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March Virtual Trade Talk Lunch & Learns™


March 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



March Virtual Trade Talk Lunch & Learns

US Commercial Service Cleveland Monthly Trade Talk Lunch and Learn™ brings experts directly to companies on the last Tuesday of the month. The virtual program focuses on different topics related to international trade through an informal discussion and sharing of best practices. Previous topics covered include USMCA, FTA compliance, Export Documentation, and Cultural Awareness.

Upcoming topics:
March 2nd – 2021 Economic Outlook

Join us on March 2nd to hear from Michael Weidokal, an internationally-recognized economic and geopolitical forecaster who helps business leaders, policy makers and the wider public to understand the issues and trends that are impacting the world today, and will shape the world in the years to come. He is the president and founder of International Strategic Analysis (ISA), a leading provider of economic forecasting, international market intelligence and geopolitical analysis with clients all around the globe.

Michael’s ability to combine international economics, geopolitics and history allow him to have a unique perspective on the issues and events that are taking place throughout the world. His areas of expertise include the fields of international economic competitiveness, global market selection and geopolitical risk assessment. Furthermore, he has repeatedly proven to be able to accurately predict important trends and developments before they happen.

A prolific writer, Michael is a leading contributor to a wide range of ISA’s best-selling publications, including ISA’s monthly Country Reports, Risk Forecasts and many more. In addition, Michael’s new book “A No Growth Future” will be released in 2021 and details the growing challenge that the global economy will face in terms of generating growth in the 2020s and beyond, and what this means for the planet and its inhabitants. He is also a frequent speaker and appears often in the media, speaking on a wide variety of topics.  After a career that took him to more than 60 countries, Michael founded International Strategic Analysis in 2003. Today, ISA is one of the world’s most respected economic and geopolitical research firms, providing research and support for thousands of the world’s leading businesses, governments and universities.

March 30th – Hot Topics in Trade – more details to follow!

USCS Trade Talk Lunch and Learns™ are held on Webex platform from 12pm-1pm eastern. Access information is provided the day before. To register, email amy.freedman@trade.gov or call 216-522-4737.

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