Ohio DEC - A Gateway for Ohio Companies and Export Businesses

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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The University of Toledo (NW Ohio) 2801 W. Bancroft St.
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U of Toledo Export Success Program

Event Start Date: 4/14/2017

Event End Date: 4/14/2017

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University of Toledo’s Export Success 9-month export training program is starting in April 2017.


If your company is a re-active exporter and you want to grow your exports and develop an export process to handle this growth, than this program is perfect for your company.


Program features include:

·       An assessment with your company before the first session to best understand your particular situation and needs.

·       Customized topics for discussion that will address your company’s needs and provide relevant information to help you develop/ expand new markets.

·       Access to the International Partner Search (IPS), a report that will help identify and secure prequalified global partners or access to Gold Key Matching services (an approximately $800 value) at no additional cost, made possible by the generous support of United Parcel Service.

·       Regularly scheduled meetings featuring distinguished business experts who address a wide range of topics on international business.

·       Opportunities to meet one-on-one with leaders of successful international exporters to personally guide you along your road to enhanced success.

·       Access to ancillary educational programs offered by The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation, such as the Schmidt School of Professional Sales, and a one-year membership to the Center for Family and Privately-Held Business.

·       Access to the Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network or the US Commercial Service, which  provide export assistance services to small- and medium-sized businesses


Cost: $2,000 which include a free matchmaking service (up to $800 in value) provided by the U.S. Commercial via the generous support of UPS.


We encourage you to enroll in this unique and proven educational opportunity. You can also find more detailed information including dates, planned curriculum, testimonials and registration forms at http://www.utoledo.edu/business/exportsuccess/    


Please contact Debbe Skutch of the University of Toledo with any questions regarding this program at 419 530-4058 or debbe.skutch@utoledo.edu

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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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