The 36th annual Oklahoma World Trade Conference will be held on April 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at the Metro Technology Center in Oklahoma City. The conference is sponsored by the Oklahoma District Export Council in coordination with the Metro Technology Centers, U. S. Department of Commerce, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Oklahoma Governor’s International Team, and corporate partners.
This year’s World Trade Conference will cover a range of topics including an overview of Oklahoma’s global economy, country briefings from invited trade representatives (countries invited include Belgium, Canada, France, Guatemala, Germany, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom), foreign trade agreements, and cyber security and the General Data Protection Regulation. As an added benefit, this year’s World Trade Conference will bring the opportunity for attendees to have individual meetings with the invited trade representatives.
Among the invited trade representatives will be Luis Domenech, the Mexico Trade Representative for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Mr. Domenech assists Oklahoma companies looking to increase exports into the Mexican market along with other additional trade services.
April 3, 2019
Metro Technology Center
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
This Year’s Topics Cover:
8:30 am – 9:15 am – Welcome and Overview of Oklahoma’s Global Economy
9:15 am – 10:30 am – Country Briefings from our invited Trade Representatives
10:45 am – 11:30 am – Foreign Trade Agreements General overview and update of current and future Free Trade Agreements and their advantages for US Exporters
11:30 am -12:15 pm – Cyber Security and General Data Protection Regulation Protecting your company from cyber attacks and the new requirement to protect your customer’s personal data
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. – Luncheon 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting, U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Certificates, and Oklahoma Export Champion Awards Highlighting Deserving Oklahoma Companies Who Excel at Trade and Exporting
1:45 pm – 2:20 pm – One-on-One meetings with Trade Reps
Countries invited: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Korea and United Kingdom
For additional information contact Ashley Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org, 405-608-5302, or 800-879-6552, extension 223.