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Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in more than 70 countries. Our worldwide team of education specialists is here to assist with your international outreach to students, potential partners, and agents. To find your local education specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.

Our Education Team members can assist you with the following:

  • International Market Research – our overseas education specialists generate reports on the education sectors of target markets around the world. You can see three reports highlighted below, but you can also access more of them at in our Market Research Library under the Services section.
  • Recruitment Fairs – we can help you identify the right international education fairs for your institution.
  • Webinars – learn about the education sector in a market of interest without leaving your desk.
  • Virtual Education Events – showcase your school to a potential partner institution and/or agents using a powerpoint presentation live over the internet.
  • Gold Key Service – we will set up in-country meetings for you with possible partner educational institutions, identify qualified recruiting agents, find companies that require specialized training for their employees and/or connect you with the Ministry of Education.
  • Single School Promotion – we will organize an event featuring your institution/program and invite the country’s key players in the education sector.


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Detailed Event Information For China's Children's Publishing Industry Detailed Event Information For China's Children's Publishing Industry
China's Children's Publishing Industry -- Books/Periodicals
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Location/Date: Shanghai, China 07/11/2013 - 07/11/2013
Event Summary:
Educational webinar on the industry environment in China for U.S.-based children's publishers. TOPICS INCLUDE: Copyright issues, industry perspective from VP of Scholastic Asia, and market entry opportunities and services provided by U.S. Commercial Service and through exhibiting at 1st ever Shanghai Children's Book Fair Nov 7 - 10, 2013 Shanghai Mart Exhibition Center.

Kathy Bridges, San Diego
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 858-467-7036
Ken Shen, Shanghai
Commercial Assistant
Phone: 011-86-21-6279-7630
Patricia Molinaro, Northern New Jersey
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 973-645-4682 ext. 212