World Trade Center Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Procurement Institute will present “Selling to Foreign Governments: Finding Opportunities in Turbulent Times” on Thursday, April 2 from 1-5 p.m. at University Club Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee.
The half-day seminar will introduce participants to representatives from several foreign governments, who will discuss how companies of any size can leverage their resources to win government contracts. The event will include officials from Canada, Australia and Belgium, as well as the assistant U.S. trade representative.
The program includes presentations on:
The Role of the U.S. Trade Representative in international trade – by Matthew Rohde, assistant U.S. Trade representative for the World Trade Organization on multilateral affairs.
The Canadian government as a purchaser – by Sandi Branker, first secretary of the Canadian Defense Procurement.
Australian Defense Perspectives – by Aurelio Azpiazu, defense industry advisor with the Australian Department of Defense.
Belgian Contracting and Procurement – by Patrick Herman, minister counselor economic with the Embassy of Belgium.
The program will conclude with a case study on Oshkosh Truck.
Cost for the event is $125 for World Trade Center and Wisconsin Procurement Institute members, and $150 for non-members.
To register, click here.