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Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN)

The Northeast Wisconsin International Business Network (NEWIBN) is a forum for local companies to access current information on issues, practices and trends that influence all aspects of international trade. 

Network features: 

  • Speaker series - highlighting global thought leaders 
  • Discussions on current and emerging issues in global trade
  • Dialogue on global markets and business operations 
  • Networking opportunities 

Export Compliance Team Challenge 2015  |  Tuesday, April 14, 2015 

The Madison International Trade Association (MITA) and NEWIBN are teaming up to tackle the issue of export compliance with a focus on agricultural, food, and beverage products.

Gain knowledge about the latest and ever-changing export compliance laws, how to deal with shipments that get stuck at the port, common red tape concerns, and how to avoid costly penalties. Whether you are a manufacturer or agricultural producer asking “where do I start?” or looking for insights about export compliance management plans, audits and managing multiple FTA documents, this collaborative program will be an exciting seminar.

Who should attend:
Global supply chain executives, export managers, international sales directors, senior executives, legal counsel, export documentation staff, international customer service staff.


  • Eric Wilson, Attorney, International Trade Team Lead, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
  • Jen Pino-Gallagher, Bureau Director, Division of Agricultural Development at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)
  • Panel discussion: Art Kleine, CBGP, Director for International Supply Chain at Johnsonville Sausage, LLC. and Patrice Ruby, Customer Export & Compliance Manager at Sargento Foods, Inc.


11:30 a.m. - Noon  |  Registration & Networking

Noon - 12:30 p.m.  |   Lunch & Opening Remarks

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  |   Presentations

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  |   Q & A and Closing Remarks


Next Meeting:

Export Compliance Team Challenge 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Fox Valley Technical College  |  1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton WI  54912
Room C190 (use entrance 15)

11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Lunch will be served. 

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Topic: Export Compliance Team Challenge 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI  54912

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Registration Cost:
By April 7: NEWIBN & MITA members: $25, Non-members: $40
After April 7: NEWIBN & MITA members: $35, Non-members: $50

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