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Accessing International Markets Virtually Webinar Series
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Latin and South America

Accessing International Markets Virtually – Colombia

October 30, 2020

The United States is Colombia’s largest trading partner, and Colombia was the 21st largest market for U.S. exports in 2018. Due to Colombia’s close political ties, geographic proximity to the United States, and Colombians’ appreciation for the quality and reliability of U.S products, consumers in Colombia generally have a preference for U.S. products and services. 

View the webinar to learn about accessing Colombia virtually.

Speaker: 

Adriana Bohorquez Brunette, Founding and Executive Director, AB Trade Link

Accessing International Markets Virtually Webinar Series
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Latin and South America
North America

Accessing International Markets Virtually – Mexico

October 16, 2020

Mexico is the 15th largest economy in the world, and recent economic reforms have liberalized key sectors such as energy and telecommunications, creating market opportunities for U.S. companies. Close cultural, social, and economic ties make Mexico a natural market to consider for first-time and expanding exporters.

View the webinar to learn about accessing Mexico virtually.

Speaker:  Mary Claire Whitaker, Founding Partner, Neighbors International Business Group

Accessing International Markets Virtually Webinar Series
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Europe

Accessing International Markets Virtually – Western Europe

October 9, 2020

Europe is a huge trading partner for the US in many different sectors, this can be evidenced by the fact that if the EU countries together were a single market, it would rank as the number one export market for the US (2018).

View the webinar to learn about accessing Western Europe virtually.

Speaker: 
Dr. Colm Reilly, Associate Director, OCO Global

Accessing International Markets Virtually Webinar Series
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Middle East

Accessing International Markets Virtually – UAE

October 1, 2020

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been the top U.S. export market in the Middle East North Africa region for the last 10 years and a critical regional hub for 1,500 American companies doing business throughout the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. 

Speaker: 
Anne Jafery, Managing Partner, Channels Business Solutions

COVID-19 World Webinar Series
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Africa

Emerging Markets: Post-COVID-19 Trends and Directions in Africa

June 26, 2020

Emerging markets are now over half of the world economy and Africa is increasing relative to this. The global economic meltdown has highlighted Africa’s status as the next big market poised for unprecedented growth in the coming years. Emerging markets are now over half of the world economy and Africa is increasing relative to this. Innovation is more and more coming from emerging markets, so it is key to be tied in intellectually / analytically. Learn how to access the growing emerging markets of Africa.

Africa is a big space to cover, and there is a presence for Virginia all across the continent.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • Insights into Emerging Markets: Post-COVID-19 Trends and Directions
  • Africa – overall directions
  • Southern Africa (see below for key sectors)
  • East Africa (see below for key sectors)
  • West Africa (see below for key sectors)

Key sectors: Healthcare, ICT / IT, Manufacturing, Mining Equipment, Agricultural Technology, & Chemicals

We have partnered with Zurcom International to learn more.

Speakers:

  • Richard Zurba – Director
  • Additional regional Zurcom staff
COVID-19 World Webinar Series
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Europe

Impact of COVID-19 on the European Market

June 19, 2020

In Europe, Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains, workforces, and key sectors, leaving governments to take varying approaches to recovery. Manufacturing, retail, and automotive industries look to be among those most affected. However, food and beverage, life sciences, financial services, and innovative industries still have the potential for success.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • The current environment in Europe, and the recovery plan for the top European trading markets
  • Trends, opportunities, and challenges for key sectors in the world of COVID-19
  • Industries that have the potential for success
  • Implications of COVID-19 on export of goods and services
  • The future of international trade in a post-COVID-19 world

We have partnered with OCO Global to learn more.

Speaker:

  • Colm Reilly, Associate Director