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2019 Bayer International Business Conference

Global Growth: Risks and Challenges in Expanding Business International

Hosted by SLU's Boeing Institute of International Business, the conference attracts over 300 attendees each year from global companies, government, civic organizations, academia, and the public-at-large. The 2019 Bayer International Business Conference was held on December 11, 2019 in the Busch Student Center, and featured a networking breakfast, four morning speakers, and afternoon keynote speaker.

Paul ChristopherPaul Christopher, CFA 
Head of Global Market Strategy
Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Wells Fargo & Company


Eugene CunninghamEugene Cunningham
Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing
Strike, Surveillance & Mobility 


Peter SmithPeter Smith 
Vice President of Global Franchising
Enterprise Holdings
Frank TerhorstFrank Terhorst
Head of Crop Strategy & Portfolio Management


Afternoon Keynote 

Bob ChapmanBob Chapman 
Chairman & CEO
Barry -Wehmiller


  • Bayer

  • Boeing

  • David Orthwein

  • Edward Jones

  • Emerson

  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Ernst & Young

  • Greiner Bio-One

  • Hussmann

  • Maritz

  • Marsh
  • Nidec

  • Novus International

  • Reinsurance Group of America

  • Watlow

  • World Trade Center - St. Louis

Special Thanks to our Partners

  • St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

  • St. Louis Regional Chamber

  • Missouri Trade & Investment Office
  • The Missouri Partnership
  • U.S. Department of Commerce- Commercial Service
  • World Affairs Council St. Louis
  • International Institute of St. Louis
  • St. Louis Mosaic Project
  • Transportation Club of St. Louis 

  • Japan-America Society of St. Louis

  • World Trade Center - St. Louis