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Oct
25
Wed
GetGlobal Conference 2017
Oct 25 all-day

https://getglobal.co

GetGlobal is the premier conference for companies growing internationally. Meet and hear from the world’s experts on global expansion and operations including political and business leaders, Fortune 500 executives and industry pioneers.

Whether you’re a start-up securing your first international contract, or an established Fortune 500 looking to optimize your in-market operations, GetGlobal will arm you with the knowledge and contacts to achieve success.

At GetGlobal 2017 you’ll get one-of-a-kind access to:

  • Unbeatable networking with the world’s best experts and partners in their fields
  • Up-to-the minute intelligence on the latest shifts inside and across markets at the consumer, business, and government level
  • Unique discussions on topics of make-or-break importance that do not happen anywhere else
  • Companies that can share their experiences of success or challenges with you
  • Senior officials here and from abroad who can help with your cross-market efforts
  • Tools and strategies that will save you time and money on foreign business deals

 

Oct
26
Thu
International Consulate Summit
Oct 26 all-day

http://intl-summit.eventbrite.com/

Attend the summitworkshops and luncheon to hear from experts in trade,investment, export finance, credit insurance and international business assistance. Meet with Consuls General and Consulate staff.

Concurrent business workshops are offered in two series. Pacific Rim workshops are extensions of the CalAsian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual “How To Do Business in the Pacific Rim” programming. Business Development workshops are focused on financing/risk management and international business assistance for doing business in China, Korea and Latin America.

Nov
8
Wed
Natural Products Export Showcase Meeting US Dept. of Commerce/CalAsian Chamber
Nov 8 all-day

Mellish Island Natural Products Showcase
Promote Your Products to Chinese Consumers without Leaving Southern California

CalAsian Chamber of Commerce is working with Mellish Island, a Southern California company that harvests sea cucumbers. As a Chinese foreign investment company, Mellish Island harvests US sea cucumbers and sells to the Chinese market (www.mellishisland.com). Mellish Island is seeking to host a showcase at their San Dimas facility for health and natural food/lifestyle product companies that are interested in exporting their products to China. Companies that participate in the showcase will be able to promote their products to approximately 40k-50K Chinese tourist that visit their facility on an annual basis. It will be a great opportunity for companies that are interested in exploring the Chinese market to get potential customer feedback without ever leaving Southern California. The companies that receive positive feedback on their products will have the chance to partner with Mellish Island to sell directly to China. Mellish Island is able to use their retail outlets in China and its connection to distributers and other partners to assist California companies to succeed in the Chinese market.

Nov
9
Thu
Women In International Trade, Los Angeles (WIT-LA) Global Trade Awards Gala
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

http://wit-la.org/gala/index.asp

It is with great excitement that WIT-LA announces the recipient of our “Global Trade Catalyst of the Year”
Jasmin Sakai-Gonzalez, Director, Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

WIT-LA is a premier international trade organization fostering international trade and the advancement of women in business since 1985, that recognizes the importance of furthering economic development locally and globally, highlighting the importance of trade around the world through unmatched experience, vision, and innovation.

Nov
13
Mon
U.S.-India-Israel Business Forum
Nov 13 all-day

https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=2050796

The U.S.-India Business Council and the U.S.-Israel Business Initiative are hosting a major U.S.-Israel-India Business Forum on November 13 in Redwood City, CA. The goal of this forum is to promote trilateral business opportunities between the U.S., India, and Israel.

The goal of this forum is to promote trilateral business opportunities between the United States, India, and Israel with a focus on water management, food & agriculture, medtech, cybersecurity, and smart transportation. Our partners are also supporting a startup pitch event in the morning for invited startups from each country.

Nov
14
Tue
Exporting Best Practices
Nov 14 all-day

http://fresnocitd.org/export-programs/export-training/exporting-best-practices

Curious about the advantages and risks associated with exporting? Need more information to take your next step in the international marketplace? Is your company ready to export? Have questions about exporting your product or services? Then this workshop is for you! It will cover all this and more during its single day session.

