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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Outisde Ohio
OAICI Water Development Mission to Israel
Event Start Date: 3/17/2018 Event End Date: 3/24/2018
The mission takes place from Saturday, March 17 – Saturday, March 24, 2018 and will include attendance at CleanTech Israel 2018, a professional conference and showcase in Tel Aviv. Through our contacts in Israel, the OIAI has secured a land travel package totaling $2,500 per person which includes all land transportation, group meals, lodging, and other fees associated with group mission activities. This rate does not include airfare (estimated at about $1,300), single occupancy lodging supplement, tips, travel insurance, and personal expenses
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Outisde Ohio
Southern Ohio
Small Business Workshop featuring US Congressman Warren Davidson
Event Start Date: 3/23/2018 9:00 AM Event End Date: 3/23/2018 11:30 AM
Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-8), members of his staff, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration, the Small Business Administration (SBA), Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network at Wright State University, FASTLANE, located at University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) and the Small Business Office of the Air Force Research Lab (Wright Patterson Air Force Base) will be on hand at this seminar to discuss opportunities for small- and medium-sized businesses.
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Southern Ohio
Outisde Ohio
Group Gold Key Service to Nigeria
Event Start Date: 3/28/2018 Event End Date: 3/28/2018
Meet over 400 vetted Nigerian businesses across all sectors looking for U.S. suppliers • Featuring all-day B2B meetings for U.S. & vetted Nigerian companies • Meet Commercial Specialists from partner posts such as Benin, Cameroun, Gabon, etc. • U.S. companies may opt for a Single Company Promotion or Gold Key Matchmaking Service Wednesday March 28, 2018 | 8:00AM - 4:00PM
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Outisde Ohio
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Webinar: Sending Temporary Workers from the US to Canada
Event Start Date: 4/10/2018 1:00 PM Event End Date: 4/10/2018 2:00 PM
This webinar will assist U.S. companies, such as architects, engineers, technicians and installers, in understanding the process for temporary travel to Canada to perform after-sales warranty repairs, engage in business development, and exhibit at trade shows.
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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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