The intention of the E3 conferences is to put the power of global expansion into every entrepreneur’s hands through simplification and relationships.  Topics will include preparing your business to expand into new markets, understanding international trade policy, developing market opportunities, legal and tax implications of international business, growth industries in specific regions, etc.

October 19, 2017

university of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

  9:00 AM  Registration Opens, Coffee and Networking

  9:30 AM   Opening Session and Welcome Remarks

  • Brett Bruen, President, Global Situation Room, Inc.
  • University of Southern California

 10:00 AM   Panel Discussion: Current Trade Policies - What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Senior U.S. Government officials and business leaders will talk about what comes next for America's trade agenda, how small businesses can thrive in the global marketplace. 

10:45 AM   Panel Discussion: Messaging and Branding for a Global Audience

Leading brand and marketing experts, journalists and CEOs on the challenges facing U.S. brands in the current global marketplace.

11:15 PM   Keynote Speaker TBA

12:00 PM   Networking Lunch

Sit down for an in-depth chat with senior trade officials from dozens of nations, along with trade experts, and policymakers.

   1:00 PM   Want your first/next international venture to succeed? Better check your 'tudes!

New thinking and a new assessment tool reveals potential traps and gaps within your team and company that can make the difference between failure and success in overseas markets.

HBR Article: Does your company have what it takes to go global?

    1:45 PM   Coffee and Networking Break

Meet with senior trade officials from dozens of nations, along with trade experts, and policymakers.

   2:15 PM   Trade Representative and Business Round Table Discussions

  3:00 PM   Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurial Success Stories

Hear from entrepreneurs that are succeeding globally, their success stories, the challenges they have overcome, and lessons they have learned.

  3:45 PM   Keynote Speaker TBA

  4:00 PM  Closing Statements