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TURKEY BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

WILMINGTON, DE

Join us as World Trade Center Delaware members work together with Guest Advisor, Hakan Tasci from TUSKON to build and improve business relations for Delaware companies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Please Note: Participants must be pre-registered. REGISTER HERE.

For more information, please visit the WTC Delaware Events page.

 

BRINGING THE WORLD TO YOU: LEHIGH VALLEY’S PREMIER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PA

LEXNET will be hosting the PA overseas trade representatives and scheduling one-on-one meetings with Lehigh Valley Companies. Also highlighted this year will be a breakfast program "Developing an International Presence in Europe" as well as a luncheon program "Global Economic Outlook for 2015." We also have a great line up of relevant workshops on international topics.

For more information, please visit the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center’s Upcoming Programs page.

To register please contact: initdp@lehigh.edu

 

PENNSYLVANIA INTERNATIONAL WEEK (PIW) AND PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE

SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2014

PHILADELPIA AND GLENSIDE, PA

September 16, 2014 : One-on-One meetings with PA Authorized Trade Representatives at Top of the Tower, Philadelphia, PA followed by a Showcase Reception also at Top of the Tower.

September 17, 2014 : One-on-One meetings with PA Authorized Trade Representatives at Arcadia University, Glenside, PA.

PIW was developed to further international business growth for companies looking to sell their goods and services internationally.

As a Pennsylvania exporter, you have the opportunity to schedule meetings from a roster of over 18 of Pennsylvania's Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs), representing over 58 global markets, and who will be in Pennsylvania during PIW specifically to meet with PA companies. WTCGP will organize one-on-one meetings between Pennsylvania ATRs and companies seeking foreign market intelligence, agents and distributor candidates, industry and government contacts, as well as on-the-ground assistance when companies visit these foreign markets.

Please click here to fill out the form to request a one-on-one meeting. Your FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number) is required to complete the survey.

Companies wishing to attend the Showcase, please request Center City afternoon meetings. Please REGISTER HERE.

Please note that meetings are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis and fill up quickly.

 

ASIA BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

NEWARK, DE

Doing business in Asia? Don't miss this great opportunity to learn and discuss with others about the pros and cons of doing business in Asia. Join us as World Trade Center Delaware members work together to build and improve business relations for Delaware companies in Asia.

Please Note: Participants must be pre-registered. REGISTER HERE.

For more information, please visit the WTC Delaware Events page.

 

BRINGING THE WORLD TO YOU!

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

READING, PA

At the World Trade Center (WTC) Harrisburg’s annual Bringing the World to YOU!, held in conjunction with Pennsylvania’s International Week (PIW), you will have the chance to meet with Pennsylvania’s 16 of PA's Overseas Trade Office Representatives one-on-one to discuss your international business expansion.

Please see the event flyer for more information on reserving slots for appointments.

 

ROUNDTABLE: DOING BUSINESS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

WILMINGTON, DE

Doing business in the United Kingdom? Then you don't want to miss our Europe Business Roundtable. Join us as World Trade Center Delaware members work together to build and improve business relations for Delaware companies in Europe.

The United Kingdom is a highly sophisticated market with strong demand for products and services that improve productivity. There is ongoing, strong demand for a wide range of equipment and services related to safety/security and, in particular, for cyber security. Join us on September 23rd to learn more!

For more details in information about Guest Advisor, Daniel Marks of the British Embassy Washington, please visit the WTC Delaware Events page.

 

GREATER PHILADELPHIA HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MED WEEK

SEPTEMBER 28-OCTOBER 4, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) week is a weeklong series of events, lectures, and workshops to celebrate and promote minority business in the Philadelphia area. Topics of discussion will include trademarking, new opportunities in real estate, and doing business with governments and universities, along with a host of other interesting areas. Registration links and more information on each event can be found on the MED Week web flier.

 

CHINA TOWN HALL: LOCAL CONNECTIONS, NATIONAL REFLECTIONS

OCTOBER 16, 2014

ONLINE

China's rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss these issues with leading experts.

The National Committee is pleased to present this program, which will feature a live webcast with Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States, as part of the Conversations at The Carter Center speaker series, followed by a local keynotes presentation by Dr. Christian Murck of JP Morgan Chase (China) Co. Ltd.

This program is free of charge and open to the public, however space is limited and RSVP is required. Please visit the National Committee on US- China Relations website for more information.

 

THE WORLD IS YOUR MARKET:

A Seminar to Entice You to the Global Market Place

OCTOBER 21, 2014

ASTON, PA

This is a Seminar on recent trends in U.S. Trade, international business planning, financing and documentation The Seminar offers a unique opportunity to meet the needs of your firm to expand your international markets. In this program, speakers from public and private sectors will demonstrate how to successfully and profitably enter international markets.

You will learn about current trends in the U.S. and the current account balance. You’ll also learn how to evaluate your export potential, analyze your competitors, promote your products globally, finance your export sales, and manage your export documentation

For more information, please click here.

 

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: THE AMERICAS

OCTOBER 29-31, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas, a unique business conference that will help you to transform market potential to market success. This is the premier conference for U.S. executives who want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to promote competiveness and success, and the dynamic markets of North, Central, and South America.

For more information, please click here.

 

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE SERIES

OCTOBER 30, 2014

YORK, PA

In today’s economic climate with rapidly growing new markets, assistance is needed to maximize tax benefits related to export transactions, designing global tax structures to minimize U.S. and foreign taxes, and developing repatriation strategies centered on the use of foreign tax credits. If your company is selling products in the foreign marketplace, there may be opportunities that can be utilized to minimize your company’s global effective tax rate. You can also receive CPR credits for this series!

For more information please click here.

 

17TH ANNUAL FRIEND OF CHILE AWARDS LUNCHEON

NOVEMBER 19, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Join the Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and other business leaders in honoring our award recipients and recognizing their contribution to the flourishing economic relationship between Chile and the Delaware Valley. To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ricardo Maldonado at 215-790-3769 or ricardo@greaterphilachamber.com. Your participation helps make the awards ceremony a resounding success and your financial support fuels the Chamber's on-going efforts on behalf of your business.

Please see the save the date email for more information.

 

CHILE/COLOMBIA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION: INFO SESSION

TBA

NEW CASTLE, DE

The Delaware International Trade Group will organize a comprehensive and customized business itinerary for September 29 - October 3, 2014 to assist in establishing business relationships in two of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies. Mission participants will receive: pre-arranged, one-on-one business appointments with prequalified business partners; detailed background information about each company; logistical support; and follow-up assistance. To learn more or to find out if you qualify to join, contact Delaware’s International Trade Group at 302.577.8464 or email us at david.mathe@state.de.us.

For more information, please click here.

To register for the free information session, please click here.

 



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