Global Trade and Supply Chain Resources for Members

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Is your company experiencing trade and supply chain issues related to COVID-19? Under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Commerce Service (USCS) and the International Trade Administration (ITA) are offering numerous webinars and online forums for companies impacted by the pandemic. Here are a few upcoming webinars and professional development opportunities in May and June:

  • May 5 – June 9: USCS is hosting a series of export compliance webinars on a variety of topics, including developing a corporate export management and compliance program, deemed exports and export controls at trade shows. Learn more and register for one or more of the webinars here.
  • May 19, 1 p.m. EDT: ITA will host a webinar, “Security and Defense Opportunities in Mexico,” exploring updates on Mexico interconnected security and defene sectors and providing information on the creation of the Mexico National Guard, the impact of economic shutdown orders and the outlook for Mexican defense and aerospace. Learn more and register here.
  • May 19-22: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Inaugural Bureau of Industry & Security is hosting “Complying With U.S. Export Controls,” an interactive online learning conference delivering critical information for compliance with the Export Administration Regulations. Learn more and register here.

Additionally, USCS is offering virtual services to companies and can assist in facilitating international partners to those interested in expanding into emerging markets. If you would like to become an active stakeholder in SIA’s international trade and supply chain efforts, please contact Joe Hoellerer at