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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Auto Trade Mission to Costa Rica

Event Start Date: 5/21/2018

Event End Date: 5/22/2018

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Are you interested in exploring growing markets in Central America?

Be a part of the Auto Care Association trade mission to Costa Rica, May 21 – 22 and take advantage of this cost-effective business development opportunity to gain first-hand market information, save time and maximize your results!

Trade mission packages include:

  • Personalized business-to-business matchmaking meetings
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Local transportation and meals
  • Interpreters
  • Market overview briefings

The trade mission is open to all companies in the industry, with qualifying companies eligible to receive a $2,000 offset of the trade mission package cost.

Click here to register!

The trade mission to Costa Rica is part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support export promotion projects in Latin America.

Read testimonials from our past trade mission participants!

For details and to register, visit www.autocare.org/trade-missions. For additional event information, contact Carolina Arregoces at carolina.arregoces@autocare.org or 240-333-1037.

Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has more than 3,000 member companies that represent some 150,000 independent automotive businesses that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. Please visit www.autocare.org.

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

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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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