January 15: LocateOK Workshop: Cleveland, Oklahoma
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
- Learn how to showcase your community’s available properties on LocateOK.com to attract new jobs and investment.
- Create customized Census and community profile reports for a specified radius or drive time and look up incentive zones in your area.
- Promote properties including office, retail, and industrial along with available shovel-ready sites at no cost.
- Learn how Site Selectors use LocateOK.com to find their next site.
January 21: OKGIT Holiday Party: Cafe do Brasil
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The OKGIT will host it’s annual holiday reception at Café do Brasil. Appetizers and the first drink will be provided. To RSVP, contact Jared at email@example.com.
February 4: RFP Workshop: Wes Watkins Technology Center: Wetumka, Oklahoma
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Responding to a Request for Proposals (RFPs) can be a daunting task, but is critical in attracting businesses to your location. Learn how to find the data you need for your proposals at this free, two-hour interactive workshop with direct applications for business recruitment and development in your community.
Workshops include an overview of the RFP and site selection processes, followed by a hands-on tutorial with Department of Commerce researchers on sources, databases, and strategies to help you fill out RFPs for your community.
To register, click here
March 4, 2020: OKGIT International Recognition Day: Oklahoma State Capitol
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
The Oklahoma Governor’s International Team in collaboration with Representative Mark McBride’s office will host the annual International Recognition Day at the State Capitol. The day will provide international students in universities across Oklahoma the opportunity to receive a tour of the capitol, have lunch with legislators, guest speakers, and recognition on the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
April 1, 2020: Oklahoma Consular Summit
Preparations for the 2020 Oklahoma Consular Summit have begun. More details will be shared after the OKGIT meeting on Janauary 21st.
April 2, 2020: Oklahoma World Trade Conference
Preparations for the 2020 Oklahoma World Trade Conference have begun. More details will be shared in the future.
April 20 – 24, 2020: Hannover Messe
The Hannover Messe is leading seven trade shows and an investment summit all in one, with industry pavillions for Automation, Motion and Drives; Engineered Parts and Solutions; Digital Ecosystems, Compressed Air and Vacuum, Energy Solutions, Logistics, and Future Lab, connecting exhibitors to potential customers across relevant industry sectors.
If your company is planning on attending, the U.S. Commercial Service is available to help you capitalize on the opportunity before, during and after the event. For assistance from the commercial service, contact Pam Plagens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more inofrmaiton, visit https://www.hannovermesse.de/en/
April 20 – 27, 2020: Tradewinds Mission and Business Forum
Join the U.S. Commercial Service and meet individually with U.S. Economic Diplomats and key industry contacts to gain first-hand market insight and solidify your Indo-Pacific business strategy. The 12th edition of Trade Winds is the largest annual U.S. government led trade mission.
To register, click here. For more information, contact Frances Selema at email@example.com.
April 24, 2020: Tulsa Global Alliance Global Vision Awards Gala
Tulsa Mayo Hotel
Join TGA for a spectacular evening celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Sister Cities in Tulsa! Among those being honored, Mayor G.T. Bynum will be in attendance to accept the corporate award for international leadership on behalf of the City of Tulsa. TGA is also inviting the Mayors and dignitaries from our 8 sister cities around the world to participate in this momentous occasion. Evening includes a plated dinner, drinks, dessert, dancing, and a champagne toast! Contact Tulsa Global Alliance for more details.
June 7-9, 2020: Hardware+Tools Middle East Exhibition, Welding Competition & Additive Manufacturing Conference
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The 20th edition of Hardware+Tools Middle East, featuring brands like TrumpF, ATAD, Yes Machinery, Seabery, 3M, Arwani Trading, Scherer, Immensa, Kingsbury, Muratec, Tata Tools and many more, is the perfect platform to meet Hardware, Tools and Construction professionals all under one roof. This show will welcome visitors from various backgrounds including Manufacturing, Steel and Aluminum Fabricators, Engineers, Facility Managers, Architects, Property Developers and Consultants, in order to receive first-hand information on upcoming showcased products.
Take advantage of the Early Bird discount and book before December 15th.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 24 – 27, 2020: Mexican Petroleum Congress 2020
Mexico’s will host its 33rd edition oil and gas tradeshow. Anyone interested or aware of interested businesses are encouraged to contact Jesse Garcia at email@example.com to schedule a meeting with Mr. Luis Domenech, OK-Mexico Trade Representative, during the week of October 7th. For more information, visit congresomexicanodelpetroleo.com/index.html
July 20 – 24, 2020: Farnborough Air Show
Farnborough will host its annual airshow for the aerospace and defense industry. This is the largest air show behind the Paris show. The show will focus on space, military, manufacturing technology, rotary and MRO. Anyone interested or aware of any interested businesses in participating/exhibiting should contact Jesse Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, visit https://farnboroughairshow.com/