Do you want to make more money for your business? Is it time to expand your market? Join Onward Eugene and Business Oregon for an evening of information and conversation about the value of international sales. The moderated panel discussion will cover topics from benefits and strategies to funding and resources. Listen to firsthand experiences from local business owners, and learn about funding resources available through Business Oregon. Global Trade Specialist and Business Strategist Steve Thompson will help demystify the world of international business and touch on the myriad ways the STEP grant program has helped thousands of small businesses obtain grants and find customers in the international marketplace since 2011.
Also joining the panel are Haisum Shah and Smriti Agrawal Zaneveld, Ph.D. Haisum is a senior international trade specialist with the International Trade Administration. His areas of expertise include Design and Construction, Environmental Technologies, Energy Industry, Food and Agriculture Value Chain, and Education. Smriti is the founder and president of Lazarus 3D, Inc–a high-tech startup that produces patient-specific 3D models for surgery practice, increasing safety and improving outcomes.
After the panel discussion, stick around for a professional networking social. Eat, drink and mingle with the local business community. You’re sure to make new connections and begin blazing your company’s path to global success.
Panel discussion begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 23. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. All at the Innovation Hub @ 942 Olive St. in downtown Eugene!
Note: All registered attendees are invited for a FREE 1:1 with Steve Thompson on Friday, February 24. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule yours!