Each year National District Export Council organizes Export Symposium and DEC Forum 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.
National DEC Export Symposium (Sep 27th) – 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 Updates, Export Control Programs, Federal and Local Programs & Grants, and Trade Policy Updates and Key Issues, Update on the Export-Import Bank: 2017 Activity and Political Status.
Our speakers include:
Rep. Steve Chabot (OH), Chairman, House Small Business Committee
Rep. Andy Barr (KY), Financial Services Committee
Richard Ashooh, Department of Commerce, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
Erin Walsh, Department of Commerce, Assistant Secretary and Director General of US and Foreign Commercial Service
and distinguished speakers and panelists from the
U.S. Department of Commerce - Bureau of Industry and Security
International Trade Administration
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Administration
EXIM Bank, and exporting ecosystem
The National DEC Export Symposium will be hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
National DEC Annual Forum (Sep 28th) – 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 the visits to the Congressional leaders at the Capitol Hill. NDEC proudly hosts an evening reception at the Capitol Visitor Center in conjunction with Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).
The National DEC Export Symposium 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.
Export Symposium only: $100
Annual DEC Forum (DEC members only): $95
Export Symposium and DEC Forum (DEC members only): $195
Our room block is now active. You can begin making reservations for any nights of September 25 – 29, 2017. The group rate is prevailing per diem, $231 per night. This rate is subject to 14.5% tax. The last day to make reservations with the group block, at the group rate is Friday, September 8th, 2017. Considering our last block of hotels is already sold out, please make a reservation now.
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For those who prefer to call and make reservations, you can dial:
• Reference the group code: DC1