The U.S. Commercial Service in Wichita, Kansas organizes and supports conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Our goal is to help local U.S. exporters sell globally. A sampling of our events includes:

  • Executive briefings in our office with one of our visiting Commercial Service Officers from around the world.
  • Educational export seminars and online webinars.
  • Matchmaking and export counseling services at international trade shows overseas and the U.S.

By organizing trade missions and educational seminars; providing matching or export counseling services at trade shows; and recruiting buyer delegations to U.S. trade shows, the U.S. Government helps U.S. exporters expand global sales at trade events.


September 15 – INCOTERMS – Mastering the Language of Global Trade

Join us over lunch from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 15 as featured speaker, Jay Devers, Managing Partner, Bestway International/Hellman Worldwide Logistics provides background and an overview on INCOTERMS. He will discuss new developments and revisions. As well as the latest efforts to align sales and transport contracts and lead a question and answer session with attendees.

When: September 15 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

For more details and to register, visit: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=5Q8F

September 23 – Export to Europe: Six Steps to Success

Boost you knowledge on CE Marking and join Kansas Global and NCEE Labs for an informative class on CE Marking, a 6 step process on how to export products to Europe. This class will outline and explain what is required when bringing a product into Europe. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get acquainted with CE Marking requirements

When: September 23 – Registration @ 8:30am / Program 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: WSU Metroplex, Room 138

5015 East 29 St. N

Wichita, KS 67220.

For more details and to register: www.kansasglobal.org

Discover Global Markets: Business Forum Series

go for the Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series

Discover Global Markets: E-Commerce Strategies for Exporters
Connect to international customers via digital innovation, social media
and mobile marketing

When/Where: October 8 – 9 / Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Explore the e-commerce and digital strategies most important to American product and service exporters. Pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with U.S. Commercial Diplomats from The Baltics, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Eastern Europe, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Nigeria, The Nordics, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, UAE, The United Kingdom.

Discover Global Markets: Pacific Rim Consumers
Capturing Export Opportunities from Seoul to Santiago

When/Where: October 29 – 30 / Orange County, CA

Learn what consumers are buying, and how to sell to them. Pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with U.S. Commercial Diplomats from Australia, Burma, China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, South Korea, Central America, Colombia, Chile, Canada, Mexico

For more details and to register: http://www.export.gov/discoverglobalmarkets/

UPCOMING Webinars From the U.S. Commercial Service


Title: Vetting Your International Business Partners

When: Wednesday, August 5

Time: 1:00pm Central

Cost:  $20

Register online: http://1.usa.gov/1S3y86d

Identifying a credible business partner is one of the most challenging issues a company faces when engaging in international business.  Not conducting the proper vetting process and dealing with the wrong party can bring about possibly devastating consequences to you and your business.  Join us for this presentation from John Leonard, Senior Manager Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, and learn about the different considerations and the processes you and your company can employ in order to mitigate your risk and successfully engage with the right partner overseas.


  • FCPA: know how to avoid implications of bribery
  • Questions to ask when dealing with your business partner
  • Research methods when conducting your screening
  • Resources available to U.S. companies

Title: Opportunities for Construction & Building Products in Mexico
Thursday, August 6

Time: 12pm Central

Register: http://go.usa.gov/3AYSA

The U.S. Commercial Service is hosting this webinar to highlight the National Infrastructure Plan of Mexico, and opportunities in Mexico for U.S. suppliers of construction materials and equipment, building products, and tools.


  • Hear from U.S. Department of Commerce industry experts at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara.
  • Gather information on some of the top infrastructure opportunities across the country.
  • Learn about upcoming opportunities to exhibit your products in Mexico, including Expo Ferretera this September in Guadalajara.
  • Identify potential market development strategies.

Title: German Healthcare Market and Reimbursement
Monday, August 24

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm Central

Register: http://go.usa.gov/3Agq5

THIS WEBINAR WILL COVER THE FOLLOWING: German Healthcare Market, Reimbursement in the German Healthcare System, Czech market and information on MEDICA 2015.

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