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.
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Apr. 22 CE MARK & GLOBAL PRODUCT COMPLIANCE – A NUTS AND BOLTS HOW TO
Workshop sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship, College of DuPage. Presentations by John Allen, Founder & President, Product Safety Consulting, and Zach Person, Program Manager, International Trade Center, College of DuPage. 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., Center for Entrepreneurship, College of DuPage, 2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 201, Lisle, IL. No charge; advance registration required. For information & registration, please see: http://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=25093.
Apr. 22 INDIA TRADE MISSION 2014
The Council of Great Lakes Governors (CGLG) is leading this multi-sector trade mission (April 22 - May 1) to New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. The goal is to assist small to medium sized companies from the Great Lakes region to export products and services, including: Architecture Constructions & Engineering Services; Civil Aviation; Education Services; Environment and Water; Healthcare and Medical Equipment; Infrastructure (Roads, Ports & Railroads); Mining and Mining Equipment; Plastics; Power and Renewables. For further information, please see: www.cglg.org/projects/INDIA2014mission/index.aspx.
Apr. 22 NAFTANEXT
Tri-national summit (April 22-24) organized by the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors, and sponsored by: Diesel Technology Forum; Kansas City Southern; Southern California Association of Governments; TRB; West Coast Corridor Coalition; CenterPoint Properties; and others. The summit will highlight North American supply chains and their environmental and energy implications, and look to the future of freight networks from the mobility, energy and environmental perspectives. Topics include: NAFTA and North American Trade Corridors; Cross-border Transportation and Near-shoring Trends; Enhancing Transportation Capacity to Expand Trade; Future of Fuels and Powertrains in NAFTA Trade; Borders of the Future: Challenges of Today; North American Logistics; The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Utilizing Existing and Emerging Clean Freight Technology; Trade and North American Metropolitan Economies; Boots on the Ground – A real-world perspective of how freight is moved across the NAFTA surface borders. Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago. Fee: $625. For information & registration, please see: www.naftanext.com.