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Apply to be North Dakota's 2017 Exporter of the Year

Are you proud of your international business accomplishments over the past year?  Nominate your company for the '2017 ND Exporter of the Year Award' or the 'ND Service to Exporters Award'.  Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford has been invited to present these awards to businesses that have made significant advancements in the international marketplace.  North Dakota's Exporter of the Year and Service to Exporters Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 4, the first day of the Global Business Connections Conference, in Fargo, ND.
 
To learn about qualifications or to nominate your company,  click here.
Join us for the 2018 Global Business Connections Conference

Connect with North Dakota businesses and international trade professionals at the 2018 Global Business Connections conference on Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5. The conference will include keynote speeches, panel discussions and breakout sessions with leading international business professionals, as well as networking events, an industry trade show and the presentation of the 2017 Global Business Awards.  
 
Click here  for more information and to register for GBC 2018!
NDTO Member Profile: RDO Equipment Co.

RDO Equipment Co.'s Olga Hall always knew she would work in international business. She grew up in Siberia, Russia during the Soviet regime, with two industrious parents who taught her about persistence and perseverance. Those traits have come in handy during her nearly 20-year career that has taken her around the world, supplying customers with the agricultural equipment they need. As Director of International Sales at RDO Equipment Co., she leads the company's export division and works closely with RDO Equipment Co.'s international partners.

Attend the May Trade Talk: Complying with European Standards: 2-Day Hazard and Risk Analysis Training for Machinery
 
Are you looking at selling your machinery into the European Union? Confused about regulations and how to perform a Hazard and Risk Analysis - the core of the required CE Mark? Bring your machinery on-site and let us help you with a two-day, hands-on trade talk with an actual assessment of your company's equipment.

Click here for more information and to register. 
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