Local Events

For events in the Bay Area related to international markets, please see below.

Commerce Export Control Training Workshops
May 2014, Oakland, CA

The U.S. Commercial Service, the Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS), and FedEx cordially invite you to take part in a series of training workshops on U.S. export controls under the U.S. Commerce Department.   While a number of executive branch agencies share some responsibilities for regulating exports from the United States, the Department of Commerce has by far, the broadest responsibilities over the widest range of goods and technologies and while almost all of these items have commercial applications, many can also present foreign policy or national security concerns.  It is the responsibility of BIS to implement and enforce export controls those goods under their jurisdiction using the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). More

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: EUROPE BUSINES FORUM
June 3-4, 2014, Los Angeles, CA

Join the U.S. Commercial Service & the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce for the premier Europe-focused event of the year! This event will include high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats & international business leaders. More

Global Markets for Wireless Medical Devices Webinar
June 5, 2014


The global market for wireless medical devices has never been hotter. A 2013 report, from research conducted by Research and Markets (www.researchandmarkets.com) projects the market will expand more than 20 percent within a five-year period. Join us for a webinar designed to help U.S. medical device companies understand the regulations required for entering foreign markets (EU, Japan, Canada, Israel, and Korea). More