Dallas: Inaugural Event – The World In 2017

REGISTER NOW! Advance online registration required. Limited spaces!

You’re invited… Join us for an interactive and thought-provoking evening at the lovely home of Saadia and Basit Khan (the President of our new IBCircle in Dallas). Along with enjoying connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll bring together top experts and international executives to explore global trends that will shape international business in 2017. Plus, we’ll have fun placing our bets with fellow members in IBCircle World PokerWhat can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights for sure. 
 Join us, enjoy:
  • An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
  • Exploring global business climates for 2017
  • Playing World Poker with fellow members
  • Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
AGENDA
6:00 – Cocktails, international conversations and IBCircle World Poker
6:40Gourmet buffet
7:20 – Introductions, welcome address
7:25 – “The World in 2017 – A Preview of World Business Climates” (speeches/member insights/discussion/Q&As)
8:00 – More international conversations and viewing the results of IBCircle World Poker
9:00 – Close
ABOUT IBCIRCLE WORLD POKER

Faites Vos Jeux 2011

“Faites Vos Jeux!” – “Place Your Bets!”
Get $1,000,000 in play money (chips) and place them on the world map on the countries that you think will have the highest growth in GDP in 2017. At the end of the evening, we’ll enjoy a snapshot into what our local peers are thinking.
FEES AND REGISTRATION  Sign me up!

MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
  • Registrations by February 12, 2016: $45.00
  • Registrations after February 12, 2016: $55.00

Drinks and gourmet buffet dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

REGISTER TODAY

 
DRESS CODE
Business attire or world business climate appropriate.
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Looking forward to seeing you on February 16th! 

Elegant Global Pool Party To Celebrate The Start Of Summer

You’re invited… Join us for a fun and stimulating start to the summer season at a lovely home in Niwot. Along with connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll enjoy an interactive activity for you to meet and get to know more fellow members. 

Join us, enjoy:

  • An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
  • Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
  • Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
AGENDA
6:00 – Cocktails and international conversations
6:40 – Gourmet buffet
7:25 – Introductions, welcome address
7:28 – Interactive activity
7:48 – More international conversations
9:00 – Close
 
LOCATION
At a lovely home in Niwot, CO – you will receive details on registration.
FEES AND REGISTRATION  Sign me up!

MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
  • Registrations by May 24: $75.00
  • Registrations after May 24: $85.00
  • Registrations after June 7: $10.00 surcharge

Dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

 

REGISTER TODAY

 
DRESS CODE
Casually classy, suitably summery or global pool party appropriate.

Energy: What Next? – South Denver – May 7

You’re invited… Join us for a thought-provoking evening at an incredible home in South Denver. Along with connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll enjoy exploring what’s happening in energy right now and in the future. Is there really going to be an impending ‘oil glut”? And what will this mean for the conventional and non-conventional energy sectors as well as global business now and moving forward? What other developments should we be aware of? What innovations are on the horizon? And what challenges and opportunities will these be creating for business across the globe? What can we learn?  Find out! Powerful insights for sure! 

 

Join us, enjoy:

  • An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
  • Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
  • Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
AGENDA
6:00 – Cocktails and international conversations
6:40 – Gourmet buffet
7:25 – Introductions, welcome address
7:28 – “Energy: What Next?” (A vibrant discussion initiated by experts in conventional and non-conventional energy)
8:00 – More international conversations
9:00 – Close
 
LOCATION
At an incredible home in South Denver (you will receive details on registration).
FEES AND REGISTRATION

MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
  • Registrations by April 26: $75.00
  • Registrations after April 26: $85.00
  • Registrations after May 3: $10.00 surcharge

Dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

REGISTER TODAY

 DRESS CODE
Casually classy, suitably sustainable or global energy business appropriate.

Food Across The Americas! – April 23 – Lafayette

You’re invited… Join us for a stimulating evening at a lovely home in Lafayette. Along with enjoying connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll explore what’s happening with food across the Americas… What’s going to be hot? And where? What new trends and opportunities can we see? And what challenges? And how could all this impact both business and consumers across this region and beyond?… What can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights for sure. 

Join us, enjoy:

  • An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
  • Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
  • Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
 
AGENDA
6:00 – Cocktails and international conversations
6:40 – Gourmet buffet

7:20 – Introductions, welcome address
7:23 – “Food Across The Americas” (discussion facilitated by Jérôme Pischella, Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner, Consulate General Of Canada)
7:40 – Interactive activity
7:45 – More international conversations
9:00 – Close
FEES AND REGISTRATION  Sign me up!

MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
  • Registrations by April 12: $75.00
  • Registrations after April 12: $85.00
  • Registrations after April 20: $10.00 surcharge

 

Drinks and dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

 

REGISTER TODAY

 

LOCATION

At a wonderful home in Lafayette (you will receive address details on registration)

 
DRESS CODE
Casually classy or globally foodie.

ABOUT OUR DISCUSSION LEADER

Jérôme Pischella

Jérôme Pischella has been Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Consulate of Canada in Denver, Colorado since July 2014, overseeing Canadian interests in Colorado, Utah, Kansas, Wyoming and Montana. Jérôme was Counsellor, Science and Technology at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, from September 2010 to June 2014. In this capacity, he specialized in facilitating innovation links between Canada and the United States, whether for the government, the private sector or academia. He spent the 2 previous years in Rabat, Morocco as Senior Trade Commissioner and director of the trade section, with a focus on aerospace, agriculture and education promotion. Jérôme has over 17 years of experience working with Canadian exporters and innovators. Prior to joining Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, he worked for 7 years with Export Development Canada, most notably as a Small Business specialist. Jérôme holds a BA in International Commerce from ESCM (Poitiers, France) and a MA in International Business Analysis from Leicester University, UK.

