National Assocation of DECs Legislative Summit

2018 Annual NADEC Legislative Summit

Each  year  NADEC organizes  Legislative  Summit  where  exporting  community  and  DEC  members  come  together  to  share  the  recent  developments  and  work  on  the  pressing  issues  on  U.S.  foreign  trade  and  exporting.  This  year’s  NADEC  Legislative  Summit  will  focus  on  the    perspective  from  the  new  administration  on  trade  policies  as  well  as  outlook  on  legislative  trade  policy  issues.  The  Summit  will  be  at  the  U.S.  Department of  Commerce and Reagan International Trade Center  with  the  next day being  devoted  to  Capitol  Hill  visits.

All  DEC  members  are  invited  to  attend  this event.

 

Fee:  $99

Agenda:

Registration link:   http://www.regonline.com/2018nadeclegislativesummit

Location:

Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004

 

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2017 DEC of the Year: Hawaii-Pacific DEC

2017 DEC of the Year Award presented to Hawaii-Pacific DEC by Erin Walsh, Asst Secretary and Director General of US and Foreign Commercial Service at the National DEC Export Symposium.

Congratulations Hawaii-Pacific District Export Council! Your achievements and hard work on promoting exports and supporting the exporters in the Hawaii-Pacific region are exemplary!

 

 

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2017 Executive Secretary of Year: Greg Sizemore of North Carolina DEC

2017 Executive Secretary of the Year Award presented to Greg Sizemore of North Carolina DEC by Dr. Robert Brown, Chair, National DEC, and Erin Walsh, Asst Secretary and Director General of US and Foreign Commercial Service

2017 is the inaugural year for the National District Export Council’s Executive Secretary of the Year Award.  We are pleased to be able to recognize the outstanding support provided by our colleagues at the Commercial Service which contributes to the successful operation of a District Export Council.  We received nominations from DECs across the country and had a number of very well qualified candidates.

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2017 Annual District Export Council Export symposium

2017 National DEC Export Symposium and Forum

Hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National District Export Council, with a record setting attendance, this ​year’s Annual National DEC Export ​Symposium  ​had several panels focusing ​​on ​​the key export issues and updates. Panels included Export Controls Update, Export Control Programs, Federal and Local Program and Grants, Trade Policy Updates and Key Issues, and EXIM Bank Update.

In the National DEC Forum, we discussed the key topics in management of the DECs; such as DEC Governance, Strategic Projects and DEC engagement methods.   DEC members dedicated the afternoon session to visits to the Congressional leaders at the Capitol Hill. Evening reception was hosted at the Capitol Visitor Center in conjunction with Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).

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2017 Annual National DEC Export Symposium and Forum

DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S EXPORT SYMPOSIUM AND NDEC FORUM

National DEC Export Symposium (Sep 27, 2017) open to all exporting community

This ​year’s Annual National DEC Export ​Symposium  will ​​have several panels focusing ​​on ​​the key export issues and updates. Panels will include Export Controls Update, Export Control Programs, Federal and Local Program and Grants, Trade Policy Updates and Key Issues, and EXIM Bank Update.

Some of our speakers include

  • Rep. Steven Chabot,  Chairman, House Small Business Committee
  • Rep. Andy Barr, House Financial Services Committee
  • Israel Hernandez, Acting Under Secretary for ITA, US Department of Commerce
  • Richard Ashooh, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, US Department of Commerce – BIS
  • Erin Walsh, Assistant Secretary and Director General of US and Foreign Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce – ITA
  • Tom McGinty, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of Commerce – ITA
  • Michael Mosier, Associate Director for Sanctions Compliance & Enforcement, US Department of the Treasury – OFAC

​​National DEC Export Symposium ​​will ​​be ​​hosted by ​​the ​​U.S. ​​Chamber ​​of ​​Commerce​ in Washington, DC.


National DEC Annual Forum (Sep 28, 2017) open to DEC members nationwide

In the morning session we will discuss the key topics in management of the DECs, namely DEC legal structures, how to develop a sustainable strategic plans, in addition to presentation and review of the ongoing  DEC projects and lessons learned in DEC engagements. We will dedicate the afternoon session to visits to the Congressional leaders at the Capitol Hill. Evening reception will be hosted at the Capitol Visitor Center in conjunction with Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).

​​National DEC Annual Forum ​​will ​​be ​​at Ronald Reagan International Trade Building, Washington, DC, with the evening reception being held at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC.

See agenda for the Symposium and Forum.

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