13 NASBITE members earn CGBP in first 2022 window

May 3, 2022
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 […]

Cleveland State Staff Lead Trade Mission to Arab Health Conference in Dubai

March 1, 2022
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. […]

National Association of District Export Councils to Hold Annual Export Conference in Washington, DC

February 18, 2022
The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) will hold its Annual Export Conference 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 […]

Portland CC Global Trade Center Gathers Recognition as It Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

February 16, 2022
NASBITE International congratulates Portland Community College’s Global Trade Center on the occasion of its fifth anniversary. Center Director Tammy Marquez-Oldham, who is a past president of NASBITE, oversees all operations of the Center, which provides international trade services and advising for Oregon’s small businesses. The widely regarded Portland Business Tribune included a detailed press release […]

13 NASBITE members earn CGBP in final 2021 window

January 24, 2022
NASBITE congratulates the 13 members who have earned their Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation in the final 2021 exam cycle. 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 […]

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 […]