Summer 2016 International Business Reception
July 14th, 2016
For the sixth consecutive year, members and friends of Philadelphia’s international chambers have joined forces to host an international business networking reception to celebrate Philadelphia’s status as a top U.S. destination for foreign direct investment and commercial trade. On the evening of July 14th, join hundreds of your business peers to network together and reaffirm Philadelphia’s economic, political, and commercial impact as an influential global city.
To find out more information or to register, please visit the Greater Philadelphia Chamber webpage.
Trade Winds- Latin America
September 6-13, 2016
Chile, Mexico, Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, Argentina, and Uruguay
The U.S Commercial Service’s 2016 Trade Winds program will be hosting a business development trade mission and conference for U.S. companies looking to seize opportunities in Latin American countries. Hosted in Chile, Trade Winds will feature a Latin American business forum consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with senior U.S diplomats representing commercial markets from 22 Western Hemisphere countries. Business-to-business matchmaking meetings will also be offered. Additional trade mission stops will give participants the opportunity to conduct customized business-to-business meetings with pre-screened firms in several other markets including Mexico, Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, Argentina, and Uruguay.
To find out more information or to register, please visit the Trade Winds-Latin America webpage.
City of Philadelphia Trade Mission to Germany
September 25-29, 2016
Frankfurt & Berlin, Germany
Join the City of Philadelphia Trade Mission to Germany on September 25th-29th. Travelling with the City of Philadelphia Commerce will open doors, broaden your professional network, and make valuable contacts with local governments and service providers. Germany has the largest economy in Europe and is the second best country in PA at creating jobs and opening offices in PA. As of 2015, Philadelphia and Frankfurt are sister cities and Germany is this year’s host of the World Heritage Cities Annual meeting. Key business sectors include life science, energy, chemicals, food & beverage, and machinery. The trade mission will include orientation sessions, business development meetings, and networking receptions, in Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany.
U.S. – India Business Council
October 4, 2016
Join Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President of the U.S. – India Business Council, on October 4th, 2016 in Wilmington Delaware. Dr. Aghi has a proven track record of leading various international business giants and brings with him unique market knowledge and access in Europe and extensive experience in several verticals in the Services industry. He serves on various boards such as Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Claremont Graduate University and the Hindustan times, and was responsible for Steria Inc. – India’s top 50 global accounts with revenues exceeding $1.5 billion and was instrumental in the successful merger with Xansa, creating a multi-billion dollar technology services business. His expertise spans across management of global consumer and corporate strategies; building and maintaining talents across geographies; profitable turnaround of operations through effective business strategies; management of global joint ventures and alliances and building strong leadership teams.
ExportTech: Fast Track to Developing Strategies for International Sales
October, November, December, 2016
Delaware Technical Community College, Newark, DE
ExporTech in Delaware is organized by DEMEP in conjunction with the US Commercial Service, Philadelphia. The program’s small workshop size and customized format focuses on merging strategy with results. Throughout the program, local experts knowledgeable in all aspects of exporting are brought in to provide information and guidance and enable companies to accelerate their growth plan and speed to market. ExporTech’s customized agenda and small group discussion format ensure that companies walk away with information and guidance that specifically applies to their business. In the final work session, a panel of experienced international businesspeople reviews and provides feedback on each participating company’s export growth plan.
For more information, please contact James Jones at (302) 283-3135 or email@example.com .
ExporTech: Fast track to Developing Strategies for International Sales
Join the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) in this 3 day program designed to help companies develop and execute their own international growth plan. The program’s small workshop size and customized format focuses on merging strategy with results. Throughout the program, local experts knowledgeable in all aspects of exporting are brought in to provide information and guidance and enable companies to accelerate their growth plan and speed to market. ExporTech’s customized agenda and small group discussion format ensure that companies walk away with information and guidance that specifically applies to their business. In the final work session, a panel of experienced international businesspeople reviews and provides feedback on each participating company’s export growth plan.
Export University 2016-2017
Export University is a series of courses on exporting designed to give businesses the skills, strategies, and network of contacts that are necessary to expand sales globally. Whether you are new to exporting and need tools to begin and avoid costly mistakes, or are currently exporting but need guidance to further expand sales to foreign countries, the courses can give you the tools to succeed. Courses are designed in three levels to provide new or experienced exporters with the tools they need to effectively organize their export operations. The three levels include Export 101, for beginners, Export 201, for those already in business looking to refresh their knowledge, and Export 301, for executives interested in expanding their understanding of international trade.
Export University is coming this fall and more detailed information will soon be provided. In the meantime, please check out our designated Export University website!