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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
Sept. 19
Oct. 17
Nov. 14
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership 

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 Sept. 19: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 17: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Nov. 14: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
New Mexico State University, 
Albuquerque, NM

Register:
Call New Mexico MEP 
505-262-0921 

More Information 
Call 505-262-0921 or email 
info@newmexicomep.org

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Western Region - Financing Your International Growth

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Nov. 13 Expanding Horizons 2013 

Facilitated by:
OPIC - Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government's development finance institution 

Description: Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products OPIC has to offer to expand internationally while supporting growth at home. Register now and sign up for one-on-one meeting appointments with key OPIC and other U.S. government agency representatives to get first-hand perspectives and have your important questions addressed.
  • OPIC Political Risk Insurance
  • OPIC Small and Medium Enterprise Finance
  • OPIC Support for Renewable Energy, and Clean Technologies
  • Getting Started with OPIC
In addition, meetings will be available with a collection of representatives from the:
  • Small Business Administration
  • Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Commercial Service, and Minority Business Development Agency
San Jose, CA

Register

More Information
Call 1-800-814-6548 or email info@mfmglobal.com

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Western Region - Regulatory Compliance

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

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
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Central Region

Central Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Aug. 6
Sept. 17
Oct. 29
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 Aug. 6: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Sept. 17: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Oct. 29: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Green Bay, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Sept. 11
Oct. 9
Nov. 14
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 Sept. 11: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 9: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Nov. 14: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Waukesha, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Sept.19
Oct. 24
Dec. 5
ExporTech

Facilitated by:
Center for Industrial Services, University of Tennessee

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 Sept.19: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 24: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 5: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Knoxville, TN
University of Tennessee,
Center for Industrial Services

Register:
Call Harding Aslinger
423.634.0850

More Information 
Email harding.aslinger
@tennessee.edu
TBD ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership 

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 July 18: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Aug. 15: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Sept. 12: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Morris Plains, NJ

Register:
Call Jeff Hoffman at 201.803.8813 or Anthony DeSantis  at 973.998.9801

More Information 
Email jhoffman@njmep.org
Oct. 1
Nov. 5
Dec. 10
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 Oct. 1: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Nov. 5: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 10: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Racine, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Nov. 12
Dec. 3
Jan. 7
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 Nov. 12: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Dec. 3: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Jan. 7: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Appleton, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email 
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Dec. 5
Jan. 9
Feb. 6
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 Dec. 5: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Jan. 9: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Feb. 6: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Waukesha, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org

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Central Region - Financing Your International Growth

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Oct. 8
Expanding Horizons 2013 

Facilitated by:
OPIC - Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government's development finance institution 

Description: Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products OPIC has to offer to expand internationally while supporting growth at home. Register now and sign up for one-on-one meeting appointments with key OPIC and other U.S. government agency representatives to get first-hand perspectives and have your important questions addressed.
  • OPIC Political Risk Insurance
  • OPIC Small and Medium Enterprise Finance
  • OPIC Support for Renewable Energy, and Clean Technologies
  • Getting Started with OPIC
In addition, meetings will be available with a collection of representatives from the:
  • Small Business Administration
  • Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Commercial Service, and Minority Business Development Agency
Minneapolis, MN 

Register 

More Information 
Call 1-800-814-6548 or email info@mfmglobal.com

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Central Region - Regulatory Compliance

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events

 

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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
 Sept. 6 Export University 201

Facilitated by:
West Virginia District Export Council

Description: This exclusive training program has been carefully designed to give businesses the skills, strategies, insights and network of contacts that are necessary to expand sales globally. Whether you are just thinking about exporting, or you are looking to expand your firm’s global reach, our courses can give you the tools that are necessary to success. Attendees will learn about the use of ecommerce, finding the right markets, logistics considerations, finance, and exporting resources. Participants will receive a free copy of “A Basic Guide to Exporting” 10th Edition Revised ($22 value).  Register now – seating is limited.
Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, NJ

Register


More Information:

Call Diego Gattesco at 304.243.5493 or email Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov
Oct. 7
Nov. 4
Dec. 9
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NJMEP)

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 Oct. 7: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Nov. 4: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 9: presentation of  customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Morris Plains, NJ

Register and More Information:
Jeff Hoffman
201.803.8813 or email
jhoffman@njmep.org
www.njmep.org

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East Region - Financing Your International Growth

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events  

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East Region - Regulatory Compliance

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events

 

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East Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
 Sept. 16-18 DISCOVER 2013

Facilitated by:

U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) and North Carolina District Export Council (DEC)

Description:
Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council for DISCOVER 2013, the international business conference that will put your company ahead of foreign competition. DISCOVER 2013 is the premier conference for U.S. companies that want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to be competitive, and the next wave of rapidly growing markets.

