Record Number of Consul Generals, Top-Tier Foreign Trade Representatives to Take Part in the 2018 Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum

Monday, April 02, 2018

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To date, a record 14 countries are confirmed to send Consul Generals or top-tier trade representatives to the 2018 Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast and Forum, to be held on Thursday,May 17, 7 – 11:00 a.m., at the Irvine Marriott located at 18000 Von Karman Ave.

“The response we have received from Consul Generals and top tier trade consuls who have committed to attend our OCWTW Breakfast & Forum clearly demonstrates the growing prestige of this annual trade event,” said Linda DiMario, executive vice president, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce. “We are ready to welcome a record-setting number of Consul Generals and trade consul guests. If you are a company looking to meet experts and decision-makers in these countries, attending this event will make this connection easier.”

Countries to be represented at OC World Trade Week:

Consul Generals (10):










United Arab Emirates

Senior Consulate Representatives (4):





OC World Trade Week 2018 will feature keynote speaker Joe Kiani, founder, chairman, and CEO of Masimo, one of the world’s most admired global medical technology innovation companies.

Kiani is a convention-breaking maverick as an inventor of world-changing noninvasive patient monitoring devices. As the head of Masimo, he has been a beacon for patient safety and innovation in healthcare for more than 25 years. Kiani and Masimo have helped to solve the "unsolvable" problems plaguing patient monitoring through significant inventions with more than 600 issued and pending patents worldwide.

Kiani founded the Patient Safety Movement Foundation in 2012 and the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit.

Tickets for OC World Trade Week Breakfast & Forum are $60 for Greater Irvine Chamber members and partner guests (with a discount code), and $65 for non-members. Tables seating 10 guests are available for $600.


For more information and to become involved in OC World Trade Week, contact Linda DiMario.


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