The WTC-KY provides international business training and networking opportunities through trade education seminars and conferences. These opportunities include:
Our International Trade Certification program provides the knowledge needed to succeed in the international marketplace. This program, which leads to the designation of International Commerce Specialist, is composed of four seminars covering the foundations of international trade. See a sample of the presentations from this program below:
International Payment and Export Financing
Market Entry Strategies
Throughout the year, the center hosts seminars on a variety of international business topics such as global sourcing strategies and international distribution agreements. These educational opportunities include 1-hour morning programs as well as half-day and full-day seminars. See a sample of the presentations from these programs below.
Sourcing from China - Strategies for Success
Foreign Trade Zones - How can zones save my company money?
Emerging Markets - Is my company up to the challenge?
Our annual World Trade Day conference is a gathering of leading international business professionals in the commonwealth and region. World Trade Day includes an awards luncheon, a prominent international keynote speaker(s), breakout sessions on key trade topics, along with a trade exhibit hall featuring foreign trade officials, companies which are exporting their products/services and service providers which are supporting international businesses in the region.