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Getting to Global Launch Event

When: 8:30am to 12:30 pm, October 18th, 2017

The Hamilton County  Development Corp. (HCDC), 

1776 Mentor Avenue, #100, Cincinnati, OH 45212


Getting to Global welcomes you to a global ecommerce lab and launch event for the Getting to Global Initiative, a transformational public/private partnership (P3) that brings together industry experts, business leaders and government officials to empower small and medium-sized companies to export through ecommerce channels. We are proud to host House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot who will provide welcome remarks.

Company executives from Facebook, Google, eBay, Pitney Bowes and USPS will come together with local businesses to profile how they are working to support SMEs’ global online expansion. 

Register Here

If you sell products or services online, this interactive workshop will help you develop and optimize your global online strategy. This unprecedented event will bring together the global leaders in the space and successful online sellers to profile what is and isn’t working for them and identify actionable solutions to implement immediately. Getting to Global and the GRIN run a combined 20+ labs around the world annually, including Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Mumbai, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and the UK. Register today to hear how Getting to Global and GRIN can help your business grow globally.

Who it’s for? Anyone looking for hands-on insights and tools to apply to their global online strategy. (Primarily branded manufacturers, online merchants and retailers)

Benefits of attending

  • Understand best practice for new market entry
  • Work with other lab participants on how to develop your new market entry and global strategy
  • Catapult your global network

Topics covered

  • Why Global? Where do I Start?
  • What can the data show me about my specific market opportunity?
  • What are the best tools to move forward?
  • How do I prioritize my global journey and optimize my existing overseas sales strategy?

Special Guest

House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot 

Chairman Steve Chabot has proudly served on the House Small Business Committee since first being elected to Congress in 1994.

During his time in Congress, he has made small business growth and job creation a top priority. Chabot served as Ranking Member on the Small Business Committee from 2007-2008. During the 113th Congress, he also served as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, where he focused on opening new markets and expanding trade opportunities for American businesses. He has also served as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and South Asia, and prior to that was Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution for six years.

Chabot is a proud 1971 graduate of Cincinnati’s LaSalle High School. He earned his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary, and then returned to Cincinnati to teach at St. Joseph’s School in the West End, while studying at Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law in the evening.

The experience creators:

Carl Miller, Managing Director, Global Retail Insights Network Inc, Executive Producer of the Getting to Global Series.

Carl Miller is the Founder and Managing Director of the Global Retail Insights Network (GRIN), the principal not-for-profit global community for eCommerce professionals. Carl founded the GRIN to help cross border retailers lead and innovate through knowledge and collaboration. He previously led the retail practice at GlobalCollect (an Ingenico company), where he worked with top retailers, helping them develop global eCommerce strategies. Carl is studying innovation at the Haas School of Business executive education program, and has been designated as a ‘Top of the List E-Commerce Professional’ by the San Francisco Business Times for his innovation around B2C services.


The Hamilton County Development Corp. (HCDC)

1776 Mentor Avenue, #100

Cincinnati, OH 45212 

*USG agency and USG representatives’ participation in this initiative is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any GtG person or entity.


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