Calendar Archive

This is an archive of previous international trade events in Alabama.
For a list of upcoming events, go to the current Alabama trade calendar page.

DATE
TOPIC
LOCATION
May 2016
17 Ex-Im Bank Forum: Reducing Risk & Unleashing Opportunity Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce
18 Ex-Im Bank Forum: Reducing Risk & Unleashing Opportunity Birmingham Business Alliance
19 Ex-Im Bank Forum: Reducing Risk & Unleashing Opportunity Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
24 Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative
Presented by ARC – Appalachian Regional Commission
Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa, AL
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
26-28 SEUS-CP 2016 Conference and B2B Meetings Nashville, TN
TBA BioScience Trade Mission to Germany & Switzerland Export Alabama
June 2016
1 International Tax Strategies:  IC-DISC Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
16 Business Leader Briefing on Trans-Pacific Partnership
Presented by the White House Business Council and NAITA
ADTRAN
Huntsville, AL
10:00 – 11:30 AM
September 2016
TBA State Trade Mission to Mexico Export Alabama
October 2016
17-18 NAITA – U.S. Export Controls with Reform Changes:  EAR & OFAC Huntsville
19-20 NAITA – U.S. Export Controls with Reform Changes:  ITAR Huntsville

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January 2016
12 Innovation Depot Lunch and Learn Innovation Depot Training Room
Birmingham, AL
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
14 28th Annual Economic Outlook Conference Embassy Suites
Montgomery, AL
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
14 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
U. S. Policy in Syria
The Club
Birmingham, AL
6:00 PM
19 Trans-Pacific Partnership Business Roundtable Birmingham Business Alliance
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
21 NAITA 2016 Annual Meeting:  Global Trade Outlook Westin Huntsville
11:00 AM Registration
11:30 AM Program
27 SUSTA Market Trend Webinar:  MEXICO Webinar
10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
February 2016
2 Investing in Belgium Business Roundtable The Club
Birmingham, AL
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Why Tibet Matters:  A Historical, Cultural, Political and Spiritual Overview”
The Florentine Building
Birmingham, AL
6:00 PM
18 Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Winter Conference-Partnering with Industry featuring Export Control Reform & IP Protection DAU, Huntsville
23 NAITA Trade Compliance Roundtable: Is Your Export Compliance Keeping Up with the Times? Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison Co.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  TBA Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
Automated Export System (AES)
Huntsville
March 2016
1 Webinar: Exporting Food/Ag Products to the Caribbean Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
2 Governor’s Export Award Ceremony Montgomery, AL
3 USASAC Security Assistance & FMS Across the Globe Jackson Center
Huntsville, AL
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
3 AlabamaGermany Partnership’s 18th Annual Celebration Dinner Region’s Field
Birmingham, AL
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
31 Trans-Pacific Partnership Small Business Roundtable Birmingham Business Alliance
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
TBA State Trade Mission to Spain / North Africa Export Alabama
April 2016
22 Mexico & Chile Market Briefing Birmingham Business Alliance
9:00 AM
22 Mexico & Chile Market Briefing Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County
1:00 PM
27 Mexico & Chile Market Briefing Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30 AM
28 NAITA World Trade Day The Westin Huntsville
28-29 International Human Resources Conference in conjunction with NAITA World Trade Day Huntsville
28 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Assessing Afghanistan 15 Years After 9/11”
The Club
Birmingham, AL
6:00 PM
30 Spotlight on Belgium Professional Development Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Cost $15
January 2015
7 Export Opportunities in Guatemala for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: FTAs – How to Leverage CAFTA to Export to Central America
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
8 AlabamaGermany Partnership Educational Summit AIDT Training Center
Birmingham, AL
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“An Opportunity to Reenergize U.S. and India Relations”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
21 Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP): Opportunities for Alabama Birmingham Business Alliance
8:15 AM –
12:45 PM
21 Export Opportunities in Costa Rica for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: Export Tax Incentives – Tools You Cannot Ignore
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
22 The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership:
Opportunities for Alabama
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
8:15 AM –
11:30 AM
22 BIC Ambassador’s Dinner with Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the United States Birmingham, AL
The Club
22 BIC Business Round Table: Spotlight on China Birmingham, AL
23 Alabama-China Roundtable Birmingham, AL
The Club
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
26 Direct Line: Agricultural Export to the Phillipines:
Challenges and Opportunities
6:00 PM EST
February 2015
TBD State Wide Market Briefing: Turkey & Bulgaria Birmingham, AL
4 Export Opportunities in Honduras for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: eCommerce in Central America – How to Improve Your Visibility in the Region
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
10 NAITA Presents: Enabling More Responsive Industry Participation in Security Assistance U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
12:30 PM-5:30 PM
10 Automated Export System Compliance Seminar (AES) Birmingham, AL
12 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Tunisia and the Middle East after the Arab Spring”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
18 Export Opportunities in Belize for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: Shipping Your Products to Central America
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
20 Trade Leadership Series:
Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan
BizTech, Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
26 BBA Trade Council Meeting/EAA 2015 Export Briefing Birmingham, AL
The Club
27 Leading the Charge for EX-IM Reauthorization
Conference Call hosted by the Business Council of Alabama
Conference Call
11:00 AM
March 2015
TBD State Wide Market Briefing: South Africa and Tanzania Birmingham Business Alliance
TBD Export Control Reform Birmingham Business Alliance
3 Talk on Japan Symposium UA Tom Bevill Building
Tuscaloosa, AL
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
3 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan”
The Florentine Building
Birmingham, AL
6:00 PM
4 Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar Series:
Kenya and Tanzania
Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
$40
4 Export Opportunities in El Salvador for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: International Legal Considerations When Exporting to Central America
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
12 Small Business Global Access Exporter Forum Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
Mobile, AL
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
13 Trade Leadership Series: International Finance & Export Insurance
Bonus Session: International HR & Tax
BizTech, Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
18 Export Opportunities in Nicaragua for U.S. Companies:
General Topic: Financing Export Transactions
Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
$35
18 2015 Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards Montgomery, AL
19 Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar Series:
Ghana
Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
$40
20 NAITA and UK Trade & Investment present:
The UK Space Sector – An Opportunity for Partnership
Dynetics, Inc. Solutions Complex, Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
April 2015
1 Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar Series:
Angola and Mozambique
Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
$40
2 Export Control Roundtable: ITAR Exemptions & EAR Exceptions for Government Contractors BizTech, Huntsville, AL
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
10 Trade Leadership Series: International Transportation & Logistics BizTech, Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
14 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“Understanding Russian Actions and Motives”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
14-16 State of Alabama Trade Mission to the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
15 Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar Series:
Ethiopia
Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
$40
16 Opportunities in Algeria’s Growing Infrastructure Sector Conference Call
9:00 AM Central
20-22 World Trade Conference – South Africa:
A Springboard to Sub-Saharan Africa
Marriott’s Grand Hotel
Point Clear, AL
28 East China: Protecting Intellectual Property in E-Commerce in China Conference Call
6:00 PM Central
29 Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar Series:
Nigeria
Webinar
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
$40
May 2015
7 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“The Conflict in Ukraine and Russia: Oil and Gas Development in High Risk Environments”, Speaker: Ron Slimp
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
8 Trade Leadership Series: Legal Aspects of International Business
Bonus Session: Export Controls
BizTech, Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
9-13 Canadian Institute of Mining Convention Montreal, Quebec, Canada
14 JASA’s 26th Anniversary Annual Business Forum & Dinner Birmingham, AL
The Club
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
21 NAITA World Trade Day Huntsville, AL
June 2015
9 BIS Cuba Call-In Program Webinar
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
10 Global Expansion presented by Birmingham International Trade Council Export Alabama Alliance Birmingham, AL
The Club
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
11 Top 3 Financing Solutions for U.S. Exporters and Opportunities in Latin America Webinar
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ET ($25.00)
19 Trade Leadership Series: Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan Mobile Chamber
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
25-26 Entrepreneurs and Innovators Conference hosted by the Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce Cahaba Grand, Birmingham, AL
26 BBA Trade Council Meeting Birmingham Business Alliance
28-30 Southeast United States (SEUS) – Canadian Provinces (CP) Alliance Annual Conference Charlottetown,
Prince George Island, Canada
July 2015
7 BIS Cuba Call-In Program Webinar
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
17 Trade Leadership Series: International Finance & Export Insurance Mobile Chamber
