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

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Northern OH

Northern KY

Southern OH

Outside Ohio

Northern Ohio
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ACE System Seminar

Event Start Date: 12/5/2018 8:00 AM

Event End Date: 12/5/2018 4:30 PM

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Whether you or your freight forwarder complete the EEI filing on the ACE system, accurate and correct reporting is mandatory for all U.S. exports.


ACE System - Automated Commercial Environment Training Seminar

Wednesday, December 5th, 8am to 4:30pm at Youngstown State University

The responsibility of intentional or unintentional mistakes is always the exporter's responsibility.


The Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS), the State Department, and the U.S. Census Bureau have the complete authority to access your data, review and monitor any errors, licenses, end-user information and much more to ensure exporters are in compliance. Learn how to catch your errors and mistakes before they do.


Who should attend:

·     Anyone who is involved in international trade and has an ACE filing account, regardless whether or not your forwarder files on your behalf

·     The exporting team in addition to the higher management and owners

·     Company’s supply chain manager, CFO, documents & record keeping officer

Compliance managers



Trade Regulation

·     Shannon Barley - Supervisory Survey Statistician

·     U.S. Census Bureau - Washington D.C. Office

Export Shipment Filings in AESDirect (ACE)

·     Alexander George - Survey Statistician 

·     U.S. Census Bureau - Washington D.C. Office

Commodity Classification

·     Crystal Carmon - Supervisory Survey Statistician

·     U.S. Census Bureau - Washington D.C. Office

Customs and Boarder Protection

·     Representative from the Cleveland Office (Tentatively)


Learn how to avoid costly mistakes before they happen!


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Event Location

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.

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


Penny Toschlog

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Todd Hiser

Monday to Friday