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NASBITE Members and Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential holders are encouraged to pay their annual fees along with the event registration. Please note, CGBPs must also submit at least 10 CEUs to complete recertification for 2019; participation in the full Annual Conference will provide these 10 CEUs and will automatically be posted to your certification record.

Registration Fees and Policies

NASBITE International 32nd Annual Conference Registration Options

  • Full Conference Registration: For the 2019 NASBITE International Annual Conference, Full Conference Registration includes the Opening Reception (Tuesday, April 9), Refreshment Breaks, Breakfasts and Lunches (Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 & 11), Keynotes, Conference Sessions and Tabletop Exhibits (Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 & 11), and the Closing Reception & Annual Membership Meeting at Madison Square (Thursday, April 11). Early Bird Fees are $595 for NASBITE Members ($795 for non-members) if registered by March 15. After March 15, the Standard Registration Fee is $695 for NASBITE Members ($895 for non-members).
  • One-Day Registration: NASBITE also offers One-Day Registrations, if you can only attend part of the Annual Conference.
    • One-Day Registration for Wednesday, April 10 includes Refreshment Breaks, Breakfast, Lunch, Keynotes, Conference Sessions and Tabletop Exhibits. The Early Bird One-Day Registration fee for Wednesday, April 10 is $325 for members ($450 for non-members) if registered by March 15. After March 15, the Standard One-Day Registration Fee for Wednesday, April 10 is $425 for members / $550 for non-members.
    • One-Day Registration for Thursday, April 11 includes Refreshment Breaks, Breakfast, Lunch, Keynotes, Conference Sessions, Tabletop Exhibits, and the Closing Reception & Annual Member Meeting at Madison Square on Thursday, April 11. The Early Bird One-Day Registration fee for Thursday, April 11 is $375 for members ($500 for non-members) if registered by March 15. After March 15, the Standard One-Day Registration Fee for Thursday, April 11 is $475 for members ($600 for non-members)
  • Student Registration: NASBITE offers special Student One-Day Registration fees that are provided to full-time undergraduate and graduate students only. Proof of enrollment may be requested upon registration.
    • One-Day Student Registration for Wednesday, April 10 includes Refreshment Breaks, Breakfast, Lunch, Keynotes, Conference Sessions and Tabletop Exhibits on April 10. The Early Bird Student One-Day Registration fee for Wednesday, April 10 is $150 for NASBITE Student Members ($200 for non-members) if registered by March 15. After March 15, the Standard One-Day Student Registration Fee for Wednesday, April 10 is $200 for NASBITE Student Members ($250 for non-members).
    • One-Day Student Registration for Thursday, April 11 includes Refreshment Breaks, Breakfast, Lunch, Keynotes, Conference Sessions, Tabletop Exhibits and the Closing Reception at Madison Square on Thursday, April 11. The Early Bird Student One-Day Registration fee for Thursday, April 11 is $150 for NASBITE Student Members ($200 for non-members) if registered by March 15. After March 15, the Standard One-Day Student Registration Fee for Thursday, April 11 is $200 for NASBITE Student Members ($250 for non-members).
  • Guest Tickets: Registered attendees are welcome to purchase Guest Tickets for the Opening Reception on April 9 (includes two drink tickets, and light hors d’oeuvres) for $75 per guest ($100 per guest if purchased after March 15, 2019).
    • Guest Tickets are also available for the Closing Reception at Madison Square on Thursday, April 11, and includes two drink tickets and the reception buffet for $125 per guest ($150 per guest if registered after March 15, 2019).

Pre-Conference Event Registrations

  • National Small Business Exporter Summit Registration: Registration for the National Small Business Exporter Summit on Tuesday, April 9, 2018 includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, all Summit Sessions, and a closing reception with cash bar. The Registration Fee for the Summit is $235 per person.
  • CGBP Boot Camp Registration: CGBP Boot Camp Registration includes either the Exam Prep Boot Camp or the Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp two-day training, Boot Camp materials, and refreshments on April 7 & 8. The Exam Prep Boot Camp registration fee also includes a voucher for one free online CGBP Practice Exam per attendee. Lunch is not included in the registration fees; time will be provided for lunch on your own during both days of the Boot Camp program.
    • Registration Fees for the CGBP Boot Camps are $395 per person, if registered by March 15, 2019 ($495 per person after March 15, 2019).
  • Pre-Conference Workshop Registration: Pre-Conference Workshop Registration for the full-day program includes workshop participation and handout materials, and refreshment breaks on April 8, 2019. Lunch is not included in the registration fees; time will be provided for lunch on your own.
    • Registration Fee for the Pre-Conference Workshop is $95 per person, if registered by March 15, 2019 ($195 per person if registered after March 15, 2019).
    • Annual Recertification Fee of $75 for CGBP Credential may be paid along with registration for either/both events.
  • Conference Payment, Cancellation & Refund Policy: All Conference fees must be paid in full no later than two weeks prior to the Conference (or by March 25, 2019); this includes fees for attendees paying via a PO. This policy does not apply to pre-conference Boot Camps; those may be paid by credit card at the registration desk on site. Cancellations for Boot Camp or Full Conference registrations are eligible for a refund up to 30 days prior to the scheduled event, unless the event is cancelled by NASBITE International.
    • Cancellations for Boot Camp or full Conference registrations are eligible for a full refund up to 30 days prior to the scheduled event, unless the event is cancelled by NASBITE International. Cancellations must be received in writing by March 8, 2019 to qualify for a full refund. A $50 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellations received in writing on or before March 8, 2019. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after March 8, 2019.
    • If paying by Purchase Order, please submit a copy of your PO with billing instructions along with this registration form.
    • NASBITE International reserves the right to cancel events, usually due to lack of enrollment; registrants will be notified by e-mail in the event of a cancellation