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
28-29 Export Controls and Licensing Under ITAR Huntsville, AL
$1,150
30-31 Export Controls and Licensing Under EAR Huntsville, AL
$1,150
August 2015
7 Trade Leadership Series: International Transportation & Logistics Mobile Chamber
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
11 BIS Cuba Call-In Program Webinar
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
September 2015
1-2 NAITA Export Control Update
(Registration $495 for NAITA Members, $595 for Potential Members. Early Bird Registration $50 off until July 31, 2015)
The Westin
Huntsville, AL
8 BIS Cuba Call-In Program Webinar
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
11 Trade Leadership Series: International Legal Issues – Contracts & Agreements Mobile Chamber
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
13-20 State of Alabama Trade Mission to South Africa & Tanzania Johannesburg, South Africa & Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
17 Automated Commercial Environment / Automated Export System Export Reports Webinar Webinar
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
18 BBA International Trade Leadership Series: Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan Birmingham Business Alliance
October 2015
8 Alabama India Business Partnerships Annual Dinner and Meeting Birmingham
8 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“Transatlantic Security Matters”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
9 BBA International Trade Leadership Series: International Logistics & Documentation Birmingham Business Alliance
19-23 In-Bound Trade Mission from Poland
20 Export Alabama Alliance 4th Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Conference Huntsville, AL
The Westin
8:00 AM – 4:15 PM
27 BBA Small Business Awards
(*International Trade Excellence is an Award Category)
Birmingham, AL
The Sheraton
November 2015
2 NAITA Annual Golf Tournament Huntsville
3 Leveraging Foreign Trade Agreements /
TPP/TTIP Update with Pat Fazzone
Huntsville Chamber
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
4 Leveraging Foreign Trade Agreements /
TPP/TTIP Update with Pat Fazzone
Mobile Chamber
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
5 Made in Dekalb County Business Expo
5 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“The Pro-Democracy Demonstrations in Hong Kong”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
13 BBA International Trade Leadership Series: International Financing & Export Insurance Birmingham Business Alliance
14-16 38th Annual SEUS (Southeast U.S.) Japan Conference: Initiative for a Sustainable Future – Through Continuous Innovation Birmingham, AL
The Sheraton
December 2015
3 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations Presents:
“European Refugee and Migration Crisis”
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
4 BBA International Trade Leadership Series: Legal Aspects of International Business Birmingham
7 Spain & Morocco Market Briefings Mobile Chamber
8:00 AM
7 Spain & Morocco Market Briefings Innovation Depot
Birmingham, AL
3:00 PM
  January 2014
13 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Human Trafficking: International Crime with Local Roots”
Speaker: Dorothy Douglas Taft
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
24 Trade Leadership Series:
Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan
Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
February 2014
6 Market Briefing Series: Doing Business in Peru & Uruguay Huntsville. Biztech, 8AM – 9:30AM
6 Market Briefing Series: Doing Business in Peru & Uruguay Birmingham Business Alliance,
11:30AM-1PM
6 CANCELLED – Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape”
Speaker: James Clad
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
7 Market Briefing Series: Doing Business in Peru & Uruguay Mobile Chamber,
11:30AM-1PM
10, 12, 14 ART as a Business Thomasville, Mobile, and Fairhope
12-13 Export Control Reform and Technology Controls Huntsville – Westin
$275/day or $500 both
21 Trade Leadership Series:
Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan
Mobile, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
27 Export Credit Insurance Workshop Birmingham, AL
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
28 Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics & Documentation
Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
March 2014
6 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Issues Related to the Middle East, Including: Oil, Islam, and Terrorists”
Speaker: Ambassador David Dunford
Birmingham
Samford University
6:00 PM
6 / 7 AlabamaGermany Partnership Annual Dinner & Forum Bryant Denny Stadium / The Zone
Tuscaloosa, AL
7 Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics & Documentation
Mobile, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
14 Trade Leadership Series:
International Financing & Export Insurance
Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
25 Introduction to HTS/Schedule B Classification Madison, AL
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
25 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Cyber Security and the Aftermath of the Snowden Leaks”
Speaker: Frederick Fleitz, Former CIAA Officer, Chief Analyst, LIGNET and Senior Fellow Center for Security Policy
Birmingham Samford University
6:00 PM
Mar31-
Apr4
NASBITE International Conference Memphis, TN
April 2014
8 How to Research Export Markets for Small Business Gulf Shores, AL
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
$10
11 Trade Leadership Series:
International Legal Business Aspects
Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
18 Trade Leadership Series:
International Financing & Export Insurance
Mobile, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
22 Military Appreciation Luncheon Mobile, AL – USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
$25
22 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“U. S. – China Relations, Coping with the ‘Three Nots’ ”
Speaker: Dean Cheng
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
23 BBA International Trade Briefing Birmingham, AL
The Club
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
24 BBA Export 101 Jasper, AL
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
May 2014
1-2 Gulf Coast Trade Alliance 2014 World Trade Conference Pensacola, FL
9 Trade Leadership Series:
International Legal Business Aspects
Mobile, AL
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
13 Web.com Small Business Summit: Grow Your Business Online Shoal Creek, Birmingham
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
13 BBA Export 101 (St. Clair County) Pell City, AL
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
15 Japan America Society of Alabama (JASA) Annual Dinner
19-23 World Trade Week Mobile, AL
The Battle House Hotel
20 NAITA Export Control Roundtable Export Control Reform & the 600 Series BizTech, Huntsville
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
20 Trade Technology Webinar: Cargo Insurance Webinar, $15
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST
22 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape”
Speaker: James Clad
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
22 Franchising in Uzbekistan Conference Call
9:00 AM CST
June 2014
1-7 State-wide Trade Mission to Peru and Uruguay Lima, Peru
Montevideo, Uruguay
3 Culture Training: Doing Business with Germany Energen Plaza, Birmingham
12:00 – 4:00 PM
9 Doing Business in Azerbaijan: Oil & Gas Sector Conference Call
8:00 AM CST
17 Iranian Sanctions: 2014 and Beyond
Live Webcast for Trade Compliance Officers
Webcast, $299
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
20 BBA Export 101 (Shelby County) Pelham, AL
9:00 – 11:00 AM
24 Webinar: Classifying Your Product Webinar, 1:00 PM CST
24 Webinar: How REACH is affecting the Chemical Industry 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST $15
25 Webinar: Opportunities for Infrastructure Business Development in Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
July 2014
8 Ex-Im Bank Webinar Series:
Competitive Financing for Your Foreign Buyers
Noon – 1:00 PM CST
$15
8 BIS Webinar: Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Webinar. 1:00 PM
10 BBA Export 101 (Blount County) Oneonta, AL
22 State Dept Webinar: International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Compliance Webinar, 1:00 PM
24 BBA Export 101 (Bibb County) Bibb County
August 2014
5 OFAC Webinar: Sanctions & Embargoes – What it means to your business Webinar, 1:00 PM
6 SBA Lenders Conference Birmingham
11 International Military Sales Briefing Embassy Suites, Huntsville
11-14 Space & Missile Defense Symposium Huntsville
13 Intellectual Property Rights and the South China Market:
Basics for Protecting Your IPR
Conference Call
6:00 PM Central
18 Made in Rural America, Made in Rural Alabama
Regional Export and International Investment Forum
Presented by the White House Rural Council, ARC, DRA, and
Export Alabama Alliance
Birmingham
19 3rd Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Birmingham
19 Waves and Windfall: The Ocean Economy of Mauritius Conference Call
8:00 AM Central
26 Census Webinar: The Basics of AES and AESDirect Webinar, 1:00 PM
29 Trade Leadership Series:
Basics of International Trade
Birmingham, AL
BBA
September 2014
8-9,
10-11
US Export Control Seminar, with Reform Changes – EAR & OFAC
Defense Trade Control Seminar – ITAR
$1075 each or $1950
Huntsville Westin
18 Doing Business in Europe and Benefits of the TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership) Hudson-Alpha
Huntsville
19 Trade Leadership Series:
Creating a Strategic International Sales & Marketing Plan
Birmingham, AL
BBA
23 BBA International Trade Briefing Birmingham, AL
The Club
29 Export Alabama Alliance Briefing: Taking Advantage of Regional Free Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific Region Huntsville
30 Export Alabama Alliance Briefing: Taking Advantage of Regional Free Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific Region Birmingham
October 2014
1 Export Alabama Alliance Briefing: Taking Advantage of Regional Free Trade Agreements in the Asia Pacific Region Mobile
2 Conference Call:
Doing Business in Burkina Fasso
9:00am Central
7 BBA Small Business Awards Birmingham
9 Conference Call:
Doing Business in French-speaking Quebec (Webcast in English)
9:00AM Central
15 Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series:
The Value Added Tax (IVA) and teh IMMEX/Maquiladora
1:00pm-2:00pm Central
$25
17 Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics & Documentation
Birmingham, AL
BBA
21 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations The Club
18-25 Huntsville Chamber: Trip to Dubai
20-24 State Trade Mission to Belgium & the Netherlands
November 2014
6 Navigating the International Landscape of People Management Human Resources Conference Embassy Suites-Huntsville, 8am-5pm
$75 to $125
14-15 Skill Building and Ethics for Interpreters Auburn University Montgomery
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$190
19 Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series:
NAFTA HTS Codes – How to find codes and calculate
1:00pm-2:00pm Central
$25
December 2014
4 NAITA Export Control Roundtable:
Jurisdiction- State or Commerce?
