Partner Organizations

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

Centers for International Business Education (CIBEs)
The Centers for International Business Education (CIBEs) were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. There are 15 nationally designated Centers administered by the U.S. Department of Education, located at Brigham Young University, Florida International University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Indiana University, Loyola Marymount University, Michigan State University, San Diego State University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado Denver, University of Maryland, University of South Carolina, and, University of Washington. Learn more at

Kompass North America
Kompass is the leading provider of high-quality B2B information, with a database of over 43 million companies worldwide.  We will show you how to turn that information into lead generation, as well as covering advertising to a global market in 30 languages, and socially selling your business to the planet! The world is your company’s oyster, Kompass is the tool to open it. For more information go to.

BGI Worldwide Logistics
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: or email to

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. For more information, go to

IBT Online
Since 2002, IBT Online, proud recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Export Service, specializes in providing online business development tools to U.S. exporters to help them grow exports, sales, brand, and business globally. Over the years, we have evolved our Online Global programs which have a proven track record delivering measurable exports, sales, brand, and business growth for our corporate clients, through best-practice, website localization, international online marketing, and ecommerce to help your international prospects, customers and partners find you, understand your company, and do business with you by giving them an online Local User eXperience (LUX) in their language(s) and market(s). For more information, go to

National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC)
The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) increases awareness and understanding of the importance of exports to the US economy through education, legislative outreach, and engagement with DECs and other relevant stakeholders. NADEC is a non-profit corporation that maintains a 501(c)(6) federal income tax status. For more information, go to

Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)
Established in 1989, the Organization of Women in International Trade International (OWIT), is a global association for women in international trade and business. Our 2,000-plus members impact hundreds of millions of dollars in trade and business transactions annually. OWIT’s focus is on adding value to our corporate, mid-sized, small business and individual members around the world. OWIT serves as the unifying body of a network of chapters spanning the globe in the Americas, Western Europe, and Africa. OWIT also supports a “Virtual Chapter” for individuals involved in international trade and business who do not have access to a local OWIT chapter where they reside or work. Membership in a local or the Virtual Chapter gives automatic access to the OWIT International network. 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.

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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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