Tractus Asia’s Fall Speaking Schedule 2017


Global Destination Investment
Summit Shanghai, China September 5‐6


Dennis Meseroll, Executive Director of Tractus Asia,
will join the panel discussion “The Challenges for Industrial Parks Cross‐border Investment under “One Belt One Road.

IEDC 2017 Going Global Conference
Toronto, Canada September 17‐20

Tractus Asia will be co‐sponsoring “he Global Alliance Luncheon”on Monday, September 18 as part of the IEDC 2017 Annual Conference. On Wednesday, September 20, John Evans, Managing Director of Tractus Asia, will be in the morning’ Business Roundtables to answer questions about how economic developers can achiever their global trade and investment goals.

Site Selectors Guild Fall Forum
Seattle, USA September 25‐27

Dennis Meseroll will join the “Transportation and Logistics” panel. The panel will discuss key logistics trends that impact US trade as well as investment in logistic services and infrastructure that could present opportunities for American firms.

Credits and Incentives Symposium
Chicago, USA October 22‐25

Dennis Meseroll will join a panel discussion about tax and credit incentives around the world. Mr.Meseroll will not only speak to the incentives available in China, India, and SE Asia, but also how the countries differ in their philosophy and approach to creating incentives. This will help you understand the how’s and why’s of these countries’ incentive programs.

Webinar Series: Growing Trade & Investment
Relationships in ASEAN, China, and India

October – November, dates TBD

Michael Nicholas, Country Manager of Singapore and Senior Manager of Economic Development for Tractus Asia, will lead a series of 3 webinars to outline how EDOs can help expand exports to and attract FDI from each of ASEAN, China, and India.

FDI International Training Seminar 2017
Frankfurt, Germany November 20‐21

Tractus Asia has been invited back to provide training sessions for the FDI International Training Seminar. John Evans will present two topics at the seminar: “Does M&A Matter?” and “The FDI Minefield.”

Nalin Patel, Country Manager of India, will present on FDI opporunities in India.

Thailand Investment Forum
Bangkok, Thailand November 29

John Evans will chair this year’s Thailand Investment Forum. Programming for the forum is still in development.

Tractus Asia Limited is an Asia‐based foreign
direct investment strategy and execution advisory firm with offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong, China; Chennai, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; Yangon, Myanmar; Singapore; Bangkok, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Tractus advises and assists corporations to develop effective market entry strategies and assists them throughout the execution process, including site selection, real estate transactions and investment incentives negotiations to corporate establishment and startup management. For global economic development organizations, Tractus provides export promotion and investment attraction representation services throughout Asia.

Dennis Meseroll is a founding partner and Executive Director of Tractus Asia Ltd.,
founding member of the Site Selectors Guild, and active member of the Industrial Asset Management Council’s (IAMC) International Advisory Council and the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

John Evans is a founding partner and the Managing Director of Tractus Asia Ltd. Over the years, Mr. Evans and the firm have advised on more than US $5 billion in trade and investment transactions across a wide variety of sectors. Mr. Evans sits on several boards in Asia and has been an investor into several early stage technology and manufacturing companies targeting the Asian growth markets.

Michael Nicholas is Country Manager of Singapore and Senior Director of the Tractus Economic Development practice. He has more than 20 years’ experience in international business development, strategy and marketing. He has spent 10 years living and working as a management consultant and developing export supplier relationships in Southeast Asia and also managed significant business development operations in India and China.

Nalin Patel established the Tractus India office in 2008 and continues to be the Country Manager. He has international executive experience in Europe and Asia (especially India and China), which includes successful company start‐ups, M&A, manufacturing operations, and management of mid‐sized companies.