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2020 IBC Global Forum

Buyer Connections + Education + Networking
Virtual Education Series

The 2020 International Business Council’s Global Forum is tailored to address the needs of housewares suppliers looking to learn more about the home and housewares industry across many global markets. A variety of global retailers, distributors and market experts presenting information on the industry from the perspectives of their markets, paired with networking opportunities will provide attendees a better understanding of the global home and housewares arena.

09/22/2020

IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Morning Session — 10:00 AM (CDT)

Key Market updates: Spain, UK, France, Italy and Germany

  • Part 1: Key Market Updates: Spain / Presenter: Gabriel Soler, Co-Founder, Yestis
  • Part 2: IHA Offices & Representatives from UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany

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IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Afternoon Session — 2:00 PM (CDT)

Key Retailer Updates: LATAM

  • Part 1: Key Retailer Update: Sodimac — LATAM / Presenter: Patricia Barreiro, GMM Home Décor, Sodimac
  • Part 2: Key Retailer Update: EPA — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala & Venezuela / Presenter: Juan Francisco Espana, Director, EPA

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09/23/2020

IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Morning Session — 10:00 AM (CDT)

Key Retailer Updates: Canada & India

  • Part 1: Key Retailer Update: Canadian Tire — Canada / Presenter: Douglas Young, Vice President, Merchandising — Living Division, Canadian Tire
  • Part 2: Key Retailer Update: Amazon India — India / Presenter: Sidram Kaudaki, Business Development Manager, International Sourcing, Amazon India (Invited)

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IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Afternoon Session — 2:00 PM (CDT)

Key Market Updates: Costa Rica, Australia & Taiwan / Strategic Problem Solving

  • Part 1: Key Market Update: Costa Rica / Presenter: Vanessa Sadi, GM, La Cucina Ideal
  • Part 2: Key Market Updates: IHA Representatives from Australia & Taiwan
  • Part 3: Strategic Problem Solving — Small Group Networking with Industry Peers

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09/24/2020

IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Morning Session — 10:00 AM (CDT)

Key Market Updates: Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, India

  • Part 1: Key Market Update: Canada / Presenter: Brigitte Roy, President, Danesco
  • Part 2: Key Market Updates: IHA Offices & Representatives from Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and India

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IBC Global Forum - Session 1
Afternoon Session — 2:00 PM (CDT)

Strategic Problem Solving

  • Part 1: Strategic Problem Solving — Small Group Networking with Industry Peers
  • Part 2: Thank You & Farewell

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Registration Deadline: September 18, 2020
Please note: Registration will be confirmed after IHA membership is verified. All sessions are complimentary for Regular IHA Members with current membership. If IHA Membership is not current, you will be notified and requested to renew IHA Membership. Separate links to join each session for which you have registered will be sent to you within 24 business hours of registration. All IHA members joining the Global Forum will be confirmed as IBC members.

Questions? Contact Lori Szudarek