At the Business Across Borders event series, brought to you by Inc. and DHL, you will have the opportunity to meet leaders from America's fastest-growing international companies. These Inc. 5000 self-starters are running some of the most exciting and diverse organizations in the world.
They will distill their expertise and equip you with the tools to grow your company and increase your profitability, including:
• Best practices to make and save your company money overseas
• Surprising legal and logistical solutions you must know to survive abroad
• Relics you can jettison, the tools and technologies you must adopt
• The next big opportunities in international business
The evening will include interactive events, a panel discussion, extended question and answer session, and a generous timeframe for you to network with like-minded entrepreneurs in your city. These are people you definitely want to meet, and who should definitely be meeting you.
Who Should Attend:
Companies currently doing business across borders or are looking to grow internationally. Your entire executive team will benefit from the event: all are encouraged to attend including: CEO, Founder, Managing Partner, CMO and General Manager.
6:00pm: Registration, Cocktail Reception and Networking
6:50pm: Opening - Welcome and Introduction by Inc. and DHL
7:00pm: Interactive Panel Discussion with CEOs from Inc. 500|5000 fastest growing company list who have extensive
experience conducting business internationally
Michael Fitzgerald (http://mffitzgerald.com), a 2010 Nieman Fellow at Harvard, writes about the world’s most innovative ideas and technologies and the people and businesses conceptualizing and cultivating them. His writings appear in the Boston Globe Magazine, The Economist, Fast Company, Inc. and the New York Times, among others.
Chicago Moderator: Darren Dahl has worked with several high-profile authors such as Keith McFarland on The Breakthrough Company (a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today best-seller), as well as intellectual property experts Mark Blaxill and Ralph Eckardt on their book, The Invisible Edge. Before becoming a collaborative editor and writer, Darren worked for four years as a staff writer at Inc. magazine, where he remains a contributing editor. Prior to joining Inc., Darren earned his Master of Science degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the State University of New York, Albany and a Bachelor's degree from Union College in Schenectady, NY. His latest book, The Blame Game, which he co-authored with psychologist Ben Dattner, will hit book stores in March 2011.
Inc. delivers advice, tools, and services, to help business owners and CEOs start, run, and grow their businesses more successfully. Inc. hosts events for leaders of growing private companies throughout the year all over the country. To see a calendar of events and learn more about upcoming conferences and regional events, visit Inc. Events at http://www.inc.com/events. For the latest news about Inc. speakers and other event updates, follow @IncEvents on Twitter.
DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 300,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education. DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 46 billion euros in 2009.