GWDC | SBAC My Entrepreneurial Journey: International Trade Center of Lake County

From: Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:15 pm to Tue, 05/20/2014 - 02:00 pm
Location: Ramada Waukegan - 200 North Green Bay Road, Waukegan, IL 60085

“Demystifying International Exporting”

Nicole Massey-Pratt is an International Trade Specialist who specializes in helping small to medium size businesses understand, develop and exceed their business objectives through the amazing opportunities which exist across borders.

Prior to working for the Small Business Development Center & International Trade Center, Nicole spent over 15 years working with governmental agencies, large international corporations, small businesses, and startups as an International Trade Specialist, Research Analyst, Marketing Manager and  Project Manager

Through the SBDC International Trade Center,  Nicole offers a wide range of services, programs, and resources to assistance small businesses with entering, succeeding and expanding into the global l trade markets. What she personally brings to the table is a passion for fostering local economic development through international trade.

My Entrepreneurial Journey is the exciting new direction of our monthly Speaker Series that will meet the needs of area business people seeking to expand their business and entrepreneurs seeking to start a new business in the Greater Waukegan area. It will provide a rare glimpse of their individual stories covering the steps and challenges they encountered in order to get to their present success. Sometimes we will bring in Subject Matter Experts (SME) who can help us avoid mistakes along the way.

Participants will be offered, during each session, two or three tips or ‘take-away’ pieces of information to use now within their own business. Participant questions are welcome after each presentation.Networking is encouraged before and after each event.

$15 includes speaker event, business networking, and full breakfast. Click here to register.