Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

February 18, 2021: The US-China Relationship and Illinois: What Businesses Need to Know

Ambassador Craig Allen, President of the U.S-China Business Council, will discuss ways Illinois can benefit from a thoughtful approach to China's rise as a superpower rival to the U.S.  This webinar will benefit anyone with an interest in the U.S.'s global role in policy, commerce and trade, and how it is increasingly being defined by our relationship with China.

February 18, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Chicago CST
Webinar
To register go to: https://rb.gy/p4u9ou

 

February 22, 2021: How to Export: Freight Forwarder 201

Learn more about shipping and logistics and the role of the freight forwarder in the export process. Topics include when to use and not use a freight forwarder, logistics and International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS).

February 22, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Chicago CST
Webinar
To register go to: https://bit.ly/39BtEXS

 

March 4, 2021: Introduction to Exporting

This Introduction to Exporting webinar helps early-stage businesses explore ways to expand and grow within the international market. It provides basic, practical information about the exporting process, as well as links to many resources that help plan and execute an export strategy. Take-aways include: the benefits and challenges of exporting; how to determine whether your business is 'export-ready'; resources for assistance.

March 4, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Chicago CST
Webinar
To register go to: http://bit.ly/3oSUy1i

 

March 15, 2021: Managing International Distributors

Explore the topic of how to manage your international distribution network. Will discuss negotiations when starting business, culture, leverage, reviews and differences across world regions.

March 15, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Chicago CST
Webinar
To register go to: https://bit.ly/2IvDijy

 

March 18, 2021: ABCs of International Shipping

New to international trade or looking to expand your export sales? This class covers the key steps in getting your goods into your customer's hands overseas. The class will provide a high-level overview of the global supply chain, how it differs from domestic shipping, and ways to reduce costs and risk in international shipping.

March 18, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Chicago CST
Webinar
To register go to: https://abc-sp21.eventbrite.com