Agenda

Date and TimeTitle
Dec 31, 1969 (Eastern)
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Manufacturing Month 2021 - Early-Stage Manufacturers - Thursday, October 7

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will explore the idea phase, commercialization, and global growth journey of early-stage manufacturers. It will feature small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government resources available to help identify export markets and international customers.

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Dec 31, 1969 (Eastern)
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Manufacturing Month 2021 - Supply Chain Solutions - Thursday, October 21

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will feature a discussion facilitated by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) focused on supply chain solutions for small and medium-sized manufacturers. Seasoned manufacturers will discuss how to improve operations, reduce costs, and mitigate risk through effective supply chain management.

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Dec 31, 1969 (Eastern)
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Manufacturing Month 2021 - Trade Finance Tools - Thursday, October 14

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will discuss finance challenges and solutions available to U.S. manufacturers. It will include a panel discussion with public- and private-sector partners about ways to ensure businesses have the working capital needed to fulfill sales orders as well as the export credit insurance needed to protect themselves against buyer nonpayment while also having the ability to offer favorable credit terms.

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Jan 1, 2021 (Eastern)
7:30am - 7:35am
EXIM Insight Interview Series: Industry Experts on Entering International Markets

For American companies of all sizes, exporting makes more sense now than ever before. But exporting is undeniably more complicated than selling domestically. It introduces a lot of new and unfamiliar issues to understand and manage.

 

A Basic Guide to Exporting, developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, addresses virtually every issue an exporter might face: Getting things rolling, financial and legal issues, delivering your product and more.

Jan 4, 2021 (Eastern)
1:00pm - 1:38pm
ExporTech Program Strengthens Murray Corporation’s Export Strategy

This episode of Export Nation is part of a series that highlights the ExporTech program, a joint effort between the U.S. Commercial Service and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) to accelerate the growth of export ready manufacturers via the development of a structured export strategy.

Speakers:  Derrick Small | Jose Alonso | Jolanta Coffey 

Relevant Links

Company Information: Murray Corporation - www.murraycorp.com
Office: U.S. Commercial Service Baltimore
Senior International Trade Specialist: Brendan Kelly - Jolanta.Coffey@trade.gov
ExporTech Program Information - www.nist.gov/exportech

Jan 28, 2021 (Eastern)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Closing remarks of Arab Health 2021

Tom Kallman, President & CEO of Kallman Worldwide, Inc., signs off from Arab Health 2021 with some closing remarks on the success of the show and the outstanding presence of the US Pavilion in Dubai.

Jan 31, 2021 (Eastern)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
US Pavilion is open for business!

Tom Kallman, Kallman Worldwide, Inc. President & CEO, shares his thoughts on  this year and announces the US Pavilion is open for business!

Feb 1, 2021 (Eastern)
9:00am - 10:00am
The U.A.E. Healthcare Sector and Bilateral Cooperation

The  U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council invites​ you to join a discussion with high-level officials from leading U.A.E. healthcare institutions on Thursday, June 17th at 9:00 AM EST/5:00 PM U.A.E. time. This event will be held under the auspices of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council's Health Care Task Force and ahead of the in-person component of Arab Health 2021, which begins on June 21st. 

Key officials from the Ministry of Health and Prevention, Department of Health - Abu Dhabi, Dubai Health Authority, and U.A.E. Embassy in Washington D.C., will provide insights on the implications of the pandemic for the future of healthcare provision in the U.A.E. The speakers will also look at the current state of the U.A.E. healthcare sector and opportunities for U.S.-U.A.E. partnerships in helping their respective entities achieve their broader goals and objectives. 

The distinguished lineup of speakers include:

  • Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Official Spokesperson for the Health Sector, Department of Health Abu Dhabi
  • Dr. Nawal Ahmed Mohamed Al Kaabi, Chief Medical Officer, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
  • Professor Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, Deputy Director, Dubai Health Authority
  • Dr. Kalthoom Mohammad Al Blooshi,  Director of Hospitals Department at the U.A.E. Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Dr. Djaoued Bedjaoui, Senior Medical Advisor, U.A.E. Embassy in Washington D.C.

 

We are also expecting a medical representative from the U.A.E. Ministry of Defense to confirm and join the esteemed lineup of speakers. 

Please contact Ameer Alsamman at aalsamman@usuaebusiness.org in advance of the webinar should you have any questions you would like to be addressed.
 

