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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.

Guatemala: Market Entry Strategies and Commercial Export Opportunities

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. Register here and note limited individual consultations are also available.

Strategies for IP Protection in China

November 13, 2017, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
Complimentary with Registration (seating limited!)

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Portland, bringing together policy makers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local business people and IP experts—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. The program is one of a series of China IP Road Shows that the USPTO is conducting across the United States.

Save the Date! eCOMMERCE EXPORT STRATEGIES

December 6, 2017; Portland

Learn best practices for selling online, overseas in an interactive workshop that leverages resources from the Global Retail Insights Network (GRIN) and the eCommerce Innovation Lab in the International Trade Administration. Find service providers. Virtual Product Pitch. Registration will be announced through the newsletter and on the website. Contact allan.christian@trade.gov to relay your interest and pre-register.

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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
  • December 7, 2017 - Holiday Networking Reception (Registration Now Open!)
  • March 8, 2018 – Spring Networking Reception
  • May 24, 2017 – World Trade Week Gala Reception

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 ever changing and dynamic 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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