Madison International Trade Association: Strategies for establishing and managing your overseas office

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Madison Marriott Hotel

Wondering how to open and manage an office overseas? What should your company consider when establishing a physical presence in a foreign market? From a representative’s office, to a sales‐ branch to a wholly‐owned subsidiary, U.S. companies are exploring ways to set up shop overseas. MITA’s February program will cover the factors that business executives and managers must consider when setting up and managing an overseas office. Learn from experienced leaders who have been there! Register today.


Managers, senior executives, legal counsel, finance executives and marketing/sales staff.


Learn about establishing a strategy for opening an overseas office. Review the pros and cons of various legal structures; explore challenges and opportunities of managing human resources abroad; learn from the success achieved and challenges experienced by companies already operating overseas.


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Registration and networking

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Program and audience Q&A


Mike Celichowski, Vice President‐ International Product & Governance

CUNA Mutual Group

Mike Blume, President

Hankscraft Inc.