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FedEx Know and Grow℠: Grow Your International Business Through Export Education Events

Now it’s easier than ever to find the specific knowledge your business needs to go global more strategically and successfully. Through our export education program, you’ve got a direct connection to many practical and insightful export-specific educational programs throughout the year, offered across the U.S.

We've joined forces with ExporTech, Export University, and federal, state, small-business organizations and other carefully vetted providers of export education programs to help you discover:

  • The right markets for you.
  • Ways to navigate the complexities of compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Financing options to turn hypothetical opportunities into reliable revenue streams.

To get started, choose a region below to see the calendar of events in your preferred area listed by topic.

Featured Event: ExporTech

ExporTech

ExporTech – An Export Acceleration System for Achieving Profitable Growth.  February marks the month for export expansion planning.  Do you believe your product has international sales potential, but don’t know how to get started?  Companies that have gone through the ExporTech program report significant impacts to the bottom lines.  Every month is a stellar month to gear up for learning how to grow through export expansion planning.  Check the calendar for programs in your area to include, California, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

 

Western Region

Central U.S. Region

Eastern Region

International Region

All regions and all events list

 

Western Region

Western Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Feb. 11
Mar.18
Apr. 22
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Nevada Industry Excellence and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Feb. 11: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Mar. 18: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Apr. 22: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Reno, NV

Information & Registration
Contact Rhea Gustafson 
(775) 682-6440 or email
rgustafson@NevadaIE.com

More Information
www.NevadaIE.com
Mar. 4
Apr. 3
May 4
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Impact Washington and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Mar. 4: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Apr. 3: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on May 4: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Vancouver, WA

Information & Registration
Contact Kristin Kautz 
(360) 241-5135 or email
kkautz@impactwashington.org

More Information
www.impactwashington.org
Apr. 13-14 Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference

Facilitated by:
USC Marshall School of Business with the full support of the U.S. Commercial Service

Description: Asia/Pacific Business Outlook is a comprehensive networking and learning experience designed to provide you with the contacts and knowledge to succeed in Asia/Pacific markets. Access up to 18 dynamic markets in 2 days.

You can get one-on-one consultation with Senior Commercial Officials and sign up for a market assessment specific to your business in each of the markets of interest to you.
Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information
Terri L. Batch
(310) 235-7212
Jason Sproule
(949) 660-7105

Registration
www.apboconference.com

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Western Region - Financing Your International Growth

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Western Region - Regulatory Compliance

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Western Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

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Central Region

Central Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Jan. 13
Feb. 19
Mar. 26
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Jan. 13: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Feb. 19: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Mar. 26: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Port Washington, WI

Information & Registration
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Mar. 24
Apr. 21
May 20
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Nebraska Business Development Center and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Mar. 24: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Apr. 21: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on May 20: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Lincoln, NE

Information & Registration
nbdc.unomaha.edu
Mar. 24
Apr. 28
May 28
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Mar. 24: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Apr. 28: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on May 28: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Memphis & Jackson, TN

Information & Registration
Contact Kari Reidy 
(301) 975-4919 or email
Kari.Reidy@nist.gov 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Apr. 7
May 12
Jun. 9
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Apr. 7: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on May 12: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Jun. 9: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Menomonie, WI

Contact Information
Joni Geroux (715) 232-5270
Jeff Carr (715) 222-3097

Registration
www.uwstout.edu/moc

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Central Region - Financing Your International Growth

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Central Region - Regulatory Compliance

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
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Central Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info

 

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East Region

East Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Feb. 3
Mar.17
Apr. 22
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Saginaw Valley State University and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Feb. 3: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Mar. 17: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Apr. 22: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Saginaw, MI

Information & Registration
Contact Harry Leaver 
(989) 964-4047 or email
hlleaver@svsu.edu 

More Information
www.nist.gov/exportech
Feb. 26
Apr. 2
May 7
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Long Island Forum for Technology and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Feb. 26: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Apr. 2: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on May 7: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Bethpage, NY

Information & Registration
Contact Lucy Lawlor 
(631) 846-2731 or email
llawlor@lift.org 

More Information
www.nist.gov/exportech
Mar. 12
Apr. 29
Jun. 3
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Mar. 12: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on Apr. 29: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Jun. 3: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Colchester, VT

Information & Registration
Contact Dick Morse 
(802) 685-3131 or email
dmorse@vmec.org

