Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee

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Name: Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee
Date: November 5, 2018 - November 9, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Louisiana International Trade Week
Summary of Panels: November 5-9, 2018
Monday, Nov 5th: Venue TBD, New Orleans LA
Navigating the International Trade Ecosystem: Small Business Resource Partners
  • An Introduction to the Customs Process: CBPs Role in Trade Imports, Exports and Compliance
  • Accessing Capital for Importing & Exporting: A How-To Panel
  • Identifying and Working with an Overseas Broker & Distributor
  • Resource Roundtable: Meet your International Trade Resource Providers
  • Networking Reception
Tuesday, Nov 6th: Venue TBD, New Orleans, LA
Business Strategies & Policy Overview for International Operators
  • Scaling Overseas: Biz Insights from Specialty Food & Beverage Experts
  • Cyber: What you need to Know about Blockchain and the International Trade of Tomorrow
  • Keynote Lunch: Tariffs and Trade Agreements in Transition
  • Pivoting & Communicating in Times of Uncertainty: Small Business Strategies
  • Communicating about Water: Creating Local and Global Water Ambassadors
  • Networking Reception
Wednesday, Nov 7th:
International Trade Site Visits
  • Port Tour and Dialogue on International Trade at Port of South Louisiana and  Tour of Crystal Hot Sauce Manufacturing Facility
  • Tour of the Port of NOLA & Michoud Assembly Facility/NASA Research Center
  • VIP Boat Tour of Southwest Passage
*Lunch included in each tour. Registration required.
Thurs, Nov 8th: Louisiana State Welcome Center, Baton Rouge, LA
Policies and Projects Impacting Louisiana’s Role in International Trade
  • Public Private Partnerships: Utilizing P3s to Drive Innovation in Transportation
  • Luncheon: Policy Discussion and Special Recognition
  • Legacy Industries Re-Invented: Innovations in Energy and Chemicals
  • Amplifying Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Louisiana
Friday, Nov 9: International Trade Jubilee at Harrah’s Casino Theatre
Keynote: The Hon. U.S. Senator “Bill” Cassidy
2018 Eugene J. Schreiber Award Recipient: Don Pierson, Secretary of Louisiana Economic Development
*10 NASBITE CEU credits recognized for attending Trade Week
For ticket information: WTCNO
Event Sponsors:
  • International House Hotel
  • New Orleans Chamber
  • Small Business Administration
Event Sponsors:
November 5 & 6, 2018: New Orleans, LA Venue TBD
November 7, 2018: Site Tours
November 8, 2018: Louisiana State Welcome Center - Baton Rouge, LA
November 9, 2018: Harrah's Hotel Theater - New Orleans, LA 
Date/Time Information:
November 5 & 6, 2018: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
November 7, 2018: Site Tour Times Vary
November 8, 2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
November 9, 2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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