The Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington has a formal partnership with the International Trade Administration (ITA) through the U.S. Commercial Service – Seattle office.
Through this partnership, the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington can expand the export resources available to our clients, provide innovative and quality programs, and extend our services from the valuable expertise available through the U.S. Commercial Service. Not only do we benefit from our esteemed partnership, but more importantly, the small business exporters have become more aware of the support available for them to be able to compete confidently in the global marketplace.
The U.S. Commercial Service - Seattle office serves exporters in Washington State. Companies can find assistance locally in more than 100 Commercial Service offices nationwide.
An overview of the fundamentals in exporting, designed for small to medium sized companies who are considering finding new market segments overseas.
A guide that explains the basics of trade finance so that U.S. companies can evaluate appropriate financing options to help ensure they get paid for their export sales.
Don't miss the chance to connect with our highly knowledgeable speakers and gain insights into the resources available to boost your business growth. Gabriela Zelaya, from the Department of Commerce, brings years of experience in supporting black-owned businesses on their growth journey. Ricardo Berris, who embarked on his entrepreneurial journey over 17 years ago, will share his extensive experience and insights into business operations across more than 5 countries.
The objective for this mission is to support the U.S. vision to grow sustainable and secure clean energy markets in India by promoting U.S. exports and removing trade barriers. This trade mission will accelerate the adoption and deployment of energy and environmental solutions, helping India to meet its climate commitments and protect human health and the environment.
Participants in the mission will be introduced to key stakeholders in India and assist U.S. companies in finding foreign business partners to export their products and services in India. The mission will include customized one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and joint venture partners. Participants will gain market insights, make industry contacts, and solidify business strategies with the primary goal of increasing U.S. exports of clean energy and environmental technologies, products, and services to India.
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing a Global Diversity Export Initiative (GDEI) Trade Mission to Panama, Costa Rica, and Colombia from March 10-15, 2024, that will include the Opportunities for Woman-Owned Businesses in the Americas Conference in Panama City, Panama on March 10-11, 2024.
Recruitment and consideration will be extended to all export-ready U.S. companies, including small businesses, trade associations and other exporting organizations that meet the established criteria for participation in the mission. ITA is seeking to improve outreach and representation of businesses with owners and/or leaders from underserved communities, including through the GDEI.
The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service and EnglishUSA, in coordination with EducationUSA, is pleased to announce that a Certified Trade Mission (CTM) to Mexico (Merida & Mexico City) and Colombia (Medellin & Barranquilla) for post-secondary English language programs is scheduled for April 21 - April 27, 2024
Trade Winds, the largest U.S. Government-led trade mission and business development forum, will be held in Istanbul, Türkiye. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds features pre-scheduled meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from 26 countries throughout Europe, exciting conference programming and plenty of networking! The meeting scheduling platform will open to all paid registrants in early April.
GES Canada is the largest B2B exhibition and conference engaging with industry buyers and sellers, stakeholders and partners, CEOs, and young professionals together to share knowledge and fuel innovation in the ever-changing energy landscape. GES 2024 will be inclusive of all energy systems such as oil sands, hydrogen, wind, solar, petrochemicals, gas and LNG, electrification, and nuclear. Show Brochure. To inquire about the U.S. Pavilion, contact Melissa Smith, IMEX Management.
Are you interested in an excellent opportunity to promote your Emergency Management Solutions to buyers, distributors and emergency management procurement officials in Canada?
The U.S. Commercial Service is hosting this program and the showcase will be held virtually January 2024. Selected participants will be given an opportunity to share a virtual presentation of their Emergency Management Solutions to Canadian buyers, distributors and emergency management procurement officials. Only six (6) U.S. companies will be showcased.