Thinking Outside The Box: A Business Leaders Evening To Spur Your Global Creativity

You’re invited… Join us for a stimulating and interactive evening at a wonderful home in Boulder. Along with enjoying connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll bring together top creative thinkers, innovators and international executives to explore how they use creativity to grow their businesses across the world. What do they do? What works? And what doesn’t? And what cultural challenges do they come across?… What can we learn? And how can we use this to spur our own global creativity? Find out! Powerful insights for sure. 

 Join us, enjoy:

  • An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
  • Getting to know your fellow members through a fun, interactive activity
  • Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
  • Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
AGENDA
6:00 – Cocktails, appetizers and international conversations
7:20 – Introductions, welcome address
7:25 – “Thinking Outside The Box: Spurring Your Global Creativity “ (introductions, insights and interactive activity)
7:45 – More international conversations
9:00 – Close
 
LOCATION
At a wonderful home in Boulder (you will receive address details on registration).
FEES AND REGISTRATION
Sign me up!

MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
  • Registrations by February 28: $75.00
  • Registrations after February 28: $85.00
  • Registrations after March 9: $10.00 surcharge

Drinks and dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

TO REGISTER – CLICK HERE

DRESS CODE
Casually classy or globally creative.

Growing Across the Globe – February 19th

You’re invited… Join us for an interactive and thought-provoking early evening reception at the official residence of the Governor Of Colorado. Along with enjoying connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll bring together top experts and international executives to explore and exchange what it takes to grow successfully across the world in 2015 and beyond… What can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights for sure.
Participants will include:
Dr Alan Propp, Business Development Manager – Energy Group at Merrick & Company;Rob Miles, SVP Global Sales, Ball Metal Beverage Packaging, Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL); Sandi Moilanen – Director, International Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade.
Join us, enjoy:

An international early evening reception with members from at least 15 countries
Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
AGENDA
5:00 – Cocktails, appetizers and international conversations
6:15 – Introductions, welcome address
6:17 – “Growing Across The Globe” (speeches/member insights/discussion/Q&As)
6:45 – More international conversations
7:30 – Close

LOCATION
At The Governor’s Residence At The Boettcher Mansion, 400 East 8th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203.
FEES AND REGISTRATION    MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.

Registrations by February 6: $75.00
Registrations after February 6: $85.00
Registrations after February 15: $10.00 surcharge
Drinks and appetizers included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.

 

REGISTER TODAY

DRESS CODE
Business attire or world business climate appropriate.

ABOUT OUR EVENT HOSTS
Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT) The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. Under the leadership of Governor John Hickenlooper, we strive to advance the state’s economy through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout Colorado. We offer a host of programs and services tailored to support business development at every level including business retention and relocation services; business finance and incentive programs; international business development and export assistance; minority and women-owned business services; and economic research.

EKS&H
The EKS&H International Advisory Group consists of highly-technical and knowledgeable professionals that have spent their careers assisting companies in all aspects of international business. We have national and international public accounting firm experience, and we have significant time spent on the ground outside the U.S. providing hands on assistance in local countries. As a result, more than 35% of our revenue comes from clients with international operations, including 9 out of 10 of our largest audit clients and half of our largest tax clients.In addition to our in-house expertise, the EKS&H International Advisory Group has developed strategic partnerships, affiliations, networks, and relationships with professionals throughout the world.
To find out more about EKS&H’s international accounting services, click here

Elegant Global Holiday Party – Dec 4


Join us…
 for a powerful and pleasant international evening to celebrate the Holidays. Along with connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll enjoy sharing our favorite 
Holiday traditions, cross-cultural survival tips and entertainingly festive anecdotes from all over the world.

 

CSU MVP Tailgate Party & Football Game – Oct 25 (Members Only)

You’re invited… Join us for a fun afternoon and evening at a real American tailgate party hosted by Tom Milligan, CSU’s Vice President for External Relations. We’ll enjoy talking to Tom and key international staff from CSU (including President Tony Frank), meeting other local MVPs, viewing the Ram Walk from the best spot and then going into the stands and seeing the CSU Rams play against Wyoming. What can we learn?  Find out! Powerful insights for sure!

“Ram tradition and pride
starts with you, and it starts
before the kickoff!”

 

Join us, enjoy:

  • Meeting key CSU staff and other local MVPs in a fun environment
  • Exploring local Colorado culture and traditions
  • Learning what it takes to be a good American Football fan
  • Lively, cordial and thought-provoking day for sure!

The Nature Of Global Challenges – An Evening With Leo Tilman – Sept 25

You’re invited… Join us for a thought-provoking evening at the Coles’ fabulous LoDo loft in Denver. Along with connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll enjoy talking again to Leo Tilman, a globally recognized authority on corporate strategy, risk, and financial markets. Global challenges such as the environment, growth, food and infrastucture are top of mind in boardrooms across the world. Let’s look into the nature of these challenges. What can be done to address these? And in which cases can public private partnerships be an answer? Now, moving forward, how can companies and investors turn this new competency into strategic advantage? What can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights for sure!