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.

International Trade Events Calendar

Location Event Color Legend

Northern OH

Northern KY

Southern OH

Outside Ohio

Northern Ohio
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/DGM CLE logo_160.jpg

Discover Global Markets: Europe & Beyond!

Event Start Date: 9/18/2017

Event End Date: 9/20/2017

Email Me A Reminder About This Event:
Email Me!
Sign Up To This Event
There are currently 96 spaces left.
Cost per place: $5,000.00
This event can only be signed up for between 9/17/2017 12:00 AM - 10/18/2017 11:59 PM

Discover Global Markets: U.S. Manufacturers to 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 Industry Specialists 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 over 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.  For more information or to register click here.


 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 * Export Tradecraft Industry Leaders Who Will Be Presenting:


Assn. for Manufacturing Technology
Baker Hostetler
Case Western Reserve University
Center for Automotive Research
General Electric
Lightweight Innovations of Tomorrow
Local Motors
McDonald Hopkins
McKinsey Global Institute 
Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Assn.
Ohio Aerospace Institute
Parker Aerospace
Plante Moran
Pratt & Whitney
Rockwell Automation
Sentry Protection Products
Siemens PLM Software

Ohio Trade Organizations

Here you can access various non-profit trade organizations that we like to promote and support. Please join us in supporting these various organizations. Please click here to access our list of Ohio International Trade Organizations

Documents and Information
Submit Your Company Or Event

Here you can submit your company's success story or your non-profit trade organization. Upon approval we'll post your information to the website.

About Us
About Us

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.

Read More
Get In touch
Get In touch

If you have any question please e-mail or call us without hesitation.


Penny Toschlog

Monday to Friday

Todd Hiser

Monday to Friday