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2020 Calendar of HR Training Events

Sep
23
Wed
Webinar: China BRI: The Silk Road – Business, National Security, and Geopolitical Impact of the Pandemic
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

How exactly does the U.S. compete with China’s BRI?

What does the future trade relationship between China and the U.S. look like?

What do U.S. firms do for supply chain reorganization, onshoring, diversification and new markets?

How does the USMCA fit into this picture?

What about other options and markets?

Speakers:

David Day, NADEC Trade Policy Co-Chair and Chairman, Belt & Road Task Force of the American Bar Association’s International Section

Rudy Ortiz, CGBP, NADEC Trade Policy Co-Chair

Moderator
Christina Anne Luhn,
PhD, Consul-Senior Trade Policy Advisor, British Consulate-General Houston and former NADEC Board Member

For more information or to register, please click here

Sep
24
Thu
Select USA Virtual Tour of Los Angeles: Opportunities in Sustainability
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
29
Tue
Americas Business e-Meetings: Regional B2B
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day

AmCham/Mexico would like to invite you to participate in our second “Americas Business e-Meetings: Regional B2B”, a regional business matchmaking and networking online event. This event seeks to strengthen regional trade and investment to help our member companies as a response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Our first edition, hosted in May of this year, included over 350 participating companies.

The “Americas Business e-Meetings: Regional B2B”, will be held from September 29 to October 1st and the entire event will be hosted in our matchmaking platform. In order to answer any questions regarding the logistics or registration for the event, we hosted a series of webinars in which addressed questions or concerns.

English session: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MiQfOTlLmicBntPk6dBQXhG1q5Mw4VJ8/view

Spanish session: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tKt8mcf6MectpSqW49kPvjJV9MW81RDw/view

We hope you can join us in helping our companies recover and strengthening trade and investment in the Americas!

For more information or to register, please click here.

Sep
30
Wed
CA International Affairs and Trade Development Interagency Committee
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

MEETING INFORMATION

All times indicated and the order of business is approximate and subject to change. Public comment is taken on each agenda item as well as at the end of the meeting. Prior to making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the council, the Chair may establish specific time limits on presentations.

The meeting agenda and any accompanying action item materials are posted on the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development website 10 calendar days prior to the meeting. The meeting location(s) are accessible to people with disabilities. Any person who requires special assistance to participate in the meeting, or wishes to request this notice or other meeting materials in an alternative format, requires translation services, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting must make that request at least 7 days prior to the meeting date by contacting: Max Oltersdorf at max.oltersdorf@gobiz.ca.gov or 916-319-9954.

For more information, please contact Max Oltersdorf at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, 1325 J Street, Suite 1800, Sacramento, California 95814, max.oltersdorf@gobiz.ca.gov, or 916-319-9954.

Please click here to register.

Oct
1
Thu
Celebrating Manufacturing Day 2020 and Resources to Grow Your Export Sales
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Manufacturing Day for a virtual roundtable with accomplished small business manufacturers. Hear their secrets to success to help grow your company’s international sales.

Exporting is good for your bottom line. Consumers worldwide are seeking “Made in the USA” products and services. Over the past 28 years, U.S.-manufactured goods exports have quadrupled.

Learn how your company can also make new export sales and boost its bottom line!

This no cost webinar will feature U.S. manufacturers explaining their successful experiences working with multiple government agencies to boost their international sales.

Representatives from the various government agencies (shown below) will also highlight key programs and opportunities for U.S. manufacturers. Participants will be provided an email address to send questions that will be addressed at the end of the webinar.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Oct
7
Wed
Virtual Discover Global Markets: Growth Opportunities in Intelligent Manufacturing
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day
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.

Oct
20
Tue
Webinar: Complying with US Export Controls
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm
Oct
25
Sun
Security Mission for Economic Prosperity in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras
Oct 25 – Oct 30 all-day

The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing a business development Trade Mission to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, October 25-30, 2020 focused on opportunities in Regional Security, Digital/Cyber Security, and Infrastructure Security.

Mission Participants Will:

• Participate in a regional conference, Regional Security Strategies for Economic Prosperity, on October 26, 2020 in San Salvador,
with government officials from all three countries.
• Learn about regional priorities, policy and regulatory changes, and projects.
• Make industry and government contacts.
• Have one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, or joint venture partners in El Salvador and either Guatemala or Honduras.
• Participate in Networking Receptions

Why You Should Join

The mission will help participating firms and associations gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports of products and services to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. In addition to participation at the Regional Security Strategies conference, the mission will include one-on-one business appointments in El Salvador and either Guatemala or Honduras with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and joint venture partners; meetings with industry leaders, market briefings, and networking events.

