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2019 Bayer International Business Conference

Global Growth: Risks and Challenges in Expanding Business Internationally

Wednesday, December 11 at Saint Louis University

Busch Student Center Wool Ballroom 

7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Discover the future of global business straight from the experts. The 2019 Bayer International Business Conference at Saint Louis University captures critical, timely topics and well-known business leaders. 

Networking Breakfast - 7:30 a.m.

Morning Speakers - 8:30 a.m.

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 & Luncheon - 12:00 p.m.

Bob ChapmanBob Chapman 
Chairman & CEO
Barry -Wehmiller

About the Conference

Hosted by the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business 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.

Participation options include company sponsorship, as well as individual tickets. Single tickets are available for $150 and include a networking breakfast with exhibitor tables, a morning session with networking break, a keynote luncheon session, parking, and conference materials. Table purchases which include eight tickets are also available for $1,000, offering $200 savings over single ticket purchase prices. 

Corporate Sponsorship            Single Ticket Purchases              Table Purchases

For more information, contact Mary Porter at 314-977-3632 or

Parking Information

Complimentary, covered parking is available in the University's Olive Compton Garage (located at 3556 Lindell Blvd.)  on the day of the event. View a parking map.  


  • 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