The U.A.E. Healthcare Sector and Bilateral Cooperation 
9:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM U.A.E. Time
Thursday, June 17th, 2021

 

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Feb 14, 2021 (Eastern)
6:35am - 7:35am
Arab Health 2021: VIP Preview of the USA Partnership Pavilion

The USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021 goes “LIVE” on Wednesday 16 June 2021 @ 15:00 Dubai time, ready to connect buyers and sellers 5 days in advance of the physical opening of the show.

This year the USA is the largest international Pavilion in the show, featuring 100+ U.S. firms comprised of new-to-market SMEs and returning stalwarts and thousands of new and innovative products and solutions.

The VIP Preview is powered by Online Expos, Inc. and the USA Healthcare SHOWCASE™, the world’s first commercial media platform dedicated to the healthcare industry.

As the world turns its attention to the first major trade show since COVID, plan now to make the most of Arab Health 2021 whether you’re going to be physically in Dubai or not.  Register today for VIP access to the USA Healthcare SHOWCASE™ and explore the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021.

Mar 9, 2021 (Eastern)
12:30pm - 1:15pm
U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council: In Conversation with ​Board Co-Chairmen Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic and H.E. Waleed Al Muhairi

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a conversation with its Board of Directors Co-Chairmen: Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic, and H.E. Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company.

Mar 23, 2021 (Eastern)
11:00am - 12:00pm
U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council: Global Health as a Bilateral Priority

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a conversation with leadership from the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance and Abu Dhabi's HOPE Consortium on 23 March 2021 at 9:00 AM EST/ 5:00 PM U.A.E. time about the critical role of these two U.A.E. efforts in global health, COVID mitigation, and vaccine distribution. This event featured Shaima Gargash, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.A.E. Embassy in Washington D.C., who discussed the U.A.E.'s work in vaccine diplomacy and overall COVID mitigation efforts.​ This event was held under the auspices of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council's Health Care Task Force.

Apr 30, 2021 (Eastern)
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet "Mayo Clinic" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
Apr 30, 2021 (Eastern)
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet "Rhodes Global" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
Apr 30, 2021 (Eastern)
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet "Verathon" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
Apr. 30, 2021 - 11:00 pm to May. 01, 2021 - 12:00 am (Eastern) Meet "Maxtec" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
May. 02, 2021 - 11:00 pm to May. 03, 2021 - 12:00 am (Eastern) Meet "Pulsara" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
May. 03, 2021 - 11:00 pm to May. 04, 2021 - 12:00 am (Eastern) Meet "Medicomp" one of Team America’s proud, compassionate, successful COVID Warrior, exhibiting in the USA Partnership Pavilion at Arab Health 2021!
May 5, 2021 (Eastern)
10:00am - 11:00am
Strategies to unlock the power of food in healthcare - HCWH

A sustainable food strategy can help achieve sustainability and health goals, and can also contribute to strengthening local communities and economies. To be effective, these strategies need to encompass all aspects of food delivery, including purchasing decisions, menu creation, food delivery, and waste disposal. On 18 March 2021, HCWH Europe hosted a webinar to discuss the important components of a successful sustainable food strategy in healthcare. In the webinar, we explored new approaches and forms of collaboration to accelerate the development of scalable solutions. With first-hand experience from speakers working in healthcare in Europe, participants can learn how to unlock the potential far-reaching benefits of sustainable food in healthcare.

May 12, 2021 (GMT)
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Webinar: SBA Support for Commercializing Innovation Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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WEBINAR: SBA Support for Commercializing Innovation

May 12, 2021

6:00pm- 7:15pm EDT

 

SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and Office of International Trade are pleased to collaborate with the Association of University Research Parks to conduct a webinar on how SBA Can Help innovative companies achieve their technological potential and profit from its commercialization.

This webinar will be of particular interest to businesses and organizations affiliated with Research Park or Innovation Districts and those that may want to tap into those additional resources.

Attendees will:

· Learn how SBA can help innovative companies achieve their technological potential and turn research ideas into meaningful impact through funding from the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Programs, now over $4 billion a year.

· Discover how SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant can provide resources to protect IP and open global markets for innovative technology.

· Hear from a highly innovative company that has tapped both SBIR and SBA’s STEP grant to launch a successful global business.

