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 KY

Southern OH

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Northern KY
April
25
Importer/Exporter Boot Camp
Event Start Date: 4/25/2017 Event End Date: 4/25/2017
Importer/Exporter Boot Camp
Event Locations
Northern KY
Northern Ohio
April
26
3D Printing for a Competitive Edge
Event Start Date: 4/26/2017 8:30 AM Event End Date: 4/26/2017 10:30 AM
3-D Printing offers the opportunity to quickly make parts and tooling for small run orders, a frequent requirement in international business. The Youngstown area is a center for this technology. The International Business Network is sponsoring a meeting at the Youngstown Business Incubator for a briefing on how your business can employ this capability. Advance registration, including email address, by Friday, April 21, 2017 is required for security screening.
Event Locations
Northern Ohio
Northern KY
April
27
Doing Business with China Regional Symposium
Event Start Date: 4/27/2017 Event End Date: 4/27/2017
Event Locations
Northern KY
ITASWO 10050 Innovation Drive, Suite 400
Dayton
Alabama
45432
United States
May
10
ITASWO World Trade Day Conference - Advanced Global Strategies
Event Start Date: 5/10/2017 Event End Date: 5/10/2017
Learn from area experts on how to strategize and plan for international business success in the areas of marketing, brand protection, and global distribution as well as how to manage the risks associated with doing business in China.
Event Locations
ITASWO
Northern Ohio
May
16
International Letters of Credit Seminar
Event Start Date: 5/16/2017 8:30 AM Event End Date: 5/16/2017 4:00 PM
Learn to fully comply with Letters of Credit requirements. Get involved in the set-up process, learn the basic terminology and significance of various documents, and learn how to prevent and handle discrepancies. Learn how to insure that you receive payment for your shipments, how to get paid faster and how to lower bank fees.
Event Locations
Northern Ohio
Northern Ohio
May
17
Export Documentation Seminar
Event Start Date: 5/17/2017 8:30 AM Event End Date: 5/17/2017 4:00 PM
Expand your export business and provide stellar service to your foreign buyers. An in-depth understanding of export procedures combined with a study of the appropriate documentation will give you a valuable advantage in making your international trade business a success.
Event Locations
Northern Ohio
Cleveland State University 1860 East 18th street
Cleveland
Alabama
44115
United States
May
18
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad for US Exporters
Event Start Date: 5/18/2017 8:00 AM Event End Date: 5/18/2017 2:30 PM
Event Locations
Cleveland State University
Northern Ohio
May
18
Tariff Classification Seminar
Event Start Date: 5/18/2017 8:30 AM Event End Date: 5/18/2017 4:00 PM
The classification and valuation of goods are a major and key decision in your business. This is critical information not only for duty purposes, but also to determine whether goods are subject to quotas, restraints, embargoes, or other restrictions or trade privileges like NAFTA and other Free Trade Agreements.
Event Locations
Northern Ohio
Northern Ohio
May
19
NAFTA Rules of Origin Seminar
Event Start Date: 5/19/2017 8:30 AM Event End Date: 5/19/2017 4:00 PM
Are you claiming NAFTA? Learn whether or not your product should be shipped under the NAFTA Rules. Learn the rules to qualify and classify your goods under the NAFTA Agreement and review in detail the NAFTA Certificate of Origin Document. This seminar prepares a company for shipping into Mexico and Canada under the NAFTA rules. Basic understanding of the HTS and GRI is required for this course. If you are not familiar with tariff classification and GRI, we recommend you sign up for Tariff Classification prior to taking the NAFTA Rules of Origin.
Event Locations
Northern Ohio
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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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Get In touch

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

 

Penny Toschlog

Monday to Friday
Penny.Toschlog@trade.gov
513-684-2944

Todd Hiser

Monday to Friday
Todd.Hiser@trade.gov
216-522-4756