Strategies & Advantages of Global Sourcing Seminar
Helios Developments Ltd. is pleased to partner with Point Up Creative, Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter, and Inc@8000 (Innovate New Albany) to present a half-day seminar focusing on cost reduction and the advantages of sourcing and manufacture in the global marketplace. The seminar on Monday, August 5, 2013 will include various representatives addressing effective strategies and resources for doing business in China.
Seminar Attendance is Free
Date: Monday, August 5, 2013 from 8:30 – 11:00 am
Location: 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 200, New Albany, OH 43054
8:30 – 9:00 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 am - Linda Lawson Miller: Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:10 –10:00 am - Menachem Ben Zvi: “Cost Reduction: Advantages and Strategies of Global Sourcing and Manufacture”
10:00 –10:10 am – Break
10:10 –10:30 am – Thomas Chang: “China: Business Development Opportunities”
10:30 – 11:00 am – Vinita Bahri-Mehra: “Legal Strategies for China”
Linda Lawson Miller, M.P.A.
Helios Developments Ltd., USA
8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 212
New Albany, OH 43054
Menachem (Meny) Ben-Zvi, Co-Founder and Director of Helios Developments Ltd.–– a multinational company founded in 1994––is a leader in the domain of product sourcing and importing from China. Since its establishment, Helios has accumulated a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive services and developed skilled proficiency in sourcing suppliers, factories, and products in China. Our clients include leading companies from North America, Europe, and the Middle East.
Helios’ primary aim is providing industrial, commercial, and private entities with international trade services. The Helios staff possess the tools, skills, and knowledge imperative in conducting direct trade with leading suppliers and factories in China. The company’s vast experience has enabled the development of an extensive database which includes information about hundreds of factories, businesses, companies, suppliers, manufacturers, and thousands of readily-available Chinese made products.
Helios owns and operates 5 offices in China with full-time, highly skilled, English speaking professionals who are well-informed of rapidly changing innovations, materials, methods, and technologies, each in their field of expertise. Helios provides for its clients a gateway to first-rate capabilities at a low cost sparing them the expense and risk of setting up an Asian office or facility and handles all day-to-day supplier and project management activities. As a result, Helios benefits from a high level of client retention by creating a strong sense of collaboration and cooperation with our customers and providing high-quality, efficient service in sourcing products from China.
Thomas Chang, President of PointUp Creative, an international brand management company, creating marketing opportunities and technology solutions to increase your business. Combining a philosophy of cutting edge technology and innovative design, PointUp helps large companies and small start-ups looking to expand or create digital and physical brands, products or services globally.
With clients in North America, Asia and Europe, PointUp has gained the necessary experience and knowledge for developing and growing an international product. The company understands proper brand management drives the client’s success and business goals.
PointUp has affiliate offices in Asia that provide constant research and feedback regarding new online media, social platforms, mobile technologies, and web protocols. The international staff collaborate collectively researching and analyzing trends, and our own internal database. This helps the company understand each market opportunity, and identify unique digital strategies and solutions for Asia.
Thomas Chang has over 12 years of product and brand management experience. Thomas was part of the original team at OEM international lighting company, Asahi, which created, launched and marketed the first HID conversion system for the U.S. market. Since then he has been marketing, designing and developing products for international clients. He specializes in user experience and effectual design to create digital solutions with positive results.
Vinita Bahri-Mehra, J.D. & B.L.S. focuses her practice in the areas of global business, corporate law, intellectual property law, and M&A matters. Vinita is qualified and licensed to practice law in both Ohio and India, and she counsels corporate clients regarding a broad range of complex national and international corporate transactions. She has been with the firm since 2003.
Vinita represents numerous U.S. companies in international transactions on a wide variety of legal issues, including outsourcing agreements, joint ventures, greenfield projects, brownfield projects, logistics and distribution restructuring, exporting overseas, tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, investment and divestment issues, technology transfer, licensing, intellectual property protection, and management and operational strategies. Vinita counsels non-U.S. companies on the legal and tax issues pertaining to undertaking new or expanding business operations in the U.S. Vinita also advises companies on federal trade compliance issues such as export control regulations, OFAC rules, FCPA, and more.
Vinita maintains a diverse domestic corporate practice, including matters related to business formation and structuring, M&A, and contract drafting and negotiation. Vinita is skilled in strategic counseling regarding the tax and legal issues important to firm clients when considering expansion into other markets.
As part of her comprehensive international business practice, Vinita counsels U.S. and international clients in the proactive protection and enforcement of their IP assets and in complying with global IP laws.