The City of Fort Wayne will host an International Trade Conference from 7:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Mayor Graham Richard will give welcome remarks at lunch and present the 2006 Indiana Exporter of the Year Award. The Mayor'€™s comments will begin around noon. The luncheon keynote speaker will be Paul Solman, a national business and economics correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

The conference will feature several sessions on a variety of importing and exporting topics.