World Trade Week focuses on the value of trade and the benefits of exporting. This event gives every attendee the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the trade organizations and international chambers that can help you decide to export or grow your exports.
We are pleased to announce President and CEO of Earth Friendly Products, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks as our keynote speaker. Vlahakis-Hanks has been internationally recognized for her highly effective leadership and influential voice in the green movement and in corporate social responsibility. As a primary manufacturer, EFP has received many awards for its innovations in safer green chemistry, including the U.S. EPA’s coveted Safer Choice Partner of the Year.
A graduate of UCLA and Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics, Vlahakis-Hanks has been featured on CNN, ABC News, FOX News, NBC News, Bloomberg and Marketwatch and in the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register. In 2014, she was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” at the Orange County Global Women’s Conference.
We invite you to join us in our salute to trade and export. This is our best opportunity to encourage businesses of all sizes to explore trade as a means to grow their business. And increasing the volume of trade in Irvine, Orange County and the region benefits our economy and the region’s trade infrastructure.
The Irvine Chamber of invite you to join our sponsors, International-American chambers and trade organizations to celebrate and accelerate the power of trade in Orange County.
This half day event will feature:
- A Keynote speaker
- Trade & Export Overview
- Export Success Stories
There will be an interactive interview session with several local business leaders already engaged in exporting their products and services successfully around the globe.
Networking and one-on-one consultations with trade and business organizations will be available for attendees following the program.