Subject: Your Global New North Update: October 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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 HERE.



10 Common Export Documents You Should Know About

Exports of physical goods is very rewarding and lucrative for business. Know your export documents used to ship goods before you start to avoid common pitfalls of those new to exporting.

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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:

Australia: Nov. 9-17, 2018
Mexico: Feb. 16-22, 2019

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


Complying with U.S. Export Controls 
 Nov. 14-15, 2018

The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR, steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item, how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN), when you can export or reexport without applying for a license, export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements, and real life examples in applying this information.

To learn more, click HERE.


Food Show PLUS! at Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair 
Nov. 07-10, 2018

Food Show PLUS shortens your learning curve at international tradeshows so you are a more prepared and effective exhibitor. Our Food Show PLUS services make exhibiting internationally easy, so you can focus on selling product. All assistance is provided by our In-Market Representatives who are knowledgeable about the country's food industry. 

To learn more, click HERE.


Discover Global Markets 
Indo-Pacific Dec. 10-12, 2018

Discover Global Markets is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. In just a few days, attendees will uncover new exporting opportunities, learn from seasoned exporters, and connect with hundreds of networking contacts. At Each Discover Global Markets Conference, you will meet one-on-one with U.S. Commercial Diplomats visiting from abroad, participate in panel discussions on the latest industry trends, identify new and emerging markets of opportunity ahead of your competition, and learn about U.S. export programs designed to cut your time to market. 


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.

2 FREE Explore International Trade events this Fall, Register HERE.
Still not sure if exporting is for you?

Schedule a Complimentary Export Assessment with Shirley Malski - malskis@uwosh.edu
Shirley has 25 years industry experience including 15+ years with Chrysler Corporation, Oshkosh Corporation and Bemis Company. She has brought her experience to the New North region and works to support businesses as they enter or expand their export activity.
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