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International Business Council Events Calendar
IBC Upstate NY Trade Conference & Expo
Thursday, June 20, 2013
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Rochester Institute of Technology
Louise Slaughter Hall, CIMS, Building 78
1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
For more information, call 585-530-6200 or email
Opening Panel Discussion: Increasing Revenues Through Globalization,
Michael Nuccitelli, President & CEO, Parlec, Owner, Century Mold,
Dick Rosenbloom, CEO, Ambrell, An Ameritherm Company, and
Michael Zimmer, President, US Global Document Outsourcing, Xerox Corporation
Lunch Keynote: Stephen Leach, Managing Director, Citibank, Foreign Exchange Economist
Closing Keynote: Rob Sands, President and CEO, Constellation Brands Inc.
Export Control Reform: John Priecko, Trade Compliance Solutions and Jason Waite, Alston & Bird, LLP
Incoterms: Frank Reynolds, US Delegate to the Incoterms® 2010 Revision
Leading experts will also discuss best practices in international trade:
- Bulding Effective Distribution Channels
- Emerging Markets: Growth, Opportunities and Challenges
- Tackling Trade-Secret Theft
- EXIM Bank Financing
- Foreign-Trade Zones
- Top 10 Mistakes in International Employment
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Basic Export Seminar
Location: SUNY Geneseo
1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost: Attendees - $50
Exhibitors - $125 per table
Thursday, October 17, 2013
IBC ITAR/EAR Roundtable Lunch
Please join the following industry professionals for a roundtable discussion on recent export control reforms.
~ Beverly Demma, Regulatory Compliance Manager, Qioptiq Defense, Inc.,
~ Michael Frail, CUSECO, CIP, Senior Advisor Operations Manager,
Mohawk Global Logistics,
~ Mary Menz, VP, Corporate Trade Compliance, Harris Corporation
~ Mary Slack, Contracts & Compliance Administrator, Spectracom
Corp. (Orolia USA, Inc.),
~ Larry Vuksanic, VP, Business Development, Redcom
~ Jon Yormick, Managing Attorney, Law Offices of Jon P. Yormick Co., LPA
Cost: $25 IBC Members
Time: 12pm to 2pm
Space is limited.
To reserve your seat, contact Leah or Stephanie by
calling 585-530-6200 or e-mailing info@IBCRochester.com
Thursday, November 7, 2013
22nd Annual Trade Banquet & Expo
Location: Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside
120 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604
Business Under China's New Leadership -- IBC Symposium
Panelists Heidi Hu Ames of Myland USA, Brian Reh of Gorbel Inc., Bill Simpson of Gleason Corporation and Kok-chi Tsim of J.P. Morgan discuss business opportunities present due to China's once in a decade change in leadership.
Click these links to view Brian Reh's presentation and Bill Simpson's presentation.2012 Best International Service Provider and Exporter of the Year Awarded
Check out YNN's coverage of our IBC Symposium.
Harris RF Communications was named Exporter of the Year, and Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C. earned the 2012 Best International Service Provider award at the International Business Council's 21st Annual Trade Banquet & Expo.
The yearly event offered an exhibition of resources to help local companies succeed in global trade. Other companies honored for their excellence in international business included Carestream, Pictometry International Corp., and Sutherland Global Services. Additional nominees for the Best International Service Provider award were Advanced Lanugage Translation Inc., M & L Trucking and International Freight Forwarding, Mohawk Global, and Speed Global Services.
