Illinois International Business Calendar

As a public service, the ITA/GC publishes a listing of international business events. The calendar is distributed to over 5,000 ITA/GC members and non-members. The Calendar is a collaborative effort among the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITA/GC), the Illinois Trade Office (ITO) of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), and the Illinois District Export Council (IDEC) on behalf of The U.S. Export Assistance Center/Chicago (USEAC). Inclusion of an event does not imply endorsement by any of the sponsoring organizations.

Download the Calendar in PDF format (Last Updated 01/20)

Jan. 26  NAFTA RULES OF ORIGIN

Webinar sponsored by the Global Training Center. Topics include: NAFTA Overview; Definitions; A Closer Look at Origination; Finer Points of Origination; NAFTA and Special Sectors; The NAFTA Certificate of Origin Form; Country of Origin for Marking Purposes; NAFTA Strategies for Businesses; Appeal Procedures; Country of Origin Marking Rules; Record Keeping, Penalties, Denial of Benefits; Maquiladora Industry; Annex 401 Specific Rules of Origin; Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement; Other Free Trade Agreements. 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m. CST. Fee: $545 (by December 28; $595 thereafter).

For information & registration, please see:
https://www.globaltrainingcenter.com/event/nafta-rules-of-origin-webinar/.

Jan. 27  ARAB HEALTH 2019 (DUBAI, UAE)

The Illinois Office of Trade and Investment invites qualified Illinois firms to participate in a trade mission (Janary 27-30) to the largest, and most comprehensive, healthcare exhibition in the Middle East and the second largest in the world. In its 45th year, it is expected to attract more than 106,500 healthcare professionals to visit with 4,250 exhibitors. The regional industry is worth $100 billion per year. Approximately 20% of all healthcare seekers are from the Gulf and Arab states, with UAE patients alone estimated to be spending over $2 billion on medical travel every year. For more information, please contact Sam Ntum: sam.ntum@illinois.gov.

Jan. 27  NEW SAFE FOOD FOR CANADIANS REGULATIONS

Webinar, sponsored by ComplianceOnline, will provide a broad overview of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation (SFCR) standard to process, import or export foods for Canada including background, new revisions, enhanced regulations, tools and portal for compliance. 12:00 1:00 p.m. CST. Fee: $179.

For information & registration, please see:
https://www.complianceonline.com/safe-food-for-canadians-regulations-webinar-training-706008-prdw.




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