Followed by the NAITA Holiday Networking Reception
Jackson Center, Huntsville
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
11-13 ECO Products 2014 – Tokyo
AL Dept of Commerce will have a booth; Will promote your company at no charge. Please forward brochures/questions to Dara Steele.
Tokyo, Japan
11 Webinar: Identify new business opportunities in Africa 10am – 11am CST
12 Trade Leadership Series:
International Legal Business Aspects
Birmingham, AL
BBA
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“U.S. Foreign Policy in a Lame Duck Presidency”
Speaker: Erich Frankland, Member and Chair of the Political Science Department Casper College in Casper, Wyoming, Chair of the Political Science Department and Director of the International Studies Program
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
18 Trade Leadership Series:
International Financing & Export Insurance
Birmingham, AL
BBA
January 2013
10 How to Get Financing for Your Business Birmingham
The Innovation Depot
9:00AM
10 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“America’s Other Army: U.S. Foreign Service and 21st Century Diplomacy”
Speaker: Nicholas Kralev
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
16 Center for Business and Economic Research presents:
2013 Economic Outlook Conference
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel at the Convention Center
9:00AM
22 Webinar:  Business Opportunities in Taiwan 8:00 AM CST
$35
29 Webinar: FTA Impact on Trade Between the U.S. and Colombia 10:00-11:30 AM CST
$25
30 Trade Mission to South Korea and China Market Briefings Mobile Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
31 Trade Mission to South Korea and China Market Briefings Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
31 Trade Mission to South Korea and China Market Briefings Huntsville Chamber
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
February 2013
5 Webinar:  Business Opportunities in Philippines 8:00 AM CST
$35
5 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Reforms in Burma: Opportunities, Challenges and How the U.S. is Helping”
Speaker: Ambassador Priscilla Clapp
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
7 NAITA Trade Education Tour: How Exports Create Jobs
Featured Speaker: Greg Canfield, Alabama Department of Commerce
Alabama Robotics Technology Park
Tanner, AL
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
19 Webinar:  Business Opportunities in Hong Kong 8:00 AM CST
$35
March 2013
1 Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce presents:
FREE Seminar: “The Power of Email Marketing”
Mobile Chamber
Tricentennial Room
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
1 Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce presents:
FREE Seminar: “The Power of Email Marketing”
Mobile Chamber
Tricentennial Room
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
1 Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce presents:
Hands On Email Marketing Workshop   (Laptop Required. No iPads or tablets)
Mobile Chamber
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$89/members  $99/non members
5 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Rising Threat of Al-Quaeda in Africa”
Speaker: Ambassador Vicki J. Huddleston      (Note: new speaker and topic)
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
7 Alabama Germany Partnership – Annual Dinner U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
8 Alabama Germany PartnershipBusiness Forum Agenda Marriott, Huntsville
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM
9-16 Norway and Sweden Trade Mission
12 NAITA Annual Meeting for a Global Outlook:
“Internationalization of Research & Development”
Westin, Huntsville
11:30 AM
21 Export 101 Seminar Hoover Public Library
10:00 AM
Registration Required
28 Protect Your IP Rights Abroad Nashville, TN
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
$59
April 2013
4 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Saudi Arabia’s Race Against Time”
Speaker: David B. Ottoway
Birmingham
The Club
5 Birmingham International Trade Leadership Series
“The Basics of Exporting”
Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
$20
9 Doing Business in Canada Huntsville Chamber
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
9 Doing Business in Canada Birmingham Business Alliance
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
10 Doing Business in Canada Mobile Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
17-19 2013 Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference Coushatta Casino Resort
Kinder, Louisiana
25 Webinar: How to Break Into Foreign Military Sales (FMS) 12:00 – 1:30 PM CST
$55
May 2013
6-7 Alabama SBA Lenders Conference Prattville
Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill
7 Go Global Webinar Series: Where to get started
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
15-16 Complying with U.S. Export Controls Memphis, TN
16 Webinar: IC-DISC Benefits for U.S. Exporters 1:00 PM CST
$25
17 Birmingham International Trade Leadership Series
“Creating a Strategic International Sales and Marketing Plan”
Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
$20
17 Complying with International Traffice in Arms Regulation Memphis, TN
21 Go Global Webinar Series: Preparing your business to export
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
21 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The Global Politics of Oil”
Speaker: Ambassador Molly Williamson
Birmingham
The Summit Club
May 30 -June 2 International Trade Symposium
“Rise of the Third Coast: Emerging Opportunities in the Gulf”
Point Clear
Grand Hotel Marriott
June 2013
6 Go Global Webinar Series: Picking Your Market/Trade Research
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
11 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Our Study Trip to Cuba with the American Committees on Foreign Relations”
Speaker: BCFR Members Michael Calvert and Cheryl Williams
Birmingham
The Club
11 Doing Business in and Exporting to Australia Huntsville Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
12 Doing Business in and Exporting to Australia Birmingham Business Alliance
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
13 Doing Business in and Exporting to Australia Mobile Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
18 Go Global Webinar Series: Finding Buyers and Making Contacts
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
21 Birmingham International Trade Leadership Series
“International Logistics and Global Supply Chain”
Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
$20
July 2013
Jul 16 Go Global Webinar Series: Finding Buyers and Making Contacts
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
26 Birmingham International Trade Leadership Series
“International Financing and Insurance”
Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
$20
Jul 30 Go Global Webinar Series: Trade Financing
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
August 2013
13 Go Global Webinar Series: Trade Financing
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
23 Birmingham International Trade Leadership Series
“International Legal Business Issues”
Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
$20
27 Go Global Webinar Series: Documentation and Shipping
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
29 2nd Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Sheraton Four Points Hotel Port of Huntsville
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
September 2013
5 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“China – A Rising Power Meets the U.S. and the World”
Speaker: Mr. Henry “Hank” Levine
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
10 Go Global Webinar Series: Understanding export regulations
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
12 NAITA: Export Control Roundtable: Developing an Export Compliance Plan Huntsville Chamber
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
24 Go Global Webinar Series: Understanding export reguations
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
26 EX-IM Bank: How to Grow Your Export Sales Huntsville – BizTech
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
26-27 Alabama LaunchPad Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference Birmingham – Wynfrey
26 Southeast Asia Market Briefing Huntsville – BizTech
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
26 Southeast Asia Market Briefing Birmingham Business Alliance
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
27 Southeast Asia Market Briefing Mobile Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
October 2013
3 EX-IM Bank: How to Grow Your Export Sales Mobile Chamber
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
3 – 4 NAITA 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee Dinner:
Keynote Speaker: Terri Morrison, Co-author of Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands
Huntsville
Museum of Art
6:30 PM
4 NAITA 30th Anniversary Cross Cultural Communication Seminar:
Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands
with Terri Morrison
Huntsville
8 Go Global Webinar Series: Avoiding and Solving Problems
Presented by U.S. Census Bureau
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The International Non-Proliferation Regime:  Nuclear Weapon Dangers and Iran and North Korea” [also comments on chemical weapons in Syria]
Speaker: Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 PM
23 WEBINAR:  Free Export Control Reform 12:00 – 1:30 PM CST
24 JETRO & JASA: The Mindset of Monozukuri
Encouraging a Culture of Talent and Innovation in Manufacturing
Birmingham – BJCC
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
24   Made In DeKalb Product & Service Expo Rainsville, AL
November 2013
19 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Women in Afghanistan: Prospects in Light of NATO’s Pending Withdrawal”
Speaker: Charlotte “Charlie” Ponticello
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
December 2013
2-4 AeroMontreal’s Aerospace Innovation Forum Montreal, CANADA
$1400
11 International Travel Safety: A Guide for Business Birmingham, AL
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
11 NAITA presents: US Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) – Focus: FMS & AFRICOM Huntsville, AL
1:15 PM – 4:30 PM
11 IC-DISC Workshop:  Tax Strategies for Exporters Birmingham, AL
11:00 AM -1:30 PM
12 International Travel Safety: A Guide for Business Huntsville, AL
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
16 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Smart Power: Between Diplomacy and War”
Speaker: Christian P. Whiton
Birmingham, AL
The Club
6:00 PM
17 How Exports Create Jobs Mobile, AL
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
18 IC-DISC Workshop:  Tax Strategies for Exporters Mobile, AL
11:00 AM -1:30 PM
2012
January 2012
Jan Export Finance Seminar Huntsville
(Tentative)
9 Webinar: Business Opportunities in Thailand Webinar, $35
8:00 – 9:15 AM CST
12 2012 Economic Outlook Seminar Montgomery
12 JASA: Japan America Society of Alabama
Annual New Year’s Open House
Alagasco – Energen Building, Birmingham
17 China: Market Briefing Biztech Huntsville
18 China: Market Briefing Innovation Depot,
Birmingham
18 China: Market Briefing Montgomery
18 International Business Afterhours
Birmingham International Center

