8th Annual Virtual Orange County World Trade Week

    May 17, 2022 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
    Southern California District Export Council

    Welcome to a Virtual
    Orange County World Trade Week 2022!

    The District Export Council Southern California invites you to join us and hundreds of your colleagues at the most prestigious trade event in Orange County, previously presented by the Greater Irvine Chamber.

    Exclusive Insight into 2022’s International Trade Landscape

    Meet our Keynote Speaker…

    ASEAN: California’s Trade & Supply Chain Gateway to Asia
    May 18th, 9:00 AM PT

    Ambassador Ted Osius
    President & CEO US-ASEAN Business Council

    Former ambassador Ted Osius is President & CEO of the US-ASEAN Business Council.  Founded in 1984, the Council represents 170 of the largest American businesses in Southeast Asia through its headquarters in Washington, DC, and its seven regional offices.

    A diplomat for thirty years, Ambassador Osius served from 2014 to 2017 as U.S. ambassador to Vietnam.  Leading a team of 900, Ambassador Osius devised and implemented strategies to deepen economic, security and cultural ties between the two countries. In October 2021, Osius published his most recent book, Nothing Is Impossible: America’s Reconciliation with Vietnam, covering the two countries’ 25-year journey from adversaries to friends and partners.