Upcoming Events

Introduction To The Basics of

International Trade Finance & Insurance

When: August 24, 2016 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Where: World Trade Center Conference Room in Union Station
30 West Pershing Rd.
Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108

Contact: Ivry Karamitros
(816) 374-5457

Join the WTC-KC as we host experts from 1st National Bank’s global trade team and ARI Global! Learn from these thought leaders how to navigate opportunities like the strength of the dollar and Brexit as your company pursues exports! There will be three 1 hour sessions focused around the basics of international finance transactions: international payment methods, foreign exchange, and extending credit terms. A networking happy hour to follow!

Parking is available in the Union Station West Yard Parking Garage.

Register at www.kcchamber.com.


Doing Business with Korea

Ahn Ho-youngHave you thought about the opportunities your company has overseas? What about the benefits of doing business in Korea? Join the World Trade Center as we host Ambassador Ahn Ho-young, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the United States. Learn about the United States’ most commercially significant free trade agreement in almost two decades – the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement, the overall business climate of Korea, and the opportunities that await your company.

Ambassador Ahn Ho-young began his posting in June of 2013. He is a career diplomat with a strong background in trade. Previously, Ambassador Ahn worked as Deputy Minister for Trade, Director-General of the Multilateral Trade Bureau, Director of the International Trade Law Division in the Office of the Minister for Trade, as well as a Counselor at the Republic of Korea’s permanent mission to the United Nations.
Light refreshments will be served.
  • 1:45pm – event registration & check-in
  • 2:00pm – opening remarks from WTC-KC
  • 2:05pm – presentation from ambassador
  • 2:35pm – Q&A begins
  • 3:00pm – closing remarks
Tuesday, September 20
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
World Trade Center Conference Room
30 West Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Register online