The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC) are sponsoring a free video conference for businesses interested in learning more about marketing and shipping products to Mexico. Mexico is the second biggest export market for the state. In 2011, Kansas companies shipped more than $1.6 billion in goods and services to Mexico.
WHAT: Free video conference for Kansas companies interested in learning how to market and ship products to Mexico. The conference is geared toward marketing/sales staff, freight managers and business development professionals.
WHO: Presenting information will be Rick Held, president, Held & Associates (a freight forwarding company); Nathalie Scharf, STEP grant manager, Kansas Department of Commerce; and Jose Jimenez, managing partner, Kansas Mexico Office.
WHEN/WHERE: 1-3 p.m., June 12. The conference will be broadcast by KSU-IC, 2005 Research Park Circle, Manhattan, Kan. 66502. Contact Lyle Peterson for more information, (785) 633-8404 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The following locations also will participate in the conference:
KANSASWORKS Dodge City Workforce Center2308 First Ave. Dodge City, Kan. 67801Contact Aaron Cannon: (620) email@example.com
Colby Community CollegeRoom 107 Student Union1255 S. RangeColby, Kan. 67701Contact James Foster: (785) firstname.lastname@example.org
KANSASWORKS Hays Workforce CenterNorth Conference Room332 E. 8th StreetHays, Kan. 67601Contact Dan Steffen: (785) email@example.com
KANSASWORKS Garden City Workforce Center107 E. Spruce St.Garden City, Kan. 67846 Contact: Aaron Cannon (620) firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: For more information about the conference, contact the site manager closest to your location or the Department’s Greg Call, (785) 771-6808 or email@example.com. Interested individuals are asked to register with the site they plan to attend.