World Trade Council program on doing business with South Korea scheduled March 23

The World Trade Council of Wichita (WTCouncil) and Center for International Business Advancement (CIBA) will host the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) on “How to do business in and with South Korea: Korea as investor, partner and market” starting a 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at the Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Dr.

South Korea has successfully transformed itself from a low-income to a high-income economy and is a global leader in innovation and technology. KOTRA, South Korea’s national trade and investment-promotion organization, facilitates trade, investment between domestic and foreign companies, and industrial-technology cooperation. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet and hear from Lee Yungsun, director general at KOTRA Chicago, and Kevin SunChang Hwang, general manager at KOTRA Chicago, as well as survey the economic, political and cultural landscape.

Community members who know of a Wichita-based company or association that would like to meet with KOTRA should reach out to Usha Haley, Barton School distinguished chair in international business and WTCouncil elected chair, through

Prior registration is required. Attendance for the networking hour, three course dinner and KOTRA presentation is $55 for non-members and $45 for members, and WSU students get a subsidized rate (through the WTCouncil) of $25. Attendance to just the presentation is free.

Contact Sherryl Hubble, CIBA/WTCouncil, at for more information.