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World Trade Day 2022: Logistics & Distribution

Wednesday, May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm • Organized By International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITCGKC)
14 W 10th Street, Helzberg Auditorium, Kansas City, MO 64105


Kansas City is known for its impressive logistics and distribution network. Companies can move their goods anywhere in the world via air, rail, highway, and waterway. With the largest rail center in the U.S., an inland port, and a new KCI single airport terminal to be completed in 2023, Kansas City has several key components that make it an excellent transportation hub. Join us at Kansas City’s Annual World Trade Day Celebration to honor and connect with the international trade community and learn about their contributions to the region’s economic power.
Keynote: Pat Klein, Director of Aviation, Kansas City Aviation Department
Moderator: Chris Gutierrez, President, KC SmartPort
Industry Panel:
Adam Hill, President & COO, The Scarbrough Group of Companies
Tina Roth, Associate Director, Global Supply Chain & Trade Compliance, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.
Lesa Brownell, Global Center of Excellence Compliance Manager, TVH Parts Co
RSVPs are limited, please register to reserve a spot.
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Kansas City Public Library - Central Library
14 W 10th Street
Helzberg Auditorium
Kansas City, MO 64105
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