Subject: Your Global New North Update: August 2018

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Global New North News

Here's why U.S. small businesses don't export more

The Commerce Department kicks off World Trade Week on Monday. It’s honoring 43 U.S. exporters. Thirty-three of them are small- or mid-sized businesses. But as it turns out, small businesses could be exporting more.

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10 Common Export Documents You Should Know About

Exports of physical goods is very rewarding and lucrative for business, and can be expensive and risky if not done properly; therefore, in every scenario, the exporter must be aware of the export documents used to ship the goods.

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Programs and Resources that Spur Economic Prosperity in Wisconsin

Discover the support WEDC and Wisconsin’s statewide economic development network offer businesses and communities by searching the categories below, or find other partnership opportunities, other similar businesses and more.

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Upcoming Trade Ventures
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is leading the following trade missions in 2018 listed below:

Africa: Sept 22-Oct 3, 2018
Australia: Nov 9-Nov 27, 2018
To learn more about WEDC Trade Ventures, click HERE.

Each year, the Council of Great Lakes Governors leads multi-state trade missions to assist small to medium sized companies from the Great Lakes region to export their products and services.
Mexico: Nov 11-14, 2018

To learn more about these Trade Ventures, click HERE.
Upcoming Trade Events

 August 28, 2018

Forward-thinking Wisconsin companies are taking advantage of the explosive growth seen in other parts of the world. Today, 95% of consumers are outside the United States, and small-to-midsize Wisconsin companies are profiting from this global demographic. Successful companies are tapping into new markets with a customized export expansion strategy. They’ve done the analysis and they’re targeting the top two or three countries that have the greatest revenue potential and the least risk.

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Food Export Seminar: Tools of the Trade
September 19, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, in collaboration with the Food Export Association of the Midwest, is offering an export seminar for Wisconsin agricultural and food companies to learn the 'tools of the trade' in exporting. Don't miss this opportunity to attend an export seminar specific for food and agriculture companies to learn best practices and increase your knowledge to become a more competitive exporter.

To learn more, click HERE.

Expomina Peru 2018
September 12-14, 2018

EXPOMINA PERU, the largest and most important International mining exhibition in 2018 will specialize in products and services for the mining industry and will once again be held at the Jockey Exhibition Center . For three days the event will bring together a large number of entrepreneurs and suppliers of the mining sector. It will be an excellent opportunity to establish and strengthen trade relations and to explore and define new business in South America.

To learn more, click HERE.
Global Trade Training

Fox Valley Technical College – Global Education & Services

If your business depends on individuals with solid international business skills and experience to successfully navigate the complex world of global business, bridge these knowledge gaps with workshops and training delivered by FVTC. Comprehensive global trade training in topics such as: feasibility of international trade, planning for market entry, intercultural competence, document management, product and service development, international marketing, and others.

Contact FVTC for your global trade training needs. Customized services available. To learn more, click HERE.
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