How will today’s tech innovations affect the future of your global business?


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At FITT’s upcoming conference, Your Future in Global Markets, we’ll be exploring the key issues international businesses will face in tomorrow’s global marketplace. It goes without saying that innovations in technology will be driving that future.

So, ahead of the deep dives we’ll be taking into all aspects of preparing a global business to be a top performer into the future, we wanted to get a sneak peek into how today’s tech innovations are already changing the way multinational businesses are operating, planning and even staffing. Here’s what the experts had to say in this month’s #TradeElite Twitter chat.


Kelly Freeman from ICECORP Logistics Inc. (@Icecorplog), based out of Toronto, Ontario.


Nicole Verkindt (@Offsetmarket) – Founder, OMX, “Dragon”, Next Gen Den, Panellist, CBC News, The Exchange based out of Toronto, Ontario.

Amy Karam (@AmyKaram) – Author, speaker, instructor and global expansion and competitive strategy consultant based out of Ottawa, Ontario.

Gustavo Zentner, CITP|FIBP (@GZInterpoc) – President of InterPOC – International Point of Commerce and Trade Champion for Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Paula Greene, CITP|FIBP (@PaulaIntlMkt) – President & CEO at BEYOND Ventures Group Inc. DBA BEYOND, based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Omar Allam (@Omar_Allam_) – Founder and CEO of Allam Advisory Group based out of Ottawa, Ontario.

1. What are the biggest tech innovations driving global business today?

2. Where do you see the biggest impact to your business?

3. Is technological change creating a new global economy?

4. AI is a hot topic – how do you see that affecting business in the future?

5. What are 3 ways tech will disrupt business in the future?

6. What is key to staying ahead of disruption?

7. How can global business use tech in their strategy to stay competitive and maintain growth?

8. Are there any emerging innovations that you’ve seen that you think will make an impact in the future?

Read the rest of the chat and follow future discussions by following the #TradeElite hashtag.

It’s not too late to register for Your Future in Global Markets 2017, so act now to sign up see all of our panelists live, along with our other great speakers, events and more!

And stay tuned for the next #TradeElite chat, coming up Thursday, October 12 at 2:30-3:30PM ET.

About the author

Author: Pamela Hyatt

I am the Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

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