International Market Exploration Plenary Sessions
Where are tomorrow’s markets?  Panels featuring economists, industry professionals and U.S. commercial diplomats will help you pinpoint opportunities in the next wave of rapidly growing markets.  Regional panels will include Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Intensive Breakout Sessions

Knowing where to go next is only the start.  Learn from topical experts and business leaders through in-depth, hands on sessions, covering:
  • Due Diligence and Risk Mitigation in Developing Markets
  • Augment your Financial Strategy Based on Distinctive Banking Landscapes
  • Diverse Technology Environments and the Impact on Global Marketing
  • Contract Considerations and Dispute Resolution in Challenging Climates
Private Consultations with U.S. Commercial Diplomats
Meet with U.S. commercial diplomats from around the world to gain perspectives geared to your specific company.  Whether it is market opportunities, challenges, or general questions, this is your chance to learn from in-country experts tasked with promoting U.S. exports and maximizing your bottom line overseas.
Currently, the following commercial diplomats, by country, will be available for private consultations: Australia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Korea
Kuwait
Mexico
Panama
Poland
Nigeria
South Africa
Turkey
U.K.
U.A.E.
Vietnam
Marriott City Center
Raleigh, NC

Register
http://export.gov
/northcarolina/discover2013/


More Information

www.export.gov
/northcarolina/discover2013

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International Region

International Region - Plotting Your Export Plan

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events  

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International Region - Financing Your International Growth

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events  

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International Region - Regulatory Compliance

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
  Please check back for future events

 

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International Region - Conferences and Trade Missions

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Nov. 18 Business Development Trade Mission to Mexico

Facilitated by:
U.S. Department of Commerce

Description:

U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker will lead her first business development mission to Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico from November 18-22, 2013. This mission will further elevate and strengthen this dynamic bilateral commercial and economic relationship and highlight new U.S. business opportunities with Mexico. The mission will promote U.S. exports to Mexico by helping export-ready U.S, companies launch or increase their business in a number of key industry sectors including: advanced manufacturing, information and communications technology and health IT and medical devices.  Interested businesses may call the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Office of Business Liaison.  The deadline to apply is September 13, 2013
Mexico City & Monterrey, Mexico To apply: Call 202.482..1360 or visit export.gov/MexicoMission2013

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All Regions Events & Webinars

Date Event Name & Description Location & Registration Info
Aug. 6
Sept. 17
Oct. 29
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 Aug. 6: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Sept. 17: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Oct. 29: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Green Bay, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Sept. 11
Oct. 9
Nov. 14
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 Sept. 11: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 9: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Nov. 14: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Waukesha, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Sept. 19
Oct. 17
Nov. 14
DISCOVER 2013

Facilitated by:

U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) and North Carolina District Export Council (DEC)

Description:
Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council for DISCOVER 2013, the international business conference that will put your company ahead of foreign competition. DISCOVER 2013 is the premier conference for U.S. companies that want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to be competitive, and the next wave of rapidly growing markets.

International Market Exploration Plenary Sessions

Where are tomorrow’s markets?  Panels featuring economists, industry professionals and U.S. commercial diplomats will help you pinpoint opportunities in the next wave of rapidly growing markets.  Regional panels will include Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Intensive Breakout Sessions

Knowing where to go next is only the start.  Learn from topical experts and business leaders through in-depth, hands on sessions, covering:
  • Due Diligence and Risk Mitigation in Developing Markets
  • Augment your Financial Strategy Based on Distinctive Banking Landscapes
  • Diverse Technology Environments and the Impact on Global Marketing
  • Contract Considerations and Dispute Resolution in Challenging Climates
Private Consultations with U.S. Commercial Diplomats
Meet with U.S. commercial diplomats from around the world to gain perspectives geared to your specific company.  Whether it is market opportunities, challenges, or general questions, this is your chance to learn from in-country experts tasked with promoting U.S. exports and maximizing your bottom line overseas.
Currently, the following commercial diplomats, by country, will be available for private consultations: Australia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Korea
Kuwait
Mexico
Panama
Poland
Nigeria
South Africa
Turkey
U.K.
U.A.E.
Vietnam
Marriott City Center
Raleigh, NC

