21 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
All Day

Key Bridge Marriott - Virginia


Don’t Miss the Exporting Event of the Year! 

National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) Annual Export Conference brings together the distinguished speakers, business leaders, high ranking U.S. and foreign government officers, exporters, manufacturers, service providers, and trade promotion agencies to discuss the latest news and updates on the Trade Policy, Export Market Opportunities, and Challenges on focused sectors and regions.

  • Listen to the business leaders and exporters in break-out sessions and exciting panels on the Trade Policy, Global Market Review, and Export Opportunities and Challenges
  • Experience speed-networking with the other exporters
  • Discuss specific concerns and challenges with the experts in table topic discussions


Keynote Speakers

  • Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative (invited)
  • Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens Corporation
  • Jeffrey Goettman, Executive VP and COO, Export-Import Bank


Speakers and Panelists

Senior Executives and Representatives of the Large Business and SMBs
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
U.S. Trade Representative
EXIM Bank Senior Officials
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Industry Trade Advisory Committee Members
U.S.- Foreign Country Business Councils
District Export Councils
Trade Promotion Agencies


Focus sectors this year include

  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Aerospace
  • Emerging Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Smart Infrastructure, and IoT
  • Export of Education Services

Register Now!



$149 -$289


Agenda Overview

  • EXIM Bank and Financing Your Exports
  • UK and EU Free Trade Agreements
  • Cyber Security and IP Protection
  • Indo-Pacific Policy Update
  • BIS Export Controls Update
  • Exporting in Emerging Industries: AI, Smart systems, IoT
  • Global Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Market Outlook
  • Global Aerospace Market Outlook
  • International Education: Challenges and Opportunities for US Higher Education System
  • Supply Chain and Export Market Optimization
  • Emerging Markets: Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey
  • One World, Two Trading Systems with China
  • Doing Business Where Others Don’t Dare: Russia, Cuba, Venezuela
  • Export Training Best Practices
  • Tough Mission: Increasing Member Engagement
  • DEC Funding and Legal Issues