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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

NYSIA International Council
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Location: NYSIA Incubator, 55 Broad Street (between Beaver and Exchange Streets), 10th Floor Directions: J, M, Z trains to Broad Street. 4, 5 trains to Bowling Green. 2, 3 trains to Wall Street. Admission: Free for NYSIA Members, $20 for non-members, $25 for walk-in nonmembers. Registration: REGISTER HERE, or call (212) 475-4503. There is not guaranteed entrance for walk-in attendees. Registration closes: Monday, November 28, 3:00 PM Add Event to Your Calendar Doing Business in the UK

Speakers Kerry Appleton, Consul (Trade & Investment) & Head of New York Office, UK Trade & Investment SIG Leaders Angelina Hsiaoping Jao, President/CEO, TMGI, Inc. Profile: Kerry Appleton Kerry Appleton joined the British Consulate General in 1998. In her role as Consul (Trade & Investment), Kerry manages a team focused on transatlantic international business development. Kerry's position centres primarily on assisting new to export UK companies looking to enter the US market and attracting, retaining and adding value to investments made by US companies in the UK. She was recently promoted to Head of the UK Trade & Investment, New York. Prior to her time at UK Trade & Investment Kerry worked for Hong Kong based law firm, Oldham, Lie & Nie. Kerry Appleton graduated from Loughborough University in 1995 with a BA (Hons) degree in Political Science. She completed a PostGraduate Diploma in Law from Nottingham Law School in 1997. Kerry is currently studying part-time for her MBA with a concentration in Finance. Profile: Angelina Hsiaoping Jao Ms. Jao's broad experience with economic development and global marketing has been garnered from leading teams in both corporate and entrepreneurial positions. After several successful years in global data telecommunications marketing and sales for Global 100 telecom companies, Ms. Jao saw a niche opportunity and founded TMGI, a management consulting firm specializing in global strategic business and economic sustainable development (www.tmgi.us). TMGI focuses upon developing integrated communications platforms for international clients, and has enjoyed significant growth in recent years. Ms. Jao's economic development, teaching, and non-profit community work include
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This presentation from UK Trade and Investment will offer a special insiders look at what business opportunities exist for New York companies. If you have ever thought of doing business in the UK, this NYSIA International Council is a great way to get started. UK Trade & Investment is the British Government's international business development agency, supporting companies in the UK doing business internationally and overseas enterprises seeking to establish a market footprint in the UK. The integrated services offered by UK Trade & Investment bring together a network of business sector specialists and support teams in over 200 British embassies and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) posts overseas, as well as key experts in government departments across the UK. As a government agency, UK Trade & Investment is uniquely positioned to offer expanding companies access to a growing network of global business advisors and bespoke market entry intelligence and guidance on operational issues. With its government connections, in-depth knowledge
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November 29 Events Calendar - NYSIA

11/27/2007 06:11 PM

government connections, in-depth knowledge of UK regional business, ties to leading institutions, science and technology resources, as well as its global network, UK Trade & Investment is a unique strategic resource for companies that want to operate in the number one business location in Europe. For more information visit: www.uktradeinvestusa.com. Please note this meeting will begin promptly at 12:30pm.

appointments as Instructor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (Marketing and the Internet), Chairperson of the Global Trade and Technology Center, Board of Directors member and Services Committee Chairperson of the Southwest Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation, Chairperson and Founder of the International Council of the New York Software Industry Association, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans, New York Asian Womens Center, Liberty World Outrigger Competition, others. Ms. Jao hails from Washington DC metro, daughter of an elected regional business leader and an award-winning published Professor of Chinese Linguistics and Classics. Ms. Jao was a Pre-Law major at the University of WisconsinMadison, where she earned a B.A. in International Relations, Political Science and English. She has completed professional studies in Information Technology at New York University and Columbia University, and has an M.S. in Policy Development/ Global Commerce Management from the University of Maryland. Ms. Jao is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, a classically trained pianist and former amateur bodybuilder and student of martial arts. Ms. Jao is based in New York City and travels frequently. She is the founder of a number of international and regional social and professional networking clubs.

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