Upcoming Trade Events

U.S. Department of Commerce - Cleveland USEAC Events  

Global Target Program at Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University's nationally recognized export assistance program, Global Target, is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2014 class.  Course begins May, 2014.  Take part in this unique mentoring program, which has accelerated export programs for companies throughout Northeast Ohio since 2005.  The program price includes a Gold Key Service (pre-screened meetings in country with 4-5 potential foreign buyers that are interested in meeting with you) provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, and paid for by FedEx.
Learn more/register: 
Call 216-687-4750 or http://www.csuohio.edu/business/global/target/

Look South: Doing Business in Colombia and Peru – hosted by IBN

Friday, March 7, 2014, 8:30 to 11am, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Independence, OH, $25, $20 for IBN members

Don’t miss this opportunity! Learn about the exciting prospects for Ohio companies in Latin America markets directly from Cameron Werker, Senior Commercial Officer in Colombia and Ricardo Pelaez, Commercial Counselor at the US Embassy in Peru.

Learn more/register: https://www.clevelandevents.org/neoibn/rsvp.shtml?event=Doing%20Business%20in%20Columbia%20and%20Peru&date=March%207,%2021014&mem=20&nonm=25 or call Sue Whitney at 216-522-4750

International Trade Items

Aerospace Trade Mission to Brazil

May 12-16, 2014, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasilia. Registration ends March 5.

The mission is designed for US aviation and aerospace manufacturers and service providers interested in long term business opportunities in Brazil.

Learn more/register: http://export.gov/industry/aerospace/brazilaerospacemay2014/index.asp

Trade Winds – The Americas

May 15-23, 2014, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, and Ecuador. Registration ends April 15.

The 2014 Trade Winds program includes an Americas focused business forum consisting of regional and industry specific conference session as well as pre-arranged consultations with Commercial Officers.

Learn more/register: http://export.gov/pennsylvania/tradewinds/index.asp

Secretary of Commerce Led Energy Mission to West Africa

May 18-23, 2014, Ghana & Nigeria, application deadline is March 14.

Secretary Pritzker will lead an energy business development mission to West Africa with stops in Ghana and Nigeria promoting US firms in the energy sector, including oil and gas.

Learn more/register: http://export.gov/AfricaEnergyMission2014

Local Partner Events:


Practical Tips for Suppliers of Civil Aircraft and Aircraft Parts to Increase Exports Workshop

March 20, 2014, Dayton, OH

Increase your understanding of regulations of the FAA and foreign aeronautical authorities to help sped your shipments to overseas customers.

Learn more/register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e8smqwzga742ceea&llr=krg8lelab

Market Update: China’s Currency Evolution CNY vs CNH, Digital Currency Update: What is a Bitcoin, Dodd-Frank Update: What Corporate End Users Should Know

March 6, 2014, KeyBank Tiedeman Campus, Brooklyn, OH, $25.00

Program will include a presentation, as well as a panel discussion featuring a Senior Vice President of Foreign Exchange, an international treasury manager, and a KeyBank attorney who manages Dodd-Frank documentation & compliance for foreign exchange.

Learn more/register: Call IBN at 216-771-1200 or email admin@neoibn.org