Featuring Mr. Amit Kalra, President of Polyplex Americas
Birmingham Intl Center, Free / $10
5:30 – 7:00 PM
19 China: Market Briefing Mobile Chamber
19 Introduction to Import/Export
Women’s Business Center of Central Alabama
Presented by Michael Brooks, Alabama International Trade Center
Birmingham
Central AL Women’s Business Center, $15
10:00 – 11:30 AM
20 Webinar: Mandatory Eco-design and energy efficiency requirements in the European Union Webinar: $65
10:00 AM CST
21 Birmingham International Center Presents: Spotlight on India
The Ambassador’s Dinner
Birmingham
The Club
7:00 PM
24 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Islamic Extremism: How Potent is the Threat?”
Speaker: John Rosenthal
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
23-25 EDAA: Economic Development Association of Alabama, Winter Conference
1/24: U.S. Trade Agreements, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Presented by Hilda Lockhart, ADO, and Moore Hallmark, US Dept of Commerce
Wynfrey Hotel,
Birmingham
$355 – $455
25 NAITA Annual Meeting
Keynote Speaker: Major General Frank Turner III, Commanding General of USASAC
Westin Huntsville
$35 / $50
26 International Society of Huntsville presents:
The Festivities for the Year of the Dragon
Huntsville
5:30 – 8:30 PM
$15
31 Diversification: Finding the Right Customers for Your Business
Export Alabama Roundtable at 1:15 PM
Presented by North AL Institute for Supply Management & the Women’s Business Center
of North Alabama  CANCELLED
Redstone Federal Credit Union Meeting Facility, Huntsville
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
$149 – $249
February 2012
Feb Canada: Market Briefing Mobile, Birmingham, Huntsville
(Details TBA)
7-8 Complying with US Export Controls New Orleans
$455
9 How to Develop an Export Management Compliance Program New Orleans
$227
15 Webinar: Doing Business in Haiti – Opportunities for U.S. Companies
Featuring US Commercial Officers, USAID, and the American Chamber of Commerce
Webinar, $35
12:00 – 1:15 PM CST
22 Free Webinar: Trade and Supply Chain Finance 2012
Presented by FITT – Forum for International Trade Training
Webinar, Free
12:30 – 1:30 PM CST
22 Webinar: Basic Guide to Exporting
Export Documentation for New to Export Firms
Webinar, $15
1:00 – 2:00 PM CST
23 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“What’s Burning?  Immediate International Priorities in 2012”
Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Watson
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
25 Discover Incredible India Professional Development Workshop for Teachers
Presented by the Birmingham International Center
Oak Mtn Intermediate School, Birmingham
$25
March 2012
1 Webinar: Dispute Resolution – International Commercial Law Webinar, $40
12:00 – 1:00 CST
6-7 Complying with U.S. Export Controls – EAR
Presented by BIS and the Alabama District Export Council
Birmingham
Ross Bridge
$450 (Both days $600)
7 Webinar: Basic Guide to Exporting
Introduction to Foreign Trade Regulations, Presented by US Census Bureau
Webinar, $15
1:00 – 2:00 PM CST
8 Complying with the ITAR: Export of Defense Articles and Services
Presented by BIS and the Alabama District Export Council
Birmingham
Ross Bridge
$199 (Both days $600)
14 Governor’s Export Excellence Award Ceremony Montgomery
15-16 Alabama China Partnership Symposium Alabama Southern,
Monroeville, AL
$295
21 Webinar: Basic Guide to Exporting
Understanding Free Trade Agreements
Webinar, $15
1:00 – 2:00 PM CST
22 Export Controls & Compliance Roundtable Discussion:
Export Controls for Security Professionals: Intersection of NISPOM & ITAR
Huntsville
8-10 AM
Online Registration
22 Export Compliance Training Nashville, TN
8:30 – 4:30 PM
$425 / $475
24-31 State-wide Trade Mission to Poland and Hungary Warsaw, Poland
Budapest, Hungary
27 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Cyber-Terrorism: The Next Threat to National Security and What We Can Do About It.”
Speaker: Lawrence A Husick
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
29 Alabama Germany Partnership Anuual Dinner Barber Motorsports Museum
30 Alabama Germany Partnership Business Forum and Race Experience Barber Motorsports Museum
April 2012
2-3 EAR Export Controls
Presented by NAITA and the Export Compliance Training Institute
Westin Huntsville
$1,021
3  Asean Countries Workshop:
“Entering the Growing Markets of Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam”
(This is a FREE Workshop with Lunch Provided but registration is required.)
Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL
7:45 am – 12:00 noon
5-6 Alabama Lenders Conference Prattville Marriott
4-5 Defense Trade Controls
Presented by NAITA and the Export Compliance Training Institute
Westin Huntsville
$1.021
2-5 BOTH Defense and EAR Seminars
Presented by NAITA and the Export Compliance Training Institute
Westin Huntsville
$1,852
10-12 Gulf States Trade Alliance
Annual Export Trade Conference
Beau Rivage,
Biloxi, MS
$250
18 Young Professional Group – International Lecture Series – BHM International Center
Arab Spring: A Revolutionary Wave and Uprising
BHM International Center
19 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Immigration and the American Dream: Battling the Political Hype and Hysteria”
Speaker: Peggy Orchowski
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
23 West Alabama Business Outreach Event
Featuring Representative Sewell
TBA
26 Foreign Trade Zones Seminar Montgomery
2:00-4:00 PM
26 Dinners, Doors, and Deals: Why International Protocol Matters Montgomery-ASU
8:30 am-1:30 pm
26-27 American Committees on Foreign Relations presents: 17th Annual Conference
“America in the World: Leading or Drifting?”
Washington, DC
May 2012
8 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Looking Back, Thinking Ahead: A Historical Perspective on US Foreign Policy”
Speaker: Dr. George Herring
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
9 Conference Call with the Ambassador: Gabon
The Dept of State “Direct Line” program connects you with the Ambassador to discuss
Commercial Opportunities in Africa
9:00 AM CST
Conference Call
10 NAITA World Trade Day
Featuring Sean Mulvaney, Board of Directors – ExIm Bank
Westin Huntsville
$35 / $50
15 Israel Ministry of Defense: Procurement Opportunities Huntsville
15 Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries presents:
Trading With the World
Birmingham Marriott
Online Registration
15 Birmingham Business Awards
Presented by the Birmingham International Center
CANCELLED
17 JASA: Japan America Society of Alabama
23rd Annual Dinner
The Club, Birmingham
20-22 SEUS-Canada
Southeaster United States – Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference
Myrtle Beach, SC
24 World Trade Week Event
Presented by the Alabama District Export Council (DEC)
The Club, Birmingham
$60/$700
June 2012
6 Coffee with the Commercial Attache of Turkey CANCELLED BHM International Centre
11:30 – 1:00 PM
7 International Adoption Symposium Birmingham International Center, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
8-16 Alabama Trade Mission to China Guangzhou & Shanghai
11 China: Direct Line for American Businesses
Conference Call with Ambassador Gary Locke
7:00 – 8:00 AM CST
11 Canada: Business & Investment Opportunities
Conference Call with Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson
10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
12 Kuwait: Doing Business in
Conference Call with Ambassador to Kuwait Matthew H. Tueller
9:00 – 10:00 AM CST
13 Indonesia: Opportunities for US Business
Conference Call with Ambassador to Indonesia Scot A. Marciel
7:00 – 8:00 AM CST
14 Spain: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights
Conference Call with Ambassador Alan Solomont & Spain’s IPR Commission
9:00 – 10:00 AM CST
14 Brazil: Economic Outlook and Opportunities
Conference Call with Ambassador Thomas Shannon
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
18 International Business Roundtable – Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau, Zimbabwe, Gambia, Guinea, Togo, and the Central African Republic
Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce (ASBCC)
Huntsville
12:00 – 3:00 PM
19 Maximizing the Benefits of a Trade Show -Free Export Alabama Alliance Seminar Montgomery – ASU
8:00am-12:30pm
19 Kosovo: Business Opportunities
Conference Call
9:00 AM CST
20 Introduction to Exporting & Importing, Presented by AITC Central AL Womans Business Center
21 Export Controls & Compliance Roundtable – NAITA
FBI Counterintelligence, Enforcement of Export Restrictions, & “Betrayed: The Trusted Insider”
Huntsville Chamber
3:00 – 5:00 PM
21 Coffee with the Commercial Attache of Turkey Biztech, Huntsville
8:00 – 9:30 AM
25 Libya & Malta: US Business Opportunities
Conference Call – Using Malta as a potential business hub
9:00 AM CST
July 2012
10 A Beginner’s Guide to Exporting
Presented by SBA, AITC, UPS, Page & Jones, US Dept of Commerce, Mobile Chamber
Mobile Chamber
8:00 – 11:00 AM
23 Turkmenistan: The Promise & Challenges of Doing Business
Conference call with  Ambassador Robert E. Patterson
9:00 – 10:00AM CST
25 Pakistan: Direct Line for American Businesses
Conference Call with Deputy Chief of Mission Richard E. Hoagland
8:00-9:00AM CST
25 Kosovo: Agriculture and Energy Trade plus Investment Opportunities
Conference call with Ambassador Christopher Dell
9:00 – 10:00AM CST
31 Colombia & Panama: Alabama’s New Gateway to Latin America
Briefing on Free Trade Agreements and Alabama’s Trade Mission in October
Huntsville
31 Colombia & Panama: Alabama’s New Gateway to Latin America
Briefing on Free Trade Agreements and Alabama’s Trade Mission in October
Birmingham
Innovation Depot
2:00 – 4:00PM
August 2012
1 Colombia & Panama: Alabama’s New Gateway to Latin America
Briefing on Free Trade Agreements and Alabama’s Trade Mission in October
Montgomery
2 Colombia & Panama: Alabama’s New Gateway to Latin America
Briefing on Free Trade Agreements and Alabama’s Trade Mission in October
Mobile Chamber
11:45 AM – 1:30 PM
8 Webinar: How to Find Your Classification Number
US Census Bureau
Webinar
9 The Alabama SBDC Network is pleased to promote:
Alabama: Get Your Business Online!
Free website, Free domain, Free training for Alabama’s small businesses
WorkPlay Theater
Birmingham
21 Export Alabama Alliance: Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit Sheraton Four Points Hotel at the
Port of Huntsville
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
21 Birmingham International Center Business Awards The Club, $75 min.
7:00 – 9:00 PM
22 Webinar: Demystify Foreign Trade Regulations
US Census Bureau
Webinar
22 Explore Exporting!
Introductory seminar hosted by SUSTA – Southern US Trade Association
Featuring SBA-International, Georgia International Trade SBDC, Atlanta USEAC, Georgia Dept of Commerce / Agriculture
8:00AM – 12:00
September 2012
5 Webinar: Filing Export Information Electronically: The ABC’s of AES
U.S. Census Bureau
Webinar
5 United Arab Emirates (UAE): Opportunities for US Businesses
Conference call with Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez and Ambassador Michael Corbin
9:00 AM CDT
11 India: State of Kerala – Business and Trade Opportunities
Conference call with U.S. Ambassador Nancy Powell; Principal Commercial Officer for South India Jim Golsen
The hosts will highlight promising opportunities in the areas of infrastructure and transportation development, tourism, health care, and education
12:30 PM CDT
13 Webinar: Mexico – Your Trading Partner Across the Boarder
Conference call hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Earl Anthony Wayne
 1:00 PM CDT
18 Oman’s Emerging Aquaculture Sector
