Local Trade Events

Through a unique, federal global network of knowledgeable Trade and Commercial Specialist, the U.S. Commercial Service in Pittsburgh is able to offer export-related trade events throughout Western & Central Pennsylvania to benefit local exporters. Please browse the highlighted events below.

Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Event: Global Export Series - Advanced Executive Level
About the Event:

Sept. 30: Global Strategies and Market Opportunities.

Oct. 7: Funding for International Business Expansion

Oct. 14: U.S. Export Controls, Regulations and Licenses - Free Trade Agreements - EU Regulations

Oct. 21: International Logistics and Export Documentation

Oct. 28: Legal Issues of Exporting, Contracts, Patents, Translations.

Nov. 12-13: Trade Policy Mission to Peru for the Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency Markets. http://export.gov/reee/eg_main_074747.asp

Visit www.duq.edu/sbdc  Click on Training, select dates and Register

Date: November 5, 2014
Event: Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: What It Means to Your Organization
Location: Online
About the Event:
U.S. businesses should be aware that on July 1, 2014, Canada's anti-spam legislation came into force. This legislation will affect how U.S. companies can communicate with their Canadian customers. Join this webinar to receive an overview of the legislation and what U.S. business need to do to comply with it.

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Date: November 12, 2014
Event: Exporting to Canada: Where Do We Begin?
Location: Online
About the Event:
U.S. companies who are considering selling their goods and services overseas often find themselves lost when trying to navigate the complex world of exporting. This webinar will provide an overview of the rules and regulation of exporting to Canada and will offer time for participants to ask questions to industry professionals.

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Date: November 13, 2014
Event: Pennsylvania Business Technology Conference
Location:
Duquesne University, 4th Floor Student Union
About the Event:
The PA Business Technology Conference equips companies with the information they need to make smart technology decisions that will enhance their profitability, productivity and market adaptability. 

This year's event includes breakfast, lunch, a tradeshow and workshops on:

  • E-Commerce
  • Social Media
  • E-Mail
  • Marketing with Technology
  • Software
  • Search Engine Optimization

Email: rondon@duq.edu. WEB: www.duq.edu/sbdc & www.duq.edu/greenbiz

International Business Seminars: www.duq.edu/sbdc

Date: November 18 & 19
Event: Essentials of Export Controls & Technology and Encryption Controls
Location: Sheraton Station Square – Pittsburgh, PA
About the Event:
Speakers from the Bureau of Industry and Security will provide in-depth training on U.S. export controls on commercial and some military items. Topics will include what items are subject to the Export Administration Regulation, determining licensing requirements, screening transactions and record keeping requirements. The second day will focus on controls specifically related to the exports of software, technology, and encryption.
Information and Registration

Date: November 19, 2014
Event: Temporarily Moving Goods & Tools Across the Border
Location: Online
About the Event:
The U.S. Commercial Service of the Embassy of the United States in Canada is pleased to announce our fall webinar series on "The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada." The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made doing business in Canada easier, however, for U.S. exporters, many questions still exist. This webinar series will give you the opportunity to get answers to the most frequently asked questions as well as answer your specific questions.

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Date: December 03, 2014
Event: Sending Temporary Workers to Canada
Location: Online
About the Event:
The U.S. Commercial Service of the Embassy of the United States in Canada is pleased to announce our webinar series on "The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada." The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made doing business in Canada easier, however, U.S. exporters still have many questions. This webinar series will give you the opportunity to get answers to the most frequently asked questions as well as answer your specific questions.

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Date: December 10, 2014
Event: Handling Duties and Taxes - NAFTA, HST & Other Considerations
Location: Online
About the Event:
The U.S. Commercial Service of the Embassy of the United States in Canada is pleased to announce our fall webinar series on "The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada." The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made doing business in Canada easier, however, U.S. Exporters still have questions. This webinar series will give you the opportunity to get answer to the most frequently asked questions as well as answer your specific questions.

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