The Exporter Forum – Doing Business in China: An Overview of Export Opportunities and Trends

Doing Business in China: An Overview of Export Opportunities and Trends

Date:      March 6, 2015

Time:       8:30 – 13:00 AM

Location:   Rike Hall, Wright State University

Cost:        No cost to attend, but registration is required.

China is a $10 trillion economy growing at 7 percent annually and is reshaping our global economy. Over the past 30 years, the Chinese government has at times opened the door wide for foreign companies to participate in its domestic economic growth. In fact, American exports to China have grown faster than to any other nation.  Here is your chance to hear from the experts and gather facts to help with your decision.

This program will address trends shaping the next phase of China’s economic growth, which industries might benefit the most, and product localization tips.

Doing Business in China: An Overview of Export Opportunities and Trends program will explain and explore the following topics:

  • Business culture & practices and what to expect
  • Macro and segment market analysis
  • Competition landscape
  • Capital access strategies to fund export activities
  • China FDA Regulatory Guidelines
  • Key potential customer profiling
  • Existing manufacturer and distributor mapping
  • Product localization strategies
  • Supply chain modeling
  • Development of Government partnerships to support marketing strategies
  • Comprehensive go-to-market proposals
  • Sales, Marketing and distribution in preferred product categories
  • Development of economic development incentives to support company growth

This program is for you, if you are considering or are actively exporting or importing from China and interested in protecting and maximizing your trade with China.

The presenters:

David J. Robinson provides business consulting services for capital access, infrastructure financing, business development, economic development and public affairs as Principal of the Montrose Group, LLC, and gained over $100M in funding for economic development projects.

Joe Dorrian specializes in China cross border initiatives such as market research, entry strategies,supply chain development and distribution consulting services as Principal for Transom Shields Group, LLC and lived in China from 2000-13 directing supply chain and commercial distribution for both General Electric Aircraft Engines and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Cosponsors:  U.S. Small Business Administration, International Trade Assistance Center at Wright State University, U.S. Export Assistance Center, Ohio Development Services Agency, Small Business Development Center, and the Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University.


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For additional information, contact Kathy Marshalek at 937.775.3524 or by email at

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