KOREA-U.S. BUSINESS FORUM 2014 NEW YORK

by / Wednesday, 23 April 2014 / Published in Events
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A GATHERING OF BUSINESS LEADERS FROM KOREA AND THE UNITED STATES

The KOREA-U.S.(KORUS) BUSINESS FORUM 2014 NEW YORK hosted by the Korean Consulate General in New York will be held this year in New York City from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

This event is a gathering of business leaders from the United States and Korea in order to share experiences and information as well as providing opportunities to network and develop partnerships.

This forum will also highlight the second anniversary of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA). Since its implementation; both the Korea and United States markets have benefited from growth in trade goods, services and investments; ultimately providing businesses in both markets an avenue for growth through international trade. Even with the successful implementation and positive benefits that has occurred so far, there is always room for further growth to ensure continued success and deliver the full benefits of the KORUS FTA.
EVENT INFORMATION

  • Date/Time: Thursday, May 22, 2014 (9:00 AM ~ 12:00 PM)
  • Venue: 3 West Club, 3 W. 51st street, Grand Ballroom, New York, NY 10019 (between 5th Ave & 6th Ave)
  • Host: Korean Consulate General in New York
  • Co-hosts : KOTRA, KITA(Korea International Trade Association), SBC(Small & medium Business Corporation)
  • Fee: Complimentary

PROGRAM SCHEDULE & AGENDA | VIEW FULL SPEAKER BIOS

9:00 ~ 9:25AM REGISTRATION
9:25 ~ 9:30AM WELCOMING SPEECH
Ambassador Se-joo Son, Consul General, Korean Consulate General of New York
9:30 ~ 9:40AM OPENING REMARKS
Jamie Metzl, Partner, Cranemere, LLC. & Honorary Ambassador of Foreign Investment for Korea
SESSION I: CASE STUDIES on the EFFECTS of KORUS FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
9:40 ~ 10:10AM PRESENTATIONS: KOREA PERSPECTIVES
Case Study #1, Kevin Shin, General Manager, ENA Industry – Auto Parts
Case Study #2, Sangho Won, CEO & Founder, MathCloud – Education Service
Case Study #3, Frances Ro, U.S. Partner, Hurom – Housewares
10:10 ~ 10:20AM COFFEE BREAK
10:20 ~ 11:00AM PRESENTATIONS: U.S. PERSPECTIVES
Case Study #4, Steven P. Koda, Of Counsel, Jordan & Hamburg, LLP – Law
Case Study #5, Stephen Edward Older, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP – Law
Case Study #6, Steven J. Carlson, Head of Investment Banking, INTL FCStone Securities Inc. – Finance
Case Study #7, Michael Muth, Foreign Commercial Officer, U.S. Export Assistance Center – Trade
SESSION II:  BENEFITS & USE of KORUS FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
11:00 ~ 11:45AM EXPERT VIEWS
Advisory #1, Benefits & Use of KORUS FTA for Korean Companies,
                   – Mikyung Kim, Director, FTA Information and Business Support Center, Korea
Advisory #2, Benefits & Use of KORUS FTA for U.S. Companies,
                   – Dennis L. Wright, Senior Vice President, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc., U.S.A.
11:45 ~ 12:00PM Q&A SESSION

Note : KORUS BUSINESS FORUM 2014 NEW YORK is open ONLY to the trade and industry professionals. If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact us.

This event is free to attend for industry executives and professionals who register in advance, but space is limited so it’s important to request your spot today. Due to the limited seats, not all attendance requests will be not able to be accepted.
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