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

Cleveland State University 1860 East 18th street
United States

Distributors, Agents & Joint Ventures

Event Start Date: 2/20/2018 8:00 AM

Event End Date: 2/20/2018 2:30 PM

Email Me A Reminder About This Event:
Email Me!

Click Here To Register!


Your company is committed to expanding on your international reach, now you need strategic partners in that country or a region. Each country or region may require your company to apply a different expansion strategy.  Join us to discover answers to the following questions and more from the industry veterans. 

Topics covered:

What are the best ways to identify distributors? Agents?
When/Where best to implement joint venture strategy?
Does your company have a formal, written, process to qualify foreign partners?
What criteria or process do you use to ultimately select the foreign partner?
How do you set up agreements after you’ve selected them?
How and when to expand your relationship and when to part ways? 

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