Doing business with the USA
Programme:1) State of US/NZ Relations & Select USA– Jim Donegan, Consul General, US Consulate
2) Latest import/export trends – implications for business – presentation – Rachel Sutherland, Auckland Regional Field Sales Manager, DHL Express
3) Critical Success Factors when doing business with the USA – Michael Calvo, NZTE, Washington DC
4) Panel: Important learnings from established businesses trading in the US to assist businesses setting up in the USA- things to look out for.
Panel Chair – Paul Grey, World Wide Access who will talk about the latest developments in e-commerce.
Manufacturer of baby food freezing trays - Christina Piet, Mumi & Bubi
Apparel – James or Amie Nilsonn, Merino Kids
IT – Bill Farmer, Mako Networks
Manufactured goods – Mark Taylor, FramecadSeafood-Peter Vitasovich, Greenshell New Zealand
Beverages - Tracey King, Ti-tonics
5) Panel: Expert insights from renowned/worldwide service providers:
International Trade Finance /Banking – Steve Fishwick, Senior Manager - Trade & Supply Chain, ANZ Bank
Freight forwarding/shipping –Geoff Popham, Export Business Development Manager, Burnard International
Taxation (Issues, Solutions) – Gina Wallace, US NZ Tax
IP – Geoff Chisholm, Baldwins
Immigration – Barbara Johnson
Legal & US Regulatory Affairs -Ada Echetebu, Norris Legal Consulting
Credit insurance – Chris Murphy, Coface2.00 pm to 5.30 pm followed by networking and refreshments
Registrations will not be refunded if bookings are cancelled after 11th October 2013.