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Import Export Center to Host Happy Hour Networking Event in NY on January 17th

Event offers opportunity for New York based international businesses to gain useful information and network with authentic buyers and suppliers

PRLog - Jan. 9, 2012 - NEW YORK -- Import Export Center, a monthly event hosted by InsightLab Pacific, warmly invites all import-export professionals in the New York Metropolitan area to attend its forum on January 17th from 6:30pm-9pm at Arctica Bar (more details below). This special happy hour networking event, being called the “International Sourcing” & International Trade Networking Event, gives import-export professionals an opportunity to connect and exchange ideas and resources with one another while gaining valuable education on the benefits of international sourcing.

“In order for businesses to succeed in going global, business owners should be aware of the fact that great sourcing is invaluable in cutting cost and remain competitive in every industry,” explained Jayden Lee, organizer of Import Export Center events and Managing Director of InsightLab Pacific. “However, there are also challenges they need to face, such as ethical issues and supplier qualification in supply chain segment.”

The event features 2 keynote speakers: Rufiya Blank (Vice President, Kompass North America) and Tanjila Islam (CEO/Founder, TigerTrade). The speakers will share their insights and advice on efficient sourcing to fuel business growth.

According to the group’s website, “Import Export Center provides thoughtful forum that encourages and facilitates exchange of business ideas and resources, with hopes it would help our members overcome the ever-growing pressures and barriers in today’s International Marketplace.” It’s also designed “to provide direction in your quest for international business development (and to) facilitate this process whether your goal is to sell, buy, or partner.”

Other upcoming Import Export Center events in New York include “International Trade and Social Media” & International Trade Networking Event on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 and “FTA(Free Trade Agreement)” & International Trade Networking Event on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012.

All import-export business owners and professionals are invited to attend this event. The cost to attend is $10 for those who pre-register online or $15 at the door. One free drink ticket will be included with registration, and an all-night happy hour with drinks and food will be taking place.

Complete event details include:
•    Date : Tuesday, Jan 17th, 2012, 6:30pm-9pm
•    Location : Arctica Bar, 384 3rd avenue(Between 27th and 28th street), Lower Floor, New York, NY 10016

For more information and registration, visit http://importexport.inlabpacific.com/.

About Import Export Center
Import Export Center is committed to connecting professionals in areas of Import/Export, including any other international trade & commerce in the New York Metropolitan area, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Import Export Center provides thoughtful forum that encourages and facilitates exchange of business ideas and resources, with hopes it would help our members overcome the ever-growing pressures and barriers in today’s International Marketplace.

About InsightLab Pacific
InsightLab Pacific is an international business consulting firm that specializes in business-to-business (B2B) marketing. The firm is New York City based and serves both international clients attempting to expand to the United States (U.S.) and U.S.-based companies attempting to expand to the Asia-Pacific region. InsightLab Pacific is very active in serving international communities, especially those in the Import-Export arena of New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, assisting businesses by taking the role of the organizer of Import Export Center Event group. For more details, visit http://inlabpacific.com

About Kompass North America
Kompass connects Business to Business for more than 70 years. Kompass is a comprehensive B2B database, with more than 3 million international and domestic companies listed, which link buyers and sellers worldwide. Kompass allows you to promote your activities and reach domestic and international buyers searching for your specific products or services. The Kompass database allows you to proactively search for potential customers, buyers, partners, distributors, and much more.  The overall accuracy of the Kompass system allows us to be a key and influential player within the global database market.

About TigerTrade
TigerTrade is a trusted partner network for global trade, connecting manufacturers in Southeast Asia, with US and international buyers. TigerTrade works in the apparel, textiles, footwear, furnishings, and home accessories industries. A social enterprise, TigerTrade facilitates business linkages that increase trade and catalyze broad-based economic growth in developing world markets.

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