Conference call with Ambassador Greta Holtz; Charge d�Affaires W. Johann Schmonsees; Economic & Commercial Officer Emily Shaffer
9:30 AM CDT
18 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The Upcoming Presidential Election and Foreign Policy Changes”
Speaker: Elizabeth O. Colton, Ph.D
Birmingham
The Club (Glen)
6:00 PM
19 Webinar: AES and PC Link – Catching Common Errors in your Export Documentation Webinar
20 Webinar: ITAR Compliance Review
This intermediate session will cover Empowered Officials, ITAR Registration, Importance of compliance / consequences of noncompliance, training and tracking for controlled items.
Webinar
8:00 – 11:00AM CDT
24 Webinar: Europe’s Rules for Food Processing, Packaging, and Consumer Goods
Presented by the US Commercial Service
Webinar
10:00 AM CDT
$75
24 Kazakstan: Markets and Opportunities
Conference Call with Ambassador Kenneth Fairfax
9:00 AM CDT
27 NAITA Trade Education Tour / Export Alabama Alliance Event
Accelerating Appalachian Alabama: How Exports Create Jobs
Shoals EDA, Florence
2:30 – 4:30pm
28 NAITA Trade Education Tour / Export Alabama Alliance Event
Accelerating Appalachian Alabama: How Exports Create Jobs
 Decatur
POSTPONED
29 3rd Annual International Festival of North Alabama
Presented by UAH and the International Society of Huntsville
UAHuntsville
10am – 5pm
October 2012
2 NAITA Export Control Roundtable:
Is Your Export Compliance Program an Asset or Liability?
Huntsville Chamber
3:00 – 5:00 PM
$15 / $25
3 Fundamentals of Exporting Webinar
US Census Bureau
Getting it right the first time – How to avoid common penalties
Webinar
12:00 PM CDT
4 Conference Call:
An Overview of American Business Opportunities in Afghanistan
Hosted by:  Coordinating Director for Development and Economic Affairs, Ambassador Hilda Arellano; E. Walter Koenig, Senior Commercial Officer
Conference Call
9:00 AM CDT
11 South Asia Webinar Series (Part 1):
Business Opportunities in South India and Sri Lanka
9:00 AM CDT
$75 (for two webinars)
15-16 NAITA Export Control Update Conference
Focusing on Compliance Challenges and Export Control Reform
Embassy Suites, Huntsville
Online Registration
16 Conference Call:
An Overview of the Business Climate in Israel
Hosted by: U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro; Economic Counselor, Robert Forden; Commercial Counselor, Maria Andrews
Conference Call
9:30 AM CDT
16 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself”
Speaker: Pamela Constable
Birmingham
The Summit Club
6:00 PM
17 Webinar: What is a Foreign Trade Zone and How Can it Help You?
U.S. Census Bureau
Webinar
18 Procurement Matchmaker Huntsville
18 Conference Call:
Opportunities for US companies in Botswana’s Coal Industry
Hosted by: U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Michelle D. Gavin, with special guest Permanent Secretary of Botswana’s Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Biokobo Paya
Conference Call
9:00 AM CDT
13-20 AL Department of Commerce – International Trade Division
Trade Mission to Colombia & Panama
23 Export 101 Workshop
Presented by the Export Alabama Alliance
Acadome
Montgomery, AL
25-26 Souteast Asia Business Conference
(Brunei, Malaysia, SIngapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam)
Hosted by the World Trade Center of New Orleans
Hilton Riverside,
New Orleans, LA
$95 – $450
30 Conference Call:
Overview of the Business Climate in Angola
31 South Asia Webinar Series (Part 2):
Top Ten Financial, Legal and Customs Tips to Export to India
Featuring experts from FedEx, City National Bank and Royse Law, who will each give their Top Ten list to help you succeed with your export transactions
2:00 PM CDT
$75 (for two webinars)
November 2012
7 AES Compliance and AES PCLink Training Seminar
Presented by the ASBDC and Census Bureau
Mobile
(Cancelled)
13 Conference Call:
Doing Business in Haiti
Hosted by  U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Pamela White
Conference Call
1:00 PM CST
14 Conference Call:
Doing Business in Latvia
Conference Call
11:00 AM CST
14 Conference Call:
An Overview of US Trade with Guatemala
Hosted by Ambassador Arnold Chacon, with the Econ and Commercial teams.
Conference Call
10:30 AM CST
14 Conference Call:
Promoting the U.S. as a Travel and Tourism Destination in Spain
Hosted by Ambassador Solomont and Commercial Counselor Bob Jones
Conference Call
9:00 AM CST
15 CANCELLED – Protocols in Practice Seminar Series: South Korea Birmingham-Cancelled
15 Conference Call:
Business Opportunities in Infrastructure and Clean Energy in Costa Rica
Hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, Anne Andrew
Conference Call
12:00 PM CST
19 Conference Call:
Trade and Economic Climate in Vietnam
Hosted by: U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David B. Shear, U.S. Embassy Hanoi Commercial Counselor Sarah Kemp, U.S. Embassy Economic Counselor Laura Stone
6:00PM – 7:00PM CST
28 Norway and Sweden Market Briefing Mobile Chamber
11:30AM – 1:30PM
29 Norway and Sweden Market Briefing Birmingham Business Alliance
8:00AM – 10:00AM
29 Norway and Sweden Market Briefing Huntsville, Biztech
12:30PM – 2:30PM
29 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“The Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”
Speaker: Colonel Robert Cassidy
Birmingham
The Club-Vulcan Room
6:00 PM
December 2012
4 Conference Call:
Doing Business in Europe
Hosted by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union William Kennard  & Economic Officer Joseph Burke
Conference Call
11:00AM CST
6 Opportunities in China and Hong Kong
Free Webinar provided by our colleagues at the Rhode Island SBDC & US Dept of Commerce.
Speakers: Eric Crowley, Deputy Senior Commercial Consul at the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong and Macau, & Rosemary Gallant, principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China
7:00AM – 8:30AM CST
10 Free Webinar:
Aerospace Business Development Opportunities in Canada, Eh
Presented by the US Dept of Commerce
Free Webinar
10:00AM CST
10 NAITA Export Control Roundtable:
New Guidelines on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Anti-bribery Provisions
3:30-5:30PM
The Ledges, Huntsville
11 Conference Call:
Taking Advantage of the New Trade Promotion Agreement With Panama
Hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Panama Jonathan D. Farrar
Conference Call
12:00PM CST
12 Conference Call:
Overview of Benin‘s Business Environment
Hosted by Ambassador Raynor, Kevin Armstrong, USAID, Samuel Batcho, UCF (formerly MCABenin)
Conference Call
8:30AM CST
13 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Democratic Dinosaurs and Bureaucrats: Mexican Politics Today”
Speaker: Brian Morris
Birmingham
The Summit Club
6:00 PM
2011
January 2011
13 2011 Economic Outlook Conference
UA Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER)
Featuring Nathaniel Karp or BBVA Compass and Dr. Sam Addy of CBER.
Montgomery Renaissance
7:45am, $125
13 JASA: Japan America Society of Alabama
New Year’s Open House
Energen Plaza-Alagasco, Birmingham, 5:45 – 8:00pm
17 Webinar: Financial and Legal Considerations When Exporting to Mexico Webinar, $40
10am Central
18 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Mexico – A Country Whose Troubles are Trouble for the United States”
Speaker: Dr. John A. Ritchie
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
19 INCOTERMS 2010 Overview Jackson, MS
20 Doing Business in Ireland: Briefings with Stephen Anderson,
Commercial Counselor, US Embassy in Dublin
Mobile Chamber
8:00 am
20 Doing Business in Ireland: Briefings with Stephen Anderson,
Commercial Counselor, US Embassy in Dublin
Birmingham
Innovation Depot
2:00 pm
20 Australia Trade Mission Briefing Mobile Chamber
5:30 pm
21 Doing Business in Ireland: Briefings with Stephen Anderson,
Commercial Counselor, US Embassy in Dublin
Huntsville
TBD
16 Senegal & South Africa: US Business Opportunities Webinar
February 2011
3 NAITA Annual Meeting:
Cross-Cultural Communications and International Protocol –
Dealing Effectively in the Global Marketplace
Huntsville
4 Cross-Cultural Communications Seminar Huntsville
7 Doing Business in the UAE Mobile Chamber
11:30-1:00
8 Doing Business in the UAE Birmingham
12:00 – 1:30
8 INCOTERMS 2010 Overview Gulfport, MS
9 Doing Business in the UAE Huntsville Chamber
8:00 – 10:00am
15 Export 101: How to Achieve Global Success Phenix City, AL
1:00-2:30 pm
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
Shooting Up: Narcoterrorism from Latin America to Africa
Speaker: Vanda Felbab Brown, Foreign Policy Fellow, Brookings Institute
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
16 Free Webinar presented by ExIm Bank:
Competitive Financing for Your Foreign Buyers
Free Webinar
1:00 – 1:45 CST
17 Webinar: Export Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Webinar, $40
10am Central
18 Incoterms 2010: NAITA Trade Education Tour Decatur
23 Incoterms 2010 presented by Allocca Enterprises, Inc. Fultondale (BHM Area), $275
9:00-12:00 noon
24 Incoterms 2010 presented by Allocca Enterprises, Inc. Madison (HSV Area), $275
9:00-12:00 noon
March 2011
3 NAITA: Cross Cultural Communication Series: Focus on China
3 AlabamaGermany Partnership:
Annual Dinner and Meeting
Battle House Renaissance Hotel, Mobile
4 AlabamaGermany Partnership: Business Forum
Workforce Development in Alabama: Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Talent
Featuring keynote address by Dr. David Bronner, RSA.  Presentations by ThyssenKrupp, Bill Taylor (EDPA), and Austal USA.  Includes a tour of the ThyssenKrupp facility.
Battle House Renaissance Hotel, ThyssenKrupp Facility
10 Governor’s Trade Excellence Award Ceremony Montgomery
15 NAITA: Export Controls and Compliance Roundtable
FBI and the Counterintelligence Threat to Huntsville
Guest speaker: Guy Hardman, Domain Coordinator, FBI
Huntsville Chamber
15 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Current Events in Northern Africa (Libya, Tunisia and Egypt) and Their Possible Effects on Our Foreign Policy and the Economic Recovery”
Speaker: Christiane Hohmann
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
16 Webinar: Basic Guide to Exporting: Improving Your Cultural Intelligence Webinar, Free
1pm Central
17 Webinar: Exporting to Mexico – Logistics, Incoterms, and FTA Considerations Webinar, $40
10am Central
22 Demystifying the European Union Mobile Chamber
10:30am – 1:00pm
27-30 Interzum Guangzhou
Woodworking machinery and furniture show
28 Webinar: Rural Entrepreneurship
Part of Southern Growth’s Seeing the Future series.
Webinar, Free
1:00 – 1:45 Central
29 NAITA Trade Education Tour
INCOTERMS 2010, presented by the Alabama International Trade Center
Shoals EDA, Florence
11:30 – 1:30
31 Finding, Evaluating, and Motivating Foreign Agents and Distributors ASU Acadome,
Montgomery,
7:45am – 1:00pm
April 2011
3-5 NASBITE International Conference Charleston, SC
7 “How Alabama Apparel Companies Can Complete Internationally”
OTEXA: Office of Textile and Apparel
Fort Payne
12 NAITA World Trade Day Luncheon
Featuring Courtney Fingar, Editor of fDi Magazine, The Financial Times, London
Huntsville
Online Registration
14 Poland: The Fastest Growing Economy in Europe
Export and Investment Opportunities for Alabama; Guest speaker from Embassy of Poland.
Birmingham
11:00am – 1:00pm
15 SBA: Small Business Jobs Act Tour Huntsville
19 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Whither Egypt”
Speaker: Ambassador Kenneth Brill
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
20-22 2011 Alabama Lenders’ Conference Renaissance Ross Bridge Hotel, Hoover
May 2011
1-3 Gulf States World Trade Conference:
Focus on the United Arab Emirates: Export Opportunities for Gulf Coast Companies.
Download: Conference Agenda, Registration Form, Grand Hotel Fact Sheet

