Lakeland hosts Chamber International Trade Summit
Academics - posted on 1/12/2007
Two Lakeland employees helped facilitate an International Trade Summit held by the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee on Jan. 9 in Lakeland's Laun Center for Business and Technology.
Ben Schaffer, Lakeland's assistant professor of international business, facilitated a panel entitled Meeting the Challenges. Panelists included Jaume Mesalles of American Orthodontics discussing exporting, Steve Neumeyer of Wind Mill Slatwall Products discussing importing, Michael Lauenstein of Bemis Manufacturing discussing Building Facility Overseas and Joan Underwood of Earth Tech discussing taking a service overseas.
A second panel, entitled Trade Resources and Support Services, was led by E. Anthony Fessler, Lakeland's vice president for international programs and general counsel. Panelists included Christian Bartley, executive director of World Trade Center of Wisconsin; Brad Schneider of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce, Koreen Grube, international trade specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce and Sonny Kessel, international trade specialist with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
A time for questions followed each panel, and a networking reception followed the event.
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