Strategies for Global Transparency and Accountability – Addressing Misperceptions of Corruption

Six participants from India are scheduled to visit Cleveland for a global transparency and accountability program in March this year. The participants will explore the city’s best practices for promoting transparency and accountability in all sectors of society. The group will meet with the Inspector General to discuss measures that strengthen ethical conduct in economic […]

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Episode 16: Mexico: A Strategic Ally of the United States

Guest: Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne Ambassador Wayne joined CCWA to discussed the strategic importance of the United States’ relations with Mexico. Wayne served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 2011 to 2015, where he focused on promoting U.S. commercial interests and growing trade between the two nations. In addition, Wayne was Ambassador to Argentina from […]

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Where Do We Go From Here: The Future of Global Trade

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Under the new administration, U.S. trade deals are on the chopping block. Ambassador Earl “Anthony” Wayne will explore the future of global trade and will explain what he views as unfair and inaccurate criticism of U.S. trade deals. Wayne served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico […]

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International Business Network Presents: The Court of International Trade

The International Business Network, NODEC & Commercial Service Cleveland invite you to attend a dinner and program on “The Court of International Trade”. The program features keynote speaker Judge Timothy C. Stanceu, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of International Trade. Appointed by George W. Bush in 2003, he previously served as Deputy Director of […]

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Trade and Finance: Latin America and the Global Economy

In support of the 2014 Summit of the Americas and its call for action, this project will examine the U.S. economic system and the domestic economic forces that influence U.S. trade policy and the policy making process itself. Participants from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela will explore trends and patterns […]

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Monte Ahuja College of Business Global Business Center Presents: Globalizing Your Business: Translating Human Resources

As the complexity of worldwide operations increases, so too the Human Resource functions supporting those operations. Developing strategies for managing global operations in new and unfamiliar ways will be the focus of this program. This program presents an opportunity for you to increase your comfort levels associated with leading a global workforce. Topics presented will […]

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Exporting and Foreign-Trade Zone Toolbox Seminar: Opening Global Markets

Exporting and Foreign-Trade Zone Toolbox Seminar:  Opening Global Markets 8:30 a.m.  –  4:30 p.m.  (Registration at 8 a.m.) Registration Fee:  $95 including Continental breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon break and seminar booklet   Presented by NEOTEC in conjunction with the U.S. Commercial Service /Sponsored by InterChez and FirstMerit Bank   This full-day seminar will provide your […]

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EU – U.S. Free Trade & The Future of World Trade

Cleveland Council on World Affairs, British Consulate-General and the European Union Delegation to the USA Presents: Together the EU and U.S. account for almost half of the world GDP and a third of global trade. The U.S. exports $500 billion each year to the EU, and an ambitious Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade […]

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U.S. Commercial Service Presents: Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

As part of The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada Webinar Series, the U.S. Commercial Services of the Department of Commerce is hosting a webinar on Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada. The Canadian government is one of the largest purchasing entities in the world, buying in excess of US$20 billion worth […]

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City of Mentor International Trade Initiative Presents: Increasing Your International Trade Opportunities with Manufacturing Modifications & Updates on International Standards

This timely seminar will present critical information relating to changes in international trade and manufacturing standards. This seminar is ideal for those seeking to gain valuable knowledge on how to best export goods to international markets. Speakers include Kimberly Kirkendall, President of International Resource Development, Inc.; Michael O’Donnell, Senior Growth & Innovation Advisor at MAGNET; […]

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