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Breaking Into the Trade Game

May 24 - July 12, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

The Small Business Development Center will host a 7-week workshop series for entrepreneurs interested in conducting international trade. Topics include how to locate international markets, transporting goods overseas, complying with export/import regulation, using e-commerce, getting paid, financing, importing, and more. Weekly courses will be taught every Wednesday by topic experts, so attendees will have the chance to build their network of International trade advisors and specialists. This is an ideal opportunity for those not yet in business or for those that are in business but generating $100,000 per year.

For more information or to register, please call 215-204-3856, download the event flyer, or request information!

18th International Trade Conference

May 25, 2017

York, PA

The World Trade Center Harrisburg is bringing together the trade community to discuss export opportunities for small businesses and encourage companies to pursue global demand utilizing local, state, and federal resources for success. Speakers will outline U.S. Commercial Service programs, services and export resources available for U.S. companies in emerging markets. This event will also highlight PA’s increasing trend in exports, noting key export industries and growth markets for PA exports.

For more information and to register, check out the event page!

Construction Industry Trade Mission to Mexico

June 5-7

Mexico

The Mexico Trade Mission, for the construction industry, is an excellent opportunity to seek out valuable partnerships in country. The trade mission will include visits to the Mexican construction chamber of commerce, the government agency in charge of residential construction, and six individual appointments with potential Mexican partners. Currently Mexico ranks as the second biggest market for U.S exports with construction industry that is expected to continue growing at almost 5% annually. Mexico is also ranked 38th by The World Bank in ease of doing business, making this a very advantageous trade mission.

For more information and to register, check out the event page!

Risk Management: Supply Chain Strategy

June 8, 2017

Newark, Delaware

The Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership will hold a workshop regarding supply chain management in terms of risk management. Risk is everywhere and it impacts companies large and small. It doesn’t sleep and it often shows up uninvited.  This session helps you to identify the triggers of risk events, the importance of developing a plan to mitigate them when they do occur, and how to establish monitoring metrics and activities so you may be prepared for the inevitable.  Participants will also learn how the financial impact of risk is determined and why a Risk Management Plan is an essential element to operational efficiency. 

For more information or to register call 302.283.3131 or email DEMEP at events@demep.org.

Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Compliance Seminar

June 13, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

Please join us for this valuable event at which Experts from the Department of Commerce (U.S. Census Bureau / The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will provide a thorough overview of the current export environment. Attendees will gain practical knowledge regarding foreign trade regulations, how to adhere to and maintain compliance, and other agency guidelines.

For more information or to register, check out the event page!

Export Finance Workshop

June 22, 2017

Trenton, NJ

Learn about important tax breaks through the finance tool, Interest-Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC). Experts will walk you through the necessary steps to strengthen sales and minimize risk through available government-backed financial solutions to support your sale-export working capital, international trade loans, and export credit insurance, among others. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other businesses, featured speakers, lenders, and export credit insurance brokers who will be available to directly address your company's export needs and questions. CEOs, CFOs, and international marketing managers of export-ready companies are encouraged to attend.   

The IC-DISC is an invaluable tool for companies with over $500,000 in revenue.

For more information, please call 215-586-4249, view the flyer, or register on the event page!

ExportTech: Fast Track to Developing Strategies for International Sales

June 22, 2017

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.

To register or for more information check out the event flyer!

MAURITIUS: An African Island Hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

June 19-23, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

A program for faculty, business professionals, and entrepreneurs from the United States and Mauritius with objectives to identify and train potential entrepreneurs in the region, identify policy interventions that will enable the ‘start-up’ ecosystem to flourish, enlarge the supply of entrepreneurs for rapid industrial development, and help develop high-growth and technology-based entrepreneurship. Topics to be discussed include Mauritius as a hub for African entrepreneurship, capacity building for local entrepreneurs, opportunities for U.S.-Mauritius trade, and infusing international entrepreneurship into the IB curriculum.

For more information or if interested, please visit the event flyer!

ExportTech

July 26, August 23, & September 20, 2017

Georgetown, 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. Participants experience a 960 percent average ROI and companies who export grow twice as fast as those who do not. 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. This program includes over 24 hours of personalized coaching from international business experts. ExporTech’s customized agenda and small group discussion format ensure that companies walk away with information and guidance that specifically applies to their business.

To register call 302-238-3131 or for more information check out the event flyer!



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