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TEMPLE SBDC’S PRE-BUSINESS WORKSHOP SERIES

JULY 15, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Register today for the Pre-Business Workshop on Tuesday July 15, 2014 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Please join us and discuss the first steps in starting a new business venture.

Registration can be completed by providing the following information via email (if applicable): contact name, company name, mailing address, contact number, and email address. We look forward to seeing you there!

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PORT TO PORT TRADE & LOGISTICS MISSION

JULY 16-18, 2014

VERACRUZ, MEXICO

Join Ship Philly First, the Mexican Consulate of Philadelphia, ProMexico, the Port of Veracruz, the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, Mexico Ministry of Economics and SEDECOP-Veracruz on its first international Port-to-Port Trade and Logistics Mission to promote business between the Ports of Philadelphia and Veracruz, Mexico. The mission is focused on developing business to business connections and exploring the establishment of a new world class ocean service between the Ports of Philadelphia and Veracruz.

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PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR BUSINESSES

ENTERING THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE WEBINAR

ONLINE

JULY 17, 24, and 31; AUGUST 7, 14, and 21, 2014

The World Trade Center Delaware’s network is presenting a six-part webinar series designed to expose executives and staff from growing companies in key aspects of global business. Offered once per week in one-hour modules that build upon the previous week’s training, the participant will gain an understanding of fundamental principles, experiences to be expected, and questions to be considered when looking at either selling product or sourcing components from foreign markets. All without having to leave the office.

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CHILE/COLOMBIA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION: INFO SESSION

NEW CASTLE, DE

JULY 22, 2014

The Delaware International Trade Group will organize a comprehensive and customized business itinerary to assist in establishing business relationships in two of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies. Mission participants will receive: pre-arranged, one-on-one business appointments with prequalified business partners; detailed background information about each company; logistical support; and follow-up assistance. To learn more or to find out if you qualify to join, contact Delaware’s International Trade Group at 302.577.8464 or email us at david.mathe@state.de.us.

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INTERNATIONAL FINANCE SERIES

YORK, PA

AUGUST 20 and OCTOBER 30, 2014

In today’s economic climate with rapidly growing new markets, assistance is needed to maximize tax benefits related to export transactions, designing global tax structures to minimize U.S. and foreign taxes, and developing repatriation strategies centered on the use of foreign tax credits. If your company is selling products in the foreign marketplace, there may be opportunities that can be utilized to minimize your company’s global effective tax rate. You can also receive CPR credits for this series!

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ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA PORT TOUR

PHILADELPHIA, PA

AUGUST 21, 2014

Join us again on a bus trip for a tour of the Philadelphia seaport facilities and the UPS hub at the Philadelphia International Airport! We will have a chance to see the marine terminals that move containers, steel, forest products, fruit and cocoa and be on-dock to see the giant cranes and container moving equipment. We will also get an inside look at the East Coast Regional UPS air hub, which averages 43 flights every day. The 681,000 square foot technology-packed facility has the capacity to sort 80,000 packages/documents per hour. Special thanks to UPS for sponsoring this event!

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THE WORLD IS YOUR MARKET:

A Seminar to Entice You to the Global Market Place

OCTOBER 21, 2014

ASTON, PA

This is a Seminar on recent trends in U.S. Trade, international business planning, financing and documentation The Seminar offers a unique opportunity to meet the needs of your firm to expand your international markets. In this program, speakers from public and private sectors will demonstrate how to successfully and profitably enter international markets.

You will learn about current trends in the U.S. and the current account balance. You’ll also learn how to evaluate your export potential, analyze your competitors, promote your products globally, finance your export sales, and manage your export documentation

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DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: THE AMERICAS

OCTOBER 29-31, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas, a unique business conference that will help you to transform market potential to market success. This is the premier conference for U.S. executives who want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to promote competiveness and success, and the dynamic markets of North, Central, and South America.

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