MADISON ó The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., in
collaboration with the Council of Great Lakes Governors, will be
leading a Global Trade Venture to the Czech Republic, Poland and
The venture runs from Nov. 1 to 11, and Wisconsin companies are
invited to attend the venture, designed to help them expand
their exporting efforts, according to a statement.
Program participants receive high-level country briefings before
commencing a series of one-on-one meetings in each country.
WEDCís trade representatives schedule the meetings based on each
participantís specific requests regarding the type of local
partners the company is seeking, the statement said.
Companies can request meetings with specific parties, or let
WEDCís trade representatives conduct the research and offer
options, according to the statement.
The three destination countries are all suitable export markets
for companies with minimal prior exporting experience, according
to the statement. Companies in all sectors, including
manufacturing, infrastructure, medical devices and equipment,
pharmaceuticals, aerospace and aviation, food and beverage, and
energy and power, are encouraged to register for the trip.
The registration deadline is Aug. 29. The cost is $9,595 per
person, but Wisconsin participants may be eligible for a grant
to cover the fee, according to the statement.