Monday May 3 – May 7, 2021
The Nevada DEC in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, SBA, Department of Business & Industry, Nevada Industry Excellence, and U.S. Embassy Mexico, Nigeria, and Peru present Nevada World Trade Week 2021.
As our first annual event we have put together an agenda of presenters that are highly requested throughout the year. We hope you can join one or all of our sessions.
Open House – U.S. Department of Commerce Alex Holmgren and Hector Rodriguez will have office hours during World Trade Week. Please use the MS Teams link below to speak to Alex or Hector regarding your specific exporting needs.
Talk with Alex or Hector
Alex – Tuesday May 4 – Thursday May 6 – 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Hector – Tuesday May 4 – Thursday May 6 – 10:01 am – 10:30 am
World Trade Week 2021
May 3 – 7, 2021
All Events in Pacific Time Zone
No pre-registration Needed
On day/time of the event click on the MS Team link for Access
Monday, May 3rd
11:00 am – 11:40 am
Exporting Successfully to Mexico – Meet Manny!
U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Embassy, Mexico City Manuel Velasquez will provide an overview of exporting into Mexico alongside Q&A.
Tuesday, May 4th
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Peru – Connecting you to South America
Mr. Jorge Prado – U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Embassy Peru – Commercial Specialist Current state of affairs – what works and what does not work in Peru for U.S. exporter
1:31 pm – 2:00 pm
Export Financing Success Story
Paul Duncan – Export-Import Bank – Covers California and Nevada EX-IM Bank is rolling out new ways to find the solutions that best fit you. Join Paul to learn about the solutions that help U.S. Exporters make sells that otherwise would be lost.
Wednesday, May 5th
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Nigeria – Connecting you to Nigeria
Ms. Benedicta Nkwoh – U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Embassy Nigeria – Commercial Specialist Informal conversation about Nigeria as it relates to export activity into the country, the future outlook, and most importantly the common Do’s and Don’ts as a U.S. exporter.
Thursday, May 6th
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development – STEP Grant 2022
The Nevada team will provide an overview of the export promotion grant and various ways to utilize funding including trade missions in 2022.
During the same session we will have two local exporters share their success stories when utilizing the STEP Grant. To round out the event we will have Mr. Jeff From with NVIE share how ExporTech has been reshaped.
2:11 – 2:20 pm
ExporTech 2021 (Revamped 2021 Virtual Experience)
Tom Simpkins – Interim Director will provide an overview of the 2021 revamped ExporTech and how you as a U.S exporter can benefit from the upcoming sessions.
ExporTech is a national export assistance program helping companies enter or expand in global markets.