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Torrance Cultural Arts Center

3330 Civic Center Drive

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South Bay World Trade Week

Manufacturers' International Connection Breakfast

(A half-day event providing valuable information on how to grow your business internationally effectively)

Presented by:
City of Torrance
District Export Council Southern California
Hong Kong Trade Development Council

South Bay WTW Manufacturers' International Connection Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Place: Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503

Admission: Free (seats are limited and this is a trade only event)

In celebration of World Trade Week, the City of Torrance, District Export Council Southern California and Hong Kong Trade Development Council are presenting a complimentary half-day program for the South Bay business community to learn some practical tips and valuable experience from other successful entrepreneurs as well as resources available for those looking to grow their businesses internationally.


Program:

8:30 am - Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits & General Networking

9:00 am - Welcome Remarks by Mayor Patrick Furey, City of Torrance

9:15 am - Keynote presentation by Ralph Chow, Regional Director, Americas, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

9:40 am - Panel Discussion (speakers to be announced)

Panel I. Experience Sharing (A panel of entrepreneurs will share their business models, success stories, challenges as well as practical tips in doing business internationally)

Moderator - Chris Lo, Director, Los Angeles, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Speakers -
- Brian Babb, Division President of SMG, Storm Manufacturing Group
- Abas Goodarzi, President, US Hybrid
- and more ...

Panel II. Information Session (A panel of agencies will share their services, resources and tools available to help small businesses to grow internationally.)

Moderator - Elizabeth Glynn, Export Advisor, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC)

Speakers -
- Julie Anne Hennessy, Office Director, Los Angeles U.S. Export Assistance Center
- Norman Arikawa, Assistant Director, Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles
- Port of Long Beach
- Alto Takabayashi, SCORE Los Angeles

10:40 am - Q&A Session

10:55 am - Closing Remarks

11:00 am - Opportunity Drawing, Exhibits and General Networking



Events Partners:

South Bay WTW Manufacturers' International Connection Breakfast


Please RSVP online at, http://tinyurl.com/southbay15may2019. As this is a trade-off only, event organizer(s) reserve the right to refuse admission to those not in trade, thank you for your understanding.

For more information, please contact:

Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Tel: (213) 622 3194
Email: laevents@hktdc.org


See you in Torrance on May 15 !




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