Events

Going Global: Leveraging US Trade Policy for International Success

Tuesday, March 9 • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Thank you to our event sponsor:  M3 Insurance

Attend this MITA webinar and learn about the current status of US trade policies and the possibilities for change in direction and focus with new international leadership initiatives.

Speakers

Cory Bouck, Regional Business Director, Asia-Pacific, and Bob Fitzgerald, VP International business of Johnsonville

Professor Jeremi Suri , Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, The University of Texas – Austin

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members; $20 for Non-Members
Registration Required

MITA’s events are Co-sponsored by M.E. Dey Import-Export, Trek Bicycle and ABS Global.

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Less Risk, More Rewards: Insuring against the Risks of International Trade

Tuesday, April 13 • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Thank you to our event sponsor:  LR International

Join MITA and learn several ways to create an international risk management program in order to grow your business with confidence. Hear from two presenters who work with international companies on identifying and mitigating the risks associated with exporting and international trade.

Speakers

Nate Troyer, Account Executive, M3 Insurance

Paul Jarzomber, COO, LR International

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members; $20 for Non-Members
Registration Required

MITA’s events are Co-sponsored by M.E. Dey Import-Export, Trek Bicycle and ABS Global.

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Past Events

2021 A Fresh Start: Solving the Ongoing Challenges in Global Trade Compliance

Tuesday, February 9, 2021  [via WEBEX]

Main Program  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Morning “Bonus” Program  7:30 AM – 9:00 AM  (included with registration for Main Program)

Thank you to our Event Sponsor:  M.E. Dey Import-Export    

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members; $45 for Non-Members
Registration Required

Attend this half-day MITA webinar and stay on top of global trade compliance issues in 2021!

Speakers:

James E. Bartlett III, Partner and Director, Full Circle Compliance (FCC)

Mark Stiffler, Senior Import/Export Project Lead, Sub Zero Group, Inc.

Robert Boehm, Licensed Customs Broker, International Customs Services, Inc.

Susan Dragotta, Global Business Instructor, Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) 

Donald Pearce,  Principal, Sentinel LLC

Johnny Xie and Ann Marie Wick, Managing Directors, FTI Consulting (China)

Jen Lam,  Global Trade Compliance Consultant

Cheryl Becker, Director – International Trade Compliance, Plexus Corp.

Gale Pence/Heather Schmidt, Global Precision Industries

Jay P. Nash, Principal, Nash Global Trade Services

For Speaker Bios click here.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor M.E. Dey & Co.  and to our Platinum Sponsors:

ABS Global

M.E. Dey & Co.

Trek Bicycle

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2021 Economic Forecast: A Global Perspective

Tuesday, January 12 • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join MITA at our 12th Annual Global Economic Forecast Conference to look into the future of the global economy.

At this MITA flagship event, two renowned economists will provide insights into the US and global economy. 

Speakers

Byron Shoulton, International Economist at FCIA Management
John Koskinen, Chief Economist for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members; $45 for Non-Members
Registration Required

Thank you to our sponsors:
JP Morgan/Chase

M.E. Dey & Co.
Trek Bicycle and ABS Global

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The Right Export Partner for Turbulent Times (with MITA Annual Meeting immediately thereafter)

Tuesday, December 8 • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Join MITA on December 8th to learn how companies can leverage state and federal export support, financial resources and international connections to increase global sales and expand into new international markets.

This FREE MITA webinar will be immediately followed by the Annual MITA Members Meeting, which will be an opportunity for current and prospective Members to get the latest updates on all the great things happening at MITA and provide direct feedback to the MITA Board of Directors! 

Speakers

Special Address by Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of WEDC

Koreen Grube, Director for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service, Milwaukee

Aaron Zitzelsberger, International Grants Manager, WEDC Global Trade & Investment Division

Mark Rhoda-Reis, Director of the Export and Business Development Division, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

This FREE MITA webinar will be followed by the Annual MITA Members Meeting at the end of the session.

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members and  Non-Members
Registration Required

Thank you to our sponsors:
M.E. Dey & Co.
Trek Bicycle
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

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Sourcing Beyond China

Tuesday, November 10 • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

On November 10, 2020 we’ll be joined by seasoned experts from Trek Bicycle and Motis Brands who will talk about how they are approaching the complexities of global sourcing as they diversify beyond China.

Speakers

Steve Malchow, Vice President of Operations and Global Sourcing, Trek Bicycle Corp.
Desiree Pasbrig, Director Global Sourcing, Motis Brands

Cost of Admission:
FREE for MITA Members
$20 for Non-Members
Registration Required

Thank you to our sponsors:
M.E. Dey & Co.
Trek Bicycle
Nash Global Trade Services

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MMAC World Trade Association’s Global Business Insights Virtual Series Events

MITA is co-sponsoring the upcoming  MMAC World Trade Association’s Global Business Insights Virtual Series Events every Wednesday from September 23 to November 4, 2020 from 11:30 AM – 1PM.

These seven critical topics will help businesses and practitioners at all levels of your company navigate current challenges and succeed in these uncertain times.

Cost of Admission: 

MITA Members can register at the same SPECIAL price as WTA Members.

Full Series Prices
WTA/MMAC/MITA Members: $100
Non-Members: $250

Individual Session Prices:
Members: $25 per session
Non-Members: $40 per session

For more information and to Register for all or individual events go to: https://www.mmac.org/global-business-insights-series.html

 

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MITA Webinar: Resources for Exporting and Importing: the Government Really is Here to Help

If you could find a key that would virtually open doors to new foreign markets, would you use it? If it was right here in Wisconsin would you want to know more? Would you still listen if it was a government program?

Tuesday, September 15 • 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

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