Nov. 13-17, 2017: MEDICA
MEDICA Düsseldorf is the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry, featuring more than 5,000 exhibitors, and attracting over 127,000 attendees from some 135 nations including visitors from Asia, Africa, and North America.Leading European countries importing Washington medical devices include Germany, the U.K., Ireland, France, the Netherlands, and Italy, with over half a billion dollars worth of medical products exported from Washington State to Europe in 2016.
Feb. 26 - Mar. 1: Mobile World Congress
Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest trade show for the mobile technology industry. In 2017 more than 108,000 people attended the show; 60,000 of these held C-Suite level positions. The show featured 2,300 exhibitors across nine halls, as well as more than 3,500 international media and industry analysts.
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.