2 Weeks Until The Global Business Summit

Kompass North Americas’ partner, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber, is hosting the Global Business Summit on September 13th from 8am to 11am at the DoubleTree by Hilton of Princeton. We are beyond excited to attend this event and we hope you can join us! With only two weeks left until the event, be sure to register! GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT The Opening Keynote […]

Kompass North Americas’ partner, Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber, is hosting the Global Business Summit on September 13th from 8am to 11am at the DoubleTree by Hilton of Princeton. We are beyond excited to attend this event and we hope you can join us! With only two weeks left until the event, be sure to register!

GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT

The Opening Keynote Presentation –  “How the New U.S.-Mexico- Canada Agreement (USMCA) Facilitates Global Business” will be presented by Ian Steff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, Performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.

Ian Steff oversees approximately 1,400 trade and investment professionals based in more than 100 U.S. cities and 70 markets around the world. He manages a $300 million budget and a broad portfolio of International Trade Administration initiatives aimed at increasing the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers and service providers. In this capacity, he is among those senior officials responsible for executing the Administration’s plans to foster growth in U.S. jobs, exports, and investments.

Before joining the U.S. Department of Commerce, Steff served as the state of Indiana’s first Chief Innovation Officer under then-Governor Pence and subsequently Governor Holcomb. He was Executive Vice President for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and the state’s senior advisor for science, technology, and advanced manufacturing. Steff oversaw Indiana’s strategy regarding science and technology economic development and was directly responsible for the implementation of the Governor’s billion-dollar innovation and entrepreneurship initiative. He worked to expand investments and public-private partnerships in information technology, life sciences, composite materials, nanotechnology, energy storage, and the Internet of Things. Steff served on the Board of the Battery Innovation Center, the Dean of Engineering’s Advisory Council at Purdue University, and the Vice Chancellor for Research’s Advisory Board at IUPUI. Steff also served on the Board of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.

The Closing Keynote Speaker – Kathy Wyrofsky, President of International Products Corporation.

Kathy oversees day-to-day operations of this manufacturing business in Burlington, NJ. IPC produces and markets a line of specialty precision cleaners and assembly lubricants. She joined the organization in 1987 as the Director of Marketing, becoming President in 2007. Under Kathy’s leadership, the organization has expanded its reach into new South American, Asian, and European markets. IPC sells directly to over 25 countries and to numerous others through international distributors.

We hope to see you all on September 13th! We are excited to learn so much from Ian Steff and Kathy Wyrofsky !

We are also looking forward to working together with Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber on the Global Opportunities Program. The Global Opportunities Program is a resource to companies in the Princeton/Central New Jersey region who currently or plan to do business overseas, and as a resource for international corporations wanting to enter the US market.

Kompass and Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber partnership is created in order to help companies in the Princeton/Central New Jersey region who currently or plan to do business overseas.

Kompass helps companies in International Business Development for more than 70 years. This partnership should facilitate Export for local companies and provide with all possible help and resources.

Please contact us for more information.

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