CHINA TOWN HALL: LOCAL CONNECTIONS, NATIONAL REFLECTIONS
OCTOBER 16, 2014
The National Committee is pleased to present a live webcast with Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States, as part of the Conversations at The Carter Center speaker series, preceded by a local keynote presentation by Dr. Christian Murck of JP Morgan Chase (China) Co. Ltd. The event is co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute and the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Delaware.
This program is free of charge and open to the public, however space is limited and RSVP is required. Please visit the event page for more information.
Al DÍA CONVERSATION SERIES WITH WALTER BASTIAN
OCTOBER 17, 2014
The next installment of Al Día Newsmedia’s Conversation series continues with a public interview with the Department of Commerce’s Walter Bastian, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere. The discussion, entitled “Latin America & The US: Building America By Strengthening the Americas is open to the public and will take place at the Union League of Philadelphia.
Please review the event flier for more information.
EXPORTECH: FAST TRACK TO DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR INTL SALES
OCTOBER 22, DECEMBER 3, 2014 AND JANUARY 22, 2015
This 3 day program helps companies develop and execute their own international growth plan. The program brings together executive leadership from six companies to work in a group project format. It is not a seminar or class it is three 8 hour sessions plus coached time between sessions. Some of the work is done in a group setting while other work is done one-on-one with an international growth coach. Within three months, each company develops a vetted, actionable export growth plan, and gains access to a wide range of expert resources that help overcome barriers to export sales and manufacturing growth.
For more information, please visit the DEMEP website.
To register, please fax this Seminar Registration form to (302) 282-3137.
EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS HORIZONS IN CANADA
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Canada in New York, please join the Greater Leigh Valley Chamber of Commerce International Business Council for this breakfast seminar. Featuring keynote speaker Heidi Kutz, Deputy Consul General of Canada, this seminar will provide attendees with an update on U.S. – Canada trade 20 years after enactment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
TTIP TOWN HALL: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and its Impact on Philadelphia
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Join the World Trade Center Delaware as they host the TTIP Town Hall, a free program aimed at informing and facilitating public debate on the TTIP. A panel of international trade experts from the business, government and think-tank communities will share their extensive analyses on the TTIP and outline the benefits and challenges of a free-trade deal and its potential impact on businesses in the Greater Philadelphia region.
For more information, please see the event flyer.
To RSVP, please click here.
EXPORTS BY THE EXPERTS
OCTOBER 28, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, PA
DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: THE AMERICAS
OCTOBER 29-31, 2014
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
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.
INTEREST CHAR DOMESTIC INTERNATOINAL SALES CORPORATION (IC-DISC) SEMINAR
OCTOBER 30, 2014
For decades IC-DISC has been saving companies money – why aren’t you using it? Join the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) in collaboration with Sobel & Co. LLC., on Thursday, October 30, 2014 for an IC-DISC seminar focused on educating U.S. exporters on how to navigate U.S. laws to save on their tax liability for exports. Sobel & Co. LLC is an experienced tax accounting firm with years of experience in helping U.S. businesses take advantage of this little known program. At the seminar you will hear from accounting experts and current clients on the benefits of the IC-Disc program used to help grow their bottom line.
ESSENTIALS OF EXPORT CONTROLS AND TECHNOLOGY & ENCRYPTION CONTROLS SEMINARS
NOVEMBER 18-19, 2014
Hosted by the Western Pennsylvania District Export Council, the Bureau of Industry and Security, and the Pittsburgh Office of the U.S. Commercial Service (CS): From consumer goods and industrial equipment to high-tech communication systems, export regulations and controls impact all products and all U.S. exporters. Understanding the Export Administration Regulations and how to comply with regulations is essential as a U.S. exporter.
For more information and registration, please visit the CS Pittsburgh website.
For questions, please contact Steven Murray at 412-644-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
17TH ANNUAL FRIEND OF CHILE AWARDS LUNCHEON
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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 email@example.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.
18TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND RECEPTION
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Save the date for the World Trade Center (WTC) Harrisburg’s annual Holiday Luncheon and Reception.