Kent State University at Tuscarawas, Business and Community Services
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Going Global

Dates:January 29, 2016
Meets:F from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, 1 session
Instructor:Bob Cohen
Fee: $0.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

We are pleased to extend an invitation for you to attend the Fifth Annual Ground Hog Day International Trade Forecast Breakfast. We begin at 7:30AM and will end by 9:30AM on Friday, February 3rd. We meet at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in the Science and Advanced Technology Center, Room 126. The campus is located at 330 University Dr NE New Philadelphia OH. A full breakfast buffet will be offered free-of-charge thanks to the support of International Transport Services and the Tuscarawas County Port Authority. Michael Weidokal is the Research and Development Director of ISA, International Strategic Analysis, specialists in country intelligence, economic forecasting, and international business advisory services. He is an expert in analysis of international opportunities, international affairs, demographics, and markets, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. Prior to ISA, Mr. Weidokal led industry and economic research for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the United Kingdom. He also was the head of Strategic Marketing for East Europe, Africa and the Middle East for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, where he led business expansion efforts in the emerging markets of the region. Mr. Weidokal received his International MBA from the University of South Carolina and the University of Vienna (Austria). He has studied international politics and economics in the U.S. and in Hungary. He will provide valuable information about current trends and the status of the markets and economies of potentional export targets.