The U.S. Commercial Service in Kansas City, Missouri organizes and supports conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Our goal is to help local U.S. exporters sell globally. A sampling of our events includes:

  • Executive briefings in our office with one of our visiting Commercial Service Officers from around the world.
  • Educational export seminars and online webinars.
  • Matchmaking and export counseling services at international trade shows overseas and the U.S.

By organizing trade missions and educational seminars; providing matching or export counseling services at trade shows; and recruiting buyer delegations to U.S. trade shows, the U.S. Government helps U.S. exporters expand global sales at trade events.

Upcoming events/trainings:

December 10th – ExportNOW Kansas Regional Meeting

Offered by Kansas Global Trade Services in partnership with the Kansas Department of Commerce, this meeting is part of the ExportNow Kansas Program aimed at local companies with export potential. The program will raise export awareness by connecting communities and companies to export assistance.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 10 - 9:00AM to 11:30AM

Where: Ball Conference Center

21350 W. 153rd St.

Olathe, KS

Fee: There is no charge for this event, but RSVPs are required. E-mail Ella at Reusser@kansasglobal.org or call 316-264-5982.

December 11th – International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City Holiday Gala

Join the ITC for its annual Holiday Gala on December 11. Take a break from the pressures of international trade. Relax while socializing with the international trade community in Kansas City. As per tradition, you will enjoy a delightful menu of international cuisine. This year's event will combine the excellent fare of Bo Lings and the lively holiday spirit of the Plaza.

When: Thursday, December 11 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Bo Lings - Plaza

4701 Jefferson Street

Kansas City, MO 64112

For more information, please contact the International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City at (816) 235-6654 or info@itckc.org.

December 15th – 2014 Berkley Lecture with Robert S. Ford: Understanding Conflict in Iraq and Syria

The International Relations Council is thrilled to host Robert S. Ford as its 2014 Berkley lecture speaker! Ford served as U.S. Ambassador to Syria from 2010-2014, and as U.S. Ambassador to Algeria from 2006-2008. In his remarks, he will discuss current issues and challenges in Iraq and Syria.

When: Monday, December 15 -
Reception from 5:30-6:30 PM. Dinner & Program begin at 6:30 PM

Where: Plaza East Room, Grand Street Cafe

4740 Grand Ave

Kansas City, Missouri 64112

Fee: $35 IRC members & staff/students of IRC organizational partners
$40 non-members

For more details and to register, http://www.irckc.org/events/event_details.asp?id=528258

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