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   SUNDAY  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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International Cultural Protocol

We live in a global economy in which business is becoming truly international. We need to communicate and collaborate with clients, colleagues and vendors around the world. Through this workshop’s interactive case studies, hands-on activities and more, attendees will learn:

•  How our commonalities and cultural differences overlap

•  Regional cultural practices in order to navigate the tricky waters of communications

•  Top 10 etiquette “do's and faux pas” to be successful in international face-to-face meetings

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Liese Tamburrino
Liese Tamburrino has worked around the world in the trade show and business development industries for over twenty years. She has played a fundamental role in helping dozens of foreign companies enter the US and global markets, and adapt their products, brands and strategies to US consumer and business to business buyers. As a result, she has first-hand information on how foreign exporters view Americans, and how American clients can quickly exploit emerging market opportunities abroad. Liese holds the position of Managing Director, North America, for Von Hagen GmbH, one of Germany’s top exhibit building and event production firms.

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Liese Tamburrino:
Pulling Back the Curtain - How Your Exhibit Builder Determines Prices

At Home in Russia: Understanding Russia's Top Five Trade Show Venues

Axel Von Hagen
Axel Von Hagen is CEO and Owner of Von Hagen GmbH, a German firm based in the Blomberg/Lippe area which he founded on his own in 1993. Initially conceived as a design firm, over the years the company expanded to include a wealth of additional trade show and event services. Now von Hagen is a leader in the European market, offering design, production, program management, graphics, logistics and more.

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Andrew Childers
Andrew Childers acts at the bridge between the US and Germany as a sales and marketing person for von Hagen Design. Working from the company’s headquarters in Blomberg, Germany, his primary responsibilities include the development of sales campaigns targeting European exhibitors as well as leading the firm’s recently formed partnership with Skyline. Childers is an experienced international sales person with professional roots in the trade fairs industry and a formal education in marketing and advertising.

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