REGISTER NOW! Advance online registration required. Limited spaces!
You’re invited… Join us for a stimulating evening at Ana Riveros and Bob Andrew’s lovely home in Denver. Along with connecting in a wonderful setting, we’ll enjoy exploring the world through the perspectives of one of Colorado’s successful, global companies: Leprino Foods. How did they become the world’s largest mozzarella manufacturer? How did they grow the other aspects of their business internationally so quickly over the past few years? And what’s their scoop on the latest retail and customer trends worldwide? Plus, how could the NATFA negotiations and other economic policies affect them? What can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights for sure!
Our facilitator/discussion leader for this evening:
Sue Taylor, Vice President of Economics & Policy, Leprino Foods (see info below)
Join us, enjoy:
An international evening with members from at least 15 countries
Exploring interesting approaches to international growth
An interactive activity to get you all meeting one another
Gourmet food, drinks and music in a wonderful setting
Lively, cordial and thought-provoking evening for sure!
6:00 – Cocktails and international conversations
6:40 – Gourmet buffet
7:25 – Introductions, welcome address
7:28 – A global conversation with Sue Taylor of Leprino Foods
8:00 – More international conversations
9:00 – Close
FEES AND REGISTRATION
MEMBERS, MEMBERS’ GUESTS AND FIRST-TIME GUESTS ONLY. Spouses and friends with International business experience welcome.
Registrations by September 23: $75.00
Registrations after September 23: $85.00
Registrations after October 8: $10.00 surcharge
Dinner included. Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited. Early booking recommended.
Casually classy or Cheese & Dairy celebratory or business appropriate.
ABOUT OUR DISCUSSION LEADER
Sue Taylor is Vice President of Economics and Policy for Leprino Foods Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of mozzarella cheese and a leading producer of whey protein, lactose and other dairy ingredients. Located in Denver, Colo. Leprino Foods operates nine manufacturing plants in the United States and has joint ventures in the UK and in Brazil. As a family-owned company operating for over 65 years, the company supplies the highest quality products to food and nutrition companies in 40+ countries around the globe. The acceleration in Leprino Foods’ exports over the last decade has been through a combination of creative entrepreneurial spirit and advances in trade disciplines through the WTO agreement, NAFTA, and the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
Known throughout the industry as a trade policy and dairy economics expert, Sue chairs the trade policy committee for the U.S. Dairy Export Council, a membership organization that represents the global trade interests of U.S. dairy producers, manufacturers and traders. Additionally, she serves on a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee that advises the Secretary of Agriculture and the U.S. Trade Representative about agricultural trade issues.