Otter among headliners for business conference on China

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and J.R. Simplot Co. President and CEO Bill Whitacre will headline an all-day conference on doing business in China at the Boise Centre on the Grove Feb. 7

The conference, “ China’s Leadership Transition: The Implications for Business and US-China Relations,” is aimed at executives who are considering doing business in China. The conference also features Manny Menendez, of Noble Pacific Holdings, who has 35 years experience doing business with China and Fortune 500 corporations, who enter the China market,

The company putting on the conference is CAT Co. Inc. For more information email: Chris Atkins at

What did China ever do to deserve...?

Go get 'em Clement.


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