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    • Friday, July 29, 2022
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • TBD
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    This event is being postponed until July 29th due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. If you have registered already, our staff will contact you individually. Thank you for understanding.

    The ITC is pleased to host Head Consul of Mexico, Alfonso Navarro-Bernachi at the January Fourth Friday Breakfast. The Mexican Consulate helps companies find partners in foreign countries and promote business and cultural exchanges.  Please join us for the January 4th Friday Breakfast to discover what consuls general can do for you and your business.


    ALFONSO NAVARRO BERNACHI
    Head Consul
    Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, MO

    He is a career member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1993. He was promoted to the rank of Minister in November 2015.

    On June 20, 2016, he assumed the position of Head Consul of the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, Missouri, serving the states of Kansas, Missouri and the western half of Oklahoma.

    He obtained a Major in Communication at Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master Degree in Diplomatic Studies awarded by the Diplomatic Academy (Instituto Matías Romero) of the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Relations.

    He has served as Deputy Director General for Consular Protection of Mexicans Abroad at the Secretariat of Foreign Relations in Mexico City (2011-2016), as well as Deputy Consul General in Phoenix, Arizona (2006-2011) and as Consul for Legal and Border Affairs at the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego, California (2001-2006). He was in charge of the Consular Section at the Mexican Embassy to Ecuador, where he also served as Press Attaché (1995-2001).

    Minister Navarro-Bernachi has taken part in various official commissions in Canada, Spain, El Salvador, Honduras and the Pacific Alliance related to Consular Protection matters, and also in organizations such as the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), and the “Global Consular Forum”.

    Additionally, he has participated in specialized courses on e-Diplomacy, Human Trafficking (International Organization for Migration, IOM), and Dispute Resolution Systems (Singapore Mediation Centre).

    Join us for a light breakfast and in-person networking.

    Note: The location is subject to change depending on the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the website for updates.

    Free parking is available on the street.

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Tuesday, March 08, 2022 Women In International Business
Friday, February 25, 2022 Managing an International Shipping Crisis, the Hallmark Perspective
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Member Appreciation Holiday Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 03, 2021 POSTPONED: To Cover or Not to Cover? Understanding Solutions for Today's Risks in International Trade
Thursday, September 09, 2021 International Trade Council's 76th Annual Meeting
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Fall Networking Social
Thursday, July 08, 2021 Export Documentation Seminar
Friday, June 25, 2021 Cultivating Markets for Agricultural Exports
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 World Trade Day 2021
Friday, April 23, 2021 NextGen International Trade Professionals: Preparing a Pipeline for Kansas City
Friday, March 26, 2021 Kansas City Logistics Update 2021
Thursday, March 04, 2021 Women In International Business
Friday, February 26, 2021 International Sales and Distribution
Friday, January 22, 2021 Trade Agreements and Trade Policy Post-Election: How It Impacts You
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Member Appreciation Holiday Happy Hour
Thursday, November 05, 2020 International Payments Seminar: International Banking and Foreign Exchange
Friday, October 23, 2020 Global Expansion: A View From The Trenches
Thursday, September 17, 2020 ITC's 75th Annual Meeting
Friday, July 24, 2020 International Sales and Marketing
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Roundtable: Trade Compliance Practitioners
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Town Hall: Southeast Asia Trade Trends
Friday, April 24, 2020 Looking Beyond China: Navigating Southeast Asia
Thursday, April 09, 2020 75th Anniversary Networking Event
Friday, March 06, 2020 Women In International Business
Friday, February 28, 2020 NASCO 20/20: North American Vision, Focused Results. A Discussion on USMCA
Friday, January 24, 2020 How to Put Artificial Intelligence to Work for You
Friday, November 22, 2019 How to Avoid the Perils of International Trade
Friday, October 25, 2019 Navigating a World of Bitcoins, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain: What is it and how is it influencing international trade?
Friday, October 18, 2019 Global Career Bridge
Thursday, September 26, 2019 INCOTERMS for AMERICANS: A Look Ahead at INCOTERMS 2020
Thursday, August 15, 2019 International Trade Council's 74th Annual Meeting
Monday, May 13, 2019 North America Regional Trade Update
Friday, May 03, 2019 Breakfast with Her Majesty's Consul General based in Chicago
Friday, March 08, 2019 4th Annual Women in International Business Luncheon
Friday, February 22, 2019 4th Friday: Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace: Tips and Best Practices
Friday, January 25, 2019 4th Friday: Maximizing Export Assistance
Friday, November 16, 2018 4th Friday: Opportunities and Challenges with Growing Your Export Business

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