Global New North News


Doing Business in Mexico - Meet the WEDC Mexico Trade Director
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

The WEDC International Trade Representative for Mexico will be in the NEW North Region on January 24th & 25th to answer your questions on market entry or expansion in Mexico and to promote WEDC's Trade Venture To Mexico. A group session as well as several one on one company meeting times will be available at Fox Valley Technical College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.

To learn more, click HERE.


WI companies invited to explore international business growth in Canada
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Canada bears a highly-receptive and friendly market with many potential buyers for Wisconsin companies. The WEDC will lead a global trade venture to Canada from April 30th to May 5th, 2017, with stops in Toronto and Montreal.

To learn more, click HERE .


A Small Business' Guide to Export Assistance Resources

From the basics, to finding buyers and making contacts, to funding assistance, this informational piece has great information that will help small businesses go global. 

To learn more, click HERE.
Upcoming Trade Ventures

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is leading the following trade missions in 2016 listed below. Click on the image of each trade venture to be directed to the website associated with each mission to learn more. 

Global trade venture: United Arab Emirates and Qatar Dubai and Doha, Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2017
 Global trade venture: China: Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai, March 18-25, 2017 
 Global trade venture: Canada: Toronto and Montreal, April 30-May 5, 2017
 Global trade venture: Mexico: Mexico City and Monterrey, June 11-16, 2017 

To learn more about WEDC Trade Ventures, click HERE.



 Each year, the Council of Great Lakes Governors leads multi-state trade missions to assist small to medium sized companies from the Great Lakes region to export their products and services. This year the Council will lead trips to:

 Indonesia and Vietnam: February 27-March 3rd, 2017
 Mexico: April 3-7th, 2017


To learn more about these Trade Ventures, click HERE.  
Upcoming Trade Events


Succeeding in International Trade
January 18, 2017

Join the Global Export Experts at UW Oshkosh's Alumni & Welcome Center for an informative morning designed to help you succeed in exporting. Whether new to exporting or looking to expand your exporting markets, this session offers resources to assist.

To learn more, click HERE.


Keys to Export Compliance in 2017
February 14, 2017

Attend this program and gain knowledge about the latest and ever-changing export compliance laws, how to deal with shipments that get stuck at the port, common red tape concerns, and how to avoid costly penalties. 

To learn more, click HERE.


Overview of Trade Relations with EU/Germany
March 14, 2017

The European Union and the United States have the world’s most integrated economic relationship and each depends heavily on the other for economic stability and well-being. This program will help to understand trade relations between the United States and the EU. 

To learn more, click HERE.


VIV Asia Tradeshow in Bangkok, Thailand
March 15, 2017

The VIV Asia Tradeshow has become the most important gateway to Asia’s emerging markets for professionals throughout Asia involved in producing and processing animal proteins. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will lead Wisconsin businesses to Bangkok, Thailand to participate and exhibit at the VIV Asia Tradeshow.

To learn more, click HERE.


Global Pet Expo: Pet Food Buyers Mission
March 21, 2017

Food Export will be conducting a Pet Food Buyers Mission in conjunction with the 2017  Global Pet Expo This is the perfect low-cost opportunity to meet qualified buyers from around the  world in one place.

To learn more, click HERE.


Global Sustainability Trends - Opportunities for Wisconsin Businesses
April 11, 2017

Regardless of shifts in domestic policies – international regulations for sustainability will continue to set the bar. What opportunities exist for WI companies? Join MITA in this innovative session to l earn about the changes in sustainable business practices and the opportunities these hold for your company.

To learn more, click  HERE.

China International Dairy Expo
April 20, 2017

China International Dairy Expo and Summit is an annual dairy industry event focusing on the entire supply chain of dairy production. Wisconsin dairy genetic companies, animal health companies, feed companies, dairy farm management companies, and dairy education providers are encouraged to exhibit at the Wisconsin Pavilion.

To learn more, click  HERE .


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