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Preparing for SelectUSA 2024 with Bryan Powrozek, Wipfli

Bill Kenney: Hello and welcome to the latest episode of Belly2Belly. Today, we’re delving into the topic of preparing for SelectUSA Investment Summit. Joining us is Bryan Powrozek from Wipfli. Welcome, Bryan. Bryan Powrozek: Hi Bill, thanks for having me. About Wipfli Bill Kenney: It’s a pleasure to have you

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SelectUSA 2024 Preparation with Dave Roccio, Lando & Anastasi

Bill Kenney: Welcome to another episode of Belly2Belly! Today, we’re joined by Dave Roccio from the law firm Lando & Anastasi to discuss SelectUSA Investment Summit preparation. Welcome, Dave. David Roccio: Hi, Bill. Thanks for having me. About Lando & Anastasi Bill Kenney: Great to have you here, Dave. Our

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SelectUSA Success Tips with TJ Villamil, SelectFlorida

Bill Kenney: Welcome to the next episode of Belly2Belly! Today, we’re joined by TJ Villamil from SelectFlorida to discuss SelectUSA success tips. Welcome, TJ. TJ Villamil: Hey Bill, thank you. I’m thrilled to be here and eager to dive into our discussion. About SelectFlorida Bill Kenney: Our goal is to

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SelectUSA Preparation with Dan Glazer, Wilson Sonsini

Bill Kenney: Welcome everyone to the next episode of Belly2Belly, today we’re here to talk about preparing for and attending the SelectUSA Investment Summit. We’re joined by Dan Glazer from Wilson Sonsini. Hi Dan, great to have you here. Daniel Glazer: Hi Bill, I’m doing well, thanks for having me.

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SelectUSA Preparation with Paul Zito, RGP Northwest Ohio

Bill Kenney: Welcome to the latest episode of Belly2Belly. Today, we’re diving into the topic of how to get the most out of SelectUSA. Joining us is our esteemed guest, Paul Zito from RGP Northwest Ohio. Welcome, Paul. Paul Zito, RGP Northwest Ohio: Thank you for having me, Bill. I’m

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SelectUSA 2024 Preparation with Frances Simowitz, WEVE Acceleration

Bill Kenney: Hello everyone, and welcome to the next episode of Belly2Belly. Today, we’re diving into the topic of SelectUSA preparation tips. Joining us is our special guest Frances Simowitz from WEVE Acceleration. Good afternoon, Frances. How are you? Frances Simowitz: Good afternoon, Bill. I’m doing well, thank you. Excited

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The 3 Truths of Gaining U.S. Sales Traction

Have you ever gleaned lessons that you’d rather not relearn? These invaluable insights often come at the expense of trials and tribulations, leaving indelible marks that shape our future endeavors. The same is true for most companies as they learn how to get US sales traction. With over a decade

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MEET’s Intelligent Trade Show & Event System

In our more than 12 years of helping international companies scale in the U.S., we have seen the many challenges that these companies experience when they try to productively participate in U.S. trade shows & events. The U.S. market is large and highly competitive. The trade show and event landscape

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Developing Strategic Focus

The hardest part of building an effective strategic focus is having a specific and clear target outcome. The best outcomes are like a destination that you would drive or travel to. When you do this well your vision and focus transcends the organization aligning your team in action and purpose.

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Freelance Research & Event Logistics Associate

Position This is an independent contractor position. This position is responsible for completing ongoing business tradeshow research and events logistics projects potentially across several clients. The ideal person is a detail-oriented, curious, and forward-thinking team player with the ability to turn event, market, and competitor data into insightful strategy maps.

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Are Your Leadership Team and Key Personnel Ready?

Today we’re here to tackle another question about the successful expansion of your business to the U.S. Are your leadership team and key personnel ready for your U.S. expansion? This issue is another significant potential pothole in your U.S. expansion journey. Get it wrong and you’ll have greater turnover, internal

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Why Are You Expanding Internationally?

One place where internationalizing companies get tripped up is not being clear about the purpose of the international expansion. If you can’t answer or don’t have an answer to the question, “why are you expanding internationally?” then it’s probably something you need to step back and answer. Think about all

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5 Reasons You Need to Start Carrying Business Cards Today!

As we all re-enter going to trade shows and events post-COVID, we’re seeing an incredible number of people, as many as 80%, no longer carrying business cards. By not sharing business cards, trade show participants are significantly limiting their ability to make valuable connections and losing lots of opportunities. If

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The 5 Rules of U.S. Trade Show Follow-Up

Do you want to stand out? Do you want to begin building credibility and trust? Do you want to convert your trade show participation into new revenue? If you answered YES to any of these, then you need to master follow-up in the U.S. Failure to have meaningful and timely

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SelectUSA Pro Tips – Part 3 of 3

There are a little over 2-weeks to go until SelectUSA 2022 and the last elements of your preparation should be coming together. As some have described it, this is the “World Cup” for U.S. market entry. Hundreds of support resources from the federal government, every state, many regions, business investors,

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SelectUSA Pro Tips – Part 2 of 3

There is only 1-month to go until SelectUSA 2022 and it’s not too soon to start your preparation. As some have described it, this is the “World Cup” for U.S. market entry. Hundreds of support resources from the federal government, every state, many regions, business investors, and service providers will

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SelectUSA Pro Tips – Part 1 of 3

There are only 2-months to go until SelectUSA 2022 and it’s not too soon to start your preparation. As some have described it, this is the “World Cup” for U.S. market entry. Hundreds of support resources from the federal government, every state, many regions, business investors, and service providers will

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