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Wednesday, June 25, 2003


Topic: Going Global? Learn How To Do It Effectively In Today's Business Climate


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Due to the current conservative spending practices of domestic businesses, many USA based companies are pursuing revenue opportunities abroad. TexChange, in partnership with The University of Texas, will present an exceptional team of international executives and managers to provide you with state of the art operational strategies and expertise on how to go global. At this one of a kind event, Texchange members and guests will receive hands on advice and access to international business managers who are actively building successful global companies.

Time: 6:00 PM



Austin Country Club

4408 Long Champ Drive

Austin, TX 78746

$30.00 per person (Entrepreneur Members)
$45.00 per person (Non-Entrepreneur Members)
$60.00 per person (Non-Members)

Osmo A. Hautanen, our keynote speaker, is an entrepreneur who is known for his ability to transform unknown brands into global market leaders and will provide insight into the success he has achieved.
The event's discussion leaders consist of international business people who are participating in UT's Master Program in Management of Technology and bring a wealth of real world experience and global expertise to the meeting.

For more information on TEXCHANGE, please visit our website at: http://www.texchange.org

Suggested Reading:
Going Global ArReticles & Resources

To Export Profitably
Publication date: 2003-06-01
Is now the right time to do business overseas?

Selling Abroad without the Pain
Breaking into international markets may require forming strategic partnerships with companies and experts who have already done so.

Going Global
Whether you're exporting or importing products, there's a veritable maze of resources and regulations of which you should be aware. Use these Websites to help you find your way when doing business abroad.
Thursday, November 21, 2002

The New Face of Global Competition
Not so long ago, India's Wipro Ltd. sold cooking oils and knockoff PCs. Now its 15,000 technologists cook up vital software applications and research for Ericsson, GM, the Home Depot, and other giant customers. Are you prepared to go head-to-head with the best the world has to offer?
February 2003, Page 90 By: Keith H. Hammonds

The Challenges -- and the Promise -- of Globalization
A review of an insightful new book, A Future Perfect, which examines the impact that globalization has had on businesses large and small in countries rich and poor.

How Bribery and Other Types of Corruption Threaten the Global Marketplace

Local TEXCHANGE Board of Directors:
Past Chairman: David Lee, Sentient Ventures
Chairman: Mark Murdock, Attorney
President: Elaine Wetmore, Austin Entrepreneurs Foundation
President-Elect: Thom Singer, Andrews & Kurth
VP Administration & Programs: Becky Gates, TheLinkPartners
VP Membership: Scott Eggleston, Entrepreneur
Secretary: Walter Bissex, Fulbright & Jaworski
Allison Allen, Entrepreneur
Gary Cadenhead, University of Texas
Stuart Edwards, Silicon Valley Bank
Kim Evans, Venice Beacon
Rod Favaron, Lombardi Software
Nick Fox, Vinson and Elkins
Paige Manley Martin, Entrepreneur
Carol Thompson, The Thompson Group

Local TEXCHANGE Board of Advisors
Gene Albert, Sawin50.com
Vinay Bhagat, Convio
Lawson Brice, IBM
Jim Butler, City of Austin
Clint Bybee, Arch Venture Partners
Ed Cavazos, Andrews & Kurth, LLP
Steve Coffey, Hunt Ventures
Jonathon Gilliam, Deloitte & Touche
Gary Hoover, Hoover's Online
Bill Morrow, Grande Communications
Paul Tobias, Wilson Sonsini
Steve Wagh, Entrepreneur
Amy Warmke, Ernst & Young
Ellen Wood, Virtual CFO

Membership opportunities for the Austin Chapter of TEXCHANGE are available to those who are interested.
Please check the website at http://www.texchange.org.
Membership is limited.

Online reservations require payment by credit card. Cancellations greater than three business days from the event will be honored and a credit towards the next Texchange dinner will be issued. Cancellations less than three business days from the event will be honored; however, no credits or refunds will be issued. Replacements will always be honored.

Texchange reservations are processed by 123Signup. As a result, charges on your credit card statement will be from 123Signup, not Texchange.





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