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Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

May 26-27, 2016

Wilmington, Delaware

Join the Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium, which will be presented by the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Hagley Museum and Library. Top USPTO officials, successful inventors and entrepreneurs, and intellectual property experts will provide practical advice and information for both novice and seasoned investors and entrepreneurs. Keynote speakers include Mindy Bickel from the Office of Innovation Development at USPTO, Slobhan Dullea from The Grommet, and Warren Tuttle from Lifetime Brands. Sessions will include topics such as patents overview, trademark overview, challenges of entrepreneurship, successful inventors, product launch platforms, and consumer product safety. Space is limited, so register early!

For more information or to register, please visit the USPTO website or check out the event flyer !

White House Business Council Briefing

June 3, 2016

Wilmington, Delaware

Please join the Mid-Atlantic District Export Council, El Dupont, and Business Forward for a Business Leader Briefing on Trans-Pacific Partnership and international trade with Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Steve Haro. This will be an opportunity for you to ask questions and provide advice about international trade policies and how they affect your business and the greater Wilmington area.

For more information or to register, please visit the registration website!

Automated Export System Seminar

June 7, 2016

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

How well do you know the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) and Automated Export System (AES)? Are you up to date on recent clarifications? Do you understand how to classify your commodities? This export compliance seminar is a one day program that will bring together experts from the Department of Commerce to provide training on export filing requirements. All those involved in the export process such as U.S Principal Parties in Interest including Manufacturers and Supplies, Export Compliance Managers, Freight Forwarders, Exporting Carriers, Consolidators, and U.S Customs Brokers should plan to attend this valuable event. Key seminar highlights will include: transition to ACE portal, avoiding common penalties, identifying red flags, overview of export classification numbers, and more.

To register or for more information, please visit the registration website or check out the event flyer!

International Business Networking Event

June 7, 2016

Iselin, NJ

The U.S. Commercial Service, in collaboration with the New Jersey District Export Council and M&T Bank, presents our international exporting networking event. Come mingle with New Jersey export community. Build relationships with new and seasoned exporters, and meet with solutions providers to discuss your current challenges. This networking event will provide an informal platform to connect with international business experts in your community. Guest Speaker: Jason Scorza, Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs, Farleigh Dickinson University.

For any questions, please contact Susan Widmer at Susan.Widmer@trade.gov and for more information or to register, visit the events’ registration link!

South Korea Trade Mission

June 13-17, 2016

South Korea

Please join Global Delaware in hosting their South Korea Trade Mission from June 13-17. During this trade mission there will be business meetings conducted with distributors, agents and customers in South Korea- all arranged by Delaware’s domestic trade representative. Prior to the trade mission there will be a preparation session including an in-country briefing by State of Delaware’s South Korean trade representative. If your business operates within the State of Delaware and meets qualifying criteria you are encouraged to participate in this informative and rewarding event.

For more information, please check out the South Korea Mission flyer.

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.

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 jjones@demep.org .

ExporTech: Fast track to Developing Strategies for International Sales

Fall 2016

Philadelphia, PA

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.

For more information or to register, please contact Jeff Gossner at jgossner@DVIRC.org or check out the ExporTech flyer!



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