Past Events

The NorCalWTC provides high-quality events that ensure our members are fully equipped to succeed and grow in the international marketplace.

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Northern California WTC Events

Partner Events

  • Smart Cities Trade Mission to Poland and the Czech Republic

    September 10, 2017

    Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a smart cities trade mission. (Poland & Czech Republic)

  • U.S. Cyber Security Trade Mission to Canada

    September 11, 2017

    The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing a Cyber Security Trade mission to three locations in Canada to introduce U.S. firms to Canada’s expanding opportunities within the Cyber Security industry, and to assist U.S. companies in pursuing export opportunities in this sector. (Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, Canada)

  • GRIN China & India Trade Mission

    September 19, 2017

    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.

  • Sustainable Building & Construction Trade Mission to Mexico

    October 16, 2017

    The United States Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, is organizing a Sustainable Construction Trade Mission to Mexico that will introduce U.S. firms to Mexico’s Sustainable Building & Construction sector, and assist U.S. companies in pursuing export opportunities in the sector. (Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico)

  • Healthcare Trade Mission to South Africa and Kenya

    October 22, 2017

    Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a trade mission that will introduce U.S. firms to the rapidly expanding healthcare sectors in these two countries and to assist U.S. companies in pursuing opportunities in this sector. U.S. companies will attend pre-scheduled meetings with potential agents, distributors, end users, industry contacts and government officials for the goal of launching or increasing exports. (South Africa & Kenya)

  • Renewable Energy Integration Trade Mission to Canada

    October 30, 2017

    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)

  • The Meaning of Brexit

    April 18, 2018

    The pending British exit from the European Union – Brexit — is the most important political event in recent British …

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  • Go Global Webinar Series – Getting Started

    May 9, 2018

    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

  • Go Global Webinar Series – Get Paid

    May 16, 2018

    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

  • National Maritime Day Ceremony

    May 22, 2018

    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.

  • Go Global Webinar Series – Prepare to Ship

    May 23, 2018

    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 – Manage Challenges

    May 30, 2018

    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