2018 Summit in Review
The 2018 National Small Business Exporter Summit took place March 21, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland and marked the second annual event of this type. The event attracted more than 150 attendees, and recognized 26 Outstanding Exporter Honorees from 23 states.
2018 Exporter Summit Agenda
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2018 Outstanding Exporter Honorees
The 2018 Summit program featured presentation delivered by 18 outstanding exporter Honorees from across the United States. Presenting companies representing a wide range of industries and significant export experience. Sessions focused on sharing best practices and lessons learned that had significantly contributed to each businesses export success. To read more details about the 2018 Honorees and their companies, Click Here.
2018 Exporter Summit Program
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2018 Exporter Summit Participant Testimonials
Below, you are invited to read what some of the 2018 Outstanding Exporters had to say about the 2018 National Small Business Exporter Summit:
“Exporting is not just for the big guys. This is a great place to meet small biz exporters with real world experience.” – Jay White, President, Morrison Textile Machinery (South Carolina) – https://www.morrisontexmach.com
“Excellent networking, good information, interesting sponsors, and a diversity of business types…Attending the Exporter Summit provided me with an opportunity to learn from other businesses facing similar challenges, in a friendly and open environment” – Ray Zuckerman, CEO, ServerLIFT Corporation (Arizona) – https://serverlift.com
“The businesses, presenters and topics was as diverse as the overall goal of exporting. The National Small Business Exporter Summit is a powerful one day conference providing simple yet keen insight into growing export markets!” – Dallas Steiner, CEO and Jeff Dimos, VP of Finance and Operations, Venture Products Inc. (Ohio) – https://www.ventureproductsinc.com
“This is one of the best conferences I have attended. The openness and helpfulness of everyone there was much appreciated. This is the type of family environment it takes to make small companies succeed…the knowledge of the family group is superior to hiring consultants or specialists. Thank you for letting us join the family!” – Ann Black, President & CEO, ImmunoReagents, Inc. (North Carolina) – https://www.immunoreagents.com
“Small businesses not only move the U.S. economy but the worldwide economy. Being part of the Export Summit was a very fulfilling experience. I personally learned from each one of the presenters. But most of all, I was very satisfied to have shared my 20 years international experience with other small companies who export around the world.” – Elizabeth Cambar-Roney, International Sales Director, CONNOILS (Wisconsin) – http://connoils.com
“A great place to meet other small business members and discuss best practices in an open setting with a group of individuals committed to helping all parties improve their exports.” – Allan Klinger, CEO, Klinge Corporation (Pennsylvania) – https://klingecorp.com
“Great conference. Really well done. Thank you. We will definitely be in attendance next year.” – Linda Wojciechowicz, National Sales Director/Interim Global VP of Sales and Marketing, NuStep, LLC (Michigan) – https://www.nustep.com
“I made the effort to attend the 2018 Summit (snow storm aside), and was delighted I did so. The networking, learning and discovery opportunities provided were unique and different from other conferences that I have attended. The agenda was fast paced and on point – providing stimulating education, ideation, and insights, that I can apply to my companies export and business strategy.” – David Rosen, CEO & Founder, Kira Labs Inc. (Florida) – https://www.kiralabs.com