Event Calendar

Sept 30, 2019, 8:00 am - 11:00 am calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Foreign Trade Zone Forum

This half-day program provides information on fundamentals about Foreign Trade Zones, and Foreign Trade Zones and duty drawback as a means to control and manage supply chain costs. Learn how your business can improve global competitiveness through these tariff and duty management practices. The event is sponsored by the Port of Portland, the Port of Vancouver, export Council of Oregon, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Location: Portland Airport, Chinook Room, 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218.

Cost: $50 per person

Register online.

Email Kellie Holloway, International Trade Administration, for more information.

Oct 1, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: North Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection Building, 1500 Railroad Avenue, Arlington OR 97812

Register/RSVP by September 23, 2019, by emailing Michelle Colby, County Planning Director, or calling 541-384-2381. In registering, please inquire about ordering and paying for lunch.

Oct 17, 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Brazil Market Briefing

Attend an informative market briefing featuring Melissa McInnis arriving from the U.S. Consulate, Sao Paulo. The briefing will cover Brazil's growth sectors and important trends, including market challenges, current political and economic development, and areas of commercial opportunity. An international business networking reception follows the briefing.

Location: One World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, 97204; Training Conference Room

Registration: required and available online

Contact: Kellie Holloway, U.S. Commercial Service/Portland, 503-326-3002

Oct 20-21, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

2019 Oregon Infrastructure Summit

Join us for the first infrastructure summit—a venue for the exchange of ideas focused around understanding and articulating the interconnectedness of basic infrastructure with community and economic development.

Who should attend? City, county, state, federal decision makers; city, county, state elected officials; practitioners—civil/environmental engineers, architects, planners, construction managers; financial experts; technology developers.

Location: Salem Convention Center
Cost: free, registration is required

Visit the summit pages for details.