Virginia International Business Council


Competing in the Online Global Marketplace

  • March 28, 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Omni Hotel, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA


  • Available through March 18, 2018
  • Available through March 18, 2018
  • After March 18th
  • After March 18th

Registration is closed



Enabling International Trade Success Since 1948™


Join us at our Monthly Luncheon Program on Mar. 28th for:


Competing in the Online Global Marketplace


Featured Speaker:   John Worthington, CEO IBT Online


It is no secret that the internet can be leveraged to be a powerful tool to grow your business globally. In fact, it is known to be the #1 sales and marketing tool for businesses all over the world. The potential is so wide however, that it can be difficult to wrap your head around. IBT Online is here to help companies understand how to reach target markets through website localization and international online marketing in order to grow their sales, brand, and business online globally.


Details:   Wednesday, March 28, 2018  

11:45am - 12:00pm:  Registration & networking

12:00pm - 1:30pm:   Luncheon meeting and program


Venue for this Luncheon Meeting:

Omni Hotel, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA


Cost:   Early registration [by March 18, 2018]: 

 $25 for VAIBC members

 $35 for non-members

Registration after March 18:  $35 members, $45 non-members

Register online:



About the speaker:


John Worthington brings decades of successful international business development experience to clients. Being deeply involved in international online operations, digital marketing and sales management programs, John is a frequent key note speaker at export and international business events.


A founding partner at IBT Online at its creation in 2002, John started his professional career in London qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. Today, he is an acknowledged expert in the field of international online business development. John sits on the board of a number of international companies on both sides of the Atlantic.


John manages overall operations as well as directing his team to assist companies in optimizing their online presence in international markets.


The Virginia International Business Council, Inc. (VAIBC™) was established in 1948, and it has had a distinguished history as a membership organization serving businesses engaged in or pursuing international trade and the wide range of professionals in the public and private sector that facilitate and enable international trade.  Our monthly luncheon programs provide networking and educational opportunities vital to success.  We also periodically conduct special workshops featuring experts in the field on topics we believe to be especially timely and vital to our members, as well as several annual special events, which have historically included our December holiday party and spring golf outing.   We actively support other Virginia trade organizations and events, and provide scholarships and other outreach to Virginia colleges and universities.  For more information, please contact us:







Photo Credit: Bill Crabtree Jr.

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