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Conversations with Global Trade Experts and Partners
Connect with other global professionals and small business owners to discuss international trade with leading experts in the field. The OSBDCN Global Trade Center provides an opportunity to convene, and explore the global economy, and the path forward as businesses around the world reopen and recover.

UPCOMING EVENT

November 2022 

November 21st, 2022 OCC Cross-border E-commerce Online Training
How to tap into the Chinese e-commerce market through the Hanlink Cross-border Platform. REGISTER

November 23rd, Global Supply Chain Disruptions and Transfer Pricing: China Operations
Global supply chain disruptions profoundly impact companies’ transfer pricing approaches.  Has your company adjusted its transfer pricing strategy to manage these new risks? Continuing global supply chain disruptions are prompting businesses to review their existing supply chains and make adjustments, affecting their intercompany transactional relationships and transfer pricing approaches.  What impacts will disrupted global supply chains have on transfer pricing for your China operations and how can your business better manage these risks? REGISTER

November 29th, Global Economy 2023: What are the Key Recession Risks?
Economies, businesses, and consumers now face new challenges following the disruption caused by the pandemic since 2020. The prominent energy crisis, geo-political risks, high inflation, and cost of living uncertainty will be some key themes shaping economic and industry outcomes over the next year. It’s now more important than ever for companies to be one step ahead of potential shocks over the next fiscal and beyond. REGISTER

December 2022 

December 1st, Information Session - Sell Global with Exporting Assistance Services
Attend an information session to learn about how your company can start selling its exportable products and services internationally. We will discuss why exporting is a sustainable opportunity to increase revenue and is an organic business strategy. We’ll discuss the benefits of and myths about exporting, export readiness, mitigating risks, and new-to-exporting requirements and procedures. Cost: $0. Registration is required. REGISTER

December 6th, China's FY23 Annual Audit Made Simple: Keys for Success
With businesses continuously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and other economic headwinds, financial health and compliance has become more important than ever. More attention should thus be given to the audit and compliance procedures to review unexpected regularities or suboptimal business practices, discover eligibility for tax incentives that had not previously been captured, as well as maximize efficiency within the organization. REGISTER

December 7th, Developing an Export Strategy
96% of the world’s population is outside of the U.S. Learn about the resources available to small businesses to tap into export markets and find international customers. We will go over the steps to creating an export strategy so your business has a clear path to growth. Presented by: Rosanna Masucci, Director, Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce. REGISTER

December 7th, For Small Businesses: Grow Your Sales Through Trade
Are you a small business looking to expand? Did you know that the best way to boost your bottom line is to look outside of our US borders? Selling internationally can help protect your bottom line from the ebbs and flows of one domestic market, while granting you access to more buyers. Learn about access to markets, access to grants, and access to capital to help your business enter the global marketplace! REGISTER

December 8th, How to Utilize U.S. Embassies for International Business Development 
U.S. Embassies in more than 150 countries provide a system of vast, deep knowledge of the local markets, environments, and emerging opportunities for U.S. exporters. Hear how to tap into this valuable resource, hosted by the Oregon District Export Council, the Idaho District Export Council, and the U.S. Commercial Service. The discussion will cover ways to connect with and utilize U.S. Embassies to advance your international business development goals. Panelists include exporters with real-world experience employing governmental resources to promote their business overseas, and are happy to answer your questions! REGISTER

December 9th, Develop an Import/Export Business - Webinar
Go where the customers are. There is a significant opportunity for small businesses to profit through importing and exporting operations. Nearly 96 percent of consumers are living outside the U.S. and two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power is in foreign countries, opportunities await U.S. small businesses. REGISTER

December 15th, Mexico: Opportunities & Support for Exporting
Doing Business in Mexico - Learn about industry opportunities in the Mexican market for your business to start/grow international sales. Discover if your company is a good candidate for the STEP 10 Grant Program and Global NY's Trade Mission to Mexico (Mexico City & Monterrey) April 23 - 27, 2023. REGISTER

March 2023

March 9-16th, Trade Winds Mission and Business Forum: ASEAN
Trade Winds, the largest U.S. Government-led trade mission and business development forum, will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds features pre-scheduled meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from 20 countries throughout Asia, exciting conference programming and plenty of networking! The meeting scheduling platform will open to all paid registrants in early February.  Qualified U.S. businesses may customize their experience with optional business-to-business matchmaking meetings with pre-screened buyers, agents, distributors or joint-venture partners in Thailand, as well as Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia. REGISTER