Why Export to South Korea?
Tuesday, 14 November, 2017
This workshop, presented by Doug Evans, an international trade manager with the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), will cover such topics as U.S. exports to South Korea, Missouri exports to South Korea, and Missouri and federal resources to assist exporters. Evans, the DED's trade manager for the Central and Southeast Asia region, excluding China, works with Missouri's foreign trade offices in Japan, South Korea, and Singapore to assist Missouri businesses export goods and services to those countries as well as Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other surrounding nations. He also provides advocacy for Missouri companies in their current and future trade efforts with these countries.
Evans, who earned his undergraduate degree in communication studies from the University of Kansas with a focus in East Asian culture, holds an International M.B.A. in global development from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He started his international trade career with the Peace Corps serving in Zambia. For seven years, he has worked for both the public and private sectors in international aid and trade, and most recently worked in Boehringer Ingelheim's animal health business in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor.
This workshop is hosted by the Missouri Southern State University Small Business and Technology Development Center and The Robert W. Plaster School of Business.