WTCBN Member Benefit - International Trade Hotline: Trade 911 Open Hours

Every Wednesday, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Erin M. Cole, CGBP, President, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara will take calls on any international trade inquiries you may have during our new “Trade 911” service taking place every Wednesday starting on July, 23, 2014. 

How to Participate: Call WTCBN at 1-877-WTC-INTL OR send questions via Twitter to @wtcbn using #trade911.


 

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We're Rebuilding!

We're in the process of bringing a new WTCBN website to you as we continue to grow and develop our brand and resources. In the meantime please stay up to date with our upcoming events.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, click here.

Upcoming Events

October 15, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New Federal Single Window Initiative Discussion

Topic: Learn more about the "secret window" initiative aimed at reducing supply chain barriers by simplifying filing processes and eliminating duplicative requirements in order to allow companies to do international business with more ease.
Location: 726 Exchange Street, Suite 402, Buffalo, NY
Presented by: The Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Patrol Agency, The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Senator for NY Kirsten Gillibrand’s Office and World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara

Contact Tariq Zahran at tariq_zahran@gillibrand.senate.gov or 716-854-9725 by Friday, October 10th to register

 

October 17, 2014  8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.  

Canada/U.S. Border Annual Immigration Fall Conference -
AILA Upstate New York and CBA Ontario

Topic:Celebrating 25 years of CFTA & NAFTA Immigration: The Perspective from both side of the border. When Canadian and American immigration laws intersect.
Speakers: Various including Erin Cole, President, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara
Location: The Buffalo Club, Buffalo, NY
Presented by: AILA Upstate New York Chapter and CBA Ontario

Click here for more details and to register.

 

November 6, 2014  5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

WTCBN Annual Meeting & Reception

Topic: An overview of WTCBN's accomplishments in the past year including introduction of new President, Erin Cole. Hear Timothy Tevens, CEO and President of Columbus McKinnon speak on this local manufacturing company's international operations.
Speakers: Timothy Tevens, President & CEO, Columbus McKinnon Corporation and Erin Cole, President, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara
Location:
 d!g, The Innovation Center at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Buffalo, NY
Sponsors: M&T Bank, The Consulate General of Canada in New York and Dynabrade Inc.

Click here for more details and to register.

 

November 20, 2014  12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.,
followed by individual one-on-one sessions

MECA: Medical Device Roadshow - Syracuse

Topic: An event to assist and update companies who are either currently exporting or interested their medical device products to China. Attendees will learn about the current state of the Chinese Healthcare Market, market trends for medical device companies in China, advice on how to overcome trade barriers and updates from the September 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) Meeting.
Speakers: 
Angela Han, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, Guangzhou, China and Richard Paddock, Director, Medical Devices, International Trade Administration
Location:
 
The Tech Garden, Syracuse, NY
Program Partners: 
Genesee County EDC, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Medtech and Reed Exhibitions

Click here for more details and to register.  

 

November 21, 2014  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,
followed by individual one-on-one sessions

MECA: Medical Device Roadshow - Batavia 

Topic: An event to assist and update companies who are either currently exporting or interested their medical device products to China. Attendees will learn about the current state of the Chinese Healthcare Market, market trends for medical device companies in China, advice on how to overcome trade barriers and updates from the September 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) Meeting.
Speakers: Angela Han, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, Guangzhou, China and Richard Paddock, Director, Medical Devices, International Trade Administration
Location:
 Genesee County EDC, Batavia, NY
Program Partners: Genesee County EDC, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Medtech and Reed Exhibitions

Click here for more details and to register.