“Marketing to China and Beyond…”
When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 9:00am-3:30pm
Where: Department of Resources and Economic Development, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
The New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center (NHITRC) is pleased to welcome Dr. James Chan and Wendy Pease back to New Hampshire on September 17, 2013!
As a follow-up to our November 2012 “Doing Business in China” seminar, we are pleased to have Dr. Chan from Asia Marketing and Management back for a presentation on “Marketing Your Products to China and Beyond…” Many countries in the region offer opportunities for New Hampshire exporters!
In addition to Dr. Chan’s presentation, we are excited to have Wendy Pease from Rapport International back at the NHITRC as well. Rapport International offers foreign language translation and interpretation services in over 100 languages, diversity training and international marketing seminars.
Topics and questions to be discussed include:
Translation Option 1
Translation Option 2
What could you use this for?
* STEP Grant qualifying companies means NH companies which meet the requirements of the State of NH’s State Trade Export Promotion (STEP) Grant which is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) program. Translation program limited to one per company. Please contact Tina Kasim at 603.271.8444 or Tina.Kasim@dred.state.nh.us if you have questions about the State of NH STEP Grant.
Limited one-on-one meetings with Dr. Chan will also be available – companies do not have to be STEP-qualifying for these meetings. If you are interested in a one-on-one meeting with Dr. Chan, please email Tina.Kasim@dred.state.nh.us or Taylor.Little@trade.gov upon your registration to confirm your interest. One-on-one meetings will likely take place over the lunch hour.
Registration: Register online by visiting http://www.nheconomy.com/exportnh/news-and-events/event-and-seminar-registration.aspx. *Please choose the event “Marketing to China and Beyond” from the dropdown menu.
Dr. Chan is the founder of Asia Marketing Management. In 1996, the American Management Association (AMA) commissioned Dr. Chan to create and lead its first three-day course titled "Business Skills for the China Market" for executives, managers, and technical professionals of various Fortune 1000 companies.
An animated public speaker in three languages - English, Mandarin Chinese (putonghua) and Cantonese – Dr. Chan received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1977, M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1973, and B.A. from the University of Hong Kong in 1970. He is the author of the book Spare Room Tycoon, Succeeding Independently: The 70 Lessons of Sane Self-Employment.
Karen E. Klein of Bloomberg BusinessWeek interviewed James Chan in her article “How to Sell To China Now” published on December 30, 2011, which has been posted by Forbes Special Reports and other media worldwide. Additionally, Dr. Chan was interviewed by “Money Matters TV” in Philadelphia on September 5, 2012 about his experience exporting to China. Dr. Chan has also written articles on “Tips for Travelers to China” and “Protecting IP in China.”
Wendy Pease is the owner of Rapport International, LLC a full-service translation and interpretation company based in metro-west Boston, Massachusetts. The company offers foreign language translation and interpretation services in over 100 languages. Ms. Pease is also an expert on diversity training and international marketing communications.
Ms. Pease has an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a BA from the Pennsylvania State University in Foreign Service and a minor in Business Administration. She has lived abroad in Mexico, Taiwan and the Philippines. Ms. Pease is regularly published with articles on exporting and multilingual work forces. She also speaks on global communications, translation, interpretation and cultural considerations.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Tina Kasim, Program Manager
New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center
Taylor Little, International Trade Specialist
U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service