Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 Anderson University Flagship Center Banquet Hall
The Anderson Rotary Club is proud to welcome The International Center to its spring meeting on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. The event is a collaboration with Anderson University, the Flagship Enterprise Center, and Madison County Corporation for Economic Development.
Madison County, Indiana is home to over 17 international companies from countries like Japan, Israel, China, Switzerland, Germany, Thailand, Spain, and Italy.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn directly from The International Center right here in Madison County! Grow both professionally and personally through this unique educational opportunity. Learn the in's and out's of business dealings per region. Learn how to properly present your business cards, and greet international guests. Hear international transplants share what it is like to re-locate to America and work and operate in our culture.
When: March 7th, 2017, 9:30 a.m. (morning session), 11:30 a.m. (afternoon main session) Anderson University Flagship Center Banquet Hall 2705 Enterprise Drive Anderson, IN 46013
Who is Invited?
Service industry leaders
Economic and community development professional
CEO or HR managers
Real estate professionals
Do you fall into one of the above categories? Then this conference is the exact tool you need to move forward with global competency and training in international business.
What is it? The 2017 Flagship International Symposium is brought to you through the efforts of Corporation for Economic Development, Flagship Enterprise Center, and Anderson University. The goal of the event is to increase county-wide understanding of cultural communication in an international business setting. The event also coincides with "Heritage Week" on the campus of Anderson University. From March 3rd through March 11th, visit Anderson University's campus for an array of campus activities that celebrate cultural understanding, and American and international heritage. Learn more
Program Schedule: 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Networking 10:00 a.m. Welcome from Terry Truitt, Dean, Falls School of Business at Anderson University Table Topics, "Cross-Cultural Communication for Strengthening International Business Relationships" Peter Kirkwood, Protocol Officer, The International Center Ansuyah Naiken, Global Competency Training Manager
11:30 a.m. International Themed Lunch Buffet
12:00 p.m. Unveiling of "We Are International" video and Recognition of International Companies throughout Madison County, IN Mr. Chuck Staley, Flagship Enterprise Center
12:15 p.m. Keynote, The International Center Introduces Programs and Services for Attracting and Retaining Global Talent Martin Baier, President and CEO of The International Center CaSondra Shim, Director of Relocation Services Peter Kirkwood, Protocol Officer Ansuyah Naiken, Global Competency Training Manager 12:30 p.m. Creating and Maintaining International Business Relationships Martin Baier, President and CEO of The International Center Colin Renk, Executive Director, American China Society of Indiana Daniel Grimm, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Alliance Francaise d'Indianapolis Christopher Case, Director of Operations, SRAM
1:00 p.m. Conclusion and Networking Why host this event in Anderson? Over 17 international companies now reside in Madison County alone! As the City of Anderson and Madison becomes more ethically and internationally diverse, residents, professionals, and business owners throughout Madison County must do their part to become culturally aware and sensitive.
Become a globally competent leader:
Learn how intercultural communication skills can improve relations between you and your international counterparts, customers, and/or colleagues in a diverse workforce.
Listen to expatriates from countries around the world and learn what it's like to re-locate to America
Become more globally sensitive
Learn from experienced professionals who have extensive experience in planning and implementing international trade missions for Indiana companies and elected officials.