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Trade Events

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.

Two New CT E-Awards

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. Winners hail from 25 states, and of this year’s 48 honorees, 41 are small and medium-sized businesses, while 26 firms are manufacturers.

2019 Space Summit Hightlights

The Middletown USEAC launched its International Space Trade Summit May 19-21, 2019 in Hartford, CT. This event, focused on the “Five Eyes” nations of the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand, provided immense impact for the attending companies.

CT Export Week – April 29-May 2, 2019

Connecticut Export Week 2019 is the only free event of its kind in the nation. This event is designed to encourage more businesses to take the first steps towards ‘going global’. Attendees will have access to the experts in building a global marketplace. Whether you are new to exports or a successful exporting business, you will find the events to be invaluable. We hope you will join us for Connecticut Export Week