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MBITA Monterey Luncheon - Information Technology & Global eCommerce Solutions for Small Business

Category: Luncheons
Date(s) and Time(s): Friday, Mar 21, 2003, 03:00 AM - Friday, Mar 21, 2003, 03:00 AM
Venue: The new Univ. of Ca. MBEST Center
Address: 3180 Imjin Rd
City / State / Country: Marina / CA / US
Organizer / Promoter: MBITA
Phone: 831-469-0148
Fax: 831-469-0917
Email:
URL: http://www.mbita.org
Description: MBITA Monterey Chapter Luncheon

Information Technology & Global eCommerce Solutions for Small Business
Sponsored by MBITA New Corporate Sponsor First National Bank(www.firstnationalbank.com)

The Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA)(www.mbita.org)and
the Monterey Export Assistance Center (EAC)of the U.S. Department of Commerce (www.usatrade.gov)are pleased to invite you to a special luncheon meeting in Monterey on Friday, March 21st in Monterey.

Guest speakers:

Andrea Peiro, Managing Director of the Small Business Development Center Technology Advisory Program (SBDCTAP) (www.sbdctap.com), will present the range of information technologies available to small businesses to simplify their daily operations and smart ways these small businesses can jump on this technology train. Such technologies include point of sales equipment, inventory management, human resources administration, electronic booking, digital printing, email, etc. These technologies can open up new distribution channels and business, streamline procurement and reduce cost.

Michael Parker, Founder of Pacific IDS (pacids.com) will discuss the advantages of high quality web site design and function for maximum exposure in the global marketplace. Included in this presentation will be a discussion on using custom design and navigation, streaming video, animation, interactive demonstrations, direct message delivery with rich content emails, website marketing and electronic newsletters to optimize the effectiveness of your global marketing communications.

Shawn Walters, VP International Banking Group and Becky Venard, VP Business
Services of First National Bank (www.1stnational.com) will also be giving a presentation on its international business finance services. of First National Bank (www.firstnationalbank.com) will also be giving a presentation on its
international business finance services.

Date: Friday, March 21st, 2003
Place: The new Univ. of Ca. MBEST Center, 3180 Imjin Rd.- Marina, CA 93933
Time: Noon lunch to 1:30pm, 11:30am registration
Price: $20; $25 non-members
Reservations required.

Call the MBITA office at 831-469-0148 or email your contact information
at info@mbita.org

For driving directions go to: http://www.ucmbest.org/About/Location/Location.htm




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