WWU to host future of business in India seminar

Learn to find a market for your products at a seminar called “India: The Future of the Market for American Firms,” from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 6 at the Port of Bellingham’s Harbor Center Conference Room at 1801 Roeder Ave., in Bellingham.

The event is free and open to the public. It’s hosted by Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center, the Port of Bellingham, Western’s College of Business and Economics, and Western’s Center for International Business.

A recent regime change in India could make rules for imports and foreign provision of services more favorable for U.S. businesses looking to reach India’s expanding middle class.

Jonathan Bensky, president and CEO of Pacific Northwest Advisors, an international business advisory company based in Seattle, will deliver the keynote speech. Bensky is a retired senior Foreign Commercial Service officer with more than 20 years of experience helping American companies get in and stay in South and Southeast Asian markets.

A panel discussion will follow featuring Pradnya Desh, managing partner for Desh International & Business Law; PH Bhatt, chief technology officer of Alpha Technologies; and Charles Antholt, agricultural economist and senior instructor at Western Washington University.

To RSVP contact Western’s Small Business Development Center at (360)-778-1762 or email to alexander.sahyouni@wwu.edu.

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