Friday, September 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside U.S. borders. And that population is expected to enjoy 85 percent of the planet’s economic growth in the next five years. The opportunities are huge. Please join the Kansas City Heartland Roundtable to kick off the 2016/2017 year of events! Go Global, KC will discuss international shipping and explore the benefits of exporting and importing. Ivry Karamitros, Director, World Trade Center - Kansas City, will lead a panel of experts including Kristen Cowan with Milbank Manufacturing, Phillip Lunceford with Demdaco, Clint Dvorak with MIQ Logistics, and Bob Rebori with BioMicrobics, to discuss the dos and don'ts of international shipping. Attendees will hear about the Global Cities Initiative (GCI), the KC metro export plan, and the new Concierge Program released by the GCI Steering Committee.