Oregon DEC Event – Journey in Exporting
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Oregon DEC Event – Journey in Exporting

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Oregon Producers Go Global:

An evening of inspiring stories and networking with local Oregon exporters who have conquered international markets!

Join us as seasoned Oregon exporters share stories about their path to export success!

This moderated business panel discussion and professional networking event will focus on global trade, how these producers got started, what they think it takes to succeed, and how they’ve grown their business through exporting. You are guaranteed to learn something new related to international business and meet peer practitioners active in trade.

Export Experience and Insights Shared by:

  • Andrew Mills, Vice President of Business Development, Kawak Aviation
  • Whitney La Ruffa, VP of Sales and Marketing, Six Moon Designs
  • Matthew Slaughter, Founder and CEO, Earthfort LLC
  • 4th Speaker to be revealed soon!

Hosted by the Oregon District Export Council, it’s the perfect chance to connect with fellow businesses, pick up secrets to success, and get inspired to tackle new markets.

In this event, you will:

  • Discover essential tips and techniques to enhance your approach to international business!
  • Connect with industry professionals to expand your professional network!
  • Explore mentorship opportunities to further your growth in the field!
  • Be inspired to venture into new markets and expand your global reach!

Registration required for this event. Space is limited. Donations to offset event costs welcome!

Click here to register for event

*** Enjoy light fare and No Host bar while you listen, learn and meet new people! ****

See video shorts from previous Journey in Exporting programs on the DEC YouTube channel.

Past panelists included Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Powin, Allied Technologies International, Secret Ardvark, AIMCO, Theia Technologies, Oregon Ballistic Labs, Rogue Ales & Spirts, SAM Medical, Sightline Applications, Six Moon Designs, Flex Force Enterprises, Diglossia LLC, ZincFive Inc.

The Oregon DEC is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 that brings together experienced international business people who provide guidance and assistance to companies seeking to expand international sales. The Council works with the local U.S. Commercial Service in Portland to support export growth in the Oregon/SW Washington region, and is part of the National Association of District Export Councils with some 60 councils across the country.

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE – see a Board Member at the event, or contact dec@exportoregon.org

This Program is presented in cooperation between:

Trade Education Programming of the Oregon District Export Council is supported by 2023-2024 Platnium Sponsor K&L Gates. Thank You!


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Oregon State University-Cascades
1500 Southwest Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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