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Registration for LA’s Working Abroad Training Now Available

By Derek Washam, Manager, Federal & International Programs

The AIA and the AIA Los Angeles are hosting a morning session to help you and your firm expand your practice in thriving and emerging overseas markets. Working Abroad – Pros, Cons, & Ways Forward will provide you with a wealth of knowledge from experts who know the ins and outs of working in foreign countries. The panels will include local architects David Hunt of Gkk Works and Frank Glynn of Saga Architecture, as well as representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce and other federal agencies. India will serve as a catalyst for discussion, as it offers a myriad of opportunities to expand your business portfolio, but the lessons learned will be applicable across the globe! The event will be hosted at AIA Los Angeles, 3780 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 800, Los Angeles, from 8:30am until Noon.

But why should you attend?

    1. This training session will provided first-hand knowledge of what it is like to start to expand your practice abroad.

    2. It is an opportunity to learn about resources the U.S. government provides to help you be successful.  Expanding abroad can be extremely rewarding, but it also comes with a number of risks. By attending, you can learn of a number of ways you can help insure your success.

    3. Foreign markets can be tricky. Trying to navigate foreign regulatory and legal systems can be overwhelming and discouraging. This training session will help you prepare for some of the challenges you will face.

    4. The opportunity to network and make connections that will make going abroad easier. 


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