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WORLD TRADE IN MOTION 2014

OCTOBER 1, 2014

WILMINGTON, DE

Join us for the World Trade Center Delaware’s annual event: an evening reception, awards ceremony, and dance party, bringing together members of Delaware’s international business community.

World Trade Center Delaware will present two awards: the Explorer Award for Excellence in International Trade and the Hank Award for Innovation in Economic Development. These award winners are nominated for their notable achievements in expanding Delaware’s role in international trade.

For more information, please see the event flyer or visit the WTC DE’s 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.

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: GREATER CHINA BUSINESS FORUM

OCTOBER 7-8, 2014

NEW YORK, NY

The DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: Greater China Business Forum is a two-day conference that will provide numerous opportunities for your company to learn from experts with real-world experience in Greater China markets. Join the U.S. Department of Commerce on October 7-8, 2014 in New York City for a unique opportunity to gain insights and contacts to help you access export opportunities in Greater China.

  • Meet one-on-one with U.S. Commercial Service diplomats.
  • Acquire practical and actionable market intelligence on the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
  • Obtain the resources necessary to succeed in the challenging, but rewarding markets of Greater China.
  • U.S. company that is already an experienced exporter and is seeking to learn about how to successfully sell its products and services in the Greater China region should consider joining the Forum.

For more information, please click here.

 

GOING GLOBAL SERIES: DOING BUSINESS IN LATIN AMERICA

OCTOBER 10, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Temple University SBDC Announces:

We hope you will join us for the The Going Global Series: Doing Business in Latin America that will be held on Friday, October 11, 2014 from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm.

This is a FREE event, but RSVP is required. To RSVP, please contact 215-204-7282 or sbtrain@temple.edu

For more information, please see the event flyer here.

 

CHINA TOWN HALL: LOCAL CONNECTIONS, NATIONAL REFLECTIONS

OCTOBER 16, 2014

NEWARK, DE

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, 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.

 

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.

 

EXPORTECH: FAST TRACK TO DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR INTL SALES

OCTOBER 22, DECEMBER 3, 2014 AND JANUARY 22, 2015

NEWARK, DE

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.

 

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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