Wisconsin International Trade Conference
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce recently hosted the 48th annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference. Gov. Scott Walker presented the Wisconsin Export Awards at a lunch session, while seminars on exporting and networking opportunities were available throughout the daylong event.
1: Attendees listen to Gov. Scott Walker talk about the importance of exporting to Wisconsin’s economy.
2: Representatives from BouMatic accept a Wisconsin Export Award from Gov. Scott Walker.
3: An afternoon session featured expert panelists discussing export experiences and expectations for China. Bob Kraft of FirstPathway partners moderated the session.
4: Brian LaRue, general manager-Milwaukee and Matthew McPhail, manager of sales and marketing, both of Federal Marine Terminals Inc.
5: Jonathan Paull, senior account executive at Pilot Freight Services, Tim Skalmoski, director of sales at Tax Airfreight Inc. and Alan Malkasian, account executive at Pilot Freight Services.
6: Greg Gomez, vice president of business development and Dennis Webb, vice president of customer solutions-Latin America, both of Badger Meter.
7: Dianna Rowinski, director of educational services/group administrator at Wisconsin Credit Association and Kelly Jordan, customer service/sales at Bentley World-Packaging Ltd.
8: V. Kanti Prasad, Bostrom professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and faculty director of International Business Center at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Kurt Prange, senior account manager at Bentley World-Packaging Ltd.
9: Harish Patel, director of Anguil Environmental Systems Inc. and Wayne Ramus, vice president of global funding and capital markets-corporate at GE.