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Oct
15
Thu
Taiwan Halal Online Show
Oct 15 – Nov 26 all-day

There are around 700 Halal product manufacturers in Taiwan to serve the vast Halal market. Hence the Taiwan Halal Center has officially launched the Taiwan Halal Products Online Show to demonstrate all the excellent Taiwan products with Halal certification to the global buyers. There are six categories such as halal ingredients, halal food, halal health biotech, halal cosmetics, halal daily necessities, and other halal products. More and more vendors will be updated to the website in the near future.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Nov
26
Thu
Virtual Taiwan Green Products and Energy Online Biz Meeting
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 27 @ 1:00 am

Taiwan Green Products and Energy Online Biz Meeting including renewable energy and energy storage, energy saving solutions, recycled consumer products/tableware, environmental protection equipment, low-carbon transportation, green building products, all products with green products certification.

For more info and a schedule, please click here.

Dec
2
Wed
California – Netherlands Circular Economy Roundtable Opportunities for Circular Urban Development in California
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

During this roundtable, learn from some of the pioneers leading the way in California and the Netherlands as part of the public-private partnership on circular urban development. This partnership will be launched during the event.

Livestream: https://twitter.com/nlinsf

More information: sfn-ea@minbuza.nl

Dec
7
Mon
California Global Connect: Opportunity to Become Part of Bahrain’s Defense & Civil Aviation Modernization Program
Dec 7 @ 7:16 pm – Dec 10 @ 8:16 pm

Bahrain is a compact country that “punches above its weight” on the global stage.
Strategically located in the Middle East, it has unique defense challenges for which it has
historically chosen US equipment to overcome. In addition, it has always served as a key
regional trading hub and plans to continue in this role through a massive expansion of its air transit and air cargo capabilities.

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Dec
8
Tue
Virtual Taiwan Hardware Online Biz Meeting
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 1:00 am

Taiwan Hardware Online Biz Meeting  including the selective industries of hand tools, fasteners, locks, sanitary ware, building material and DIY products, garden and outdoor products, safety products and other metal parts.

For more information and a schedule, please click here.

Dec
10
Thu
Webinar: USMCA – The Near-Shoring and Re-Shoring Solution
Dec 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

On July 1, 2020, the United States, Mexico, and Canada updated NAFTA to create the new USMCA.   This new free trade agreement contains enhancements and modernized approaches to rules of origin, agricultural market access, intellectual property, digital trade, financial services, labor, and numerous other sectors.  Furthermore, USMCA is the essential near-shoring/re-shoring trade mechanism to secure your supply chain and cut your resupply time.  

Do you know how USMCA affects your business? NADEC has partnered with the Arkansas District Export Council to help you gain a broader understanding of the new provisions in this webinar featuring these prominent experts: Ernesto Pinal, Global Business Expansion Consultant, Alejandro Rojas, Trade and Business Development Analyst, MSquare Consultores, Querétaro, Mexico, Dina Santos, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner for Mexico, and Rudy Ortiz, Chairman of the Arkansas District Export Council.

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 1:30-2:30 pm CST.
WIT-LA Virtual 2020 Global Trade Awards
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Announcing Keynote Speakers

Deputy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Field Operations
ANA M. GUEVARA

The Honorable Ana M. Guevara was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Field Operations at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) in January 2019. She oversees approximately 275 trade professionals based in more than 100 U.S. cities, focused on assisting U.S. businesses to export their goods and services to foreign markets.   View Bio(pdf)

 

CEO of Empowering a Billion Women
INGRID VANDERVELDT

Ingrid Vanderveldt (iV) has been named one of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 Global Leaders, ranked #1 “Super Connector” by Fast Company, and is the recipient of the Forbes & Northwestern Mutual Global “Entrepreneur in Excellence Award”. She has spoken in 30+ countries over the last 5 years on the topics of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, finance and women’s empowerment. View Bio(pdf)

Feb
23
Tue
POSTPONED: 12th World Chambers Congress: Dubai 2021
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

 

NEW DATE: November 23 – 25, 2021

The International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation (ICC WCF) and Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) are forging ahead with preparations for the 12th edition of the World Chambers Congress, which will take place in one year in Dubai, from 23-25 February 2021.

Preparations for the 12th World Chambers Congress are moving forward at a determined pace. With only one year remaining until the event, ICC and DCCI are working together to identify session speakers, finalise the agenda, and coordinate logistics to ensure a productive experience for all participants.

