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NASBITE International is committed to advancing international trade by acknowledging professionals in the field who’ve demonstrated excellence in developing innovative programs and practices that improve international trade. Their successful achievements are recognized during NASBITE International Annual Conference. This year's honorees included Caroline Tompkins, Forum for International Trade & Training (FITT), Chuck Mills, Mills Machine Company, Nicole Sherwood, World Trade Center Utah, John Worthington, IBT Online, Peter Cunningham, Mt. Hood Community College/World Trade Center Miami,  and Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD). Learn more about the award winners and annual conference here.






NASBITE congratulates the 13 members who have earned their Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation in the first exam cycle of 2022. The CGBP confirms their knowledge in international trade and shows employers and the public that they are proficient in global business. CGBP designees are capable of working with the level of expertise and professionalism that is required in today’s competitive environment.

The newest designees are Amandine Crabtree, Nathan Foley, Mahdi Forghani Bajestani, Laura Heneghan, William Hooten, Laurent Kahl, Huiling Liu, Kayla Marineau, John Paul McFarland, Kelly Poppe-Gale, Brianna Sears, Bhavani Tivakaran, and Carson Ward.

The next 2022 CGBP exam window begins on June 9. The registration deadline for the June 9-29 exam window is May 9.  Learn more about the CGBP here.

So much that was commonly understood fell under a microscope these past few years. Central among them is how fortunate humankind is to have such far-reaching developments in our life-saving medical industry and the essential role that global commerce plays in permitting countries to reap the benefits of developments and production across borders.

These ideas come to the foreground in one of the most important global trade shows in the world. Held in the Emirati metropolis of Dubai, Arab Health is a conference and trade show that has taken place at the Dubai International Convention Centre since 1975. Attendance regularly exceeds 100,000 participants, including 4,000 companies and health professionals from over 160 countries. There one will find booths featuring items from surgical devices, gurneys, sutures and even ambulances. Participants come from across the globe to exhibit, discover innovations and meet with prospective business partners. Learn more.

The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) will hold its Annual Export Conference on May 19-20, 2022, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, DC. The program provides two tracks of learning – Trade Policy & Global Market Updates and Export Opportunities & Challenges. Each track features multiple breakout sessions presented by expert speakers.

In addition to the breakout sessions, registrants will be treated to exceptional keynote speakers from USCS and will have an opportunity to share ideas with colleagues at various networking events. Early Bird registration is just $249 until April 1.  After April 1 and until May 21, registration will be $299.

Learn more and register here