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Global California - Doorstep to the World

Category: Conference
Date(s) and Time(s): Thursday, Feb 16, 2006, 08:30 AM - Thursday, Feb 16, 2006, 06:00 PM
Venue: California Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1215 K Street Suite 1400 Box 1736
City / State / Country: Sacramento / CA / US
Organizer / Promoter: Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA), TradePort and the CalTrade Report
Phone: 916-444-6685
Fax:
Email: cristina@mbita.org
URL: http://www.calchamber.com
Description: Presented by The Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA), TradePort and The CalTrade Report

Every year, thousands of small and medium-sized companies pump the life’s blood of international business into the heart of the California economy, generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and creating thousands of jobs.

In fact, according to Inc. Magazine’s most recent “Inc. 500” list, the state – long regarded as an incubator of entrepreneurism and innovation – serves as home to 77 of the nation’s fastest growing privately-owned companies – more than half of which have partners overseas.

On February 16, 2006 at the California Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Sacramento, “Global California – Doorstep to the World” will offer companies of all sizes a forum to access timely information and expertise on the major issues challenging California’s international trade community. In addition, acknowledged trade experts will present visionary business executives considering taking their companies global with the valuable, practical benefit of their own international experiences.

Expert panelists at the day-long conference – organized by TradePort, the Monterey Bay International Trade Association, and the CalTrade Report – will cover such topics as:

• Global California goes online
• The State of “Global California”
• The California-China Connection
• Taking Your Company Global – The Basics
• Branding Your Product Overseas and Global Web Marketing
• California Public Sector Trade Initiatives
• Secure Trade: The Challenges and Options
• Trade Finance Options
• California’s Transportation Infrastructure

“Global California – Doorstep to the World” will also provide an unprecedented opportunity to meet and network with some of the most experienced international business people in the state.

Join us on February 16, 2006 in Sacramento and draw on California\'s vast reservoir of business acumen, energy, and entrepreneurial spirit to grow your company by exploring untold, opportunities in the global marketplace.

It’s a big world of opportunity out there and this is the trade conference you can\'t afford to miss.

Unlock your company’s global potential and invest in California\'s international future. Mark your calendar for “Global California – Doorstep to the World.”

For more information please visit: http://tradeport.org/global_cal_06_conference.html

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