SAVE THE DATE – May 19, 2015 for BIS Export Regulations Discussions for the Marine Industry Webinar. Hear directly from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Senior Engineer Darrell Spires who covers Export Administration Regulations specific to Category 8 for the marine technology industry. Mr. Spires will provide an overview of the recent reforms to U.S. export controls regulations, the status of the reforms, as well as explain what is now under BIS jurisdiction. This 1-hour webinar briefing will include an overview and will be followed by a question and answer session. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration’s Marine Technology Team is pleased to host this seminar with BIS for U.S. marine industry exporters seeking to expand their international sales and better understand the regulations involved for certain dual use items that are subject to export controls.
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 2 pm – 3 pm EDT / 11 am – 12pm PDT
Registration: To register, click here
SAVE THE DATE – May 21, 2015 for NMMA Mitigating a Strengthening US dollar Webinar. The biggest challenge of having a strong dollar is U.S. exports become more expensive for buyers in other countries. However, a strong dollar won’t last forever nor does it have to hurt your exports.
Dave Archer, president of Export Builders, will review the best ways to adjust your sales strategy in response to the stronger dollar. Export Builders is a consultancy firm dedicated to providing solutions for companies and organizations who want to expand their export business. This presentation is designed to provide specific ideas and guidance for your company’s sales team. It will be all about selling on value – and not on price. Curt Hanson, principal with the Trade Acceptance Group, will then review the best possible trade finance solutions designed to make it easier for your foreign clients to continue to do business with you; including working capital loans, currency hedging, trade credit insurance options, EXIM Bank programs and more. Trade Acceptance Group is a specialty financial services company founded by seasoned international banking professionals.
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time: 2 pm EDT / 11 am PST
Registration: To register, click here
SAVE THE DATE – May 27, 2015 for SANTANDER INTERNATIONAL FORUM.
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
7:30 am – 8 am – Registration
8 am – 9:30 am – Presentations
Latin America Macroeconomic Environment
Elliott Dix, Foreign Exchange Executive Director
Santander Bank N.A.
Doing Business in International Markets
Jim Cox, Northeast Regional Director
US Commercial Service
Exporting Goods from the U.S.
Paula Collins, Area Sales Manager
DHL Express USA
This forum is made possible by Santander Bank, N.A. in collaboration with the
International Trade Administration of the United States and DHL Express USA.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 22nd. Please provide your name,
your company name, your phone number, and the event date.
SAVE THE DATE – November 16-19, 2015 for Corporate Executive Office (CEO) at MEDICA 2015. The largest medical trade show in the world. In 2014, there were 5,500 exhibitors from 85 countries, 68% international, and 130,000 “trade only” visitors from 110 countries. For $6000 participation fee, there will be four days of private meetings with prospective business partners plus counseling and market research from the Commercial Service’s international medical specialists, a multi-lingual assistant/interpreter to assist you in setting appointments during the show, Europe-wide promotion, and more.
Date: Monday-Thursday, September 16-19, 2015
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Rapidly Reply to the U.S. Commercial Service Dusseldorf or Tampa Bay: