Local Trade Events

The U.S. Commercial Service, along with our local international trade partners, conducts on-going conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Whether it's an executive briefing with a Commercial Service Officer from Australia or a videoconference with your distributor in Zurich, these events are designed to help U.S. exporters market locally and sell globally.

Below, you will find information about upcoming events in the San Joaquin Valley.

Study California Seminar- Sept. 6, 2012 9:00am-10:30am

The U.S. Commercial Service’s (CS) worldwide network of education experts in more than 70 countries as well as our local offices in the U.S., will help you recruit international students; connect with high school counselors and potential partner universities.

CS, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has a variety of programs that assist educational institutions and intensive English programs with their international recruitment efforts. From arranging seminars and networking receptions at U.S. Embassies for an institution’s alumni or prospective partners to leading high level education missions and producing customized market research reports, this agency’s programs are flexible to meet an individual school’s international recruitment budget and strategic plan.

Also, come learn about the StudyCalifornia initiative with the broad purpose to connect international students and professionals with quality education and training options in California.

Date and Time: Thursday, September 6, 2012, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Location: California State University, Fresno

Haak Boardroom, Room 4115, in the Madden Library


  • Glen Roberts, Director of the Fresno U.S. Commercial Service office
  • Gabriela Zelaya, International Trade Specialist for the Silicon Valley U.S. Commercial Service office, in charge of the StudyCalifornia Initiative
  • James Runkle, SecondMelody, StudyCalifornia.us website designer

For more information and to register, please contact Glen Roberts, Director of the Fresno U.S. Commercial Service office at glen.roberts@trade.gov or call 559 348 9859.

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