International Business China: Expert Tips & Strategies for Success in the Chinese Market

  • March 19, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Maricopa Association of Governments, 302 North First Avenue, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85003

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CHINA : EXPERT TIPS & STRATEGIES TO ENSURE YOUR SUCCESS IN THE CHINESE MARKET



PLUS AS A SPECIAL BONUS……DOES YOUR COMPANY HAVE ANY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ISSUES, PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES THAT THEY’RE CURRENTLY FACING?

BE SURE TO COME WITH ALL YOUR QUESTIONS

FOR AN OPEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Q & A SESSION

 

Please join OWIT-Phoenix on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 for this special international trade event on how to do business in China and Open Q&A Session and help us welcome…….

Special Guest Speaker:

Karen Dickinson

 

 

 Shareholder, Polsinelli Law Firm

With a background in negotiating multimillion-dollar global contracts, Karen Dickinson has a passion for technology and international business and quickly becomes a trusted advisor to clients of all sizes, both domestic and international. For each matter, Karen utilizes her past experience as a supply management executive at a Fortune 100 company and her own experience as an entrepreneur.

Karen acts as outside general counsel for United States companies and for companies investing in the United States from other countries. She negotiates technology transactions, from simple software licenses to complicated research and development agreements.  She has extensive experience advising on joint ventures and alliances, product distribution, intellectual property protection, and anti-counterfeiting strategies, as well as aspects of website development, online contracting, and privacy policies, and data privacy and cyber security.

Karen is Chair of the Arizona District Export Council, a non-profit organization, whose members are appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, to advise Arizona businesses seeking to expand international business, and to advise and assist the Arizona District Office of the U.S. Commercial Service.  Karen is also Co-Chair of the Phoenix Metro Export Plan Steering Committee, and a member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council International Leadership Committee. After graduating from law school, she clerked for Judge Mary Schroeder, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was a Fulbright Scholar during her career, studying European Union law at the University College London and working with a global law firm in London.

Her distinctions include: named one of the winners the 2015 “Outstanding Women in Business” award by the Phoenix Business Journal; among the "50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business," by AZ Big Media, in 2014; named as one of the 2008 Top Ten "Centers of Influence Lawyers" by Arizona Business magazine; being listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Information Technology Law, 2010-2015. In addition, transaction Karen led for a Chinese client was included in the 2014 Deals of the Year by China Business Law Review.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Importers, Exporters, Logistics Professionals, Supply Chain Management Professionals, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Carriers, Consultants, Attorneys, and International Business & Trade Professionals.

WHEN:

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
9:00 am – 10:30 am
(Registration Begins at 8:30 am)

WHERE:

Maricopa Association of Governments
302 North First Avenue, 2nd Floor

Phoenix, AZ 85003

****Parking will be validated in the garage below the building****

COST:

OWIT-Phoenix Members:  FREE
Students: $25
Non-Members: $35

Coffee, water and snacks will be provided. 

  

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