Topics include: Overview of UAE, Legal Aspects of Business in UAE, Trade Logistics Panel, UAE: Gateway to the Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Website Internationalization.

Point Clear, AL
7 Alabama India Business Partnership meeting Honoring Dr. and Mrs. Robert Bentley, Honorable Governor of Alabama Wynfrey Hotel
Birmingham
6:00pm – 9:30pm
7-14 ADO Trade Mission to Ireland Dublin and Belfast
15-22 National Small Business Week
16 NAITA: Export Control & Compliance Roundtable Discussion
Export Control Reform and the Role of the Deparment of Defense – DoD update from DTSA
Heritage Club, Huntsville
3:00-5:00pm
17 Birmingham Business Alliance presents
Small Business Summit and Expo
[ Postponed ]
19 Bremen: Your Key to Germany
Opening Doors to Business Opportunities in Germany, and throughout Europe…
[ Postponed ]
19 Decoding the ITAR Atlanta, GA
8:00-4:30
19 Selling to NATO and the EU Defense Community Huntsville
12:00 – 5:00pm
Space & Rocket Center
19 JASA: Japan America Society of Alabama Annual Dinner
Wecloming His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan in Washington D.C.
Special recognition for: Mr. Dave Echols; Toyota Manufacturing (10th year in AL).
Also celebrating 20 years of Daikin America in AL.
Huntsville Marriott
25 Export 101: Introduction to Exporting and the Export Alabama Alliance Dothan Chamber
1:00 – 2:30pm
June 2011
2 Webinar: Country Outlook and Update for China
Presented by US Commercial Service
Webinar
7 Webinar:
Insight into the Brazilian Market for Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Firms
Webinar
12-14 SEUS Canada 4th Annual Conference Fredrickton, Canada
22 Webinar: Understanding Exporting Controls – A Basic Guide to Exporting Webinar
July 2011
20-21 Annual Missile Defense Agency Small Business Programs Conference Von Braun Center,
Huntsville
20 International Lecture Series: Alabama’s Immigration Law
Presented by the Birmingham International Center
Birmingham
6:00 – 8:00pm
21 Export with East and Expertise
Export workshop presented by UPS and the Export Alabama Aliance
Innovation Depot
Birmingham,
8:00 – 12:00
August 2011
9 Import – Export 101 Seminar
Presented by AITC, hosted by the Women’s Business Center
Birmingham, TBA
11 NAITA Cross Cultural Communication Program – Brazil
Followed by “Taste of Brazil” reception
Huntsville,
Heritage Club
3-5, 5-7pm
15-18 2011 Space and Missile Defense Conference Huntsville
16 Webinar: How to Write an Export Compliance Management Program (EMCP)
Presented by Allocca Enterprises
Webinar, $30
12:00 – 1:30 CST
20-27 Trade Mission to Brazil
Alabama/Mississippi Joint Mission
Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Recife
25 Webinar: How to appy and register for ITAR – International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Presented by Allocca Enterprises
Webinar, $30
12:00 – 1:30 CST
September 2011
6-9 Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) National Conference San Diego, CA
15 Export Compliance Audits,
NAITA Export Controls Roundtable
Biztech, Huntsville
3:00 – 5:00pm
13 Poland & Hungary Market Briefings
In preparation for the statw-wide trade mission in March 2011
Mobile Chamber
11:30 – 1:00
14 Poland & Hungary Market Briefings Birmingham Business Alliance
12:00 – 1:30
15 Poland & Hungary Market Briefings Huntsville
8:00 – 9:30
22 Germany and the Future of Europe, featuring guest speaker:
German Consul General, Dr. Lutz Gorgens
118 Bibb-Graves Hall,
UA Campus, 4:00pm
23 Launchpad Alabama:
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference
Wynfrey Hotel, Hoover
28-30 Japan Home & Building Show Tokyo
29 How To Do Business with Big Business Mobile Public Library
West Regional Branch
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
29 International Society of Huntsville presents:
Culture at the Huntsville Logistics Center
6:00 – 8:00pm
29 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Clinton, Bush and Obama: Contrasting National Security Strategies and Finding a Way Forward”
Speaker: Dr. Lamont Colucci
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
29 GE Aviation Business Matchmaker Bryant Conference Center, UA Campus
October 2011
5 Alabama Germany Partnership
Business Conference benfitting storm victims
Tuscaloosa
(Details TBA)
8-13 Trade Mission to Dubai Dubai
11 Global Market Series: Export Certificate Program
Session 1: Market Resources and Analyses
Session 2: Legal Issues and Intellectual Property
Webinar
$480 for the entire series.  Training every Tuesday for 4 weeks.
Must attend all courses to receive certification.
12 2011 Franchise Expo: Meet the Franchisors Birmingham
1-4 pm
18
Global Market Series: Export Certificate Program

