Sunday, September 6, 2009

US Asia Expo Arizona Near-Final Agenda

The US-Asia Expo Arizona September 17-18 in Scottsdale, Arizona will offer expert information and high-level connections to help business owners grow their company – globally or locally. The Expo will feature the top global business and community leaders in Arizona along with an exhibition of global companies and organizations. Register at

Thursday, September 17th Program

7:00 am - 9:00 am
9/17 Enterprise Network Executive Forum Breakfast
Arizona Business Goes Global
Location: Marriott Camelback Inn Golf Resort, Scottsdale

Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane
Dana Garmany – CEO of Troon Golf
Scarlett Spring – EVP and COO of
Raymond C. Wiley – Director of Aide Solar
Doug Bruhnke – CEO of Growth Nation
Sign-up at $65

12:30pm – 4:45pm
US-Asia Expo Arizona Meeting. $55
Camelback Inn – Cholla and Sunshine Rooms

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Welcome and Opening Ceremony

Emcees – John Adam and Doug Bruhnke
Opening – Mayor Phil Gordon, Barry Broome (GPEC)
Welcome Guests, Consulates, Dignitaries, Ambassadors, Speakers
Recap of Sept 6-8 China Mission: Don Cardon, AZ Commerce
Recap of Sept 10-12 LA Expo: Brent Barker, Strata Capital

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
“Growing Global Commerce to Benefit Arizona”
Glenn Hamer, Arizona Chamber
Barry Broome, GPEC
Steve Zylstra, Arizona Technology Council
Daniel Shum, CKS Partners
Susan Shultz, Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
“Learning from Global CEO’s in Arizona”
Shashi Jasthi, Solugenix Corporation
Kiyoko Toyama, NKK Switches
Mahasen Samaravijaya, GVR Technologies
Eric Nielsen, US Commercial Service
Haru Yamasaki, Technology Business Accelerators (TechBA)

2:50 pm - 3:05 pm

3:05 pm – 4:05 pm
“Investment Sources for Arizona’s Global Success”
Terree Wasley, ASU Technopolis and Invest Southwest
Dee Harris, Arizona Angels
Andy Bogdanoff, Remington Financial Group
Norman E. Clarke, Windstone Capital Partners
Chet S. Ross, SCORE Arizona and Greater Phoenix SCORE

4:05 pm – 4:45 pm
“Legal Implications for Going Global”
Karen Dickinson, Quarles & Brady
Steve Beaver, TPI Composites
Ed Bull, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

4:45 pm
End Expo Meeting

5:30 pm - 8.00 pm
Global VIP Networking
Camelback Inn – Cholla and Sunshine Rooms
Networking with Very Special Guests

8:00 pm
End VIP Networking

Friday, September 18th Program

7:30 am - 10:00 am
9/18 Global Recap Breakfast
Camelback Inn – Cholla and Sunshine Rooms

o Recap the Expo
o Discuss Next Steps with Global Business in Arizona
o Formulate Questions for Governor Jan Brewer’s 9/22 Talk
o Plan for the Next US-Asia Expo February 24 - 25, 2010

10:00 am
End 9/18 Global Breakfast

All the best, Doug Bruhnke (AZIGG and Growth Nation)

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