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World Trade Council of Wichita (formerly the World Trade Club) was organized in 1975/76 by co-founders Dr.Lee Nehrt, Dr.Dharma De Silva & Dean Larry McKibbin at the Chamber with 11 area MNCs to promote international trade & investment in Greater Wichita and South Central Kansas. The WTCouncil  originated in 1974 as the International Relations Committee of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce. WTCouncil was instrumental in making Wichita a U.S. Customs Port-of-Entry & attracting the Wichita office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, initially housed in the School of Business. WTCouncil assisted in the establishment of the M-A World Trade Center (presently Kansas World Trade Center). Today the Council is affiliated with Wichita State University Barton School's Center for International Business Advancement [CIBA] and the Wichita Metro Chamber. In a unique strategic alliance CIBA-WTCouncil linkage has organized and conducted over 450 country/company trade events and over 110 International Educational seminars. In recognition of our work and ideals to foster international trade the council has own US President's "E" & "E Star" awards for continued export education and service excellence. 

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Announcing Thursday May 15, 2014 Reception & Dinner
Doing Business With Indonesia

Venue: Wichita Marriott
9100 E. Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, Kansas

Date: Thursday May 15, 2014

Agenda: 6:00 p.m. Hosted Social & Networking VIP Reception -
                (VIP Reception - Co-Hosts: Indonesian Consulate General, Chicago, Marriott and
                Dean & Deluca hors d ‘oeuvres and Standard Beverage Corp)

7:00 p.m. WTW Banquet Wine -
               (Cargill’s KS Beef carving stations at buffet /wine served)

8:00 p.m. Program Introduction -
                (Dr. Dharma de Silva, Chair, World Trade Council)

Keynote Presentation: “Doing Business with Indonesia”

Keynote Speaker: Honorable Andriana Supandy, Consul General
Accompanied by:
Mr. Alberd Pardelde, Consul Economic Affairs
Mr. Yos Harmen, Director of Indonesia Investment Promotion Center (IIPC York)
Ms. Roro Yanie Anggraini, Vice Director of Indonesia Trade Promotion Center
Ms. Marti Wulandari Wilson, President Indonesian Community, KC

9:00 p.m. Q & A and Adjourn

Please Join Us
Business Associates, Spouses, & Friends are Welcome

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