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Apr
17
Wed
Partnering For Prosperity- Canada – U.S. Economic Security
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Save The Date! 

Partnering For Prosperity

Apr
22
Mon
Hannover Messe – California Pavilion
Apr 22 – Apr 26 all-day

Hannover Messe is the world’s largest and most comprehensive industrial technology event. It covers core themes of the industrial value-adding chain – from individual components to the complete smart factory. Innovative California industrial companies looking to expand to the European market are highly encouraged to apply to join the California Pavilion at Hannover Messe. Businesses qualified for CA STEP funding are eligible to participate at a significantly reduced cost. Space is limited and resources will be offered to STEP qualified companies on a first come first served basis.

Please see the event website for further details.

Hannover Messe Interest
May
1
Wed
World Trade Week 2024
May 1 all-day

For over 96 years, World Trade Week Southern California
has been the most extensive and unique program of its
kind in the country, actively promoting the positive
aspects of international trade that are vital to a strong
local and national economy.

The Chamber kicks off the start of each year’s celebration
by bringing together business executives, regional leaders
and members of the diplomatic corps for the WTW Kickoff
Conference. The event, which attracts 500 participants,
consists of an insightful program featuring keynote
speakers and industry experts to share their insights on the
latest global trade trends impacting SoCal companies.
The conference also includes scholarships, industry
awards, and an interactive exhibit hall.

2024 Sponsorship Deck

2023 Program Book

2023 Photo Album 

2023 World Trade Week Event Video


Date
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Location
The Westin Long Beach

On The Agenda
Exhibit Hall
Silent Auction
Breakfast Program

https://lachamber.com/world-trade-week/world-trade-week/

 

 

Export Documentation & Logistics Series (10-part Webinar Series)
May 1 @ 10:00 am – May 28 @ 11:00 am

Join the U.S. Department of Commerce for a multi-part webinar series, featuring USG and private sector experts who will present on a multitude of export documentation and logistics topics. This webinar series features topics germane to both new and seasoned professionals.

Sessions Schedule:
Monday, May 6, 2024: Export Documentation Awareness Training
Tuesday, May 7, 2024: Logistics Knowledge Session related to Sales & Marketing
Wednesday, May 8, 2024: How VAT can affect your International Shipments
Tuesday, May 9, 2024: INCOTERMS for U.S. Exporters
Tuesday, May 14, 2024: Buy America: Demystifying the Complexities of the Buy American, Made in USA, and Build Back better Legislation
Wednesday, May 15, 2024: FTA’s Qualifying your Product and Documenting Origin
Tuesday, May 21, 2024: Canada Documentation and Logistics Overview
Wednesday, May 22, 2024: Product Valuation Considerations
Thursday, May 23, 2024: Mexico Documentation and Logistics Overview
Tuesday, May 28, 2024: Export Compliance Considerations for your Shipping Department

Register Here!

Cost:
• We invite you to customize the 10 part webinar series according to your training needs. You can join individual webinars or the entire series.
• $300 for the entire webinar series (all 10 webinars)
• $30 each individual webinar

 

May
8
Wed
WCF Americas Summit
May 8 – May 10 all-day

WCF Americas Summit

Business beyond borders: MSMEs going global

Join us in Bogotá for the first edition of the ICC World Chambers Federation Regional Summit in the Americas! 

The theme of this major event, “Business beyond borders: MSMEs going global”, will focus on the different measures and policies that are being implemented by countries and companies to facilitate access to markets internationally. 

It will showcase the best practices and experiences that the World Chambers Federation is advancing with small businesses. 

Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage in interactive business roundtables, schedule business meetings, and leverage the presence of over forty international buyers. 

The event is free of charge and open to all, WCF members and non-members from all countries.

Venue: Bogotá Chamber of Commerce; in-person event.

Confirmed speakers:

Shannon K. O’Neill

Vice President of the Council on Foreign Relations


Andrés Moreno

Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of Open English

CalChamber International Forum
May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us for our International Forum on May 8th, 2024, where we will discuss trade issues for the California trade and business community.

RSVP at intlevents@calchamber.com, or contact us with any questions.

May
9
Thu
Trade Winds – Europe
May 9 – May 17 all-day

Join GO-Biz in Istanbul for the largest US government-led trade mission and business development forum. Organized by the US Commercial Service, Trade Winds will feature meetings with US commercial diplomats from over 25 countries in Europe and Eurasia, exciting conference programming, and plenty of networking. STEP-eligible small businesses will be able to attend at a significantly discounted rate.

