Center for International Business Education and Research

CIBER Events

The University of Minnesota CIBER offers a variety of programs on international business topics. Events typically include faculty, researchers, business leaders, students and visitors from around the world.

For a full list of CIBER-sponsored events for academics and practitioners nationally, please visit CIBERweb.

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  • FEB

    Going Global! Saint Paul Mainstreaming Exports Seminar
    Time: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Location: St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

    St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar targeting the legal, regulatory, and logistical aspects of exporting that often times present difficulties in expanding globally with US buinesses.

    Questions: Contact Keely at or 651-223-5000.

  • MAR

    LifeScience Alley's "International Expansion Essentials: Know Before You Go"
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

    LifeScience Alley is hosting a seminar overviewing the best practices, as well as risk factors and common mistakes, which are commonly associated with US companies expanding in international operations. Key topics include: compliance, permanent establishment risk, and international accounting.

    Questions: Contact LifeScience Alley at or 952-542-3077.

  • MAR

    Mexico Tax Reform Briefing
    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Location: Fredrikson & Byron, 200 South Sixth Street, 40th Floor, Minneapolis, MN

    The Minnesota International Center, as part of their year long focus on Mexico, is holding a tax reform briefing. The reform, affective January 1, 2014, has many implications with all companies doing business in Mexico, so the overview will include changes to customs laws, new rules for for deductibility of payment to employees, and impacts of the new reform. The cost is $25.00.

    Questions: Contact Danielle Tessmer at or 612-626-2406.

  • MAR

    MTO's "Doing Business with China: Voice of Experience"
    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Location: DEED Conference Center; St. Paul, Minnesota

    The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is hosting Duncan McCampbell, President of the international business consultancy McCampbell Global, LLC; MBA Program Director/ Associate Professor of Business at Bethel University; and former General Manager of Beijing Bowen Technology Development Corp., Ltd. Come listen to him speak about the top ten Minnesota industries that would benefit from new and emerging economic realities in China.

    Questions: Contact Li King Feng at or 651-259-7484.

  • MAR

    2014 Minnesota Water Technology Business Summit
    Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Location: Ecolab's Innovation Center; Eagan, MN

    The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is hosting a business summit centered around issues with global demand for fresh water, Minnesota's plans to address these issues, and how individuals can assist in efforts to make Minnesota a stronger global leader in water technology and water solutions. Hear from businesses such as 3M and Pentair

    Questions: Contact Steve Riedel at or 651-259-7494.

  • APR

    MTO's "Export Process: An Introduction to Exporting"
    Time: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: DEED Conference Center; St. Paul, Minnesota

    The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO) is hosting a seminar that covers the basics of exporting while providing an overview of fundamental export topics to help in selling goods and services in the global market.

    Questions: Contact Mary Jo Stangl at or 612-259-7495.

  • APR

    Twin Cities & France Driving Innovation and Technology
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location: Heritage Landing Building; Minneapolis, Minnesota

    The French American Chamber of Commerce and Le Reseau Entreprises are hosting A Young Professionals Business Networking Event during which topics from the industries of innovation and technology will be explored. Such topics as R & D, Software and IT, and Advanced Manufacturing will be discussed over hor d'Oeuvres, door prizes, and a cash bar. $20 for FACCMN members, $30 for non-members.

    Questions: Contact or 612-333-4305.

  • APR

    China 100 Symposium: U, Minnesota, and China looking forward to the next century
    Time: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Location: McNamara Alumni Center

    The China Center and China 100 are hosting the annual Bob and Kim Griffin "Building U.S.-China Bridges Lecture, an event committed to promoting mutual respect between Chinese and U.S. cultures. Jon Huntsman is this year's speaker, bringing a bipartisan, global perspective to the discussion. He is noted for his ability to infuse issues of global importance to concerns of economic and political issues today. Tickets will be available soon.

    Questions: Contact the China Center at or 612-625-0045.


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