Participants will take part in an interactive market briefing from the U.S. Commercial Service in Colombia and Panama on current market opportunities, along with an overview of the benefits and challenges of exporting to Panama and Colombia.
Following the briefing, participants will learn the importance of culture and communication in Colombia and Panama.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, Auditorium
151 Powell Road, Columbia, SC 29203
(8:30 am - Noon) Cost is $25 per person.
All reference material, morning pastries/coffee included.
For more information and to register please Click Here or go to http://www.sctrade.org/events.html.
Seating is limited, registration form, & payment required to guarantee seat.
Location: Midlands Technical College,
Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road,
Columbia, SC 29203
Map & Directions http://www.midlandstech.edu/northeastmap-b.htm
Schedule of Events:
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction- Amy Thomson, Senior International Trade Specialist, Columbia U.S. Export Assistance Center
9:10 - 10:00 a.m. Colombia Market and Opportunity Briefing- Cameron Werker, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Bogota, Colombia
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Q & A/Break10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Panama Market and Opportunity Briefing- Daniel T. Crocker, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Panama
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Culture and Communication- Clare Morris and Jessica Daly of the Clare Morris Agency 11:50 – 12:00 p.m. Q&A/Closing Room and facilities provided by Midlands Technical College Funded in part through a grant award with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. Contact Anita Patel, (803) 737-0247/ apatel@SCcommerce.com