May. 21  BEER, WINE, & SPIRITS BUYERS MISSION AT BAR18  More

May. 21  AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET TRADE MISSION TO COSTA RICA  More

May. 21  SWEETS AND SNACKS BUYERS MISSION AT THE 2018 SWEETS AND SNACKS EXPO  More

May. 22  HOW THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS SHAPED ECONOMICS IN THE PAST DECADE  More

May. 22  PACIFIC ISLANDS BUSINESS  More

May. 22  EUROPE''S GDPR AND EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD – WHAT U.S. EXPORTERS NEED TO KNOW  More

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May. 22  DRIVING MIDDLE MARKET GROWTH WORLDWIDE

2018 Global M&A Conference sponsored by the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago. Keynote luncheon speaker: Theo Epstein, President of Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs. Afternoon panels include: Global Market Trends; Inbound M&A Energized; War Stories of Do’s & Do Not''s of Global Deal Making. 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. (includes Reception), Swissôtel Chicago, 323 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago. ACG Members - $275; Non-members - $395.

For information & registration, please see:
http://www.cvent.com/events/m-a-finance-festival/custom-35-9decb48af4634c3ca852195385e68020.aspx.

May. 22  COMPLYING WITH EUROPEAN STANDARDS: HAZARD AND RISK ANALYSIS TRAINING FOR MACHINERY

Sponsored by the North Dakota Trade Office, this is a unique opportunity for six companies to bring their machinery on-site for hazard and risk analysis training (May 21-22). Each company’s team (up to 8 persons) will be performing the Hazard and Risk Analysis on their equipment in accordance with the Essential Health and Safety Requirements of Annex 1 Part 1 of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. Attendees will learn how to reduce risk and how to translate findings of the assessment into requirements for design based on EU standards. Attendees will also learn if they can self-certify their products and issue signed Declarations of Conformity or Incorporation with the Machinery Directive. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., NDTO Conference Room, 2nd Floor Schollander Pavilion, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 West Main Avenue, West Fargo, ND. NDTO Members - $2,000/company; Non-members - $2,500.

For information & registration, please see:
http://ndto.com/2018/02/may-trade-talk-complying-with-european-standards-2-day-hazard-and-risk-analysis-training-for-machinery/.

May. 22  EXPORT DOCUMENTATION

Webinar sponsored by the Global Training Center. Topics include: Structuring Export Sales to Foreign Markets; Negotiating Your Contract and Meeting Its Terms; Incoterms® 2010, Product Transportation & Risk of Loss; Forms of Payment; Customs & Tariff Planning Considerations; Export Controls; Freight Forwarders, Packing and Transportation; Reporting the Export; Export Documentation. 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CDT. Fee: $545 (by April 22; $595 thereafter).

For information & registration, please see:
http://www.globaltrainingcenter.com/webinars/webinar-topics/export-documentation.




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