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On the Road with M3 Insurance

MITA is pleased to announce M3 Insurance as an Event Sponsor of our March 9 event: Going Global: Leveraging US Trade Policy for International Success. M3 was founded in 1968 as an independent life insurance agency. Today they are a full-service insurance brokerage firm with six locations in Wisconsin serving industries ranging from manufacturing and distribution to government and financial institutions.

M.E. Dey provides guidance on Global Supply Chain Disruptions

There are many things that can affect shipping routes, transit times, and transportation costs. Currently the market is impacted by labor shortages, equipment scarcity and imbalance, vessels omitting ports of call and limited trucking availability. All of these factors combined are creating serious delays, increased costs and port congestion. Freight rates are at an ALL […]

Thank you to Departing Board Members

MITA would like to recognize the enormous contributions Harry Haney, Erik Ibele and Katy Sinnott have so generously given in their roles as members of our Board of Directors.  It is through their dedication and commitment that MITA has been able to effectively provide a forum for the international business community allowing members to connect and gain current, relevant and […]

Meet MITA’s Newest Platinum Sponsor – Trek Bicycle

Headquartered locally in Waterloo, Trek Bicycle is the largest U.S. bicycle company. When they started in 1976, there were five employees on the payroll. A lot has changed from that time, and MITA sat down with their International Financial Controller, Eric Rosenow, to see how Trek has been handling the challenges of 2020. MITA: So […]

MITA Appoints Jay Nash as a New President

The Board of Directors of the Madison International Trade Association (MITA) appointed a new president this month. Jay P. Nash, Principal, Nash Global Trade Services (NGTS), will lead the association until the end of 2020. Jay was elected to the MITA Board in 2018 and has since served on the Programming and Marketing Committees, in […]

Navigating the “New Normal” during Covid-19 times

Many words have been used to describe the global pandemic that continues to impact our world. But, one word that could sum up the situation is – disruption. The members of the MITA Board are working tirelessly during the Covid-19 pandemic to help businesses, both theirs and others, navigate this “new normal” and minimize the […]

NASBITE International Conference – Session Keynotes

The NASBITE International Conference Keynote Session via Zoom was held April 23,  and featured presentations by three  leading small business experts. Specifically SBA programs that offer special support for small businesses during the pandemic were shared. The session was recorded and a live link will be made available. For more information you may contact Aleda […]

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