More Information
www.vmec.org
Apr. 1
May 6
Jun. 24
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership and U.S. Commercial Service

Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

Session 1 on Apr. 1: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
Session 2 on May 6: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
Session 3 on Jun. 24: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Newark, DE

Information & Registration
Contact DEMEP 
(302) 283-3131

More Information
www.demep.org

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East Region - Financing Your International Growth

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
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East Region - Regulatory Compliance

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
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East Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
May 12-14 Discover Global Markets: The Americas 2015

Facilitated by:
U.S. Commercial Service and the Florida District Export Council

Description:

Discover opportunities for today, tomorrow and what challenges lie ahead in our dynamic hemisphere. Hear from panels featuring economists, industry professionals, trade experts, and U.S. Diplomats who will explore these and many other topics to help you to define your competitive strategy in the Americas.
Miami, FL

Information & Registration
www.export.gov

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International Region

International Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
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International Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Feb. 23-27 Trade Mission to Kenya, South Africa & Mozambique

Facilitated by:
The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Description: Kenya, South Africa and Mozambique are investing now in key sectors to boost their economies. This trade mission will put you front and center with the key decision makers looking for technologies and solutions like yours. The trade mission features meetings with potential partners, distributors and end-users, receptions with the local business communities, briefings from local experts on doing business in Africa, and media exposure. Target Sectors: Energy Equipment and Services, Transportation Infrastructure and Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, and Medical Technologies.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Maputo, Mozambique
Nairobi, Kenya

Contact Information
Anne Novak (202) 482-8178
Brent Omdahl 27-(0)11-290-3227

More Information
www.export.gov
Mar. 4-12 Safety and Security Mission to Morocco, Algeria & Egypt

Facilitated by:
The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Description: Join the U.S Department of Commerce on an executive-led business development mission to help U.S. firms in the safety and security industry find business partners and sell products and services in North Africa. Deadline: January 15, 2015.
Casablanca, Morocco
Algiers, Algeria
Cairo, Egypt

Contact Information
Arica Young (613) 688-5176
Ann Bacher +20-2-2797-2298
Paul Matino (410) 962-4539 x108

More Information
www.export.gov
May 11-15 Executive-Led Cyber Security Mission to Poland & Romania

Facilitated by:
The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Description: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an Executive-led Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Poland and Romania from May 11-15, 2015. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade associations to Eastern and Central Europe’s information and communication technology (ICT) security and critical infrastructure protection markets and to assist U.S. companies to find business partners and export their products and services to the region.
Warsaw, Poland
Bucharest, Romania

Contact Information
Gemal Brangman (202) 482-3773
Pompeya Lambrecht (703) 756-1707

More Information
www.export.gov
May 16-21 Healthcare Mission to Egypt, Jordan & Israel

Facilitated by:
The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Description: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing a healthcare equipment, services, and technologies business development mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank, May 16–21, 2015.  The purpose of the mission is to introduce representatives from U.S. firms and related trade associations to the region and to promote exports of U.S. healthcare products and services. Delegates will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with prospective partners. Companies may also participate in a stop in the West Bank city of Ramallah at an additional cost.
Cairo, Egypt
Amman, Jordan
Tel Aviv, Israel

Contact Information
Patricia Malinaro 973-645-4682
Muna Farkouh +962-6-590-6057

More Information
www.export.gov
Sept. 14-21 Trade Winds – Africa

Facilitated by:
The U. S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service

Description: As an official U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service conference and multi-sector trade mission, Trade Winds – Africa is your company’s connection to business opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 2015 Trade Winds program includes an Africa focused business forum consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Officers representing commercial markets throughout the region. The multiple trade mission stops will give participants the opportunity to conduct business-to-business meetings with firms in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya.
Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa & Tanzania

Contact Information
tradewinds@trade.gov

More Information
www.export.gov

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Available Webinars & All Regions' Events

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Various Complying with U.S. Export Controls

Facilitated by:
The Bureau of Industry and Security

Description: The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. We will focus on:

  • What items and activities are subject to the EAR
  • Steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item
  • How to determine your export control classification number (ECCN)
  • When you can export or reexport without applying for a license
  • Export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements
  • Real life examples in applying this information
  • Various locations: click to find a location in your region

    Seminar Schedule 
    Jan. 7–Mar. 18 Export Opportunities in Central America Webinar Series

