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Upcoming Outreach Activities

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September 29-30, 2020

America's Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference


This conference provides a platform for advisors, trainers, and directors to come together for professional development and networking. Workshops and the tradeshow exhibitors provide the latest information on products and services to promote the success of small business clients.

October 1, 2020

Discover Federal Government Resources to Grow Your Export Sales! Celebrate Manufacturing Day 2020


Join us in celebrating Manufacturing Day for a virtual round-table with accomplished small business manufacturers. Hear their secrets to success to help grow your company’s international sales. Exporting is good for your bottom line. Consumers worldwide are seeking "Made in the USA” products and services. Over the past 28 years, U.S.-manufactured goods exports have quadrupled. Learn how your company can also make new export sales and boost its bottom line! This webinar will feature U.S. manufacturers explaining their successful experiences working with multiple government agencies to boost their international sales.

October 7, 2020

A Roadmap to a Successful Voluntary Self Disclosure


This webinar will go over steps required by the Foreign Trade Regulations 30.74 to submit a Voluntary Self Disclosure and how the US Census Bureau processes the VSDs.

October 20-23, 2020

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Complying with Export Controls Seminar


The seminar will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).

October 22-23, 2020


Coronado, CA

This conference offers the best opportunity to meet people in the global logistics industry. Improve your business and your career with workshops, panels, roundtable discussions and town hall meetings on timely topics. Stay informed about the latest industry issues and trends. Census staff will exhibit at booth providing attendees with information on the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), USA Trade Online, and many other online data tools. Staff will also participate in one-on-one workshop training on the export reports feature in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).

October 28-29, 2020

ACE Export Compliance Seminar


Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the U.S. Census Bureau for a two-part webinar series featuring U.S. Government experts who will present on a wide range of export compliance topics that are critical to your company's success. Topics will include the following:

  • U.S. Census Bureau will cover the new COVID-19 Interactive Data Hub as well as FTR and an update on the latest regulatory changes.
  • Learn about Commodity Classification (i.e. Schedule B) guidance and tips and the Global Market Finder and ACE AESDirect Filings.
  • Export Reports feature in ACE to manage your company's filings and compliance will be discussed.
  • Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) officers will highlight export control requirements.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | International Trade | ftdwebmaster@census.gov |  Last Revised: September 11, 2020