Trade Winds 2024
May
12
Sun
U.S. – Cuba Agriculture Business Conference
May 12 – May 16 all-day

 

 

U.S. – Cuba Agriculture Business Conference
May 12-16, 2024
Havana, Cuba

The United States Agriculture Coalition for Cuba’s annual high-level business conference is not to be missed. If you want to find new trade opportunities, this is your chance. Trade is increasing as Cuba’s private sector expands. Meet the policy makers from the ministries that impact agriculture production and trade. Exchange business contacts with the private sector, producers, buyers, and processors. Learn about recent policy changes affecting agriculture trade, investment, and production.

Highlights

  • Meet contacts in Cuban ministries, enterprises, and farm cooperatives that are key to doing business in Cuba’s agriculture sector

  • Enjoy a field visit to see farms, cooperatives, and food industry facilities

  • Learn about the state of Cuban agriculture and the government’s policies geared toward boosting output, and attracting foreign direct investment

  • Learn about specific investment opportunities

  • Engage with policy makers to understand the current political relations between both countries

  • Understand current U.S. policies on agriculture exports, the possibilities for importing Cuban products, and investing in Cuban production

  • Dine at private restaurants and see other aspects of the tourism economy

  • B2B roundtable discussion with private and public sector buyers, producers, and logistics companies

  • Learn from current exporters and investors in Cuba todayFor more information, please visit:

    U.S. Agriculture Conference | FocusCuba Consult (focus-cuba.com)

May
13
Mon
National Association of District Export Councils Annual Export Conference
May 13 – May 14 all-day

The NADEC Annual Export Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together distinguished speakers including business leaders, high-ranking U.S. and foreign government officials, exporters, trade service providers, and trade promotion agencies. This conference provides space for industry peers to share expertise, proven export strategies, effective resources, and more during concurrent sessions.

Please see the event website for further details.

May
20
Mon
Indo-Pacific Business Forum
May 20 @ 5:30 am – 12:00 pm

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USTDA Announces Date for the 6th Indo-Pacific Business Forum

The sixth Indo-Pacific Business Forum will be held on May 21 in Manila, Philippines with a hybrid livestream component for remote participation. Co-hosted by USTDA and the Government of the Philippines in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, IPBF will convene government and private-sector leaders from the United States and across the Indo-Pacific region to build partnerships and share their insights on the latest trends, opportunities, and solutions to support infrastructure in the region’s emerging economies.

https://www.ustda.gov/ustda-announces-date-for-the-6th-indo-pacific-business-forum/

https://indopacificbusinessforum.com/

 

Jun
6
Thu
EXIM 2024 Annual Conference
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Join us for EXIM Bank’s 2024 Annual Conference, taking place on Thursday, June 6th and Friday, June 7th, in the heart of Washington, DC, at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

The EXIM Annual Conference showcases the pivotal role of U.S. exports in driving economic prosperity, benefiting businesses of all sizes. The conference promises invaluable insights and unique networking opportunities for a diverse array of domestic and international attendees including exporters, buyers, financial professionals, business leaders from various sectors, and government officials.

Register now at- 2023 EXIM Annual Conference Registration Form (edgereg.net)

The California Chamber of Commerce is a stakeholder partner for the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ (EXIM) 2024 Annual Conference.

Secure your spot now to enjoy discounted early bird registration. Benefit from an additional 10% discount using CalChamber’s exclusive code: CACC2024

How to Register with a Strategic Partner Discount Code:

  1. Go to the EXIM 2024 Annual Conference Registration Link.
  2. Select Registration Category and complete registration.
  3. On payment screen enter the unique Partner Discount Code (Discount codes are case sensitive)

If you have any questions or problems using your registration code, please email the conference registrar.

 

Website- EXIM | 2024 Annual Conference (cmpinc.net)

 

Jul
18
Thu
Farnborough International Airshow
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day

Aerospace, aviation, and defense industries are invited to Farnborough from July 18-22, 2024, for one of the world’s premier airshows. Farnborough International Airshow aims to provide participants with opportunities to pioneer change, build new connections, engage with thought leaders, and access unparalleled business development opportunities. The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development is organizing a state-led delegation of California companies to exhibit under a California Pavilion at the show. Aerospace and defense companies interested in expanding their international footprint are encouraged to register their interest here.

Please see the event website for further details.