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Coronavirus Special Topic Conference Cal...

Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce in partnership with the Connecticut District Export Council for our special topic conference call series. This series of conference calls will run throughout the Spring 2020. For More information:

Foreign Trade Zone Basics

Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce, Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Connecticut District Export Council, FTZ 71 and MetroHartford Alliance to learn more about the benefits and resources available to Economic Development Organizations and Manufactures through the FTZ Program. Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: 9:00-10:30 AM – Seminar        Location: 213 Court St Middletown, CT (Wilcox Room, […]

Reverse Trade Mission with Mexico

The CT DEC in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service hosted a reverse trade mission with ten education consultants from Mexico. The delegation visited six school throughout the state in hopes to increase international student recruitment from Mexico to CT.

Creating a Website for Today’s Industria

Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, Connecticut District Export Council, and Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce. Part 1-Creating a Website for Today’s Industrial Buyer Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 Time: 1pm-2pm Eastern Cost: FREE Register Here:   Running a manufacturing business isn’t easy, this webinar will provide insights and valuable tips to help you […]

Supporting Collaborative Innovation in O...

Erin Donahue, Trade Commissioner for Defense and Ocean Technologies at the Canadian Consulate in Boston, will provide an overview of the Canadian ocean technology industry. Highlighting recent initiatives, such as the Ocean Supercluster, she will discuss how government and industry in Canada are collaborating to foster innovation in the ocean economy. She will also discuss synergies between Canada and New England’s ocean industries and highlight opportunities for cross-border collaboration.

Export Documentation Basics Seminar w/ I...

Please join the U.S. Commercial Service, Connecticut District Export Council and University of Connecticut School of Business. This seminar will assist Connecticut firms learn how to prepare, process and navigate export documentation. This workshops will focus on the principal documents required for exports shipments. It will also include some tips on how to navigate and find useful information. The understanding of the various types of export documents and how they are used has helped many companies streamline their internal processes, simplifying the export process, and leading to increased profits.

Defense Attache Event

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, fifteen Connecticut defense firms were showcased at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC. Over 60 defense attaches from 23 countries attended the program to discuss the Connecticut firms’ products, technologies, and the current procurement needs of each country’s defense forces.