46 NASBITE members earn CGBP so far in 2021

August 30, 2021
NASBITE congratulates the 46 members who have earned their Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation through the first two exam cycles in 2021. 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 […]

U.S. Department of Education announces new round of Business and International Education Grants

July 6, 2021
After nearly a 10-year hiatus, the U.S. Department of Education has opened up a new round of Business and International Education (BIE) Grants. BIE grants were an important source of external funding supporting the development of the CGBP credential. They also have been used to support the development of an international trade curriculum and programming at […]

NADEC Advisory Board issues framework paper on support for U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

July 6, 2021
The NADEC Advisory Board recently released a framework paper on how we can support the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USCS) to increase U.S. exports, economic growth, job creation, and prosperity for the American worker. The paper calls out increased staffing levels as a “crucial first step.” Read the entire paper.

NASBITE elects officers

June 18, 2021
The 2021-22 slate of NASBITE International offers was elected during the recent virtual NASBITE Annual Conference.  Congratulations to: President Jackie Rasmussen.  As Senior Program Manager for the MU International Trade Center, she provides leadership to the student internship program and global market research projects the center completes for businesses. Jackie completed national accreditation as a […]

NASBITE elects Board of Governors

June 18, 2021
Several NASBITE International members were elected to serve on the Board of Governors during the May virtual Annual Conference.  The BOG is responsible for oversight of the organization, setting policy and strategic planning among other operational responsibilities. The following members were elected to their first three-year terms on the board: Kellie Greene, Innovative Global Logistics […]

‘Advancing International Trade Award’ winners named

May 26, 2021
The 2021 NASBITE International Annual Conference the organization’s “Advancing International Trade Award” winners were honored for their dedication and service in advancing international trade. The award also recognizes the winners’ leadership and commitment to improving the practice of global business on a state or regional level. The  2021 honorees were: Katy Sinnott, Wisconsin Economic   Development […]

NASBITE honors ‘Trade Educator of the Year’

May 26, 2021
During its 34th Annual Conference, NASBITE International honored Laurie Wolff of the Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville as its 2021 Trade Educator of the Year. This award recognizes Wolff for her innovation and excellence in international trade curriculum development, research, program development, and advocacy of international business issues. 

NASBITE Board of Governors Member Recognized with Exceptional Impact Award

May 7, 2020
Chris Schrage (Marketing/Global Programs) Our 2020 AACSB review team gave commendations to the College for our Cost Neutral / Fly Free internationalization strategy. That strategy has been instrumental in increasing the percentage of our graduating students who have had a significant international experience from 1 in 19 in AY 2008 to 1 in 4 in […]

NASBITE Virtual Annual Conference Session: International Trade Updates: Remarks from USTR, SBA, SIDO & NASBITE Annual Membership Meeting/Elections

April 17, 2020
NASBITE’s 2020 Virtual Conference presents a free, live session encompassing updates from key national offices, and the Annual Member Meeting and vote to elect the Board-approved Slate of Nominees. All NASBITE Members are encouraged to participate. Registration is free and open to all interested parties. Click Here to Register Click Here for More Information

NASBITE Takes the 2020 National Small Business Exporter Summit Virtual

March 24, 2020
NASBITE has been busy putting together several options for NASBITE Conference and Summit registrants and is now pleased to be in a position to share their plans. Given all the work that our presenters had already invested in their preparations for the conference and summit, and given that many members expressed an interest in some […]