Fred Baehner is the publisher of IBNewsmag », a monthly magazine that covers 15 states and provides small- to medium-sized enterprises with practical information to stimulate international trade. Other international endeavors of Baehner have included working in international business with his company, InterMark3, Inc.; serving as the president for the International Trade Council twice; and receiving security clearance to be an advisor for the U.S. Trade Representative, as well as serving on its industry trade advisory committee (a position and clearance only held by 30 other people in the U.S.). Baehner also has been a member of the International Relations Council since 1994 and still remembers receiving phone calls from Eliot Berkley, founder and long-time president of the IRC.
Baehner currently serves as a board member of the Pan-American Association of Kansas City, which works to educate people about the importance of the Americas and the intertwining of its countries. He is also working to develop support for the International Fashion Exchange of Kansas City. In the past year, one of his major accomplishments includes co-hosting the Discover Global Markets event in Kansas City, which attracted more than 300 participants and 26 companies from 16 countries. On the horizon, he is looking forward to expanding IBNewsmag to other countries.
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