Register

http://export.gov/
northcarolina/discover2013/


More Information

www.export.gov
/northcarolina/discover2013
Sept. 19
Oct. 17
Nov. 14
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership 

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 Sept. 19: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 17: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Nov. 14: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
New Mexico State University, 
Albuquerque, NM

Register:
Call New Mexico MEP 
505-262-0921 

More Information 
Call 505-262-0921 or email 
info@newmexicomep.org
Sept.19
Oct. 24
Dec. 5
ExporTech

Facilitated by:
Center for Industrial Services, University of Tennessee

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 Sept.19: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Oct. 24: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 5: presentation of company export plans to panel of experts
Knoxville, TN
University of Tennessee, Center for Industrial Services

Register:
Call Harding Aslinger
423.634.0850

More Information 
Email harding.aslinger
@tennessee.edu
Oct. 1
Nov. 5
Dec. 10
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 Oct. 1: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Nov. 5: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 10: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Racine, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Oct. 7
Nov. 4
Dec. 9
ExporTech 

Facilitated by:
New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NJMEP)

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 Oct. 7: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Nov. 4: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Dec. 9: presentation of  customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Morris Plains, NJ

Register and More Information:
Jeff Hoffman
201.803.8813 or email
jhoffman@njmep.org
www.njmep.org
Oct. 8 Expanding Horizons 2013 

Facilitated by:
OPIC - Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government's development finance institution 

Description: Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products OPIC has to offer to expand internationally while supporting growth at home. Register now and sign up for one-on-one meeting appointments with key OPIC and other U.S. government agency representatives to get first-hand perspectives and have your important questions addressed.
  • OPIC Political Risk Insurance
  • OPIC Small and Medium Enterprise Finance
  • OPIC Support for Renewable Energy, and Clean Technologies
  • Getting Started with OPIC
In addition, meetings will be available with a collection of representatives from the:
  • Small Business Administration
  • Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Commercial Service, and Minority Business Development Agency
Minneapolis, MN 

Register 

More Information 
Call 1-800-814-6548 or emailinfo@mfmglobal.com
Nov. 12
Dec. 3
Jan. 7
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 Nov. 12: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Dec. 3: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Jan. 7: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Appleton, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email 
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
Nov. 13 Expanding Horizons 2013 

Facilitated by:
OPIC - Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. government's development finance institution 

Description: Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products OPIC has to offer to expand internationally while supporting growth at home. Register now and sign up for one-on-one meeting appointments with key OPIC and other U.S. government agency representatives to get first-hand perspectives and have your important questions addressed.
  • OPIC Political Risk Insurance
  • OPIC Small and Medium Enterprise Finance
  • OPIC Support for Renewable Energy, and Clean Technologies
  • Getting Started with OPIC
In addition, meetings will be available with a collection of representatives from the:
  • Small Business Administration
  • Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, including the U.S. Commercial Service, and Minority Business Development Agency
San Jose, CA 

Register 

More Information 
Call 1-800-814-6548 or email info@mfmglobal.com
Nov. 18

Business Development Trade Mission to Mexico

Facilitated by:
U.S. Department of Commerce

Description:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker will lead her first business development mission to Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico from November 18-22, 2013. This mission will further elevate and strengthen this dynamic bilateral commercial and economic relationship and highlight new U.S. business opportunities with Mexico.

The mission will promote U.S. exports to Mexico by helping export-ready U.S, companies launch or increase their business in a number of key industry sectors including: advanced manufacturing, information and communications technology and health IT and medical devices.  Interested businesses may call the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Office of Business Liaison.  The deadline to apply is September 13, 2013

Mexico City & Monterrey, Mexico
To apply: Call 202.482.1360

or visit export.gov/MexicoMission2013
Dec. 5
Jan. 9
Feb. 6
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 Dec. 5: export strategies, export growth plan and best practices
  • Session 2 on Jan. 9: mechanics of exporting — customized agenda to meet attendee needs
  • Session 3 on Feb. 6: presentation of companys' customized export growth plan to panel of experts
Waukesha, WI 

Register
Contact Roxanne Baumann 
262-442-8279 or email
baumann@wmep.org 

More Information
www.wmep.org
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