These workshops are for new and experienced exporters, ideal for entrepreneurs, marketing and sales management staff, export/import operations personnel, purchasing, logistics and any other personnel within the supply chain, business faculty, and college students.

Nov
15
Wed
K-Global 2017
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/k-global-silicon-valley-2017-tickets-38366990702
(CalChamber members can get free tickets using code “Kglobal17gov” )

K-Global @ Silicon Valley, now in its sixth year, is a unique two-day event offering partnership and investment opportunities with, promising Korean companies and startups through four distinctive sub-events: Tech Conference, Partnership Expo, K-Pitch, Investment Forum, and Career Seminar.

Silicon Valley has been leading future technology through global open collaboration. To achieve swift and efficient innovation, transnational collaboration for the future is not an option but a critical move especially in the field of disruptive converging technologies driven by artificial intelligence.

Tech Conference, mainly panel discussions, will take place on the first day. The conference will be on the following themes: Mobility, Intelligence, Connectivity, and Visualization. Visionary tech leaders and venture capitalists will share their insights on the current and next phase of innovation and bring ideas to facilitate global collaboration.

In addition, over 50 innovative companies from South Korea will setup the booths and have one on one partnership meetings for two days. Startup pitching will be also prepared on the second day. Investment Forum, scheduled to be held on the second day afternoon, will focus on both Electronics Manufacturing Services and 3D printing as a solution to prepare for the small quantity batch production era. K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017 is hosted by The Ministry of Science and ICT and co-organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).

Dec
6
Wed
HR Boot Camp – San Francisco
Dec 6 all-day

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastboot/training/seminars/hr_boot_camp

New to Human Resources or want a refresher? Build your HR muscle at this one-day, topic-packed seminar focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination.

CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals:

  • Hiring, including I-9 verification and criminal background checks
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour; exempt and nonexempt classifications
  • Meal and rest break requirements
  • Leaves of absence basics, including paid sick leave
  • Discrimination and harassment prevention
  • Policies and best practices

Learn what you need to know and take away best practices to avoid common HR mistakes. Join us at HR Boot Camp.

Product Features

  • Comprehensive overview of the employment life cycle
  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Conversational, interactive instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar

This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.

Feb
13
Tue
HR Boot Camp – Modesto
Feb 13 all-day

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastboot/training/seminars/hr_boot_camp

New to Human Resources or want a refresher? Build your HR muscle at this one-day, topic-packed seminar focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination.

CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals:

  • Hiring, including I-9 verification and criminal background checks
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour; exempt and nonexempt classifications
  • Meal and rest break requirements
  • Leaves of absence basics, including paid sick leave
  • Discrimination and harassment prevention
  • Policies and best practices

Learn what you need to know and take away best practices to avoid common HR mistakes. Join us at HR Boot Camp.

Product Features

  • Comprehensive overview of the employment life cycle
  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Conversational, interactive instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar

This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.

Feb
28
Wed
HR Boot Camp – San Diego
Feb 28 all-day

http://store.calchamber.com/10032188-mastboot/training/seminars/hr_boot_camp

New to Human Resources or want a refresher? Build your HR muscle at this one-day, topic-packed seminar focused on the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination.

CalChamber’s employment law experts (your personal HR trainers) explain and provide compliance information for these core fundamentals:

  • Hiring, including I-9 verification and criminal background checks
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour; exempt and nonexempt classifications
  • Meal and rest break requirements
  • Leaves of absence basics, including paid sick leave
  • Discrimination and harassment prevention
  • Policies and best practices

Learn what you need to know and take away best practices to avoid common HR mistakes. Join us at HR Boot Camp.

Product Features

  • Comprehensive overview of the employment life cycle
  • Presented by CalChamber’s top employment law experts
  • Conversational, interactive instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar

This seminar offers guidance only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.