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BABC NETWORK VIRTUAL EVENT: Global Trade Conference

June 24 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

HOSTED BY: BABC Birmingham – Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Global Trade Conference

June 24, 2020

7:30  – 12 noon EST

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Free Event

Following on from two successful Transatlantic Conference’s, we’ve decided to grow the annual event to look at further key markets for businesses to go truly global. Reflecting on the current pandemic, it is known that the COVID19 crisis has had an enormous impact on every aspect of life and business.

This conference will discuss the effects on businesses across the world, business resilience, the economy and moving forward to resume international trade as well as keynotes from innovative businesses.

Agenda:

12:30pm

Welcome and Introduction

12:40pm

Keynote: Covid-19 – resuming international  trade
The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade

1:05pm

Business Resilience in uncertain times
with Daniel Entwistle, President and Co-Founder, Curium Solutions US and Andy Dawson, Manging Director, Curium Solutions

1:35pm

Comfort break

2:00pm

Global Economic Update
with Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM and Simon Hart International Partner, RSM​

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2:45pm

The opportunity from a UK-US Free Trade Agreement
Ambassador Johnson, United States Ambassador to the UK

2:55pm

Keynotes followed by panel discussion: International Innovation
Doug Bouton, CEO, Halo Top International
Jane Wilson, Head of International Trading, GYMSHARK and Greg Thorndick, EMEA Trading Manager, GYMSHARK
Byron Dixon OBE, Founder & CEO, Micro-Fresh®

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3:35pm

Comfort break

4:00pm

The opportunity of the Commonwealth Games

4:30pm

Recovering from Covid-19 and going international

5:00pm

Thank you and Close