As a public service, the ITA/GC publishes a listing of international
business events. The calendar is distributed to over 5,000 ITA/GC members
and non-members. The Calendar is a collaborative effort among the
International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITA/GC), the Illinois
Trade Office (ITO) of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity (DCEO), and the Illinois District Export Council (IDEC) on
behalf of The U.S. Export Assistance Center/Chicago (USEAC). Inclusion of an
event does not imply endorsement by any of the sponsoring organizations.
Download the Calendar in PDF format (Last Updated 12/02)
Dec. 5 EXPORT COMPLIANCE
Webinar, sponsored by the NCBFAA Educational Institute, will summarize the most common export violations and how you need to prepare for 2014 to comply. Presentations by Keith Sanchez, Division Vice President, Avalon Risk Management, and Erik D. Smithweiss, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt LLP. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST. NCBFAA Members - $50; Non-members - $75 (1 CES credit). For information & registration, please see: www.ncbfaa.org/Scripts/4Disapi.dll/events/export-compliance/622.
Dec. 5 IMPORTING - THE REAL BASICS
Webinar, sponsored by Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., focuses on the most frequently encountered issues facing importers and offers practical information on how to protect your company’s interests. 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. CST. Fee: $200 (1.5 CCS credits). For information & registration, please see: www.strtrade.com/events-Importing-Basics-120513.html.
Dec. 5 OPPORTUNITIES IN KENYA’S ENERGY AND POWER GENERATION SECTORS
Direct line teleconference sponsored by the Bureau of Economic & Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State. U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec will lead a discussion with U.S. Commercial Service and USAID personnel on doing business in Kenya and on opportunities for U.S. firms, particularly in the energy sector. 9:00 a.m. CST. No charge; advance registration required. For information & registration, please see: www.state.gov/e/eb/directline/events/214414.htm.