Louisiana International Trade Week & Jubilee

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


Louisiana International Trade Week 
Sponsorship Deadline = Wednesday, October 24
Registration Deadline = Wednesday, October 31

Summary of Panels: November 5-9, 2018
Monday, Nov 5th: International House, New Orleans LA, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Navigating the International Trade Ecosystem: Know Your Resources 
  • An Introduction to the Customs Process: CBPs Role in Trade Imports, Exports and Compliance
  • Accessing Capital for Importing & Exporting
  • Lunch: Doing Business in Canada 
  • Taking Louisiana Food Culture Global 
  • Opportunities Abound: Navigating Investment Opportunities through the One Bel. One Road Initiative 
  • Meet your International Trade Resource Providers
Tuesday, Nov 6th: International House, New Orleans, LA, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Learn from the Experts: How to Expand & Succeed Overseas 
  • Scaling Overseas: Biz Insights from Specialty Food & Beverage Experts
  • Cyber: What You Need to Know About Blockchain and the International Trade of Tomorrow
  • Lunch: Tariffs and Trade Agreements in Transition (Keynote Panel) 
  • Communicating in Times of Uncertainty: Small Business Strategies
  • Communicating about Water: Creating Local and Global Water Ambassadors
  • Keynote Reception: International Trade & the Jobs of Tomorrow, Michael Hecht, GNO, Inc. 
Wednesday, Nov 7th: Various Sites/Ports, Times Vary by Tour
Louisiana International Trade & Business Site Tours 
  • VIP Boat Tour of Southwest Passage (8 am - 5 pm) SOLD OUT
  • Tour of the Port of NOLA & Michoud Assembly Facility/NASA Research Center (10 am - 4:15 pm) SOLD OUT
  • Tour of the Port of South Louisiana & New Orleans Public Belt Railroad  (9 am - 4 pm)​ ONE SEAT LEFT
  • Luncheon at the Governor's Mansion (11:30 am - 2 pm) SOLD OUT
*Lunch and transportation included in each tour. Registration required. Email mmccormack@wtcno.org with questions. 
Thurs, Nov 8th: Capitol Park Event Center, 702 River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day of Dialogue with Moderated Panels 
  • P3 (Public Private Partnerships) Dialogue 
  • Legacy Industries Re-Invented: Innovations in Energy and Chemicals
  • Amplifying Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Louisiana
  • Roundtable Dialogue with EDA 
Friday, Nov 9th: Harrah's Casino Theatre, New Orleans, LA, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Louisiana International Trade Week Jubilee 
  • Registration and Networking 
  • The Honorable U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy Keynote 
  • Presentation of Eugene J. Schreiber Award Recipient: Don Pierson, Secretary of Louisiana Economic Development
  • Dancing, Networking and Celebration
  • Entertainment Provided by the Cha Wa Band 
*10 NASBITE CEU credits recognized for attending Trade Week
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November 5 & 6, 2018: The International House Hotel (220 Camp St., New Orleans LA)
November 7, 2018: Site Tours 
November 8, 2018: Capitol Park Event Center (702 River Road, Baton Rouge, LA)
November 9, 2018: Harrah's Hotel Theater (8 Canal St., 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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