Meet Our Partners & Sponsors

Summit Event Sponsor: BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc. is the on-demand freight transportation and logistics specialist providing domestic and international third-party logistics services to commercial customers. BGI specializes in delivering unique solutions to complex shipping problems. Our customers rely on us as their expert resource in an increasingly complex domestic and international transportation environment. For More information on BGI Worldwide Logistics: http://www.bgiworldwide.com/ or email to sales@bgiworldwide.com

NASBITE Gold Partner: Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs)
The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. There are 17 nationally designated Centers administered by the U.S. Department of Education, located at Brigham Young University, The Ohio State University, George Washington University, The University of Texas at Austin, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Colorado Denver, Georgia State University, University of Connecticut, Indiana University, University of Maryland, Michigan State University, University of Miami, San Diego State University, University of South Carolina, Temple University, University of Washington, and Texas A&M University. Learn more at http://us-ciberweb.org.

Annual Conference and Summit Sponsor: Commerce Bank
We help educate exporters who want to find ways to expand their global sales efforts. We also help trade specialists educate people who want to learn how to export. For the last hundred years, Commerce Bank’s International Department has been serving export companies across America. We offer direct telephone lines to staff who know customers and their company’s needs. It doesn’t matter to us if you have one export transaction a year, just getting started, or are an experienced global company looking for better service. Our approach is to learn about your process, share best practices, and come up with ideas on how to help. Challenge accepted, so contact us today. Learn more here: https://commercebank.com/business/payables-and-receivables/payables/international-payments

Annual Conference and Summit Sponsor: First Home Bank
First Home Bank is a Preferred SBA Lender and ranks as a Top 10 SBA Lender nationwide in total dollar volume and SBA loans approved. For more information, be sure to visit the First Home Bank table in the Chesapeake Foyer to learn about the benefits of SBA financing and enter for a chance to win Apple Airpods! For more information: www.firsthomebank.com/sba.

Silver Partner: Kompass North America

Whether a large corporation or small business that wants to develop its local market or to export its know-how abroad, Kompass puts a unique worldwide database at its clients’ fingertips with its prospecting assistance tools and direct marketing solutions.  Market analysis, sales mapping, targeting, internal database optimization, preparation of prospecting files, mailing, emailing. Kompass can support its clients’ marketing and sales goals at each stage of their business development. https://us.solutions.kompass.com/m/easybusiness/

Silver Partner: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Global business requires a different brand of leadership. Since its inception in 1946, Thunderbird has focused exclusively on educating global leaders in the intricacies of international business and management. Now a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise, today Thunderbird is strengthened by the resources of America’s largest and most innovative public university. Thunderbird offers in-person and online executive education training, including custom programs where the school partners with organizations and businesses to meet specific self-defined objectives. Programs can be held at a company’s facilities, or in any or our global locations in Phoenix (Arizona), Geneva, Dubai and Moscow. Regardless of where you may be in your professional journey, Thunderbird can help you reach your destination. Learn more at https://thunderbird.asu.edu/executive-education

Bronze Partner: Global Training Center
For more information: http://www.globaltrainingcenter.com/nasbite

Bronze Partner: GrowthWheel
GrowthWheel helps business advisors, and their organizations, make more impact and be more productive by offering a certification program, a visual toolbox, and a cloud-based platform that allows you to work with clients in a consistent way and produce reports that track client progress like you’ve never seen before. For more information go to: www.growthwheel.com

Bronze Partner: FITT (Forum for International Trade Training)
For over 25 years the international business community has trusted FITT to support high performers in international trade. Providing online and in person international business training for both private companies and government trade advisors, our internationally recognized training program, FITTskills, has helped over 17,000 people refine their skills to succeed in global markets. FITT also partners with post-secondary institutions by providing access to a leading-edge, standards based, curriculum and instructor resources to support and enhance their international business programs. Learn more at https://fittfortrade.com/

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