Trade Events

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Healthcare Opportunities in Egypt, Jordan, Israel & West Bank


Join representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) and the BiLateral US Arab Chamber of Commerce on January 21, 2015 at 11:00AM Eastern to learn about the healthcare market in Egypt, Jordan, Israel & the West Bank.  U.S. Embassy-based representatives will discuss plans for expansion and upgrading of healthcare systems that are needed to meet the growing demand of the fast-growing population in Egypt and Jordan.  Companies will also learn about Israel’s particularly technologically advanced healthcare setting, with opportunities in both the public and private sectors. For companies interested in exploring the region first-hand, we will provide information about  the USDOC May 2015 Business Development Trade Mission.

  • Date: Wednesday, January 21st
  • Time:  11:00AM Eastern,  1 hour duration
  • Location: Your Computer & Telephone

Safety and Security Opportunities in Central America


This webinar will provide an overview of the opportunities for American companies in the safety and security sector who are interested in exporting to Central America. (flyer is attached with more details)

By joining this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about specific Central American markets from U.S. embassy officials
  • Discover opportunities and discuss challenges for American companies
  • Be given the opportunity to pose questions to U.S. Embassy officials 
  • Best prospects: alarms, cameras, sensors, detection systems, access control equipment, CCTV systems, electronic surveillance, remote monitoring, etc.
  • In almost all markets in the region, all security products are imported and there’s no local production.

Date:  Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time

Cost: $45- payable by credit card ( recording will be sent to the payee)

Register Here: (please load with Internet Explorer)

For more information please contact the following persons with questions about this webinar.

Jessica Gordon                601-373-0784

Jessica Dulkadir            202- 482-2026

U.S. Export Control Reform


Date:                    January 29, 2015

Time:                    10:00 AM Eastern

Location:             At your desk!

Cost:                      $35


On January 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM EDT, The U.S. Commercial is pleased to host an informative webinar, featuring private sector experts, focusing on how the Export Control Reform Initiative is changing how U.S. exports approach export controls.

Recent and significant changes to U.S. export control regulations present new opportunities for those in the know, and pitfalls for the unwary. If you want answers to questions such as “how do U.S. export controls apply to my business?” or “is a license required for me to export my product?” or “how can I leverage export reforms to maximize my international sales opportunities?”, you will want to attend this webinar.

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Recent developments in U.S. export control regulatory reform, with a primer on the:

o The Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations

o The Department of State’s International Traffic in Arms Regulations

o Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations

  • Determining regulatory jurisdiction, classification and licensing requirements in light of export control reforms
  • Maximizing the use of license exceptions and exemptions
  • Best practices for developing effective export control compliance systems that fit your business

Questions?  Please contact Paul Matino (410) 962-4581 OR Mathew Woodlee 612-348-1640

Export Opportunities in Burma


Venue: Your Computer

Date: February 4, 2015.  7:30PM Eastern/ 4:30PM Pacific

Fee: $25


The U.S. Embassy in Rangoon, Burma  & the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Global Asia Team are organizing a webinar to discuss business opportunities for U.S. exporters in Burma. Our new Burma office opened in June 2014 and is poised to help

exporters explore market opportunities. The country boasts a rich natural resources base, an estimated population of 51 million, a young labor force and a prime geographic location. It has attracted the attention of international business community and our global competitors are already focused on the unique opportunities the country presents in a variety of sectors.

Learn from the Senior Commercial Officer, other Embassy experts and private sector speakers about the realities of doing business in Burma. You will gain valuable insight into the commercial landscape, market complexities, U.S. Government programs and upcoming trade shows that increase your potential to do business successfully in Burma. Explore one of our newest markets! For more information, please review the attached flyer or contact

National Institute of Health SBIR/STTR Programs

Opportunity for Business Webinar

Are you a small or medium-sized business working on research and development of a product to improve human health?

We invite American exporters to learn about the funding opportunities from the National Institute of Health's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. NIH provides grant opportunities for small businesses in any biomedical or behavioral research area that falls within NIH's mission to improve human health.

Join us on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST for an ONLINE program to learn about the programs’ general requirements, the application process, the three distinct phases of funding, where to find awardee/applicant lists, and the differences between the SBIR and STTR programs.

  • Dr. Matthew Portnoy, NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager, will provide his expert knowledge and experience about how your business can leverage these programs
  • Learn about what a successful application includes and the overall success rates
  • Ask questions and receive feedback from Dr. Portnoy, the expert that administers the SBIR/STTR programs for NIH
  • Learn about whether the SBIR or STTR programs are right for your business.

Cost to participate: $15.00


To register please click here:

For more information or if you have any questions please contact

EU Medical Device Regulations Update


DATE:  Tuesday, February 24, 2015


COST: $35

Join our industry experts for a one and a half-hour webinar to learn what current and upcoming changes to expect with regards to EU Regulations for Medical Devices.  The webinar is expected to last approximately one hour leaving 30 minutes for Q&A.


§ EU Legislative Process (implementation & deadlines)

§ NEW Provisions (requirements & compliance)

§ Clinical Evaluation

§ Labeling & Electronic Labeling

§ Use of EU Harmonized Standards

§ Unannounced visits by Notified Bodies

§ RoHS2001/65/EC impact on medical devices

§ Impact on Authorized Representative (Mandate)


§ Mr. Doram Elkayam, COO, Obelis

§ Ms. Sylvia Mohr, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Mission to the European Union

§ Moderator- Koreen Grube, CS Milwaukee, Medical Device Subsector Lead

To Register:

Learn About Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Enforcement Strategies

Date:     Wednesday, March 25th

Time:     8:30am - 12:30pm  Seminar

                1:00pm – 3:30pm One-on-One Consultations

Location:  New Jersey Institute of Technology

Enterprise Development Center (EDC)

211 Warren Street, Suite 407

Newark NJ 07103

Fee:       $55

REGISTER HERE: is bringing trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for this one-day seminar on how companies and individuals can protect and enforce intellectual property to get the most out of exporting abroad. This seminar includes strategies for protecting and enforcing a company’s intellectual property when exporting to foreign markets and advice for avoiding common pitfalls. Participants will have the chance to ask export questions related to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names.

At the conclusion of each Road Show, participants can take advantage of one-on-one consultations with intellectual property experts to get targeted advice.   


Agenda Topics

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Intellectual Property Legal Considerations
  • Customs and Law Enforcement
  • IPR and E-commerce
  • IP Assets Assessment


  Email or call 973-645-4682

The USDOC is organizing a business development mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank with the purpose of introducing representatives from U.S. firms and related trade associations to the region and to promote exports of U.S. healthcare products and services. Mission participants will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with prospective partners. Targeted sectors include Maternal and child health needs, Medical equipment and supplies, including diagnostic, monitoring, and imaging equipment, Hospital and outpatient clinic design, Hospital management, E-health: healthcare management systems/software/network design, Laboratory and scientific equipment, Specialty areas such as oncology, cardiology, wound care, and plastic surgery, Products and services for implementing quality standards and accreditation, Robotics, and Mobile clinics.

  • When: May 16–21, 2015
  • Where: Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank
  • Application Deadline:  March 13, 2015
  • Cost: $3,325 for small or medium-sized enterprise or trade association/organization with fewer than 500 employees, $4,625 for large firms, $1,000 for each additional firm representative
  • West Bank optional meetings is in addition to the mission participation fee above, at $750 per SME and $2,300 per large firm

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