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The Ohio District Export Councils created this website to give export companies an all-inclusive resource for international trade events in the Ohio and Northern Kentucky regions. This calendar contains training opportunities, geo-political events, and networking opportunities for not only Ohio companies, but those in the Northern Kentucky region, as well. We welcome you to our website and encourage your participation in the listed events.

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Discover Global Markets: Europe & Beyond!

Event Start Date: 9/18/2017

Event End Date: 9/20/2017

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Discover Global Markets: Europe & Beyond


Discover Global Markets is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. The conference features a dynamic mix of keynote speakers, sector- specific breakout sessions, “ask the experts” and OEM panels, one-on-one meetings with U.S. Commercial Diplomats from around the world, and plenty of time built in for networking.


·         When: September 18 – 20, 2017

·         Location: Westin Cleveland Downtown, 777 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland Ohio 44114

·         Cost: $325 until June 30, 2017

·         Contact: Susan Whitney (Susan.Whitney@trade.gov)

·         Agenda: bit.ly/DGMCleveland


In just two days, attendees of Discover Global Markets: Europe & Beyond will uncover new exporting opportunities, learn from seasoned exporters, and connect with hundreds of networking contacts.


Attendees typically include:

·         CEOs and company presidents

·         International sales executives

·         Export service providers

·         Marketing and sales managers

·         Government decision-makers


Conference tracks include:

·         Advanced manufacturing

·         Aerospace

·         Automotive


Confirmed speakers to date:

·         Airbus

·         Autodesk

·         Center for Automotive Research

·         Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association

·         Ohio Aerospace Institute

·         NASA

·         Revio

·         Rockwell Automation

·         Roll-Rite

·         U.S. Department of Commerce



Find more details here or download the flyer from the link below!


2017 CLE save the date Discover Global Markets.pdf

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Each DEC has approximately 30 members, at least half of whom are exporters. Members also include export trading or management company representatives; bankers; international lawyers and accountants; freight forwarders; and others whose profession supports the U.S. government’s export promotion mission.

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