If you are a business owner who is looking to get involved with economic development with Mexico or the other 95% of the world, be sure to attend the second annual International Trade Conference in Douglas, Arizona on May 17.
Sponsors and participants include: The Cochise College Small Business Development Center, SEAGO, SBA, AZ Commerce Authority, Mexican Consulate, Douglas Regional Economic Development Corporation, PROMEXICO, Economica Nogales Sonora, City of Douglas, City of Bisbee, City of Sierra Vista, Sonora State Government, US CBP, Agencia de Promocion Economica Regional de Naco Sonora, Collectron, NDN (tank and advocacy organization Washington, DC) are just some of the stakeholders attending.
The AZSBDC is fast becoming the premier resource for assistance in international trade in Arizona. This will be the most distinguished group of experts and authorities to be on hand in one place to assist in creating economic development in the region. Cochise College SBDC has recently opened an International Trade Office at the Cochise College Douglas Campus. Two of the counselors there have received certifications in export and trade counseling from the SBA.
The conference flyer can be found on the AZSBDC website here: International Trade Symposium May 17 2012 – Douglas AZ
Please contact Rachel Norton at (520) 515-5478 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to register). The $25 cost to attend include continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch buffet. Booth space is also available.