Session3: Finding and Keeping Your Global Customers
Session 4: Regulatory Compliance
Session 5: Understanding Transportation and Logistics
Webinar:
Export Certificate Series
18 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Understanding the World of Financial & Economic Crisis We are Living Through”
Speaker: Paula Tkac, VP & Sr. Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
19 Exports Have Legal Requirements: Do you know what they are?
Topcis will includes: Export compliance, export licenses, red flags / avoiding fines and penalties, INCOTERMS, and tradeshow / hand carry requirements.
Montgomery,
ASU Acadome
8:00am – Noon
20 JASA: Japan America Society of Alabama
2011 Fall Seminar: “Incentives and Alabama Industrial Development Training Program”
“US Economy: Current and Future Outlook”
Alagasco Center,
Birmingham
25
Global Market Series: Export Certificate Program

Session 6a: Automated Export System (AES) Training
Session 6b: International Payment Procedures
Session 7: Managing Cross Cultural Communications
Webinar:
Export Certificate Series
25 Access Capital to Fulfill Your Export Orders
Presented by ExIm Bank
Free Webinar
1 – 1:45pm CST
29 2nd Annual International Festival of North Alabama 10:00 – 4:00pm
November 2011
1 Global Market Series: Export Certificate Program
Session 8: Advanced Regulatory Compliance
Session 9: Foreign Regulatory Compliance
Session 10: International Finance
Webinar:
Export Certificate Series
2 Export 101: How to Acheive Global Success Oneonta City Hall
11:30am – 1:30pm
4 Brock International Business Speakers Series presents:
Ian Soloman, US Executive Director, World Bank Group
Sheraton Birmingham
Noon Luncheon
No cost to attend,
Registration Requird
9 Alabama India Business Partnership
Annual Dinner and Meeting
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 – 10:00 pm
9 Free Trade Agreement Certificate Program
Session 1: Intro to Free Trade Agreements and Regional Trade Agreements
Session 2: Leveraging FTA’s and RTA’s to Your Advantage
Session 3: NAFTA 101 and Rules of Origin
Webinar, 8-12, 1-3:30
$240 for both days
10 Free Trade Agreement Certificate Program
Session 4: NAFTA Requirements – Canada
Session 5: NAFTA Requirements – Mexico
Session 6: How to Complete a NAFTA Certificate of Origin
Webinar, 8-12, 1-3:30
10 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Changes in Cuba: How Should the United States Respond”
Speaker: Ambassador Hays
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
15 EU REACH Webinar (Part 1): What you should be doing now.
(Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restrictions of Chemicals)

Fundamentals, obligations, and practicalities of REACH, and how it impacts your company.
$45 Webinar
10 – 11:30am CST
17 EU REACH Webinar (Part 2): Communication Challenges
CLP Transition and Supply Chain Compliance

(You must register separately for each session.)
$45 Webinar
10 – 11:30am CST
December 2011
5 NAITA: Export Controls Roundtable
Export Compliance Audits – featuring Laura Forte of Qinetiq North America
Huntsville
$25 / $40
2010
January 2010
13 NAITA Trade Tour Florence
15 Exporting to Central America
Best Prospects in Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala
Webinar
10 – 11am
$45
20 NAITA Annual Meeting:
Brigadier General Christopher Tucker, USASAC:
The Army’s Focal Point for Foreign Military Sales
Huntsville, 12pm
Embassy Suites
$35 / $50
21 Japan-America Society of Alabama (JASA)
New Year’s Open House
Energen Plaza, Birmingham
5:45 – 8:30pm
27 Exporting of U.S. Services Webinar
10 – 11:30am
$35
28 SBA’s Export Experts Offer Help on Going International
“Small Business Exporting and Access to Credit”
Webinar
12 – 1:00pm
Free
February 2010
1-3 EDAA Winter Conference Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham
3 Webinar: Intro to Export Documentation Webinar
10 – 11:15am
$40
4 International Society of Huntsville presents:
Culture at the Jackson Center
Huntsville
6 – 8pm
8 Doing Business in Brazil: Negotiation and Partner Agreements Webinar
10 – 11am
$45
17 Webinar: International Payment Methods Webinar
10 – 11:15am
$40
17-18 Register Today! Alabama Germany Partnership: Annual Dinner and Business Forum 
Keynote Speaker: Governor Bob Riley
Auburn
18 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“China’s Strategic Priorities”
Speaker: Dr. Bernard D. Cole
Birmingham
The Club
23 Introduction to ITAR: (International Traffic in Arms Regulations)
Presented by Allocca Enterprises & NAITA
BizTech, Huntsville
9am – 4pm
$425 / $475
25 Register Today! Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Marketing

Presented by: Birmingham USEAC, Alabama State University
ASU, Montgomery
26 Brock International Business Speakers Series presents:
UK’s Consul General, Annabelle Malins
and Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau, Norman Houston
3:00pm
Samford University,
Birmingham
205-726-2364
March 2010
3 Webinar: How to Maximize Sales Leads at Trade Shows Webinar
10 – 11:15am
$40
4 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30-11:30am
Enterprise
8 NAITA 27th Annual World Trade Day Luncheon The Westin-Huntsville
11:30am
8-13 Medical Products Trade Mission to India(Dept of Commerce; Must Apply by January 8) New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai
9 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30-11:30am
Birmingham
9 Legalities of International Trade 2:00 – 5:00pm
Mobile
11 Import Webinar:
Intro to Importing / Customs & Border Protection
8:00 – 10:00
11 Import Webinar:
International Sourcing and Purchasing
10:30 – 12:00 or
1:00 – 2:30
15 Exporting to North America/Caribbean –
Best Prospects in in Canada, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago
Webinar
10 – 11am
$45
15 NAITA Australian Defense Industry Briefing 10:00 am
Huntsville/Madison Co
Chamber of Commerce
17 Webinar: Export Classification Numbers (Advanced Course) Webinar
10 – 11:15am
$40
18 Import Webinar:
Supply Chain Management & Foreign Trade Zones
8:00 – 10:00
18 Import Webinar:
Understanding Transportation & Logistics
10:30 – 12:00
18 Import Webinar:
International Payment Procedures
1:00 – 2:30
25 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30 – 11:30am
Huntsville
25 Import Webinar:
Regulatory Compliance & Advanced Regulatory Compliance
8:00 – 10:00 or
10:30 – 12:00
25 Import Webinar:
Managing Communications
1:00 – 2:30
25 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
Afghanistan’s Clouded Future
Speaker: Ambassador Robert P. Finn
Birmingham
The Club (Glen Iris)
6:00 pm
3/25- 4/3 Export Alabama Trade Alliance – Trade Mission to Vietnam Hanoi,
Ho Chi Minh City
31 Webinar: How Credit Availability Can Boost Sales:
ExIm Bank and SBA Program, plus Export Credit Insurance
Webinar
10 – 11:15am
$40
31 Export 101: How to Achieve Global Success 1:00 – 2:30pm
Jasper
April 2010
1 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30 – 11:30am
Tuscaloosa
7-9 NASBITE International
23rd Annual Conference “Setting the Stage for Trade”
Austin, TX
7-9 Gulf Coast Trade Alliance: World Trade Conference 2010
The Future of Trade in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Pensacola Beach
7 SBA Offers Free Webinar Series to Help Small Business Owners Get Fiscally Fit 11:00am and 3:00pm (ET)
8 NAITA’s 27th Annual World Trade Day Lunch
Mad About Trade!
Huntsville
11-13 SEUS-CP: Southern US Canadian Provinces Alliance Biloxi: Beau Rivage
14 SBA Offers Free Webinar Series to Help Small Business Owners Get Fiscally Fit 11:00am and 3:00pm (ET)
15 Export Certificate Training:
Market Resources & Analysis
8:00 – 1:00
15 Export Certificate Training:
Legal Aspects of Exporting
10:30 – 12:00 or
1:00 – 2:30
20 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
The Failure of Copenhagen: What Next for Global Climate and Energy Negotiations?
Speaker: Iain Murray
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
21 SBA Offers Free Webinar Series to Help Small Business Owners Get Fiscally Fit 11:00am and 3:00pm (ET)
22 Export Certificate Training:
Regulatory Compliance
8:00 – 10:00
22 Export Certificate Training:
Advanced Regulatory Compliance
10:30 – 12:00
22 Export Certificate Training:
Non-U.S. Trade Controls
1:00 – 2:30
22 Japan America Society of Alabama (JASA)
Annual Dinner
Reception: 5:30
Dinner: 7:00pm
The Club, Birmingham
28-30 SBA Lender’s Conference Marriott Legends,
Prattville
29 Export Certificate Training:
Documentation & Transportation
8:00 – 9:30
29 Export Certificate Training:
How to Get Paid in International Trade
10:00 – 12:00
29 Export Certificate Training:
Managing Cross Cultural Communications
1:00 – 2:30
May 2010
1 NASBITE CGBP Exam Alabama State University
1-7 Alabama Trade Mission to India, Led by Governor Riley New Delhi, Chennai
6 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30 – 11:30am
Florence
12 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
Introduction to Free Trade Agreements
8:00am
12 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
NAFTA 101 & Rules of Origin
10:00am
13 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
Mobile
13 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
NAFTA Requirements – Canada
8:00am
13 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
NAFTA Requirements – Mexico
10:00am
14 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
CAFTA-DR – The “New” NAFTA
8:00am
14 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
Current and Pending FTA’s – Practical Aspects and Requirements
10:00am
14 NAFTA/FTA Certificate Training:
How to Complete a NAFTA Certificate of Origin
1:00pm
14 North Alabama African American Chamber of Commerce
15th Annual Business Opportunity Conference & Expo
Huntsville
8 – 4:30
19 2011 Business Leaders Trip to China: Informational Meeting
NAITA, Huntsville Chamber, Northrop Grumman
Huntsville
5:30pm
20 International Business Finance Seminar
Presented by the Dept of Commerce
Birmingham
8:30am – 2:00pm
20 International Society of Huntsville:
Wine and Cheese Voyage Around the World
UAH – Shelby Center Lounge
6:00pm – 8:00pm
23-25 National Small Business Week !
25  Export Compliance Workshop
Presented by Alloca Enterprises; Sponsored by AITC, JASA, BBA
Birmingham
8:15 – Noon
25 Import Compliance Workshop
Presented by Alloca Enterprises; Sponsored by AITC, JASA, BBA
Birmingham
Noon – 4:30
June 2010
8 Website Design for the Global Marketplace:
Small Business Strategy for Effective Online Commerce
8:30-11:30am
Gadsden
9 Structured Trade Finance:
Export Financing & Bonding Alternatives in a Challenging Global Market

