New England Paul Oliveira, Shareholder and Director of KLR's Tax Services Group will Co-Chair Bryant University's World Trade Day:  Changing Global Dynamics:  Creating Opportunities for New England.  Paul and his co-chair Cheryl Merchant will help Bryant Celebrate their 30th Anniversary as well as creating a learning environment for the continued growth in the global marketplace.

Paul Oliveira is also moderating a panel consisting of four business leaders who will provide advice on best practices for dealing with today's global supply chain.  What does re-shoring mean and is it a viable option?

Re-Shoring and the Impact on the Supply Chain:  The panelists include:

Richard Cant - Dezan Shira & Associates
Joanne Chukalis - New Balance

Joe Iovini - Dean Warehouse

Scot Jones - Groov-Pin Corporation

KLR will also have a booth at the event that will showcase the firm's International capabilities.  KLR's Director of Marketing, June Landry, will also moderate a session:  Global Marketing Strategies & Leveraging Social Media.  Presenters include:  Marina Dippel, Sheppard Leger Nowak and Dave Smith, Factory Five.

About World Trade Day:

World Trade Day is presented by the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, in partnership with Commerce RI, the State of Rhode Island and the US Small Business Administration.

By providing comprehensive international trade services including global market research, corporate training and strategic consulting, the Chafee center is a gateway for companies to access international markets.  World Trade Day is the largest regional event of its kind and delivers valuable services to the business community.

KLR is a New England Regional Public Accounting Firm that is ranked among the Top 100 firms in the United States.  From its six office locations in Boston, Cambridge, Waltham, Providence, Newport, & Shanghai, the 200+ person firm provides assurance, tax, and business advisory services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of Leading Edge Alliance Global, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting, financial, and business advisory firms.