May 18-20, 2021
Virtual Delivery

The NASBITE International Annual Conference provides a rich forum for learning and networking across a broad spectrum of topics related to international business, trade and trade education. NASBITE Conferences are known for their “take-away” value and networking opportunities. This year’s conference programming will benefit all segments of the global business community including: trade educators and administrators; federal, state and local trade assistance professionals; exporters and importers; other businesses that support or facilitate international trade finance, logistics, and compliance; and students. Click here to view the full preliminary Annual Conference agenda.

This year’s conference schedule:

  • May 18 – 12:30 -5:45 p.m. EST (with Pre-Session Options open at 10:30 a.m.)
  • May 19 – 12:30 -5:45 p.m. EST (with Pre-Session Options open at 10:30 a.m.)
  • May 20 – Noon-5:45 p.m. EST

The 2021 Annual Conference will boast a full schedule of 27 sessions, organized by five key subject matter areas to allow attendees to customize their conference experience to maximize its value to their personal practice.

Key subject matter areas of focus for sessions include:

Trade Education & Assistance – for individuals instructing practitioners in a non-credit environment. Topics include best practices in instruction, program structures and marketing, and integration CGBP into practitioner training. Ideal for faculty, instructors, trainers, SBDCs and practitioners integrating trade training in-house.

International Education – for individuals instructing students in a for-credit environment. Topics include IB pedagogy, program structure, study abroad, and integrating CGBP into the classroom. Great content for faculty, instructors, deans and program managers.

CGBP & CGBP Student Pathway Program – providing an opportunity to explore best practices and lessons learning for individuals interested in incorporating the CGBP into curriculum and course offering. Faculty and staff at 2-year and 4-year schools will benefit from the track.

Trade Resources – specific training on resources in support of international education, trade education, trade assistance, and the practice of international trade. This track will deliver content for all attendees including practitioners.

COVID Response & Recovery – for individuals seeking to gain insights and updates on global trade in today’s uncertain trade environment. The track will deliver key content for all attendees including practitioners.

CGBPs who attend will receive 10 CEUs towards 2021 recertification.

Keynote speakers

Each day of the conference will feature a keynote speaker. NASBITE is looking forward to presentations from:

Click here to view the full preliminary Annual Conference agenda.

CGBPs Earn Recertification Credits!

CGBPs (Certified Global Business Professionals) attending the Annual Conference will earn enough Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to qualify for recertification and the CEUs will be applied automatically to the certification records of confirmed attendees! CGBPs may also pay their annual $75 recertification fee and NASBITE members can renew their annual dues when they register for the Annual Conference.

Registration fees

The registration fees for the 2021 Annual Conference are:

  • Students – $25
  • Member – $249
  • Nonmember – $399

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Postal Advocate has the expertise and technology to help companies manage their shipping and mailing processes and look for best practices to optimize operations and reduce spending. We have developed a business model that provides visibility of mailing equipment and spends across organizations resulting in an average client savings of 59% and over $61 million in client savings, fees, and lost postage.

With the upcoming USPS® rate change, at this session we will share savings tips and show how we became the leading manager of the largest mailing fleets in the US and Canada and how we can help your company drive savings and gain visibility.

Items We Will Cover:

1. Shipping and Mailing Visibility
2. Process for Validation of Spends
3. Account Management Process
4. Equipment Savings Process
5. Supplies Strategies
6. Eliminating Vendor Fees and Overcharges
7. Recover Lost Postage from Dormant Accounts
8. PC Postage
9. Web Portal and Reporting
10. Free No Obligation Mailing Analysis

We hope you can join us! Speaker: Lynsie Murphy Lynsie Murphy is an Account and Business Development Manager at Postal Advocate; the largest mail audit and recovery firm in the US and Canada. Lynsie has a passion for customer service and helping her clients achieve their goals. She has over 5 years of account management experience and brings a proven track record of success and exceeding targets. Her enthusiasm for the customer experience and sales is an asset to both her clients and our company.

Register here to participate.

On Monday September 14th, 10am ET, Reuters Events will be holding an exclusive webinar designed specifically to dissect what the ‘new normal’ means for supply chain & logistics’ peak season in this truly unique period in history.

Register for the free 60-minute webinar here:

Get insights from Canada Post, Expeditors & Tradeshift on key themes including:

– Take stock of how Covid-19 has impacted the transport and logistics industry, and how we can ensure operations are resilient in preparation for peak season and in the event of a potential second virus peak

– In 2020, closed manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment facilities demonstrated the fragility of the supply chain system – how has the digital response created greater supply chain resilience and what can you do to accelerate your digital roadmap?

– Visibility is the holy grail, but overcoming fragmentation is the key first step. Culturally and technically, what are the practical hurdles toward standardization and interoperability?

Register for the free 60-minute webinar here:

Date: Monday September 14th

Time: 10 – 11am ET

Can’t make it live? Sign up now and you’ll receive the recordings by email post-event