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LOCAL TRADE EVENTS

The U.S. Commercial Service in Portland and our local international trade partners conduct on-going workshops, conferences, and events to educate our clients on exporting and promote international trade.

2019-2020 PROGRAMS

Certified Global Business Professional Training
November 12-14, 2019
World Trade Center - Portland, Oregon
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Increase your company’s international trade competency. A nationally endorsed program designed to deepen expertise of companies and staff growing global business. Modules focused on global management, global marketing, global supply chain, trade finance. Taught by the author of “The Global Entrepreneur: Taking Your Business International.”

Celebrate Trade Award Gala & Scholarship Dinner
February 18, 2020
Portland Art Museum
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Join us during Oregon's World Trade Week as we help build the next generation of international business leaders. The semi-formal event recognizes private sector companies that have made a significant contribution to Oregon's standing as a leader in international trade and investment. It also raises money for the Oregon Consular Corps (501c3) scholarship for international affairs focused students.

Annual International Shipping & Documentation Workshops!
New INCOTERMS and HTS/Schedule B Classification

February 19 and 20, 2020
Portland, Oregon
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These two workshops focus on information key to your international sales contract negotiation, terms and conditions responsibility, and proper classification of shipping documentation. Register for one or both depending on your training needs. Appropriate for sales teams and logistics personnel. INCOTERMS are updated every 10 years, and this workshop digs into changes, implications, and related adjustments your sales and logistics team may need to incorporate.

International Business Networking Receptions!
4:30-6:30 PM at the World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon Street, Portland OR 97204

2019-2020 Season dates announced!

October 17
February 20 -Registration Open!
May 21 – Corresponds with World Trade Week

Meet and greet other professionals working in the field of international business, expand your network of partners and business connections, exchange best practices, and discuss strategies for the ever changing and dynamic landscape of international trade.

Registration: This event is free of charge, thanks to the season’s sponsors. We do request the favor of on-line registration, prior to the event. Thank you.

Sponsorship Opportunities available for the 2018-2019 Season! Expose your brand and services to the business community actively involved in global trade! If your organization is interested, please contact Export Council of Oregon Chair Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis.

Many thanks to our 2018-2019 series Gold Sponsors:

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