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The U.S. Commercial Service Seattle office, along with our local international trade partners, conducts on-going conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Whether you are attending an executive briefing with a Commercial Service Officer from Australia or a videoconference with your distributor in Zurich, these events are designed to help U.S. exporters market locally and sell globally.

Opportunities for export control training in WA state this year!

Please mark your calendar and register for any of these outstanding export control training opportunities coming this year to the Seattle area: 

Export Control Reform:  Seattle is one of 5 US locations to host this event.  Please join us for the Export Control Reform, presented by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition, on April 17 at the Columbia Center Building in Seattle. Regulatory, compliance, and engineering officers will provide guidance on key ECR elements including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), licensing issues, and "specially designed" and license exceptions such as the Strategic Trade Authorization and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) liability. For more information and to register:  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e8wpq1nx53c38148&llr=49ytkqcab

Global Compliance Seminar: Join us April 24 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Seattle, WA for a FREE International Approvals, Green Services, and EMC Seminar. As the leading provider of testing and certification services for global companies, TÜV Rheinland is hosting a seminar on International Approvals, Green Services, Export Assistance, and EMC for Wireless and Radio Products. Sam Tsoming, Deputy Team Leader or the Commercial Service's Global Information and Communication Technologies Sector Team, will be presenting. For more information and to register: http://education.tuv.com/seattle-2014-ia-and-emc-seminar

Complying with U.S. Export Controls:  This two-day program will be held June 12-13 at the Holiday Inn at Seattle. Complying with U.S. Export Controls is led by the professional counseling staff at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). This seminar will guide you through the step-by-step processes for complying with regulations, verifying your export control classification number (ECCN), determining when a license is necessary to export, and other procedure and record-keeping requirements. Please go to the website: http://seattletradealliance.com/blog/?p=9967 for more information.

Export Controls:  Awareness and Application:  Save the date!  This year we return to a summer program, July 9-10 at Microsoft headquarters. Get the latest updates on export control reform, and discuss recent legal updates and best practices in export compliance. Discover through actual case examples why these export controls are so important and how our nation’s adversaries attempt to violate them. This fast-paced seminar is geared toward both new and experienced export control professionals.