Kansas businesses looking to grow through exporting may want to put Kansas International Trade Day on their calendars.
The annual conference, hosted by the Kansas Department of Commerce, will take place June 5 in Lawrence. It will feature sessions and speakers designed to help companies begin exporting or increase exports. The event lasts from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 200 McDonald Drive.
The event will feature a panel of 2018 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award finalists sharing success stories. There will be exhibits from export service providers and sessions including the following:
- How to pick a market // The how, why and what of determining where in the world businesses should sell goods
- Financial options for international buyers // Developing an understanding of financing export sales through the EXIM Bank
- Growing Kansas’ global partnerships // A panel of consuls general from Canada, Mexico, China and the UK
- Getting in front of the customer // Marketing globally using federal and state financial assistance programs
Register here. Cost is $50 before May 1 and $75 after May 1. The fee includes lunch.