INAUGURAL HILL COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
On September 6th, 2013, numerous companies from across the Hill Country will gather to participate in the second “Hill Country International Business Conference” at the Boerne Chamber of Commerce (www.boerne.org). This conference will address opportunities and challenges specific to small businesses in the Hill Country involved in international trade.
This event will provide attendees with the opportunity to connect and network with other business owners currently conducting international business. Also, experts in international business development, social media, sales and marketing will provide the latest information on topics such as:
Emerging international markets and new free trade agreements
Sales and marketing assistance services for American companies abroad
Using social media and search tools to create international sales opportunities
International sales best practices
To RSVP, please contact Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, Sr. International Business Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is sold out! If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list and/or attending next year’s “Hill Country International Business Conference”, please email Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, Sr. International Business Consultant at email@example.com.
8:00 – 8:20 am
Registration and breakfast
8:20 – 8:30 am
Crisanne Zamponi, President, Boerne Chamber of Commerce (www.boerne.org)
8:30 – 8:50 am
Conference Official Kick Off
Lauren McKinney, Office of the Governor (www.texaswideopenforbusiness.com/small-business)
8:50 – 9:00 am
9:00 – 9:30 am
Trade Update (International Business Opportunities for Texan Companies)
Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, Sr. International Business Consultant, International Trade Center (www.texastrade.org)
9:30 – 9:40 am
International Marketing and In-Country Sales Assistance
Michael Rosales, Sr. International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service (www.export.gov/texas/sanantonio)
9:40 – 9:55 am
9:55 – 10:45 am
Creating International Sales Opportunities from Your Desk: Using Social Media and Online Search Tools
Wes Baerga and Danny Batista, Partners, Vuepoint Creative (www.vuepointcreative.com)
10:45 – 10:55 am
10:55 – 11:45 am
International Sales Best Practices
Michael Morton, Managing Partner, Critical Path Strategies (www.criticalpathstrategies.com)
11:45 – Noon
*Continental breakfast, refreshments and snacks will be provided.