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2016 Community Events
19 North Shore Export Forum (Amesbury)

Program Descriptions 

North Shore Export Forum: Opportunities for Massachusetts Exporters
Hosted by Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06)

Congressman Seth MoultonToday's global economy provides opportunities for businesses around the world. Come learn what it takes to achieve export success from those who have done just that!

The North Shore Export Forum will include a panel of business exporters from Massachusetts who will share their success stories. The forum also will feature an overview of a broad range of programs available to help companies with their international business efforts, including the opportunity of grant money available to small businesses to export.  

Following the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with government officials and local businesses to answer specific export questions.

Welcome remarks by Congressman Seth Moulton (photo) and Mayor Ken Gray. The emcee will be James Cox, Northeast Network Director of the U.S. Commercial Service.

Speakers include:

Panel One:

  • Hunter Richard, Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment
  • Paula Murphy, Massachusetts Export Center
  • John Joyce, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Michelle Ouellette, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Eric Hunter, MassDevelopment
  • Kristen Rupert, Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Panel Two:

  • Robert O’Brien, CEO - Chestnut Innovation Center (moderator)
  • P. William Staby, CEO and Co-Founder - Resolute Marine
  • Justin Dechene, Director of Business Development - Auburn Systems, LLC
  • Tony Luzza, Director, International Channel Sales - Security Innovation, Inc.
  • Tim Lindeman, VP Business Innovation - Dimensional Insight
  • Dirk Petersen, VP Trade Compliance and Contracts - AMETEK Aerospace and Defense

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: Forum 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.; Networking and 1-on-1’s with Government Officials 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Cost: No charge
Location: Chestnut Innovation Center, 11 Chestnut St, Amesbury
Contact: Click here to register. If you have questions, contact Morgan Bell at 978-531-1669 or

Sponsored by Congressman Seth Moulton, Chestnut Innovation Center, U.S. Commercial Service - U.S. Department of Commerce, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network,  Massachusetts Export Center, Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration and MassDevelopment  


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