Moderator: Laura Jaworski, CT DECD
Jenny L. Norris, Regional Manager, Meridian Finance Group
Glendowlyn Thames, Director, Small Business Innovation Group & CT Next, Connecticut Innovations
Jacqui Torcellini, International Trade Specialist, CT Small Business Development Center
Mario Leite, Founder, Tea-rrific! Ice Cream
Adam Dambrov, Senior Manager, KPMG
According to Boston Consulting Group’s Global Readiness Index, emerging markets are currently predicted to grow four times as fast as developed markets and account for $20 trillion, or 35% of consumer spending will occur in emerging markets by 2020. In that time, a total of 270 million new households will enter the global consumer class. However, only 13% of senior executives feel equipped to capitalize on these opportunities.
- from Connecticut entrepreneurs who have successfully expanded into foreign markets.
- about financing options specifically designed to facilitate export sales and growth.
- about state programs available to help you grow your business through export.
- how to access information needed to help you evaluate new opportunities in emerging markets.