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VIDEO: The Innovative and Useful U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool

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Created on March 30, 2015

 

When you think of business and investment opportunities in the United States, where’s the best place to start?  America is made up of 50 states plus territories and each location has its own unique economic profile. The U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool, a combined effort of the Harvard Business School and the U.S. Economic Development Administration, is THE starting place for anyone looking to expand their business in the U.S. The free, online Cluster Mapping tool uses more than 50 million data records to help you identify industry regional clusters and make informed investment decisions.

Associate Director Kimberly R. Marcus Addresses AMAC Industry Day 2015

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Created on March 27, 2015
 

Farad Ali, MBDA Raleigh Operator, Kimberly R. Marcus, Associate Director, and Shelby Scales, President AMACMBDA Associate Director Kimberly Marcus was a presenter at the 2015 Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Industry Day on March 25th.  The annual event gathers aviation professionals and key stakeholders to discuss the legislative and regulatory agenda of the organization and to hear from industry leaders on and off Capitol Hill.

As the Office of Legislative, Education and Intergovernmental Affairs continues to engage like-minded local, regional and national stakeholders, MBDA was pleased to be a part of this gathering and share our vision, mission and accomplishments.  Associate Director Marcus emphasized the importance of forging a meaningful relationship and the opportunity to collaborate on issues of shared importance.  Aviation and its related industries is an area where MBDA wants to see MBE growth and expansion – a shared goal of AMAC, the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the full participation of minority owned, woman-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises in airport contracting and the inclusion of minorities and women in every area of employment. AMAC and its affiliates include airport operators, government officials, corporations and MBEs.

International Trade Compliance Program Webinar Series

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Created on March 25, 2015
 

ScalesThe U.S. Department of Commerce Connecticut District office invites you to participate in a series of thirteen one hour to 90 minute nationally promoted webinars beginning in early April through late May 2015.

The International Trade Compliance Webinar Training Program will provide U.S. companies either who supply the nation’s largest exporters, including Prime and Tier-one contractors in supply chain, or want to take advantage of the dynamic global market with focused training about compliance with international trade laws.  The program will also focus on the different angles of compliance awareness and current challenges facing the upstream supply chain. 

The presenters will include legal experts and U.S. government speakers.  The webinars topics consist of:

What is ConnectAmericas?

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Created on March 24, 2015
 

What is Connect Americas

Connect Americas is the first social network for businesses in the Americas, dedicated to promoting foreign trade and international investment. It seeks to help SMEs strengthen their businesses, by providing them with direct access to potential clients, suppliers and investors in the region and all over the world, segmented by industry.

It also provides useful and simple information about procedures and regulations for international commerce, and about the financing opportunities available in IDB member countries. Connect Americas was created by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) with the support of Google, DHL, Visa and Alibaba. If you have questions, comments or suggestions, please contact at info@connectamericas.com.

Connect Americas offers three key services:

Register Today! 2015 Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference in Washington, DC (June 15-17)

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Created on March 20, 2015
 

National SBIR/STTR ConferenceAttention technology entrepreneurs!!!

The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference will take place June 15-17, 2015 at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center at Washington DC National Harbor.

At this conference, attendees learn from and network with SBIR/STTR leaders and program experts on how to participate and compete for funding in the government's SBIR/STTR programs, with a focus on commercializing technological innovations.

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