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PENNSYLVANIA INTERNATIONAL WEEK (PIW) AND PHILADELPIHA INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE

SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2014

PHILADELPIHA AND GLENSIDE, PA

September 16, 2014 : One-on-One meetings with PA Authorized Trade Representatives at Top of the Tower, Philadelphia, PA followed by a Showcase Reception also at Top of the Tower.

September 17, 2014 : One-on-One meetings with PA Authorized Trade Representatives at Arcadia University, Glenside, PA.

Pennsylvania International Week (PIW) was developed to further international business growth for companies looking to sell their goods and services internationally.

As a Pennsylvania exporter, you have the opportunity to schedule meetings from a roster of over 18 of Pennsylvania's Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs), representing over 58 global markets, and who will be in Pennsylvania during PIW specifically to meet with PA companies. WTCGP will organize one-on-one meetings between Pennsylvania Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs) and companies seeking foreign market intelligence, agents and distributor candidates, industry and government contacts, as well as on-the-ground assistance when companies visit these foreign markets.

Please click here to fill out the form to request a one-on-one meeting. Your FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number) is required to complete the survey.

Companies wishing to attend the Showcase, please request Center City afternoon meetings. Please REGISTER HERE.

Please note that meetings are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis and fill up quickly.

 

CHILE/COLOMBIA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION: INFO SESSION

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NEW CASTLE, DE

The Delaware International Trade Group will organize a comprehensive and customized business itinerary for September 29 - October 3, 2014 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.

For more information, please click here.

To register for the free information session, please click here.

 

BRINGING THE WORLD TO YOU!

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

READING, PA

At the World Trade Center (WTC) Harrisburg’s annual Bringing the World to YOU!, held in conjunction with Pennsylvania’s International Week (PIW), you will have the chance to meet with Pennsylvania’s 16 of PA's Overseas Trade Office Representatives one-on-one to discuss your international business expansion.

Please see the event flyer for more information on reserving slots for appointments.

 

WORLD TRADE IN MOTION

OCTOBER 1, 2014

WILMINGTON, DE

Join us for the World Trade Center Delaware's annual event: an evening reception, award ceremony, and dance party, bringing together members of Delaware's international business community.

World Trade Center Delaware will present two awards: the Explorer Award for Excellence in International Trade and the Hank Award for Innovation in Economic Development. These award winners are nominated for their notable achievements in expanding Delaware's role in international trade.

The event will feature live entertainment by PhillyBloco, a 20-piece band performing samba, funk, reggae, and more, driven by the irresistible beats of Brazilian Carnival.

In addition, there will be delicious food, a cash bar, and a state-of-the-art photo booth from TapSnap.

Please see the event details and register now!

 

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

For more information, please click here.

 

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.

For more information, please click here.

 

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE SERIES

OCTOBER 30, 2014

YORK, PA

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!

For more information please click here

 



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