Presented by JPMorgan-Chase.  (Approved for 1 CPE and 1.2 CTP/CCM credits.)
Webinar
1:00pm CST
16 Russia: Export Opportunities for Alabama Mobile
17 Russia: Export Opportunities for Alabama Birmingham, 8-9:30
Huntsville, 12 – 1:30
17 NAITA: Export Controls Roundtable
ShieldAmerica: Safeguarding Information & Technology in your Office and Abroad
BizTech, $15 / $25
2:00 – 4:00pm
Huntsville
17 Trade Finance: Introduction & Basic Principles
FITT Webinar Series
12:00 – 1:00pm
Webinar
18 Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA)
Matchmaker and Reverse Trade Show
Birmingham
21-22 International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Overview
Co-sponsored by NAITA
UAHuntsville, $395
24 Avoid Criminal Liability Under the
Foriegn Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)!         Postponed & Rescheduled for August 12
Birmingham, $20
8:30 – 11:30
24 Protocol: Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of Hosting Foreign and Domestic Dignitaries
A Leadership Huntsville / Madison County Event
Redstone Federal Credit Union
5:30 – 7:00pm  |   $20
Reservations
29 International Services Council of Alabama presents:
Global Perspectives on Security and Defense:

Breifing on MEADS, the $4billion NATO replacement for the Patriot, Hawk, and Nike Hercules Systems.
UAHuntsville,
Shelby Center, Rm 107
Free: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
July 2010
11-14 Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA) Summer Conference Grand Hotel, Point Clear
14 Export Finance Seminar
Featuring: SBA-Int’l, Dept of Commerce, ExIm Bank, local bankers, attorneys, freight forwarders.
Montgomery
8:30 – 2:00
16-18 Business Council of Alabama (BCA) Government Affairs Conference Grand Hotel, Point Clear
27 Free Webinar: Entering New Markets – Japan & Australia Free Webinar
7:00pm
29 Intellectual Property Rights Seminar Alabama State University
Montgomery
8:30 – 12:00
August 2010
11 Navigating Through the Changing Banking Environment in China
Call for details: 800-747-2482
Webinar
1:00pm CST
11 Export Compliance Seminar conducted by Tradewin, LLC Huntsville
12 Avoid Criminal Liability Under the
Foriegn Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)!
Birmingham, $25
8:30 – 11:30
September 2010
14 Import Webinar:
Customs and Border Protection, International Sourcing and Purchasing
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Sept 10
16 Import Webinar:
Legal Issues of Importing and Advanced Regulatory Compliance
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Sept 10
15/16/17 U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry & Security Present:
Export Controls & Compliance Seminar
Birmingham
21 Import Webinar:
International Transportation and Logistics, Import Process: Receipt of Goods and FTZ’s
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Sept 10
23 Import Webinar:
International Payment Procedures, Managing Cross Cultural Communications
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Sept 10
21-24 ASBDC National Conference San Antonio, TX
23 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“South Korea & North Korea: Unorthodox Thoughts on the Sinking of the Cheonan”
Speaker: Donald Phinney Gregg
Birmingham – The Club
6:00 pm
29 Export Finance Seminar
Featuring: SBA-Int’l, Dept of Commerce, ExIm Bank, local bankers, attorneys, freight forwarders.
Mobile
8:30-1:30
October 2010
4-7 Export Controls: ITAR and EAR Atlanta
$1,900
12 Export Certification Webinar:
Market Resources and Analysis,
Intellectual Property Issues and Contracts
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Oct. 8
13 Supply Chain Finance Webinar: Global Solutions, Local Delivery.
Presented by JPMorgan-Chase
Call for details: 800-747-2482
Webinar
1:00pm CST
14 Export Certification Webinar:
Regulatory Compliance,
Non-US Trade Controls
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Oct. 8
13-21 Mobile Chamber’s “Gateway of Discovery” Trip to China Beijing/Shanghai Hanzhou/Suzhou
14 International Society of Huntsville together with NAITA presents:
Reception in Honor of Foreign Trade Representatives Group
Huntsville/Madison Co.
Chamber of Commerce
6:00-8:00 pm
15 Registration Deadline:
Interzum Guangzhou – Woodworking Machinery and Furniture Production Show
Hardwood Export States Export Group, March 27-30, 2011
Guangzhou, China
19 Export Certification Webinar:
Documentation and Transportation Logistics,
Getting Paid in International Trade
Webinar
21 Export Certification Webinar:
Finding and Keeping Your Global Customers,
Automated Export System (AES) Training and Cast Study
Webinar
25 Small Business Matchmaker and BRAC Seminar Hoover, AL
26 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Should the U.S. Have an Ambassador to Islam?”
Speaker:  Paul Marshall, Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
27 GE Aviation Small Business Symposium and Matchmaker Marriott Legends
Prattville, AL
27 Basic Guide to Exporting: Improving your Cultural Intelligence Webinar
TBA NAITA Trade Education Tour 2010:
Leveraging Your Website to Increase Foreign Sales
Various Locations in
North Alabama
November 2010
3 Basic Guide to Exporting: Free Trade Agreements Webinar
8 INCOTERMS 2010 for Alabama Huntsville Chamber
1:30 – 4:00
9 INCOTERMS 2010 for Alabama Birmingham, Innovation Depot
8:30 – 11:00
9 Doing Business with Brazil Huntsville Chamber
8:45 – 11:30 am
9 INCOTERMS 2010 for Alabama Montgomery, ADO Auditorium
2:00 – 4:30
9 Doing Business with Brazil Birmingham Int’l Center
2:00 – 4:30
10 Doing Business with Brazil Montgomery, ADO Auditorium
9:00 – 11:30
10 Free Trade Agreement Webinar:
Intro to FTA’s and Regional Trade Agreements,
FTA’s in Asia/Pacific, Central and South America
How to Leverage FTA’s to Your Advantage
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Nov. 5
10 Basic Guide to Exporting: Writing an Export Plan Webinar
11 Free Trade Agreement Webinar:
NAFTA 101 and Rules of Origin,
NAFTA Requirements: Mexico, NAFTA Requirements: Canada,
How to Complete a NAFTA Certificate of Origin
Webinar
Registration Deadline: Nov. 5
11 Global Financial Accounting Workshop Montgomery
14-16 America’s Competitiveness Forum IV
“Building a Prosperous and Sustainable Future for the Americas”

Focus on : Innovation / Green Tech; Education / Workforce Development; Entrepreneurship / Small Business Development; Trade Facilitation, Border Clearance, Supply Chain Logistics.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
1:00pm CST
16 Website Design for a Global Marketplace: Small Business Strategies for Targeting International Customers Rainsville, AL
2-5 pm
17 Basic Guide to Exporting: Find HS Codes, Duties, Taxes Webinar
17 Webinar: Export Opportunities in Mexico Webinar, $40
10am Central
18 Advanced Finance for International Business
Presented by Knoxville US Export Assistance Center
Oak Ridge, TN
8:15 – 4:30pm.  $98
18 Financial Support to Increase Your Export Sales
Presented by the Export Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank)
Webinar, Free
1:00 – 1:45pm CST
December 2010
1 Basic Guide to Exporting: Shipping Webinar
2 INCOTERMS 2010 for Alabama Mobile Chamber
8:30 – 11:00am
2 Webinar: Export Opportunities in Central America Webinar, $40
10am Central
6 NAITA: Export Controls and Compliance Roundtable
Foreign Disclosure, Public Release & Public Domain

Followed by the NAITA Annual Holiday Party!
The Ledges,
Huntsville
7 Birmingham Committee on Foreign Relations presents:
“Ready for a Surprise in Space?”
Speaker: Dr. Robert Haffa, Jr., Director, Analysis Center,
Northrop Grumman Corporation, Colonel (retired) in the U.S. Air Force
Birmingham
The Club
6:00 pm
8 Webinar: Basic Guide to Exporting: NAFTA Webinar
8 Foreign Millitary Sales 2010 Huntsville Chamber
8:30 am – 4:45 pm  $250
9 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Avoiding Criminal Liability Qinetiq Building,
Huntsville
13 Alabama India Business Partnerships 5th Annual Reception & Dinner Birmingham
6:00 – 9:30 pm
15 Basic Guide to Exporting: Export Controls Webinar
19 Webinar: ExIm Bank
Extend Credit and Get Paid for Your Exports
Webinar, Free
1 – 1:45 CST