Under the theme “Generation Next: Chambers 4.0”, the Congress will address how technology is reshaping the future of global trade. Representatives from business, government, civil society and chambers of commerce will unite in Dubai to learn how chambers can navigate the ever-evolving conditions of global trade and remain relevant to their local communities. The event will provide chamber leaders with an opportunity to share best-practices, participate in cross-industry dialogues and discuss solutions that will address existing challenges.
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California Global Connect: Renewable Energy and Advanced Transportation Opportunities in Portugal & Spain
Feb 23 @ 7:36 pm – Feb 26 @ 8:36 pm

During this two-nation / four-part mission, qualified California renewable energy and
advanced transportation companies will hear from, and meet with, potential business
partners that include government regulators, utility executives, and private-sector project
management firms from both Spain and Portugal, two European countries that are moving
rapidly to embrace new approaches to energy production and transportation technologies.

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Mar
1
Mon
Taiwan Trade Show 2021
Mar 1 – Oct 30 all-day
Cyber Security Trade Mission to South America
Mar 1 – Mar 8 all-day

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing a Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to Santiago, Chile; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Lima, Peru, March 1-5, 2021, along with an optional stop in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 8, 2021.

Mission Participants Will: Learn about regional priorities, policy and regulatory changes, projects, and business opportunities. Make industry and government contacts. Have one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, or joint venture partners in Chile, Peru, and Uruguay with optional appointments available in Argentina. Participate in Networking Receptions. Solidify business strategies and advance specific project goals. Why You Should Join: The purpose of this trade mission is to introduce U.S. firms to rapidly expanding markets for cyber-security products and services in South America.

The mission will help participating firms and trade associations to gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina. By participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina on their own, U.S. companies will enhance their ability to secure meetings in those countries and gain greater exposure to the region. By participating in the mission, U.S. companies will partake in customized, one-on-one, business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and/or joint venture partners through which they may export their products and services to the region.

The Mission will provide opportunities for participants to have policy and regulatory framework discussions with foreign government representatives in order to advance U.S. cybersecurity sector interests and it will provide participants with an opportunity to meet with local governments and/or associations, to foster long-term partnerships, and to share best practices.

https://www.trade.gov/cyber-mission-south-america

Apr
19
Mon
Cyber Security Business Development Mission to India
Apr 19 – Apr 23 all-day

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing a Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to New Delhi and Mumbai, India, April 19-23, 2021, along with optional stops in Bangalore or Hyderabad, India.

The purpose of this trade mission is to introduce U.S. firms to rapidly expanding markets for cyber-security products and services in India. The mission will help participating firms and organizations gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to India. By participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to India on their own, U.S. companies will enhance their ability to secure meetings in those countries and gain greater exposure to the region.

By participating in the mission, U.S. companies will partake in customized, one-on-one, business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and/or joint venture partners through which they may export their products and services to the region. The Mission will provide opportunities for participants to have policy and regulatory framework discussions with foreign government representatives in order to advance U.S. cybersecurity sector interests and it will provide participants with an opportunity to meet with local governments and/or associations, to foster long-term partnerships, and to share best practices.

https://www.trade.gov/cyber-mission-india

 

Jun
6
Sun
2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day

2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s premier investment destination and connects qualified foreign firms with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to facilitate business investment and job creation.

The Investment Summit draws high-caliber attendees to help you make connections and get started on business deals:
• EDOs on site to share business location intelligence.
• Pre-vetted potential investors actively seeking business opportunities in the United States.
• Relevant service providers that can help investment possibilities become realities.
• C-Suite executives and government officials who can discuss the latest policy and business trends.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Oct
1
Fri
Expo Dubai 2021
Oct 1 2021 – Mar 31 2022 all-day

A Global Stage for Business

Discover a unique global platform to win investment, forge agreements and promote international cooperation.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Nov
23
Tue
12th World Chambers Congress: Dubai 2021
Nov 23 – Nov 25 all-day

 

The International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation (ICC WCF) and Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) are forging ahead with preparations for the 12th edition of the World Chambers Congress, which will take place in one year in Dubai, from 23-25 November 2021.

Preparations for the 12th World Chambers Congress are moving forward at a determined pace. With only one year remaining until the event, ICC and DCCI are working together to identify session speakers, finalise the agenda, and coordinate logistics to ensure a productive experience for all participants.

Under the theme “Generation Next: Chambers 4.0”, the Congress will address how technology is reshaping the future of global trade. Representatives from business, government, civil society and chambers of commerce will unite in Dubai to learn how chambers can navigate the ever-evolving conditions of global trade and remain relevant to their local communities. The event will provide chamber leaders with an opportunity to share best-practices, participate in cross-industry dialogues and discuss solutions that will address existing challenges.
02/23/2021