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2016 Food Export Seminar: How to Successfully Enter Foreign Markets & China Outlook


Sep 13, 2016 - Sep 13, 2016

Location: Columbus, OH

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Join Food Export–Midwest and the Ohio Development Services Agency for a day of education topics on how to successfully enter foreign markets and an outlook on the Chinese market. Don’t miss this opportunity to increase your knowledge of becoming a successful exporter.

Tentative Agenda

8:00 am - Registration – Networking

8:30 am - Roberta W. gives opening remarks; Ohio Development Services Agency and Export Assistance Network Introduction

8:45 am - Food Export-Midwest Programs & Services Presentation

9:00 am  - Food Export HelplineTM Counselor Dennis Lynch presents on the basics of exporting, export readiness and more.

10:30 - 10:45 am - Break

10:45 – 11:30 am - China Market Outlook

11:30 – 1:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 – 4:00 pm - 15 minute one-on-one meetings with Dennis Lynch, Roberta W., Food Export-Midwest staff and other partners

Registration Deadline: September 9, 2016 - $50 per person
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Columbus State Community College
Center for Workforce Development (WD) Building, Room 415

315 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH - 43215

About the Presenter

Dennis Lynch, M.I.B.A., is a 35-year veteran of international trade who has held a variety of positions in the public and private sectors. He has been directly involved in monitoring, troubleshooting and facilitating export transactions for more than 25 years. 

As the export counselor behind Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast's Food Export Helpline, Dennis provides customized technical export assistance to a variety of food and agricultural firms.  He is a dynamic and informative speaker who speaks regularly at educational seminars throughout our organizations’ Midwest and Northeast regions. 

Dennis holds a Master’s Degree in International Business Administration awarded by West Coast University and holds a California Community College Lifetime Teaching Credential in Marketing and Distribution. He also taught international trade courses at a variety of Southern California Colleges for nearly 20 years. He was awarded as “Distinguished Instructor” at the University of California Irvine International Extension Program for International Students. Twice he was awarded “Instructor of the Year” at Webster University in their Weekend College program for international business instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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