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8th Annual Women In International Business Event

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Commerce Bank Conference Center (6th Floor), 1000 Walnut Street, Kansas City MO 64106


  • Names & emails of attendees must be provided by March 3rd to
  • Names & emails of attendees must be provided by March 3rd to
  • Ends March 3, 2023

Registration is closed

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITC) presents our 8th Annual Women in International Business Event, a truly unique celebration in the KC area. Stop in for an inspirational evening of networking, storytelling and celebration! Tickets are limited!

Visit with us during our cocktail hour and buffet dinner, followed by a keynote presentation by Martine Harris, the Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer & Head Designer at the international award-winning bridal design house - Essense of Australia. Essense of Australia is the fastest growing and world leading wedding gown designer, manufacturer and wholesaler, serving over 1,200 independent retailers in North America, Europe and Oceania. From the first design job in her living room in Perth, Australia some 20 years ago, Martine’s global enterprise now calls Lenexa, KS as its headquarters in the Northern hemisphere.

Bridal entrepreneur. Fearless leader. Designer, dreamer, mum, wife and friend. No single word defines Martine Harris. Like so many women in business, she wears many hats. Come listen to Martine’s professional and personal growth story! LinkedIn Profile

Sponsorship Opportunities Here

Doors open at 5:00 pm.

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Parking Instructions: Park in the garage at 910 Walnut Street or at 1025 Main Street. Download a map. Bring your parking ticket to the event and receive a sticker that will waive the parking fee.

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City is a network of international business professionals, educators, and students that actively work with each other and the community to build a stronger support system for international trade in the Kansas City region.

PO Box 12340 

Kansas City, MO 64116

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