The International Business Council is a special interest group of IHA members, dedicated to helping its membership market and sell their products internationally by sharing information, providing networking opportunities and offering programs to assist, support, and educate.

Other Global Opportunities

Save the Dates:
May 18 – 20

To integrate with IHA's new suite of digital events, the 2021 Global Forum's name will change to Connect GLOBAL. Following the success of the digital 2020 Global Forum, the 2021 IBC member event will be held again on the Zoom livestream platform. Connect GLOBAL will feature two daily sessions and will include global retailers and distributors presenting opportunities in their markets and with their firms; IHA's Global Offices and Representatives highlighting the top 5 opportunities in their markets; and networking sessions providing opportunities to gain insights from IBC-member peers.

More Details Coming Soon!

2020 IBC Global Forum

Buyer Connections + Education + Networking
Virtual Education Series

The 2020 International Business Council Global Forum was held over a three-day period and featured 15 speakers from 13 markets. Attendees learned from a variety of global retailers, distributors and market experts. In addition, attendees had the opportunity to network with other members in a virtual breakout session lead International Business Council Board Members. Read Global Forum Blogs

IHA's Vietnam Sourcing Mission.

Members looking to gain a competitive advantage by diversifying products' country of origin have the opportunity to join IHA in Vietnam on the Sourcing Mission.

Option 1 - (SOLD OUT)
Option 2 - (SOLD OUT)

Trade Mission Postponed to 2021 - Dates to Be Confirmed

Contact Mark Adkison to be added to the waitlist

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Please contact Lori Szudarek for more information on the IBC and international programs.