International Trade Events
2014 Upstate NY Trade Conference & Expo
Thursday June 19, 2014
The Strong, National Museum of Play
One Manhattan Square
Rochester, NY 14607 U.S.A.
|Opening Panel Discussion:
“Increasing Revenues through Globalization” with leaders from Alstom, Crosman Corporation, and Spectracom
| Lunch Keynote:
|"Global Economic Outlook” Dr. Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo
| Closing Keynote:
| "Feeding the World” Kraig Kayser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Seneca Foods
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Keynotes, educational sessions and matchmaking
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Wells Fargo Networking Reception & Expo
Past Trade Events
22nd Annual Trade Banquet & Expo - Thursday, November 7, 2013
Congratulations 2013 International Business Award Winners!
2013 Large International Business of the Year: Carestream Health
2013 Small International Business of the Year: Liberty Pumps
2013 Best International Service Provider of the Year: Advanced Language Translation
2013 International Executive of the Year: Constellation Brands, Inc.
ITAR & EAR Roundtable - Thursday, October 17, 2013
Some of the region's more knowledgeable industry professionals provided updates on recent International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) & Export Administration Regulations (EAR) reforms.
- Beverly Demma, Regulatory Compliance Manager, Qioptiq Defense, Inc.,
- Michael Frail, CUSECO, CIP, Export Compliance Manager, Mohawk Global Logistics
- Jim Neiderst, Shutter Manufacturing, Materials and Compliance Manager, Melles Griot,
- 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
Letters of Credit Seminar - Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
Speaker Barbara Trupkin of Trade Technologies discussed how to get paid quickly and efficiently under International Letters of Credit and how to avoid discrepancies and utilize modern technology to process payment rapidly.
Click here to view Barbara's presentation
IBC Upstate NY Trade Conference & Expo - Thursday, June 20, 2013
(To view trade conference presentations, click on the speaker name or topic below)
Opening Panel Discussion: Increasing Revenues Through Globalization, Michael Nuccitelli, President & CEO, Parlec, Owner, Century Mold Dick Rosenbloom, CEO, Ambrell, An Ameritherm Company, andMichael 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 discussed best practices in international trade:
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.
Check out YNN's coverage of our IBC Symposium.
2012 Best International Service Provider and Exporter of the Year AwardedHarris 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.