9th Annual Orange County World Trade Week Forum

Event Information

Southern California District Export Council

The Irvine Marriott Hotel, Irvine, CA

Wed., May 17, 2023, 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT

Get ready to ignite your export potential and boost your business growth at the 9th annual Orange County World Trade Week Event!

Featuring world-class keynote and plenary speakers, stimulating panel discussions, and top-notch business-to-business networking opportunities, this event is a must-attend for companies looking to tap into the international market.

Connect with major trade organizations, international business groups and global resources in Southern California. Discover the value of trade as a powerful business and economic driver!

Keynote Speakers

  • Joseph Nuzzolese, Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Quality, Edwards Lifesciences
  • David De Falco, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia, U.S. Department of Commerce

Speakers & Panelists

  • Brian Chuan, Senior Director of International & Domestic Markets, South Coast Plaza
  • Bill Edwards, CEO, Edwards Global Services, Inc.
  • Pellson Lau, Export Finance Manager, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Sharla Marocchi, President, SM Operations Consulting
  • Jim Mayfield, Director, Orange County U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Service, Irvine
  • Martha Montoya, Chief Executive Officer, Agtools Inc.
  • Gabriel Shweiri, President, BGI Worldwide Logistics & NASBITE International


  • 5:00 pm PDT - 8:30 pm PDT


  • $75

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