Partner Organizations

The organizations below benefit from a valuable connection to NASBITE International which serves as a connection point between Education, Government and Industry.

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

Silver Partners

Kompass North America
Kompass boosts business development with EasyBusiness. 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.

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 of 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

Bronze Partners

Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
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

Global Training Center
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GrowthWheel International
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: 

Federal Partner

U.S. Department of Commerce
The mission of the Department is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity. The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and reciprocal trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce and constitutional democracy, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development. Through its diverse bureaus and nearly 47,000 employees located in every state and territory and more than 86 countries, the Department of Commerce works to provide U.S. based companies and entrepreneurs invaluable tools through programs such as the Decennial Census, the National Weather Service, NOAA Fisheries, and the Foreign Commercial Service. Among many other functions, the Department helps negotiate bilateral free and fair trade, enforces laws that ensure a level playing field for American businesses, and oversees ocean and coastal navigation. Learn more:


Interested in Becoming a NASBITE Partner?

NASBITE International’s Partnership Program offers enhanced engagement and exposure: reach and network with thousands of Certified Global Business Professionals (CGBPs), trade educators, trade support specialists and global exporters through a year-round partnership with NASBITE.

View our 2019 Partnership & Event Sponsorship Brochure

Photo: Former NASBITE Presidents, Tammy Marquez-Oldham and James Foley building NASBITE relationships in Washington, DC





Customize Your Partnership!

NASBITE’s Partnership Program offers multiple levels of engagement, which include some or all of the following benefits:

  • Private Focus Group Sessions at Annual Conference
  • Keynote Presentation or Introduction at Annual Conference
  • Annual Conference and National Small Business Exporters Forum sponsorship benefits
  • Full-year Membership with NASBITE International
  • Participation in an exclusive NASBITE Partnership Council
  • Complimentary exam fees for qualified CGBP exam candidates
  • Year-round, customized “Partner Profile” on the NASBITE website, with logo, description, and hyperlink to your website
  • Presentation of one or more educational webinars, professionally coordinated, promoted and facilitated by NASBITE and open to all interested parties
  • Space advertising in NASBITE printed materials and banner advertising on the NASBITE website
  • Annual Conference event sponsorships, mobile app presence, and Annual Conference website advertising and signage
  • Complimentary Annual Conference registrations
  • Annual Conference Tabletop exhibit
  • Pre – and Post – Conference attendee list


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