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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

FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS

International Program Best Practices & Travel Risk Management Webinar 

Does your institution have a Travel Risk Management program? Not sure? Join us to find out how to ensure that your institution has you covered!

This webinar will feature:

  • Presentation from experts at Talus Group LLC, who will review best practices when travelling internationally and provide the outline for a robust travel risk management program.
  • Peer case - institution sharing their best practices and how they developed a program after a triggering incident.
  • Recommended Resources

Date: April 25, 2017

Time: 1 -2 PM (EST)/10 -11 AM (PST)

Cost: $35

Registration: Click here

RECURRING SERIES

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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.

Corvallis - March 7, 2017

Time: 8:00AM- 4:30PM
Location: Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison St., Corvallis OR 97333

Cost: $100

Registration: Click here to Register

Bend June 8, 2017

Time: 8:00AM- 4:30PM
Location: Parks and Rec Building, Riverbend Park, Bend Oregon

Cost: $100

Registration: Click here to register.

Please note registration isn’t complete until registration fees have been paid.

Please contact Jennifer.Woods@trade.gov for more information.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING RECEPTIONS

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. If your organization is interested in being a sponsor of this series, please contact Jennifer Woods, Jennifer.woods@trade.gov.

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.

*Directions: The World Trade Center is accessible by Max train (Morrison/Yamhill stops). Parking is available under the WTC building, on the street in the surrounding blocks, and at the Smart Park garages at SW 2nd & Jefferson and SW 4th & Taylor.

September 22, 2016 - Fall Kick-Off Reception

4:30-6:30PM

World Trade Center 2, Skybridge Terrace

SW 1st and Taylor Streets
Portland, OR 97204

December 15, 2016 - Holiday Networking Reception

4:30-6:30PM
World Trade Center 2, Mezzanine Level
SW 1st and Taylor Streets
Portland, OR 97204

February 23, 2017 – Mid-Winter Networking Reception

4:30-6:30PM

World Trade Center 2, Plaza Conference Room

SW 1st and Taylor Streets
121 SW Salmon St.
Portland, OR 97204

May 18, 2017 – World Trade Week Gala Reception

4:30-6:30PM

World Trade Center 2, Skybridge Terrace
SW 1st and Taylor Streets
Portland, OR 97204

Many thanks to our 2016-2017 series Gold Sponsors:

Sign up to receive notifications for upcoming Networking Receptions, click here:

LOCAL PARTNER EVENTS

Expanding Horizons: A Workshop for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets

May 4, 2017

Learn How OPIC Products and Services can help you Expand Your Business

This seminar provides companies with information about the various products and services offered by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). OPIC helps small and mid-size businesses gain footholds in emerging market countries and expand their business overseas. OPIC provides financing options, political risk insurance, and support for private equity. During this seminar you will learn how OPIC can help your business finance overseas projects, protect yourself against political risks, hear success stories about companies who have worked with OPIC, and learn how to start working with OPIC today!

Location: World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97204

Cost: Free

Information and Registration: Visit www.OPICEVENTS.COM

 
 

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When
Monday May 15, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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Join us during Oregon's World Trade Week as we help build the next generation of international business leaders. The event recognizes private sector companies that have made a significant contribution to Oregon's standing as a leader in international trade and investment and their ability to create family wage jobs. You are invited to nominate a company or submit an application for your own company for these awards. A designated steering committee will choose the winner for each category and the winners will be announced at a special semi-formal dinner program:

Monday, May 15, 2017 

6:00 pm Social Hour/Registration 

7:00 pm Dinner

7:30 -9:00 pm Program

For more information about the event and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Executive Director Michou Jardini at 503.808.0974 or michoujardini@oregonconsularcorps.us.

Presented by: Business Oregon, City of Portland, Greater Portland Inc, Oregon Consular Corps, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pacific NW International Trade Association, Portland Business Alliance, Portland Development Commission, Port of Portland, Travel Oregon, U.S Department of Commerce. 

 

 

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Please contact Jennifer Woods to have your local trade-related events posted here: Jennifer.Woods@trade.gov.


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