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LOCAL TRADE EVENTS

The U.S. Commercial Service Portland, along with our local international trade partners, conducts on-going conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade.

You may be eligible to receive financial assistance for export training seminars through the Oregon Trade Promotion Program Grants

Seminar: Dealing with Unconventional Risk in an Unconventional World

September 21, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm

One World Trade Center, Lobby Level Training Room

Cost: $25
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Join the Export Council of Oregon for an interactive presentation by Steve Cash, founder/partner of Talus Group, about risk perception and risk management when conducting business, traveling, and residing abroad. Talus Group is a unique Pacific Northwest firm specializing since 2006 in helping internationally focused companies and travelers operate more safely overseas. Register here to learn how to mitigate risks wherever your travels may take you.

Exporting to Guatemala: Market Entry Strategies and Commercial Opportunities Briefing

October 26, 2017, 9-10:30 am
One World Trade Center, Portland, Lobby Level Training Room
Complimentary with Registration

Senior Commercial Specialist Ana Polanco will join us from the U.S. Embassy - Guatemala City to share perspectives on new commercial opportunities and developments in the country. The following industries are especially active: Automotive Aftermarket parts and equipment, Woodworking Equipment, Safety and Security, Medical Equipment, Hotel and Restaurant Equipment, and Processed Foods. Limited individual consultations are also available; please contact Kellie.Holloway@trade.gov for more information.

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EXPORT STRATEGIES TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

This day-long seminar provides information and resources needed to help established businesses develop an export market, supplies occasional exporters with tools to begin/expand international business, and offers current exporters a forum for discussing special issues in export business development.

This class is offered approximately four times annually in various locations, including Portland, Salem, Eugene and Bend. Registration links and instructions for each event will be posted closer to the date of each seminar.

Please contact Allan.Christian@trade.gov for more information.

International Business Networking Receptions!


4:30-6:30PM at the World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon Street, Portland OR 97204

  • September 21, 2017 - Fall Kick-Off Reception (Registration Now Open!)
  • December 7, 2017 - Holiday Networking Reception
  • March 8, 2018 – Mid-Winter Networking Reception
  • May 24, 2017 – World Trade Week Gala Reception

Join us for this quarterly series -- meet and greet other professionals working in the field of international business, expand your network of partners and business connections, exchange best practices, and discuss strategies for the changing economic landscape of international trade.

Registration: While this event is free of charge, we do request the favor of registration. Registration is taken on-line only and will be available approximately 6 weeks prior to the event.

If your organization is interested in being a sponsor of this series, please contact Kellie.Holloway@trade.gov.

Many thanks to our 2017-2018 series Gold Sponsors:

Local Partner Events

Please contact Kellie.Holloway@trade.gov to have your local trade-related events posted here

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