Apply Now, Space Is Limited!
Mission Dates: October 25-30, 2020

Mission Stops:
San Salvador, El Salvador AND EITHER
• Guatemala City, Guatemala OR
• Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Cost:
Small & Medium Firms – $3,500
Large Firms – $4,900
Additional Representative – $500
*Expenses for travel, lodging, most meals, and incidental will be the responsibility of each mission participant

For More Information, Please Contact:
April Redmon
Senior International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service-Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Email: april.redmon@trade.gov
Tel: 703-235-0103

Maria Rivera
Senior Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Embassy-El Salvador
Email: maria.rivera@trade.gov
Tel: +503 2501-3060

To register for this event, please click here.

 

Nov
5
Thu
China International Import Expo (CIIE)
Nov 5 – Nov 10 all-day

The CIIE, an event to be held on an annual basis, will feature good performance, good results and continued success in the years to come.
It is a significant move for the Chinese government to hold CIIE to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world. It facilitates countries and regions all over the world to strengthen economic cooperation and trade, and o promote global trade and world economic growth in order to make the world economy more open.

The Chinese government sincerely welcomes government officials, business communities, exhibitors and professional purchasers across the world to participate in CIIE and to explore the Chinese market. We would like to work with all countries, regions and international organizations to make CIIE a world-class Expo, providing new channels for countries and regions to do business, strengthen cooperation and promote the common prosperity of the world economy and trade.

China International Import Expo attracts great global interest

Top companies and business leaders worldwide have shown great interest in the China International Import Expo, to be held in Shanghai. The organizer said it would welcome attendees with more exhibition areas and better services.

The exhibition hall covers technology, automobiles, equipment, medical instruments and medical care, service trade, food and agriculture.

As the world’s first national-level import exposition, CIIE provides a platform for companies to display their products, popularize their brands and find more business partners in the world’s second-largest economy.

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2020
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day

HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair (HKIWSF), in its 13th edition this year, will be held as scheduled in 5-7 November 2020. It is a platform for exhibitors to tap into the lucrative and flourishing wine markets in Asia and particularly to Mainland China.

2020 has been a challenging year around the world due to COVID-19. To assist global wine and spirits companies to pick up pace in exploring markets and business opportunities using Hong Kong as a trading platform, the HKSAR Government has announced the launch of the Convention and Exhibition Industry Subsidy Scheme on 21 February 2020. Any company – local or overseas, large or small – will be subsidized 50% of its participation fee, subject to a cap of HK$10,000 (US$1,282), and this subsidy applies to HKIWSF 2020!

Following some major reshuffle and postponement of wine trade exhibitions, HKIWSF 2020 remains as one of the international wine trade exhibitions to be held in Hong Kong within 2020, it will be a not-to-missed opportunity to meet buyers from around the globe.

For more information or to register, please click here.

Nov
15
Sun
Trade Mission: Business Opportunities in the Caribbean
Nov 15 – Nov 20 all-day

The 2020 Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore fourteen markets in the Caribbean Region: The Bahamas, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Hosted in Bridgetown, Barbados, the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on region-specific sessions, market entry strategies, export compliance, legal, logistics, disaster resilience and recovery and trade financing resources. You will also be able to have prearranged one-on-one consultations with U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service (US & FCS) commercial officers and/or Department of State economic/commercial officers with expertise in commercial markets throughout the region.

Hosted in Bridgetown, Barbados, the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on region-specific sessions, market entry strategies, export compliance, legal, logistics, disaster resilience and recovery and trade financing resources. You will also be able to have prearranged one-on-one consultations with U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service (US & FCS) commercial officers and/or Department of State economic/commercial officers with expertise in commercial markets throughout the region.

Nov
17
Tue
Smart City Expo World Congress
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day

Smart City Expo World Congress exists in order to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships and identifying business opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens worldwide.

As the world’s leading event for cities, Smart City Expo World Congress provides a unique meeting point for the whole smart city ecosystem. Corporate leaders, public representatives, entrepreneurs, experts and academics from all around the globe come together to learn from each other, share experiences, talk about best practices, and open new paths for international collaboration.

The event is based around the values of social inclusion, sustainability and empowerment, and is dedicated to promoting awareness, understanding and critical reflection on the smart urban revolution.
Leading by example, every year we run the Towards Zero Waste initiative to reduce waste and increase efficient use of resources across the event. Our Towards Inclusivity initiative ensures the event is accessible and that everyone has a voice here, and the Smart City Lab aims to spread and widen the debate on smart cities.

For more information or to register, please click here.

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.
02/23/2021

Mar
1
Mon
Taiwan Trade Show 2021
Mar 1 – Oct 30 all-day
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