National Maritime Day Ceremony

National Maritime Day, May 22nd, is our day! Our council ceremony with attendees of the former the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans will again be in Sacramento. We will read the 2019 presidential proclamation. For those interested, lunch will follow in Old Sacramento. Tickets or reservations are not necessary.

Go Global Webinar Series – Manage Challenges

The U.S. Census Bureau provides valuable resources and training on understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations, classifying your commodities, filing export information, and utilizing international trade data.

Part 4 – Manage Challenges: How do I keep my product from being copied or pirated? How do I protect my brand? What if my product is held up at customs or blocked? Learn how to protect your intellectual property, get quick help from our U.S. embassies, and get the government behind
resolving unfair trade barriers.

May 30 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT / 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT

Go Global Webinar Series – Prepare to Ship

The U.S. Census Bureau provides valuable resources and training on understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations, classifying your commodities, filing export information, and utilizing international trade data.

Part 3 – Prepare to Ship: How do I follow all the rules? What does it look like to sell abroad? How do I ensure a nice profit? Learn about the key U.S. regulations you need to abide by, tips for smooth shipping, and getting ahead of foreign market standards or requirements.

May 23 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT / 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT

Go Global Webinar Series – Get Paid

The U.S. Census Bureau provides valuable resources and training on understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations, classifying your commodities, filing export information, and utilizing international trade data.

Part 2 – Get Paid: How do I get the money I need to grow and manage cash flow? How do I make sure I get paid and not just ripped off? How do I know if I can trust a foreign business partner? Learn how to get the working capital you need, manage risk, and protect your financial interests in international markets.

May 16 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT / 2:00 – 30:00 pm EDT

Go Global Webinar Series – Getting Started

The U.S. Census Bureau provides valuable resources and training on understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations, classifying your commodities, filing export information, and utilizing international trade data.

Part 1 – Getting Started: How do I know I am ready to export? Who can help me, and where do I start? How do I target markets and find foreign buyers? Prepare your company to export, Part 1 – Getting Started: How do I know I am ready to export? Who can help me, and where do I start? How do I target markets and find foreign buyers? Prepare your company to export, learn howto tap the expertise of international trade experts, and connect with foreign buyers.

May 9 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT / 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT

National Maritime Day Ceremony

National Maritime Day is Tuesday, May 22nd. The Navy League of the United States Pacific Merchant Marine Council, in partnership with the American Merchant Marine Veterans, will again be in Sacramento for the Council Ceremony at 11:00 am. At the ceremony, the 2018 presidential proclamation will be read. We hope you can attend!

The location of the ceremony is adjacent to the Maritime Monument located on the promenade on the east bank of the Sacramento River between Tower Bridge and Embassy Suites. Tickets or reservations are not necessary.

GRIN China & India Trade Mission

The key to growing a global online business is to develop your local knowledge and network. The Global Retail Insights Network (GRIN) is organizing this U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Mission to help you increase your understanding of the two most vital eCommerce countries in the world, India and China. (Shanghai, China & Mumbai, India) *Note: NorCalWTC members are eligible for a special GRIN grant to subsidize the cost – register by July 30.

Renewable Energy Integration Trade Mission to Canada

Over the next year Canada is predicted to account for nearly one-fourth of all U.S. exports in the Renewable Energy Sector, and that could increase dramatically if U.S. firms take advantage of the opportunities presenting themselves in Western Canada right now. Canada’s proximity to the United States and the close commercial relationship enjoyed by many U.S. suppliers provides exporters a favorable environment to sell their products or services. Join the U.S. Commercial Service for this Trade Mission. (Canada)