As a public service, the ITA/GC publishes a listing of international
business events. The calendar is distributed to over 5,000 ITA/GC members
and non-members. The Calendar is a collaborative effort among the
International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITA/GC), the Illinois
Trade Office (ITO) of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity (DCEO), and the Illinois District Export Council (IDEC) on
behalf of The U.S. Export Assistance Center/Chicago (USEAC). Inclusion of an
event does not imply endorsement by any of the sponsoring organizations.
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May. 23 UNDERSTANDING THE EUROPEAN MARKETS – MEGA TRENDS TO FOLLOW
Event, sponsored by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce with the Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association, will focus on the most important trends Americans have to know [in] following the EU region. Speakers include: David Pistrui, Managing Director, Acumen Dynamics; Roland van Marlen, Founder, MCSM Services; Enda Meehan, Territory Director and Senior Vice President, IDA Ireland; Iwona Bochenska, Senior Trade Specialist, Illinois Office of Trade & Investment. 4:00 – 7:30 p.m., Mesirow Financial, 353 North Clark Street, Chicago. CCC Members - $20; Non-members - $40. For information & registration, please see: http://chicagolandchamber.org/wdk_cc/events/eventDetails.jsp?cc_event_id=aad3af72-cd1a-497e-9cd7-66fc301bd4ac.
May. 23 DEVELOPMENTS IN GLOBAL TRADE CONTROLS: EXPORT CONTROLS, TRADE SANCTIONS AND IMPORTS
Event, sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, will feature speakers from Baker & McKenzie’s trade compliance group from Europe, China, Latin America, Canada and the U.S. Topics include: the latest developments in US/EU/Canadian export controls and trade sanctions, including US export control reform and enhanced sanctions regimes; and global import compliance challenges and opportunities, including non-tariff barriers in China and Latin America, and U.S. transfer pricing revisions. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Baker & McKenzie, 300 East Randolph Street, 50th Floor, Chicago. No charge; advance registration required. For information & registration, please see: http://bakerxchange.com/s/a9a7aa37a4cafc15dd127754db740640f62c67eb.
May. 23 US-CHINA 2022: ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS
Program sponsored by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and others. Participants include: The Honorable C.H. Tung, Chairman, The China-United States Exchange Foundation; and former Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; The Honorable William M. Daley, former Chief of Staff, The White House; former Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce; The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Chairman, The Paulson Institute; The Honorable Zhao Weiping, Consul General, Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago; Evan Feigenbaum, Vice Chairman, The Paulson Institute; Dermot Hayes, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Chair in Agribusiness, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University; Peter Seligmann, Chairman and CEO, Conservation International; Victor Fung, Group Chairman, The Fung Group; Jaana Remes, Principal, McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company; Marshall Bouton, President, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; John Zhao, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Capital. 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., The Peninsula Chicago, 108 East Superior Street, Chicago. CCGA Members - $75; Non-members - $95. For information & registration, please see: www.thechicagocouncil.org/files/Event/FY13/05_May_13/US-China_2022__Economic_Relations_in_the_Next_10_Years.aspx