Program

This conference runs from 7:30am - 11:30am.
We will provide a continental and coffee breaks throughout the morning.
Day 1
17 Apr 2020

Warm Welcomes

Laurel Delaney, President, GlobeTrade.com and creator of the Global Small Business Blog President, Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global and author of Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably (2nd edition)

Lori Novak, VP Foreign Exchange | Capital Markets, Associated Bank

Lori Novak
Laurel Delaney
Laurel Delaney

A Few Words from Marc Schulman

Marc Schulman, President of Eli’s Cheesecake

Marc Schulman
MARC S. SCHULMAN

Opening Remarks

Richard Paullin, Executive Director, International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; Chairman, Illinois District Export Council, will discuss the state of IL exports and international trade challenges and opportunities in general.

Richard Paullin

Panel discussion 2020

Lori Novak, VP Foreign Exchange | Capital Markets, Associated Bank

Danny Park, CEO and Co-founder of RoboTHINK LLC

Aisha Ceballos-Crump, CEO and Founder of Honey Baby Naturals

Heather Acerra, co-founder, LUX Blox

Rajiv Khatau, Managing Director, LODAAT Pharma

Expansion to other countries and continents can lead to expansion of billions of customers and billions of dollars in potential profits.  With an eye on becoming global unicorns, these 4 CEOs will share their experience on global business growth, success stories, challenges and lessons learned.  They will also address how their impossible expectations and ambitions are driving them to become global unicorns.

Lori Novak
Danny Park
Aisha Ceballos-Crump
Heather Acerra
Rajiv Khatau
Rajiv Khatau

Closing Remarks

Richard Paullin, Executive Director, International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; Chairman, Illinois District Export Council and

Laurel Delaney, President, GlobeTrade.com, creator of the Global Small Business Blog, President, Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global, and author of Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably (2nd edition)

Laurel Delaney
Laurel Delaney

RAFFLE OF GLOBAL GIFTS AND PRESENTATION OF AWARD

Raffle of Global Gifts (Must Be Present to Win), Networking and Final Vendor Visits