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Virtual Forum Expanding Trade In North America & Beyond

Thursday, September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Organized By U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service (U.S. Export Assistance Center)
Online Event


The U.S. Commercial Service invites Women Entrepreneurs to join us for a free six-part digital series to acquire skills and tools to boldly expand sales into new markets in Canada, Mexico, and beyond!


You'll learn how you can benefit from the newly implemented United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)while also building a winning export strategy and developing valuable business connections.

Each session will last for 60-90 minutes and will cover crucial topics to prepare you to succeed in global markets:

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JULY 28:USMCA & Future of Trade in North America


AUG. 11:Financing the Deal and Getting Paid

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AUG. 25:Thriving in the Digital TradeEconomy under USMCA


SEPT. 1:How to Make USMCA Work for You - Customs& Rules of Origin


SEPT. 10:Legal Strategies for Success


SEPT. 22:Protecting Your Most Important Asset - Your IP