    Export Opportunities in Central America Webinar Series will provide valuable insights to new and experienced exporters who will gain knowledge of export opportunities in this dynamic region. Companies will learn about best prospects, legal considerations, logistics, export financing, eCommerce and export tax incentives in 6 countries in Central America. Participants will also understand and appreciate the cultural differences, economic conditions and technological capabilities of potential partners. This six-part webinar series is also a venue to prepare participating U.S. companies for a more successful experience during the upcoming U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Mission and conference to Central America being held on June 21-26, 2015 in Guatemala City, Guatemala, with optional visits in Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Belize.
    Venue: Your Computer

    Time: 1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. (EDT)

    Cost: $150 for the entire series of six (6) webinars

    Click for more information or to register ►
    Jan. 13
    Feb. 19
    Mar. 26
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Jan. 13: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Feb. 19: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Mar. 26: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Port Washington, WI

    Information & Registration
    Contact Roxanne Baumann 
    262-442-8279 or email
    baumann@wmep.org 

    More Information
    www.wmep.org
    Feb. 3
    Mar.17
    Apr. 22
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Saginaw Valley State University and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Feb. 3: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Mar. 17: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Apr. 22: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Saginaw, MI

    Information & Registration
    Contact Harry Leaver 
    (989) 964-4047 or email
    hlleaver@svsu.edu 

    More Information
    www.nist.gov/exportech
    Feb. 11
    Mar.18
    Apr. 22
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Nevada Industry Excellence and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Feb. 11: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Mar. 18: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Apr. 22: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Reno, NV

    Information & Registration
    Contact Rhea Gustafson 
    (775) 682-6440 or email
    rgustafson@NevadaIE.com

    More Information
    www.NevadaIE.com
    Feb. 23-27 Trade Mission to Kenya, South Africa & Mozambique

    Facilitated by:
    The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

    Description: Kenya, South Africa and Mozambique are investing now in key sectors to boost their economies. This trade mission will put you front and center with the key decision makers looking for technologies and solutions like yours. The trade mission features meetings with potential partners, distributors and end-users, receptions with the local business communities, briefings from local experts on doing business in Africa, and media exposure. Target Sectors: Energy Equipment and Services, Transportation Infrastructure and Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, and Medical Technologies.
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Maputo, Mozambique
    Nairobi, Kenya

    Information & Registration
    Anne Novak (202) 482-8178
    Brent Omdahl 27-(0)11-290-3227

    More Information
    www.export.gov
    Feb. 26
    Apr. 2
    May 7
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Long Island Forum for Technology and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Feb. 26: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Apr. 2: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on May 7: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Bethpage, NY

    Information & Registration
    Contact Lucy Lawlor 
    (631) 846-2731 or email
    llawlor@lift.org 

    More Information
    www.nist.gov/exportech
    Mar. 4 ITAR and ECR Best Practices for Aerospace Companies

    In this complimentary webinar designed for compliance and logistics professionals in the aerospace industry, join our customs clearance, regulatory and compliance specialists as they discuss a variety of topics to help you better understand the current regulatory environment. Key topics will include:

  • Current trends and challenges for aerospace companies
  • Overview of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Control Reform (ECR), recent changes and their impacts
  • Common issues, pain points, best practices and tips
  • Service options from FedEx
  • Venue: Your Computer

    Time: 9-10 a.m. CDT (recording available to registrants)

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Register now
    Mar. 4-12 Safety and Security Mission to Morocco, Algeria & Egypt

    Facilitated by:
    The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

    Description: Join the U.S Department of Commerce on an executive-led business development mission to help U.S. firms in the safety and security industry find business partners and sell products and services in North Africa. Deadline: January 15, 2015.
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Algiers, Algeria
    Cairo, Egypt

    Information & Registration
    Arica Young (613) 688-5176
    Ann Bacher +20-2-2797-2298
    Paul Matino (410) 962-4539 x108

    More Information
    www.export.gov
    Mar. 4
    Apr. 3
    May 4
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Impact Washington and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Mar. 4: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Apr. 3: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on May 4: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Vancouver, WA

    Information & Registration
    Contact Kristin Kautz 
    (360) 241-5135 or email
    kkautz@impactwashington.org

    More Information
    www.impactwashington.org
    Mar. 12
    Apr. 29
    Jun. 3
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Mar. 12: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Apr. 29: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Jun. 3: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Colchester, VT

    Information & Registration
    Contact Dick Morse 
    (802) 685-3131 or email
    dmorse@vmec.org

