Explore and capitalize on new global export opportunities driven by advances in high-tech manufacturing
Scottsdale, AZ • February 16-17, 2017


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Ken Rosenberg, Senior Vice President
Tel: 408-556-6541
Cell: 925-984-9053


Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Bridge Bank was founded in 2001 in Silicon Valley to offer a better way to bank for small-market and middle-market businesses across many industries, as well as emerging technology companies and the private equity community. Geared to serving both venture-backed and non-venture-backed companies, Bridge Bank offers a broad scope of financial solutions including growth capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities, sustainable energy project finance, venture debt, treasury management, asset-based lending, SBA and commercial real estate loans, ESOP finance and a full line of international products and services. Based in San Jose, Bridge Bank has eight offices in major markets across the country along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.BridgeBank.com.

FedEx Express invented express distribution and is the industry’s global leader, providing rapid, reliable, time-definite delivery to more than 220 countries and territories, connecting markets that comprise more than 90 percent of the world’s gross domestic product within one to three business days. Unmatched air route authorities and transportation infrastructure, combined with leading-edge information technologies, make FedEx Express the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable services for more than 3.6 million shipments each business day.

KoMarketing is a B2B online marketing agency. We build the connections that drive B2B business success, through in search, social, and content marketing. Celebrating over 12 years of client success stories, our organization prides itself as being a true B2B marketing partner. We work with a diverse range of global B2B organizations, from technology and software to industrial and manufacturing to business and professional services. For more information: http://www.komarketingassociates.com/contact/

Tina Ruane

Michelle Bonina

Reed Exhibitions and the U.S. Commercial Service launched a partnership in 2009, focused on increasing international sales from small and medium-sized U.S. businesses. The agreement educates exporters on utilizing international trade shows to expand their business and ultimately increase their ability to source and sell internationally.

Reed Exhibitions organizes over 500 events, across 43 industries, in 43 countries – a market reach of over 7 million. Reed Exhibitions International Sales Group is a local support for U.S. companies, dedicated to providing guidance on new market entry strategies, giving insights into business practices globally, while ensuring our customers see results at our events. For more information, please feel free to contact Kelley Brady or Michelle Bonina.

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Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices, serving corporations, institutions, and entrepreneurs nationally. Ranked in the top five percent of law firms for client service*, the firm has risen more than 50 spots over the past five years in the Am Law 100 annual law firm ranking. Polsinelli attorneys provide practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation. Polsinelli attorneys have depth of experience in 100 service areas and 70 industries. The firm can be found online at www.polsinelli.com. Polsinelli PC. In California, Polsinelli LLP.

With annual revenues of more than $540 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. More than 3,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect’s GlobalLink® Product Suite to simplify management of multilingual content. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.

Aubrey Badger

A true public-private partnership, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is the regional economic development organization for Greater Phoenix. Working with its 23 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 170 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today's global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, visit www.gpec.org.

Christina Martin

Odeon Capital Group is an independent full-service financial broker/dealer dedicated to providing advice and execution on all fundamental value and catalyst-driven situations through sales & trading, research, investment banking, and asset management.

Odeon FX offers a wealth of experience and talent which translates to a high standard of excellence. Working in partnership with our clients we help to minimize the impact of their currency exposure and get the best out of the currency market, the FX team builds customizable FX solutions with a combination of ultra-competitive exchange rates and hedging tools.

Our products include:

  • Global coverage and delivery of over 150 currency pairs
  • Forward contracts, up to 2 years in term
  • Live market analysis and detailed forecasting
  • Customized hedging solutions
  • User-friendly online system

Visit www.odeoncap.com to learn more.

Sannam S4 enables globally-ambitious organizations to explore, enter and expand into dynamic, high-growth markets across the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. We have helped over 250 international organizations expand their international footprint. With our support, clients have successfully opened new sourcing and distribution partnerships, developed new technology, established manufacturing plants, initiated academic and corporate partnerships, recruited Indian students, and delivered in-country skills and training programs. Sannam S4 is equipped to take care of all of the matters associated with getting an operation up and running including space, hiring, accounting, banking, payroll and tax compliance in order to ensure that organizations can establish a strong in-country platform, free from the headaches of compliance, with the aim to maximize the return on the organization's expansion investment. Sannam S4 develops in-country sales and expansion strategy and has the in-house resources to implement.

With regard to India, our business model is unique as we have formally launched the first U.S. Business Center in Mumbai, in 2016. The U.S. Business Centers initiative is designed to provide a unique and comprehensive platform for U.S. specific organizations seeking to explore, enter and expand in India. Operated by Sannam S4, with support from leading partners in the U.S.-India corridor like the U.S.-India Business Council, Citibank, Altios International, JLL and Taj Hotels and Palaces, the U.S. Business Centers are a direct response to the 2016 request made by Secretary of State John Kerry to create a support platform for companies, higher education institutions and other organizations in markets like India. Sannam S4 and the Centers deliver its full range services in the Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, U.K., U.S.A and Vietnam. To learn more about what Sannam can do for your business, visit www.sannams4.com.

DWF is a leading legal business with an award-winning reputation for client service excellence and effective operational management. Named by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s most innovative law firms, DWF has been named in the top five for most recommended lawyers in the UK by this year’s Legal 500 UK. Employing over 2,300 people across the UK and Ireland, Germany, France, Dubai and Brussels, DWF is a full service firm with core strengths in corporate & banking, insurance and litigation, and in-depth industry expertise in several chosen sectors including central & local government; energy & industrials; financial services; real estate; retail, food & hospitality; technology; and transport. The DWF client approach has been shaped by our professionals’ varied backgrounds in large law firms, legal departments, management boards of publicly-traded companies, universities and foreign diplomatic service. Our clients appreciate that we not only provide answers to their legal or taxation questions, but we also understand and promote their businesses. At DWF, clients can expect an answer to the question “What would you do if you were in my shoes?” We do not present vague or hypothetical advice without clear answers. Instead, we work hard to understand and engage, to find out what our clients need, and develop a tailored solution together - earning us a place amongst the leaders for client satisfaction. For more information, visit www.dwf.law.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $126 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 1,900 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.

Delta Air Lines serves nearly 180 million customers each year. In 2016, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the fifth time in six years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented six consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 323 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft.

The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry's leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita.

Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, www.google.com/+Delta, and www.facebook.com/delta.

Amy St. Peter, M.P.A.

Assistant Director

The Maricopa Association of Governments is a regional planning agency for the greater Phoenix region, with a key focus on transportation and air quality planning. Our extensive databases and interactive mapping tools assist in economic development efforts to make our region more globally competitive. MAG’s Economic Development Committee includes elected officials and business leaders who work to improve trade relations with our global partners and to discuss new approaches to prosperity. Learn more at www.azmag.gov.

  • Arizona Commerce Authority
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Arizona Technology Council
  • Canada Arizona Business Council
  • Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • MHI
  • Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

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