Group of business women + Womens Global Trade Empowerment logo + USMCA focused event
Women's Global Trade Empowerment Forum
Expanding Trade in North America & Beyond


Thank you for your continued interest in the Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum.

We continue to plan for the Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum that has been transformed into a Virtual Six-Part Forum Series with the forum inauguration scheduled for July 14, 2020.  Our priority is the safety, health, and well-being of our clients, staff, and partners, and to minimize the potential negative impacts of rescheduling. 

Please also monitor this site for updates about the forum including the virtual program dates and agenda. Thank you for your interest in the Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum.

U.S. Commercial Service & North Texas District Export Council Present:

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Inaugural Women's Global Trade Empowerment Forum: Expanding Trade in North America & Beyond

Series Schedule: July 14 (Inauguration), July 28, August 11, August 25, September 8, September 22
Location: Virtual platform 

Session 1  7/14: Kick-off feat. USMCA & Future of Trade in  North America - Expanding and Diversifying Sales
Session 2  7/28: Financing the Deal & Getting Paid
Session 3  8/11: Thriving in the Digital Trade Economy Under USMCA
Session 4  8/25: How to Make USMCA Work for You - Changes in Customs & Rules of Origin
Session 5   9/8:  Legal Strategies for Success - Governance, Compliance, & Representation Agreements
Session 6  9/22: Protecting the Most Important Asset –Your IP; WGTEF Wrap Up/Certificate Presentations

This is a must-attend event for women entrepreneurs who wish to boldly grow their business into new markets! In anticipation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), this dynamic forum provides a truly unique opportunity to gain the tools, skills and networks to build an export strategy and develop business connections.

  • Featuring Industry Leaders from the following sectors: Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Design & Construction, Education, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, and Medical Devices & Services
  • Market Country Outlooks and Global Trade Skills Development
  • B2B and B2G Business Development Meetings
  • Access to Markets, Networks, Mentors, and Capital

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We look forward to your participation!

Event Host Organizations U.S. Commercial Service, North Texas District Export Council, Organization of Women in International Trade, and Minority Business Development Agency