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MANAGING INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTERS

APRIL 22, 2014

MADISON, NJ

Come hear from an expert on international trade law, Mr. Steven Richman, Esq, Partner with Duane Morris, and a seasoned exporter, Leigh Ann Catlin, VP of International Business Development, NeoStrata Company to discuss both the legal and business perspective of signing and managing international distributors. Topics will range from disputing resolution enforcement to motivating your distributers.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & WORKFORCE EXPO

April 29-30, 2014

YORK, PA

World Trade Center Harrisburg and the York County Economic Alliance are cordially inviting embassies to participate as exhibitors at the International Business and Workforce Expo in York, Pennsylvania on April 29 & 30, 2014. The Expo will highlight our region’s international companies along with other businesses in York County and it will include an “international section” reserved for participating embassies.

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STOPfakes ROADSHOW

MAY 1, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Join us for a dynamic program featuring presentations by intellectual property experts from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights on how to protect your intellectual property rights (IPR) to gain the most out of exporting. This seminar includes IPR protection and enforcement strategies and expert advice for avoiding common pitfalls. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions on patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names and meet one-on-one with intellectual property experts.

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INVESTMENT, BUSINESS AND TRADE OPPORTUNITIES IN MEXICO

MAY 5, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

As part of Mexican Week (May 1-5), the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia and the Mexican Cultural Center will host a symposium on trade with Mexico, with the support of the United States Commercial Service, the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs. Join us for a morning of informative presentations on trade and networking!

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UPDATES ON EU’S KEY ENVIRONMENTAL DIRECTIVES

MAY 5 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear important updates on the RoHS, WEEE and ErP Directives. The EU landscape for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Manufacturers will be discussed. Hear topics ranging from the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Recast to Energy Related Products (ErP) Directives at this Free Admission event!

To RSVP, please contact Robert Straetz (Robert.Straetz@trade.gov) or call 202-482-4496 by Wednesday, April 30th.

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NETWORK WITH THE NEW JERSEY DISTRICT EXPORT COUNCIL

MAY 6, 2014

LIVINGSTON, NJ

The U.S. Commercial Service in collaboration with the New Jersey District Export Council and Sobel & Co. LLC., presents our first international exporting networking event. Come mingle with the New Jersey export Community. Build relationships with new and seasoned exporters, and meet with solution providers to discuss your current challenges. This networking event will provide an informal platform to connect with international business experts in your community.

Please attend if you are the President, Vice President, Traffic Manager, Export Manager, Compliance Manager or trade related position in your company!

To register, please contact Sally Glick (Sally.Glick@sobel-cpa.com)

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SAFETY, SECURITY, AND CONTERINTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE

MAY 13, 2014

LANCASTER, PA

The conference program includes break-out sessions in the morning, followed by an informative luncheon which starts and ends with a networking reception in the exhibition area.

Session topics will include:

  • Cyber Security and Economic Espionage: Internal & External Threats
  • Visitor Risk Mitigation and "Hardening the Target" : Protecting Sensitive Technologies and Information
  • Assessing Threats in Your Global Supply Chain

The luncheon presentation will feature experts from the Federal Bureau of Investigations peaking about Personal Safety while Traveling and Working Abroad.

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TRADE WINDS –THE AMERICAS

MAY 15-23, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Trade Winds- The Americas is an excellent opportunity to position your organization as a leader in facilitating U.S. trade throughout Central and South America.

This program-now in its seventh year-promises to deliver tangible bottom-line results as demonstrated by a proven track record of facilitating over $130 million in new sales and creating thousands of introductions to new global business partners in Turkey (2008), Poland (2009), Brazil (2010), Mexico (2011), Singapore (2012) and Korea (2013). In additional, Trade Winds provides excellent networking with like-minded business executives as demonstrated by the Trade Winds network of over 1,400 international business executives from across the United States.

As an official U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service multi sector trade mission, Trade Winds- The Americas will offer participants a unique venue for connecting to business opportunities in five growth markets: Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.

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MEET AND MINGLE NETWORKING EVENT

MAY 22, 2014

VILLANOVA, PA

Stay involved with the Philadelphia Tri-State area exporting community at our upcoming free networking event. Connect and build relationships with your peers, meet local District Export Council members, local, state, and government agencies, share best practices, and receive advice from private sector professionals.

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AUTOMATED EXPORT SYSTEM (AES) SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP

JUNE 17-18, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

As of April 5, 2014, new export requirements will be implemented that amend the regulations published in 2008. This export compliance seminar is a one day program, followed by half-day training, bringing together experts from the Department of Commerce to provide training on export filing requirements. All those involved in the export process such as U.S. Principal Parties in Interest including Manufactures and Suppliers, Freight Forwarders, Exporting Carriers, Consolidators, and U.S. Customs Brokers should plan to attend this valuable event.

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