NASBITE International Membership

NASBITE International is a Membership-based organization, formed in 1998 to recognize and foster the importance of international trade education in colleges, universities, world trade centers, chambers of commerce, and other trade facilitation organizations. NASBITE offers Memberships to individuals and also to institutions in the form of “group” memberships for multiple individuals working for the same organization or institution.

NASBITE Member Benefits:

NASBITE Members comprise an international network of trade education and training providers, global exporters, and trade facilitation experts. NASBITE Members enjoy the following member benefits:

  • Significant discounts on NASBITE International’s Annual Conference registration
  • Unlimited participation in NASBITE International’s live trade training webinars, and unlimited access to recorded/archived webinars
  • Access to Career-Net: A free, online tool for posting and searching trade-related jobs
  • Access to online trade training resources and trade/exporting resources via NASBITE.org
  • Networking with other Members and CGBPs during the Annual Conference and via the NASBITE LinkedIn groups and other online platforms
  • Access to best-practice sharing and networking with leading exporters from across the U.S. at the annual National Small Business Exporter Summit
  • Complimentary listing in NASBITE online Member Directory (CGBP Members are also listed in a special CGBP online directory)
  • Permission to use the NASBITE Member logo

Individual Membership Types and Dues:

  • Individual Membership: $95 annual dues
  • Student Membership: $25 annual dues; proof of current matriculation is required
  • CGBP Membership: A $50.00 annual CGBP Recertification Fee and submission of 10 CEUs per year provides the CGBP with an Individual Membership in NASBITE International. The Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification is earned by successfully completing the CGBP exam. For information about the CGBP certification, click here


Institutional Membership Types and Dues:

  • Institutional Memberships: These memberships are connected to the organization, institution, or corporation/company, rather than an individual, and allow employees listed under the Institutional Membership to enjoy NASBITE benefits:
      • $495 annual dues provides for an unlimited number of individuals to be included in the Institutional Membership
      • $285 annual dues provides for up to four individuals to be included in the Institutional Membership
      • $285 annual dues, plus $60 per individual, provides for five to ten individuals to be included in the Institutional Membership
      • $645 annual dues, plus $50 per individual, provides for eleven to fifteen individuals to be included in the Institutional Membership


NASBITE Membership provides a vast professional network and is comprised of:

Trade Educators:

  • Universities and Colleges
  • Community and Technical Colleges
  • High Schools
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Canada’s Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
  • International Association of Trade Training Organizations (IATTO)

Trade Assistance Organizations:

  • USDOC’s International Trade Administration (ITA)
  • USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Small Business Development Centers
  • State and Regional Economic Development Agencies
  • Community-Based Trade Assistance Centers
  • World Trade Centers
  • Chambers of Commerce

Trade Promotion Organizations:

  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • IATTO-Member Trade Promotion Organizations
  • Trade Service Providers (Logistics, Financing, Legal, Marketing, Research/Analysis)
  • Freight Forwarders, Transportation and Logistics Providers
  • International Bankers and Insurers
  • International Trade Consultants
  • International Lawyers

Companies Engaged in International Trade:

  • Exporters and Importers