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Louisiana International Trade Week is a celebration of Louisiana's culture of trade.
|Monday, October 30 Opening Reception (by Invitation Only)
Caitlin Cain, CEO, World Trade Center of New Orleans
Brandy Christian, President & CEO, Port of New Orleans
Keynote Speaker: Doug Palmer, Senior Trade Reporter, Politico
9:00am - 10:30am: Doing Business in Indian Country: Identifying and Navigating Business Opportunities on Tribal Lands
Moderator: Adam Crepelle, Co-founder, American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana and General Counsel, A&E Office Machines
10:30am - 12:00pm: Reaping Rewards from the Bottom of the Barrel: A Dialogue on Local and Global Trends in the Oil & Gas Sector
Moderator: Tyler Gray, General Counsel, Louisiana Mid Continent Oil & Gas Association (LMOGA)
Wednesday, November 1
9:00am - 10:30am: Going Gaga Over Global: Tourism and Destination Healthcare
Moderator: Kim Singletary, Managing Editor, Biz New Orleans Magazine
10:30am - 12:00pm: Digitization & the Retail Revolution: Understanding Global Tech Opportunities
Moderator: Erin Butler, Director, U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce
9:00am - 10:30am: Laying the Groundwork for Successful Public Private Partnerships: A Focus on Infrastructure and Transportation
Moderator: David Baxter, International Development and PPP Consultant
Moderator: David Dodd, President, International Public Private Partnership Center for Resilience
12:30pm-2:00pm, Rivergate Room, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Friday, November 3
Louisiana International Trade Jubilee & Awards
The highlight of Trade Week is the Louisiana International Trade Jubilee - a black tie affair celebrating global culture and commerce where trade enthusiasts gather to highlight accomplishments of the WTC and honor individuals and businesses making an impact on Louisiana's trade economy. Award presentations at the event will include:
Sponsorship and Speaking Opportunities
Would you like to place your brand at the center of it all? Sponsor one of our major events to be highlighted in the check-in area, at a corporate table with your guests, or even as a speaker on your area of expertise. Raise the bar – build awareness among Louisiana’s international business community.
Contact Meaghan McCormack to discuss upcoming sponsorship opportunities.