    More Information
    www.vmec.org
    Mar. 24
    Apr. 21
    May 20
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Nebraska Business Development Center and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Mar. 24: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Apr. 21: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on May 20: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Lincoln, NE

    Information & Registration
    nbdc.unomaha.edu
    Mar. 24
    Apr. 28
    May 28
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Mar. 24: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on Apr. 28: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on May 28: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Memphis & Jackson, TN

    Information & Registration
    Contact Kari Reidy 
    (301) 975-4919 or email
    Kari.Reidy@nist.gov 

    More Information
    www.wmep.org
    Apr. 1
    May 6
    Jun. 24
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Apr. 1: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on May 6: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Jun. 24: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Newark, DE

    Information & Registration
    Contact DEMEP 
    (302) 283-3131

    More Information
    www.demep.org
    Apr. 7
    May 12
    Jun. 9
    ExporTech 

    Facilitated by:
    UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center and U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: ExporTech jump-starts international sales growth by providing companies with a systematic process for developing and executing a strategic export growth plan for expansion in global markets. During this three-month program, participants work with regional export experts, and each company is assigned a coach to address its specific needs. The goal is to generate export sales within months of the program’s completion.

    Session 1 on Apr. 7: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
    Session 2 on May 12: mechanics of exporting – customized agenda to meet attendee needs
    Session 3 on Jun. 9: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
    Menomonie, WI

    Contact Information
    Joni Geroux (715) 232-5270
    Jeff Carr (715) 222-3097

    Registration
    www.uwstout.edu/moc
    Apr. 13-14 Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference

    Facilitated by:
    USC Marshall School of Business with the full support of the U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: Asia/Pacific Business Outlook is a comprehensive networking and learning experience designed to provide you with the contacts and knowledge to succeed in Asia/Pacific markets. Access up to 18 dynamic markets in 2 days.

    You can get one-on-one consultation with Senior Commercial Officials and sign up for a market assessment specific to your business in each of the markets of interest to you.
    Los Angeles, CA

    Contact Information
    Terri L. Batch
    (310) 235-7212
    Jason Sproule
    (949) 660-7105

    Registration
    www.apboconference.com
    May 11-15 Executive-Led Cyber Security Mission to Poland & Romania

    Facilitated by:
    The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

    Description: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an Executive-led Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Poland and Romania from May 11-15, 2015. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade associations to Eastern and Central Europe’s information and communication technology (ICT) security and critical infrastructure protection markets and to assist U.S. companies to find business partners and export their products and services to the region.
    Warsaw, Poland
    Bucharest, Romania

    Information & Registration
    Gemal Brangman (202) 482-3773
    Pompeya Lambrecht (703) 756-1707

    More Information
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    May 12-14 Discover Global Markets: The Americas 2015

    Facilitated by:
    U.S. Commercial Service and the Florida District Export Council

    Description:

    Discover opportunities for today, tomorrow and what challenges lie ahead in our dynamic hemisphere. Hear from panels featuring economists, industry professionals, trade experts, and U.S. Diplomats who will explore these and many other topics to help you to define your competitive strategy in the Americas.
    Miami, FL

    Information & Registration
    www.export.gov
    May 16-21 Healthcare Mission to Egypt, Jordan & Israel

    Facilitated by:
    The U. S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

    Description: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing a healthcare equipment, services, and technologies business development mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank, May 16–21, 2015.  The purpose of the mission is to introduce representatives from U.S. firms and related trade associations to the region and to promote exports of U.S. healthcare products and services. Delegates will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with prospective partners. Companies may also participate in a stop in the West Bank city of Ramallah at an additional cost.
    Cairo, Egypt
    Amman, Jordan
    Tel Aviv, Israel

    Information & Registration
    Patricia Malinaro 973-645-4682
    Muna Farkouh +962-6-590-6057

    More Information
    www.export.gov
    Sept. 14-21 Trade Winds – Africa

    Facilitated by:
    The U. S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service

    Description: As an official U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service conference and multi-sector trade mission, Trade Winds – Africa is your company’s connection to business opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 2015 Trade Winds program includes an Africa focused business forum consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Officers representing commercial markets throughout the region. The multiple trade mission stops will give participants the opportunity to conduct business-to-business meetings with firms in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya.
    Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa & Tanzania

    Information & Registration
    tradewinds@trade.gov

    More Information
    www.export.gov
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