Mission Statement:

To promote and improve the international commerce of the United States of America and the personal relationship, the general welfare and the mutual interest of those engaged therein, to educate and to engender a spirit of cooperation among its members by promoting an interchange of information, experience, and opinions.

Greater Ozarks International Trade Association  Springfield, MO
  Founded 1991

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Upcoming Meeting:

MARKET RESEARCH, SELECTION & ENTRY ~
Where’s Your Export Market?
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
(Lunch to be provided)
Location: Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business
Development, 405 N. Jefferson Ave, Springfield, MO
Join us for this hands-on, interactive session designed to provide insight and
information on actions you can take to successfully identify, research and enter
new international markets. Gain answers to the following questions….
Key Session Topics:
 Market Selection – It’s a big world out there, where does opportunity for my
product lie?
 Market Research – Are there sources of information that can help me in
selecting a target market?
 Market Entry Strategies – Market selection made, now what?
Presenter:
 Larry Dill, Director – University of Missouri Extension, International Trade Center
Who Should Attend? Any business or sales staff member that is new-to-exporting OR businesses
that are currently exporting and want to explore new markets. Participants are invited to bring a
laptop or IPad.
Cost: $29.00/person – includes lunch
Register online: https://ws.missouristate.edu/sbdc/seminar.asp?seminarID=94
Questions: Contact Tara Horton, Ph. 417-837-2617
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are
those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable
accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Tara Horton, Missouri State University
SBTDC, 405 N. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, Missouri, 65806, (417) 837-2617. The Missouri State University SBTDC is a University of Missouri Extension
Partner.
Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.
International Trade Services


New Event May 1, 2014
the International Supply Chain in 2014
Registration time Thursday at 12:30 p.m.
Location
Kansas City Library Truman Auditorium
4801 Main Street Kansas City, Mo 64112

The Program is complimentary: however, registration is required by Apri 24, 2014.
Questions contact 
Sue Heley at  816-983-8794

Optional visit to a selected Foreign Trade Zone Facility will be Friday May 2, 2014.

2014Membership Dues
are due January 1, 2014
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The Greater Ozarks International Trade Association (GOITA) is a non-profit service organization designed to assist individuals and businesses in the development of international trade activities. Furthermore, GOITA offers resources and networking, as well as a host of speakers, seminars and other activities.
Greater Ozarks International Trade Association
P.O. Box 3159
Springfield, MO 65808-3159

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