LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Trade Administration's U.S. Commercial Service is hosting a high-profile business conference for U.S. based healthcare and life science companies designed to help them grow their export business. The Discover Global Markets: Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference will be held Nov. 17-18, 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.
This is a rare opportunity for exporters and industry leaders to learn about exciting exporting opportunities from medical product leaders. There will be time to sit down for pre-scheduled one-on-one consultations with key industry specialists from 20 U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide who have a wealth of vital local knowledge to share with US exporters.
These experts will share firsthand insights on selling into and conducting business in these markets. Attendees receive invaluable advice on current market challenges and opportunities.
The keynote address, “Activating Your International Markets,” is from Medtronic Chairman/CEO, Omar S. Ishrak.
Other Speakers Include:
• Congressman Erik Paulsen, US House
• Trevor Gunn, Medtronic
• Laura Elan, eHealth Sciences
• Abby Pratt, AdvaMed
• Shaye Mandle, Life Science Alley
• Stephen Hull, Hull Associates
• Monica Feldman, EuroMonitor
• Tom Foley, Deloitte
The Event Will Help Companies Develop Tools To:
• Penetrate new international markets & markets of opportunity
• Reduce entry time
• Grow your export business
For the full agenda and more details, plus the industry specialists and speakers participating, visit: http://www.export.gov/minnesota/discoverglobalmarketshealthcareandlifesciences/index.asp
Hurry: Early Bird Registration (Extended to) Ends Friday, Oct. 24th - Save $50 ($299 rate jumps to $349 afterwards).
Hotel Information: [http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-minneapolis]
Radisson Blu Hotel
35 S 7th St
Minneapolis MN 55402
The International Trade Administration (ITA) is the premier resource for American companies competing in the global marketplace. ITA has 2,100 employees assisting U.S. exporters in more than 100 U.S. cities and 70 countries worldwide. http://www.export.gov