Bicycling Magazine recently named Rochester, NY one of America's Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities. (Spring 2010)
Top-ranked public and private schools, a good economy, and strong employment growth are some of the reasons Kiplinger named Rochester the 5th Best City for Families. (July 2012)
Greater Rochester ranks 13th among metropolitan regions for the number of patents issued per million residents. (Brookings Institute report "Patenting Prosperity: Invention and Economic Performance in the United States and its Metropolitan Areas" 2013)
The Rochester Region is the best place in the US to purchase a home, according to Forbes.com and Zillow. (May 2011)
The Daily Beast ranked Rochester among the top 10 smartest cities in the U.S. (October 2010)
The Daily Beast ranks Rochester 14th in the nation in "near-universal" health care with 91 percent covered by health care policies
The Weather Channel named Rochester, NY one of the safest weather cities in the U.S. (August 2012)
Finger Lakes Region ranked one of the Top Four Riesling Regions in the world. (by Culinary Institute of America's Karen MacNeil, summer 2010)
The Scientist magazine named the University of Rochester one of the best places in the world for scientists to work.(August 2012)
Trulia.com names Rochester, NY one of the "5 Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2012." (Jan 2012)
Newsweek and The Daily Beast annually highlight the top public high schools in the U.S., and 11 Greater Rochester high schools consistently make the list. (May 2012)
Rochester has the 5th best Friday afternoon commute in the country. (Governing Magazine, July 2012)
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks U of R's Simon School of Business the top private U.S. business school for return on investment. (January 2011)
Bloomberg Businessweek recognized Rochester as the 15th strongest job market in the country. (June 2010)
Greater Rochester ranked first in job growth by Business Facilities Magazine, a leading trade publication targeted at site selectors. (July 2011)
The New Republic reports Rochester, NY is one of the most innovation-intensive metro areas in the country.(March 2012)
Rochester is ranked 12th among the "Most Inventive Cities" in the U.S. (The Daily Beast, 2011)
Richard Florida of The Atlantic Cities ranked Rochester, NY the 13th Brainiest City in America. (Source: The Atlantic Cities, June 2012)
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine ranks SUNY Geneseo 2nd in nation in "Best Value" among public colleges for out-of-state students; 7th for in-state students. (January 2011)
BloombergBusinessweek ranked Rochester the 32nd Best City in the U.S. (September 2012)
Strong Memorial Hospital, consistently recognized in U.S. News and Reports as "One of America's Best Hospitals in the Nation," is widely known for its cardiac care. It operates the only heart transplant program in Western New York and is also nationally recognized for neurosurgery, urology, gynecology, cancer and pediatric specialties.
Rochester ranks in the Top 10 in the nation for volunteer hours per resident. (source: Corporation for National & Community Service, 2009)
Forbes magazine ranked the Rochester, NY area the third-best metropolitan region in the country for raising a family. (June 2010)
The Today Show names the Finger Lakes Wine Country as a Top Food Trend for 2012.(Jan 2012)
MSN rated Rochester, NY the most livable bargain market in the US. (July 2011)
Rochester's health care costs are among the lowest in the country. Commercial insurance costs are 30% below the national average.
Genesee County was ranked fourth best food processing region in the country, based on metropolitan food processing industry growth. (Business Facilities Magazine, August 2012)
Six Greater Rochester Region schools appear on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of top regional and national universities (September 2011)
Forbes recently ranked Rochester, NY one of America's most innovative cities. (June 2010)
Rochester is the 8th best midsize metro college town in the nation. (American Institute for Economic Research, 2010-2011 College Destination Index)
Golf Magazine and the National Golf Foundation named Rochester one of the 10 Best Golf Cities in America. (Golf.com, August 2010)
Atlantic magazine lists Rochester as one of 35 innovation hubs in the country. (October 2011)
According to Forbes, your take-home pay will go farther in Rochester. Our community's diversified economy and history of sustained low costs make it an affordable location. (Forbes, November 2010)
The Finger Lakes Region was named the top lakeside retreat in the world.
(source: Shermans Travel, August 2009)
Rochester was recognized as one of Ten Underrated Hotbeds of American Innovation. (Source: Fast Company, August 2012)
Oak Hill Country Club named best private club in US, based on Golf World Magazine reader survey. (source: Golf World Magazine, September 2009)
At $118,900, the median home sales price is 31% more affordable than the national average. Approximately 84.4% of area homes are affordable for our region's median income. National Association of Realtors (Q2, 2011), NAHB Housing Opportunity Index (Q1, 2011)
Brookings Institution ranks Rochester the 46th best metro economy in the world and 3rd best in the U.S.(Jan 2012)
7% of the world's fresh water supply is right here in the Greater Rochester, NY Region.
Business Facilities, a leading site selection magazine, names Rochester, NY one of only seven "Editor's Location Picks" (June 2010)
The diversity of our economy as well as the strength of our colleges and universities are some of the reasons Businessweek selected Rochester as one of the Top 20 Best Places to Start Over in 2010. (Nov 2010)
The Strong Museum is ranked as one of the top 10 Children's Museums in the nation by Child Magazine. It is also home to the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Based on Forbes' analysis of the most innovative cities in the US, Rochester is ranked 5th for patents per capita.(2010)
Kiplinger names Rochester the "Best City in the U.S. for Commuters." (March 2011)
Business Insider says the Finger Lakes is #16 among "50 trips you have to take in the U.S."
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