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Special Edition Newsletter 3/24/15
Kane County to Host Exports and Technology Workshop, this Thursday, March 26th

Presented by the COD International Trade Center

Please forward this announcement to local businesses and economic development professionals that could benefit from this workshop.

The Jobs Committee of the Kane County Board, co-chaired by Theresa Barreiro and Rebecca Gillam, is sponsoring a special workshop on exports and technology, presented by the COD International Trade Center. The presentation will be delivered by Zachary Person, the International Trade Center Program Manager at the College of DuPage.


For economic developers and local businesses seeking to capitalize on the benefits of exporting, this program will introduce strategies for getting started. Some of the learning objectives will include:

  • Using the newest tools and technology such as Ebay and Alibaba to find and test international markets before market entry.
  • Determine a company's readiness to take advantage of new export markets.
  • Learn about free and low cost resources offered by your local International Trade Center (ITC).
  • Discover how to overcome barriers and risks. 

About Zack:

Zachary Person brings more than a decade of international business companies.  His background includes, marketing strategy and implementation, international distributor development, regulatory affairs, sales and product management. Zach also speaks German, a little Spanish and enjoys all things technology. experience to the table working with both manufacturers and service based



When and where:
This free workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. It will be located in the first floor auditorium of the Kane County Government Center (Building A) at 719 S. Batavia Avenue in Geneva, IL. Light refreshments will be served from Corner Bakery Cafe®. RSVP is suggested but not required. Please reply to Matt Tansley at tansleymatthew@co.kane.il.us


Kane County Planning Cooperative
Matthew Tansley, Planner - (630) 232-3493 - tansleymatthew@co.kane.il.us or kcplancoop@co.kane.il.us
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