Training and Education
Upcoming Infrastructure Projects in Latin America
This Webinar Series (8 webinars) will focus on upcoming infrastructure projects in Latin America announced by different governments in the region to stimulate their economies. You will hear from U.S. Commercial Diplomats, local Government Officials and private sector experts to help you craft a market entry strategy. Markets to include: Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Peru, Panama, Brazil, Chile, the Caribbean Region, Mexico, and the Central America Region. Schedule: Argentina: 4/26; Colombia/Perú/Panama: 5/17; Chile: 6/14; Central America: 7/19; Brazil:8/23; Caribbean Region: 9/20; Mexico: 10/18; Uruguay: 11/15
The Gateways Podcast is the official podcast of the World Trade Center Arkansas. This educational resource is designed to help Arkansas companies understand and overcome common issues in global commerce and trade. It will also serve as a platform to discuss current trade matters, bilateral relationships, and workforce success stories of international business professionals.
ExporTech is a comprehensive three session, eight hour per session national training program with the purpose of helping companies that have exportable products to develop a strategic, executable export marketing plan. The classes are taught by experts in the areas of compliance, finance, legal, logistics, marketing and market research, government assistance and business plan development. ExporTech is offered through the Manufacturing Solutions division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.
U.S. Commercial Service Webinars
View the USCS webinars to hear from the U.S. Commercial Service and industry trade experts about how your company can start or increase your international sales. With these recordings, you can get valuable information on countries and industries of interest to your business, assistance with export planning and strategy, or expand your knowledge of required documentation and regulations.
Domestic International Sales Corporations
This presentation was given by BKD, LLP consultants Martin Martinez and Eric Fleuckiger to Arkansas companies at the Inside Export Financing seminar in May 2018. It gives valuable information on the tax advantages of Domestic International Sales Corporations (DISCs)and possible structures of DISCS.