Inaugural Optimizing Your Business in China

Date June 3, 2010
Frost Brown Todd
2200 PNC Center, 201 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Optimizing Your Business in China

A program for those already subcontracting, manufacturing, selling and procuring products in China.

Frost Brown Todd LLC, Grant Thornton LLP and East West Associates invite you to be our guests at a dynamic and interactive panel discussion on key operational, legal and financial considerations on current business and manufacturing trends in China.

About the Event
This gathering will feature business leaders currently competing in China as well as advisory experts with decades of experience in the region. The panel discussion format will focus on case studies, successes, challenges and lessons learned, with a robust Q&A session.

Panel Format:
Discussion and robust Q&A for those "already competing" in China


  • Al Ernest, Partner, East West Associates and former Director of Manufacturing and Engineering in China for Owens Corning Asia Pacific
  • Joe Dehner, Attorney at Law, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Marvin Cunningham, President, Long Stanton, Inc.
  • Pete Simpson, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Topics Include:

  • Case studies, challenges, successes, lessons learned
  • Optimizing financial and operational metrics, stretching capital dollars and cost control, legal/deal structures
  • Properly scaling operational improvement programs (Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, TQM)
  • Capital, banking, monetary policy, trade disputes
  • Human resources, employment practices
  • Operational and legal strategies for protecting Intellectual Property

The live Cincinnati session will be video broadcast out to Frost Brown Todd offices in Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Louisville, KY; Lexington, KY; Charleston, WV; and Nashville, TN

Quick Information

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Registration: 7:15 AM
Program: 7:45 - 9:30 AM
Breakfast provided.

Cincinnati, OH

Columbus, OH
Indianapolis, IN
Louisville, KY
Lexington, KY
Charleston, WV
Nashville, TN (Broadcast)

Tricia Halcomb



Seating is limited, so please confirm your reservation by May 26, 2010.