Working for America's Exporters™

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Welcome to the National DEC Web Site!
Our web site is constantly undergoing improvements and updates that makes it easier for you to find the information you need about us and our activities including our members, committees, events, and other important information. Our updates include listings of local DEC events from around the country and links to other trade information resources. Take a moment to look around and explore our web site, including our About page if you are a first time visitor. You can also click on the DEC Locator to find the District Export Council in your area. The mission of the National DEC includes Working for America's Exporters. Our web site is a critical part of that mission.

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Outreach & Education Committee


The mission of the Outreach and Education Committee is to communicate with local DECs regarding activities engaged in by the National DEC, to be a resource for sharing Best Practices among the DECs, to support the efforts of U.S. Export Assistance Centers, and to provide information to the public regarding trade and exporting. This mission is accomplished by regular communication between the National DEC, local DECs and USEAC offices.

1. To establish better communication between the National DEC and local DECs by conducting Quarterly Regional DEC Leadership Teleconferences consisting of the two NDEC members, the Commercial Service Hub Director, the DEC Chairs. and the DEC Executive Secretaries within each of the eight Commercial Service Network regions.

2. To promote and encourage the sharing of Best Practices amongst the DECs.

3. To promote and encourage DECs to jointly engage in meetings, events, and conferences with their local regions.

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