Here is the latest event information relevant to members, friends and partners of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team. If you have tips, suggestions, ideas for our group, or questions about any of the following events, please let us know at info@okgit.com, and don’t forget to follow us by liking our Facebook Page!

 

The OKGIT’s bi-monthly meetings are scheduled

for the following dates and times in 2018:

 

May 15: Department of Commerce in OKC (900 N Stiles Ave, OKC, OK 73104), 2-5 PM

July 17: Republic Bank and Trust in OKC (11671 S Western Ave, OKC, OK 73170), 9-Noon

Sept. 18: Department of Commerce in OKC (900 N Stiles Ave, OKC, OK 73104), 2-5 PM

Nov. 13: Location TBD in Tulsa (2-5 PM), with TGA reception to follow

 

The OKGIT has the following events scheduled

for the remainder of 2018:

 

April 2-3: The International Consular Summit in OKC

One of our biggest events of the year, where state and local officials, business leaders, and members of the international community convene in the interest of strengthening Oklahoma’s trade and education ties.

 

April 4: International Day at the Capitol

Students from around the globe gather at the Capitol to mingle with Oklahoma legislators, learn about Oklahoma’s history, observe the inner workings of local government, and enjoy cultural cuisine and entertainment.   

 

April 5: World Trade Conference in Tulsa

Interested in recent developments and future trends in international trade?  Looking to level the playing field for U.S. businesses competing internationally?  Look no further — this conference offers networking opportunities, one-on-one meetings, and topical lectures to help your business grow beyond our country’s borders.

 

April 25-26: ODOC International Financing Seminar (25th in OKC; 26th in Tulsa)

If you’re aiming to better equip your business to thrive in a global economy, then this seminar is for you.  Join the U.S. Department of Commerce and Oklahoma Export Assistance Center in this workshop setting to learn about exporting goods and services to international markets.

 

April 30-May 2: Discover Global Markets in Kansas City, MO

At the the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters, attendees will network, connect, and discover new export opportunities.  U.S. Commercial diplomats will also visit to discuss the latest industry trends as observed from abroad.

 

May 1: Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

Join energy professionals from around the world to discuss offshore resources and environmental matters at the largest oil and gas event in the world!  Within over 500,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, you’ll be among 70,000+ industry professionals, 2,000+ exhibitors, and 300+ journalists.

 

June 20-22: SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C.

This year’s summit theme, “Invest Here. Grow Here. Succeed Here.” sets the tone for an atmosphere of connection.  U.S. developers will have the opportunity throughout the event to meet with international business investors — making connections vital for growing and succeeding, indeed.

 

July 16-22: Farnborough Air Show in the U.K.

Expect to see over 1500 exhibitors from 52 countries during this show week, representing the most diverse range of professionals from the space, civil, military, manufacturing technology, rotary and MRO sectors of the aerospace industry.

 

September 23-29: Mexican Petroleum Congress in Acapulco, Mexico

Training courses, technical sessions, discussion tables, and networking events make up this jam-packed week-long event. You’ll likely be among fellow Okies there — a handful of Oklahoma companies usually attend!