expenses; better research and information; high quality talent at lower costs. But looking at the challenges of global expansion may keep some firms from moving forward.

How do we find the right market and capital for investment?  What about red tape and regulations, foreign currency, shipment of goods and foreign receivables?  And how do I communicate with my customers and make sure they get our product?

Find answers to the questions about how to break the barriers to successful global entry.  Learn from experts, service providers, and actual companies that have gone through the process of breaking the barriers and going global.

Hear case studies from companies who have succeeded in international markets and talk one-on-one with representatives of banking, insurance, government and logistics services who can provide valuable resources to help you:

  1. Find and Evaluate Foreign Markets
  2. Find Distributors/Dealers to Help Serve those Foreign Markets
  3. Understand Shipping and Transporation Options for Foreign Distribution
  4. Locate International Working Capital Financing
  5. Deal with Exchange Rate Risk
  6. Handle International Regulations

 

Resource companies present to answer your questions include:
Financial Institutions Freight/Logistics
Arvest Bank AirGroup
Bank of Oklahoma Panalpina
First Oklahoma Bank  
Insurance Government
Gallagher Risk Management Serv. US Department of Commerce
  Oklahoma Department of Commerce

 

This program is part of the “Doing Business” International Business Breakfast series, presented by the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business and TU Center for Executive and Professional Development in partnership with Tulsa Global Alliance.


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