Jun 1, 2021 (Eastern)
10:00am - 11:00am
Mental Health During COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals - Homewood Health
In this one hour webinar, you will have an opportunity to focus on disruptive feelings which may be causing distress. We will also provide look at beneficial psychological supports, and reinforce adaptive coping strategies to protect their mental health through and beyond COVID-19.
Jun 28, 2021 (Eastern)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn to Trade Roundtable Series: Protecting Your Intellectual Property in Trade

 

 

Join SBA’s Office of International Trade for a second installment of our new Learn to Trade Roundtable Series with Protecting Your Intellectual Property in Trade. This 45-minute session for small businesses will provide an overview of the fundamentals of protecting your intellectual property when selling internationally. The session will cover:

  • How can I protect my intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets) outside the U.S.?
  • What international agreements exist to help me protect my intellectual property?
  • How can I request enforcement of my trademarks and copyrights against infringing imports and report companies that are importing infringing goods?
  • Learn about resources the U.S. Government provides to help small business exporters and manufacturers in protecting their valuable intellectual property from theft.

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Aug 4, 2021 (GMT)
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Medical Devices Regulatory Updates in Saudi Arabia and Egypt Market

 

Register Free at https://mr-gate.com/ah-list

Sep 9, 2021 (GMT)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you aware there is a unique grant program dedicated to helping U.S. small businesses grow their global sales? -- Thursday, September 9, 2021

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WEBINAR: SBA Grants for Global Expansion

September 9, 2021

3:00pm - EDT

 

Please join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of International Trade for a 20-minute discussion on our State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant with a fellow small business that has utilized STEP to support global expansion.

An opportunity for Q & A will be provided after the session for anyone that would like to stay on a little longer.

SBA is utilizing a new technology to facilitate this conversation. The telephone number you have previously provided to SBA will be called to invite SBA-affiliated companies to participate live.

To receive a weblink or call-in number to participate, please register and we will send you that information prior to the event.

We hope you will join us and discover how a STEP grant can take your business global.

Sep. 13, 2021 - 4:00 am to Sep. 16, 2021 - 4:00 am (Eastern) Small Business Week - Virtual Summit

13th-15th September

National Small Business Week is almost here! Last week, the SBA announced the event schedule. There is still time to register for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, September 13 – September 15, to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. This free online event will include educational webinars, updates on resources for small businesses, and a networking chat room for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

REGISTER HERE

 

Relevant Links

SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Event Schedule for September 13-15

 

Information Page

Sep. 13, 2021 - 11:00 am to Sep. 16, 2021 - 11:00 am (Eastern) Small Business Week - Virtual Summit

13th-15th September

National Small Business Week is almost here! Last week, the SBA announced the event schedule. There is still time to register for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, September 13 – September 15, to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. This free online event will include educational webinars, updates on resources for small businesses, and a networking chat room for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

REGISTER HERE

 

Relevant Links

SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Event Schedule for September 13-15

 

Information Page

Sep. 13, 2021 - 11:00 am to Sep. 16, 2021 - 11:00 am (Eastern) Small Business Week - Virtual Summit by the US Small Business Administration

13th-15th September

National Small Business Week is almost here! Last week, the SBA announced the event schedule. There is still time to register for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, September 13 – September 15, to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. This free online event will include educational webinars, updates on resources for small businesses, and a networking chat room for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

REGISTER HERE

 

Relevant Links

SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Event Schedule for September 13-15

 

Information Page

Sep 22, 2021 (Eastern)
10:00am - 10:40am
Export Nation Podcast - Patience and Adaptability, Keys to P2S’ Export Success

This episode of Export Nation features P2S’ associate principal and director of the commissioning department, David Howard, and the Irvine and San Jose studio commissioning leader of P2S, Mehdi Heydari. P2S is an engineering, commissioning, and construction management firm offering customized design services to customers across multiple industries. Terri Batch, a senior international trade specialist also joins the discussion.

Relevant Links

Company Information: P2S - www.p2sinc.com
Office: U.S. Commercial Service West Los Angeles
Director: Terri Batch - Terri.Batch@trade.gov
Services - International Partner Search

Oct 7, 2021 (Eastern)
7:30am - 8:30am
Manufacturing Day Celebration, Thursday, September 30,

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar, celebrating Manufacturing Day, will provide an overview of federal resources available to assist U.S. manufacturers as they begin or expand exporting their products. It will feature a panel discussion with three small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government export assistance to achieve global market success.

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