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9th Annual Women In International Business Event

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • KC Chamber Board Room, 30 West Pershing Road, Suite 301, Kansas City, MO 64108-2423


  • Names & emails of attendees must be provided by March 8th to
  • Names & emails of attendees must be provided by March 8th to
  • Ends March 8, 2024
  • Ends March 8, 2024


9th Annual Women in International Business

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITCGKC) presents our 9th Annual Women in International Business Event, an inspirational celebration of female professionals in the KC metroplex. Stop in for an evening of networking, storytelling, and learning! Tickets are limited!

Join us for a cocktail hour, followed by a buffet dinner and keynote presentation by Carmen DeHartentrepreneur and business development leader within the KC business community, and president of HTS Technologies Inc.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Address: 30 West Pershing Road, Suite 301,

Kansas City, MO 64108-2423

Keynote Speaker

Carmen DeHart is an enthusiastic, confident business owner and entrepreneur, with proven experience as a leader (both non-profit and for profit) and as an executive coach. Her skills and talents are rooted in a passion for high-quality standards, the belief in the power of building relationships, steadfast professional integrity and being present in the moment for the highest potential to unfold.

Currently, Carmen serves as president of HTS Technologies, a 3rd generation family-owned business with a 45-year legacy of serving global aerospace manufacturers. As a life-long entrepreneur, Carmen has garnered a portfolio of skills that span from start-up to acquisition that includes strategy, financial acumen and succession planning.

As Senior Director of Entrepreneurial Education at UMKC Innovation Center, Carmen had the opportunity to lead senior business consultants who assist researchers, business owners and entrepreneurs with technology development to commercialization, business development to growth and scale.

Carmen is an alumnus of the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she received her BS in Business Administration. She also holds a Master of Theology from Holos University.

Sponsorship Opportunities Here

Doors open at 5:00 pm.

Download an event flyer

Parking Instructions: Park in the garage adjacent to Union Station. Bring your parking ticket to the event and receive a sticker that will waive the parking fee.

Presenting Sponsor 

Supporting Sponsors

ITC Sponsors- Gold 


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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