January - June: Export Training Seminars
In the last four years, the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington (EFACW) provided training seminars as part of the State Trade Export and Promotion (STEP) Grant on introductory government-guaranteed export finance programs, export compliance and commercial letters of credit training seminars around Washington State. Today, EFACW continues to provide introductory export training seminars around the state on the following topics: International Banking and Incoterms, Export Compliance, NAFTA and the 3 Free Trade Agreements, Harmonized Tariff System/ Schedule B Classification, and International Documentation (all training sessions are eligible for NASBITE-CGBP re-certification CEU’s).
All training sessions are facilitated by Mike Allocca, a nationally recognized speaker on such topics. For registration and more information visit www.efacw.org/Events.
June 19-22: BIO International
The BIO International Convention is the largest worldwide gathering of the bioscience industry that attracts more than 15,000 attendees from 60 countries. BIO attendees include thousands of leading biotech companies across the globe, top pharma companies, CROs and CMOs, key academic institutions including the major research labs and government agencies and the leading consultants and service companies. The convention features speakers, thousands of exhibitors AND one of the greatest opportunities to make connections quickly and efficiently. Exhibitor information.
June 19-25: Paris Air Show
Featuring 2,303 exhibitor companies from 48 countries and attended by 296 official delegations from 91 countries and 149,947 trade visitors, the Paris Air Show is an excellent opportunity for Washington businesses to court new orders from customers around the world. Learn more…
July 18-25: Tech Mission to Tokyo
Washington’s growing artificial intelligence and machine learning clusters will be showcased at this important business opportunity, co-sponsored by Innovation Finders Capital and the Department of Commerce. Participants will be able to identify new sales opportunities and potential partners with top Japanese firms. Learn more about the mission.