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.

Showtime One-on-One Appointments @ InfoComm12
June 14, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada

Showtime is one-on-one appointments with our US Embassy and Consulate Commercial Specialists covering the AV and Information & Communications Industry from select oversea markets. These Commercial Service Specialists are eager to discuss their current market situation, export issues important to your firm, and export opportunities in their respective markets. In most cases, they will have recruited or are accompanying a buyer delegation and may facilitate matchmaking opportunities with their delegates.

Last day to register for a free 20-minute appointment is May 25th. For more information and registration, please click here.

Northern California Export Symposium: Breaking Down Barriers to Exporting
June 21, 2012
Sunol, California

Join us at this UPS-sponsored event held at the The Sunol Valley Golf Club in Sunol, CA that includes three panelist discussion sessions regarding High Tech and Emerging Markets, Healthcare International Growth, as well as Growth through Exports. Partnered with U.S. Commercial Service, SBA, and EXIM Bank this event will provide detailed information regarding which markets to focus on as well as avoiding common pitfalls with exporting.

For more information and details on registering for this free event click here

“Complying with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations” presented by The Bureau of Industry and Security and The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls in collaboration with Professional Association of Exporters and Importers
September 14, 2012
Milpitas, California

This is a basic/introductory level program intended to enhance the understanding of participants concerning the role of the DDTC in licensing exports (and temporary imports) of technical data, defense articles, and defense services covered by the United States Munitions list (USML). Specific topics to be covered will include an overview of DDTC; commodity jurisdiction; registration and eligibility; license preparation; license review process; agreements preparation; ITAR exemptions and a compliance overview. Cost of this full day seminar is $325. To register, please contact Wanda Gilmore at (408) 532-7234 or paeiadmin@paei.org

For more information, please click here.


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