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Festival of Nations

Join St. Louis Sister Cities for the region’s premier multicultural celebration, featuring over 40 ethnic food booths, non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world at the International Institute’s Festival of Nations. Dates Saturday, August 26 – Sunday, August 27, 2017 Location Tower Grove Park […]

Festival of Nations

Join St. Louis Sister Cities for the region’s premier multicultural celebration, featuring over 40 ethnic food booths, non-stop dance and music, arts and crafts, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world at the International Institute’s Festival of Nations. Dates Saturday, August 26 – Sunday, August 27, 2017 Location Tower Grove Park […]

August 2017 Networking Reception & Mosaic Awards Celebration

August 2017 Networking Reception & St. Louis Mosaic Project Awards Celebration The World Trade Center St. Louis Board of Directors, staff and special guests, St. Louis Sister Cities will welcome member companies and the local international business community to a social gathering and excellent networking opportunity. In addition, St. Louis Mosaic Project will also be […]

Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Preparation

Certified Global Business Professional The NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) is a national credential in international trade. This credential provides knowledge in international trade topics and an opportunity for a competitive advantage over peers for career advancement. NASBITE provides CGBP Exam Prep Training to ensure better exam success. The training highlights key international trade […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 5 Export Control & Risk Management

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 5 Export Control & Risk Management Instructor: Arijana Hoormann Date Monday, August 7, 2017 Various international agreements have established export control standards on specific categories of goods to ensure security and safety for nations, economies, environments and wildlife. This course provides an overview of recent global events […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 4 International Business Culture

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 4 International Business Culture Instructor: Larry Taylor Date Monday, July 3, 2017 Today’s global business enterprise requires a fine-tuned awareness and understanding of culture. International collaborations have often failed because of cultural misunderstandings, miscommunications and missteps. This course will introduce you to the concept of culture and […]

Trump & Trade – Where to Now?

Having a hard time keeping up with the latest on NAFTA, the border tax, Ex-Im Bank, Rules of Origin, new tariffs and EU/Brexit? Learn which trade policy changes are likely to happen, gain insights on how proposed changes may affect employers, companies, exports, imports, costs and customers and understand what companies can do to ensure […]

China in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities For American Companies

Sponsored by Baker McKenzie, US-China Business Council, World Affairs Council and World Trade Center St. Louis  China remains an important market for American companies, but the opportunities of the market continue to come with significant challenges. From the overall US-China bilateral relationship, to China’s domestic policies, to the obligations American companies have in complying with both […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 3 International Ocean & Air Transportation

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 3 International Ocean & Air Transportation Instructor: Arijana Hoormann Date Monday, June 5, 2017 This course covers the issues of moving goods from one country to another within the terms of a sale agreement and without incurring unexpected expenses. Learn to securely and affordably transport products, choose […]

2017 International Business Dinner

Presented by St. Louis Regional International Partnership Program Keynote Speaker Mr. Ed Monser, President, Emerson “The Global Economy and the Future of Trade Agreements” 2017 St. Louis International Ambassador Awardee Mr. Tim Nowak, Executive Director, World Trade Center St. Louis 2017 Global Pioneer Award Winner MasterClock Date Thursday, May 18, 2017 Time 5:30-7:00 pm Exhibitors […]