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Webinar – China and the Coronavirus


March 30, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am



International Business Network

Webinar – China and the Coronavirus – How the outbreak may affect your international business

Monday, March 30, 2020 • 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Presented by NEO International Business Network & Greater Cleveland Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Cost is $30 per person
Register and pay online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/china-and-the-coronavirus-how-the-outbreak-willimpact-your-business-tickets-97212094993

Questions? Call 216-771-1200 or e-mail: admin@neoibn.org

The corona virus appears to be rapidly spreading around the world. Chinese manufacturing entities are having a difficult time fulfilling their orders, but the situation may not be as bad as reported by the media. This seminar will provide attendees with a current update from individuals with in‐country, on‐the‐ground experience, who are currently working with companies in China and Northeast Ohio.

On the Agenda:
• Actual impact of virus on day-to‐day activities in China
• Force majeure options
• Update on Logistics and Equipment disruptions
• Update on return to work
• Tips for managing your supply chains during hard times
• Brand positioning during quarantine periods

Our Speakers:

Kimberly Kirkendall – Kimberly Kirkendall’s career has spanned over 25 years with her experience focused on international development, manufacturing, and operations. During that time she managed factories for an American company in China and was General Manager of an export firm in Hong Kong. She is currently an advisor to many government, non‐profit, and privately held companies and a regarded speaker for various organizations.

Yao Liu – Yao Liu is an attorney in Cleveland, Ohio and is admitted to practice law in both Ohio and New York. He counsels clients from U.S., China and worldwide basis. As a bi‐lingual and bi‐cultural lawyer from China, trained in both the United States and China, Yao has extensive knowledge and experience in establishing and strengthening business relationships for international clients and businesses globally.

Jim Haynes – Jim is an Executive Business Development Manager and U.S. Customs Broker License Holder with Rohlig USA LLC. He also received an appointment by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to sit on the U.S. District Export Council (NODEC). He is a 30+ year veteran of International Trade and well‐respected expert on international transportation, documentation and regulatory compliance.