International/Export Events in Ohio – Q1/Q2 2011

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I received this information from ODOD’s Global Markets Division and thought I would pass it on.

US Department of Commence conducts numerous Webinars and local seminars on various topics and industries, in addition to trade missions and trade shows around the world.  Visit the USDOC website for more details on their programs, or click here for events of interest in Ohio.

For a comprehensive list of US Department of Commerce trade missions, please click here.

January and February 2011 – Grow Your Business Through Exports is a series of workshops for companies that are new to international trade. The workshops are being held in Dayton and conducted by EMTEC’s International Services and the International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC), along with the US Commercial Service Office-Cincinnati. More information is available online or contact Kathy Marshalek at (937) 253-0033.

January and March 2011 – The Ohio Israel Agriculture Initiative of The Negev Foundation is recruiting Ohio companies to participate in the Ohio booth at two agricultural trade shows in Israel:Arava MoPatuach, January 19-20; and AgroMashov Agricultural Tradeshows, March 2-3. For additional information and registration form, contact Sarah Horowitz at (216) 691-9997 or access the details online.

January 24, 2011 – One-on-One Counseling Sessions with Commercial Service Specialist Wanwemol Charukultharvatch will be in Cleveland to meet with Ohio companies interested in doing business in Thailand. One-on-one appointments can be made by contacting Jay Biggs at (216) 522-4750.

January 28, 2011 – The Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the Year of the Rabbit during the Annual Lunar New Year Gala. For more information, contact the GCCCC by email, phone (513) 852-4100, or view details online.

February 17, 2011 – MVITA Executive Luncheon will honor local companies that received the 2010 Governor’s Excellence in Export Awards. To register, contact Jim Ireton at (937) 226-8482.

February 17, 2011 – Incoterms® 2010 Rules Seminar will be held in Columbus at TechColumbus. On January 1, 2011 the 2010 revision to Incoterms® will take effect. International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Incoterms® are global rules that clarify the costs, risks and responsibilities of both buyers and sellers. More information is available online or call (212) 703-5066.

February 28, 2011 – Doing Business with Colombia: Current and Future Market Opportunities for U.S. Exporters will be in Cincinnati and feature Senior Commercial Officer in Bogota, Margaret Hanson-Muse. For more information, contact Penny Toschlog at (513) 684-2944.

March 22, 2011 –The Cleveland U.S. Export Assistance Center is organizing a day-long seminar in Independence, Export Controls Seminar – Complying with U.S. Export Control Laws, An Overview for Ohio Companies. More information is available online or call Jay Biggs at (216) 522-4750.

March 27-April 1, 2011 – Israel Unmanned Systems 2011 is an International Trade Mission jointly organized by Airlift and the United States Embassy in Israel. The mission will focus on Unmanned Systems (aerial, ground, and naval autonomous systems). Details are available online.


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