Join Founder/CEO of 101 Business Insights Group Andre Jankowitz and discover how easy it is to take your business expertise to others on a global scale. Andre will help you discover how business can become global and low-cost tips and techniques to connect with a global audience.
This Irvine Global Markets webinar is presented by Ricardo Villareal, Director of Promexico Los Angeles Regional Office and features Luis Frrer from the counsul for Economic and cultural affairs, Consulate of Mexico in Santa Ana.
Paul Marotta and Irvine Builds Businesses Host Robert Coleman as they explore global options for raising capital for your company. Topics will include general points for raising capital globally, building international affinity groups of investors and crowdfunding, new developments and options.
Presented by Gene Slusiewicz. Most small business owners don't even consider the notion of exporting their products to China. They consider this something for bigger companies to do, not small or micro-sized companies. The growing middle class in China is more receptive to buy foreign made products, of certain specific commodities, than competitive Chinese brands.
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship. In this webinar, we will go over some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before your trip or before hosting them in OC. Some of the countries that we will be covering include the Arabian Gulf, Japan, Taiwan.
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship. We will cover some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before your trip or before hosting them in OC. Presented by Rima Nashashibi, Managing Partner of Nashashibi International Consultants, LLC .
With industry, business and trading partnerships spanning the globe, the need to know about your future and current business partners’ culture has never been greater than now in order to build trust, and not commit a faux pas that might jeopardize that relationship. We will cover some of these business partners culture and the Do's and Don’ts to go over before your trip or before hosting them in OC. Presented by Rima Nashashibi, Managing Partner of Nashashibi International Consultants, LLC . Covered: Brazil, Hong Kong, India.
Join host Mark Matsumoto & Jim Mayfield, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Irvine as they discuss trade services offered by the U.S. Commercial Service Cases studies and local companies expanding exports using the CS&FCS network.
With a presentation from Arup Kumar Mitra, Senior Commercial Specialist with the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service in KOLKATA, India.
Join Mark Matsumoto, of ETEC/VETECUSA and Vincent Iacopella, Chairman of the Los Angeles Customs Brokers Freight Forwarders Association for a discussion on cost-effective strategies to move your goods overseas and managing complex and emerging supply chain needs.
On January 16, 2016, the U.S. and major allies lifted sanctions on Iran under negotiated terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, said to “verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon”. Because the U.S. continues to enforce sanctions on Iran, U.S. companies are still very limited in their ability to do business there. This webinar will be presented by Christel Vilogron of IEBP Global. Christel will help you understand what is permitted and what is restricted. Learn about JCPOA terms and the effect on U.S. and EU companies and which sanctions changed and which remained.
One of the number one concerns U.K. companies express in preparing for expansion is navigating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Irvine Gateway Expert Shep Bentley of Bentley Biomedical Consulting has been instrumental in helping U.K. companies access the U.S. market legally. In this webinar, Bentley details how companies can prioritize their time and resources to best seek FDA approval.
Irvine Gateway Expert Luis Vasquez, Associate Director of Venture Capital Collaboration at UC Irvine Beall Applied Innovation, in this webinar provides a description of the Orange County innovation ecosystem and University of California, Irvine’s role in that, as well as the services and support UCI provides to innovation-based companies.
Irvine Gateway expert Catherine Nguyen of Venturezen is an experienced banker specializing in commercial lending and international finance with 20 years of experience at both large- and mid-sized financial institutions. She has been instrumental in helping foreign direct investors understand the U.S. banking landscape, and an ally in attracting local business to Irvine. In this webinar, she answers top-level questions on banking in the U.S., including how to open a U.S. bank account, navigating foreign exchange risk, lending requirements, and how to transfer funds internationally.
Irvine Gateway Experts Andrew Bernstein and Alim Malik of Jackson Tidus in this webinar provide significant information on legal considerations for establishing a business in the U.S.—one of the top-rated concerns of U.K. companies considering expansion to Irvine. Experts in their industry, Bernstein and Malik are dedicated to aiding foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions that are critical for business success in the U.S.
Irvine Gateway Expert JC Ruffalo of Octane will provide an overview of the role Octane and its partners play in continuing to support and grow the innovation ecosystem in Southern California. Orange County has become nationally recognized for creating high-quality ideas, entrepreneurs, and a lifestyle to build sustainable growing businesses. JC is an expert in the industry, and dedicated to helping foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions that are critical for your business success. Also on the webinar is, Linda Pomeroy, Global Director of AstraZeneca, joining in from London to share her insights on the innovation ecosystem and her LaunchPad experiences when she visited here in Irvine.
Irvine Gateway Expert Brian Montes of Scaleocity Works is an expert on delivering talent solutions that accelerate growth, minimize risk, and create a high-performance culture. In this webinar he shares his insight into the top 2020 U.S. Workforce trends and how those trends will be re-shaped in a post-pandemic world, so participants can maximize their operational preparedness.
Irvine Gateway Experts Greg Pfuffer and Tammy Johnson of Mueller Prost in this webinar highlight the financial and tax topics that are most often inquired about by companies participating in the Irvine Gateway webinar series. Pfuffer and Johnson provide insight into common U.S. and California taxes, tax incentives, small business resources, and start-up community resources to help companies feel more confident in their tax-related preparation.
Irvine Gateway Experts Synthia Laura Molina and Zenobia Walji from the CentralIQ and the xIQ family of companies in this webinar discuss on one of the top concerns when considering expansion into Irvine—entry into the U.S. Healthcare Market. Molina and Walji are experts in their industries, and dedicated in helping foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions when navigating the local healthcare ecosystem. Here, they explain the bi-modal split between volume-focused and value-focused stakeholders, so participants can create compelling value propositions, navigate the heterogenous, multi-payor U.S. healthcare system, and gain a foothold for growth.
Irvine Gateway Expert Angie Rupert of Rupert Law Group is an E2 investor visa attorney and has been a reliable and valuable resource to U.K. companies looking to expand into the U.S. In this webinar, Rupert outlines the two most commonly required Visas for foreign direct investors and their staff, L1 and E2 Visas.
Irvine Gateway Expert Lynn Stewart of California State University, Fullerton in this webinar discusses the workforce development programs and local financial incentives companies have available to them to help them establish and grow their business.
Presented by Daniel Lew, Commercial Officer with the US Commercial Service. The United States Commercial Service (CS) is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, which helps U.S. companies succeed in markets around the world.
If you are interested in selling or importing your goods and services within Korea, attorney J.J. Kim will cover the key things you need to know to take advantage of this historic agreement including Rule of Origin, proving FTA claim and an overview benefits and pending issues.
As the third largest consumer market in the world, Japan represents a tremendous opportunity for U.S. exporters. Join Andrew Wylegala, the senior U.S. Commercial Diplomat in Tokyo, as he shares first-hand insights into consumers in Japan and the market dynamics that are creating business opportunities for American consumer brands, products and services.
Presented by David Hirson. The EB-5 visa provides a method of obtaining a green card for foreign nationals who invest money in the United States. To obtain the visa, individuals must invest $1,000,000 (or at least $500,000 in a Targeted Employment Area - high unemployment or rural area), creating or preserving at least 10 jobs for U.S. workers excluding the investor and their immediate family.