In Person Schedule of Events – CANCELLED
Virtual Schedule Coming Soon

Monday, March 23, 2020 – Pre-Conference

Start/End Time Event
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CGBP Exam Prep Boot Camp (Day 1 of 2)
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CGBP Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp (Day 1 of 2)

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – Pre-Conference 

Start/End Time Event
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Student Case Competition – Preliminary Round Team Presentations
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CGBP Exam Prep Boot Camp (Day 2 of 2)
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CGBP Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp (Day 2 of 2)
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Student Case Competition & National Small Business Exporter Summit Honoree Reception

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – National Small Business Exporter Summit

Start/End Time Event
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 7:45 AM Exhibitor Set-Up
7:45 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Student Case Competition – Championship Round Presentations/Call backs
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Summit Welcome, Opening Remarks & Resource Spotlights
9:00 AM – 10:20 AM Summit – Round 1 Session A
9:00 AM – 10:20 AM Summit – Round 1 Session B
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Break/Refreshments
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Summit – Round 2 Session A
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Summit Round 2 Session B
12:00 PM – 1:45 PM Luncheon/Keynote/Visit Exhibits & Resource Spotlights
Announcement of Case Competition Winning Team
2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Summit Round 3 Session A
2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Summit Round 3 Session B
3:20 PM – 3:40 PM Break
3:40 PM – 4:20 PM Summit Round 4 Session A
3:40 PM – 4:20 PM Summit Round 4 Session B
4:20 PM – 4:30 PM Transition to Final Session
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM “Ask the Experts” Panel & Networking Session; Closing Remarks
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Summit Closing Reception/Conference Opening Reception

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 – NASBITE International Annual Conference

Start/End Time Event
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration/Tabletop Displays
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM Breakfast & Keynote 1
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM Conference Sessions 1-4
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Refreshment Break
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM Conference Sessions 5-8
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Luncheon & Keynote 2
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Conference Session 9-12
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM Conference Sessions 13-16
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Roundtable Session: Business Schools to Discuss the CGBP Student Pathway Program
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Distinguished Fellows Meeting (by Invitiation)

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Friday, March 27, 2020 – NASBITE International Annual Conference

Start/End Time Event
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration/Tabletop Displays
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM Breakfast & Keynote 3
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM Conference Sessions 17-20
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Refreshment Break
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM Conference Sessions 21-24
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Conference Session 25-28
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM Conference Sessions 29-32
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Roundtable Session: Trade Training at SBDCs/Business Assistance Centers
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Closing Reception

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 – NASBITE International Board of Governors Meeting

Start/End Times Event
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Board of Governors Meeting (by Invitation)

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Meet Our Partners & Sponsors

Summit Sponsor: BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
BGI Worldwide Logistics, Inc. is the on-demand freight transportation and logistics specialist providing domestic and international third-party logistics services to commercial customers. BGI specializes in delivering unique solutions to complex shipping problems. Our customers rely on us as their expert resource in an increasingly complex domestic and international transportation environment. For More information on BGI Worldwide Logistics: http://www.bgiworldwide.com/ or email to sales@bgiworldwide.com

NASBITE Partner: Centers for International Business Education (CIBEs)
The Centers for International Business Education (CIBEs) were created by Congress to increase and promote the nation’s capacity for international understanding and competitiveness. There are 15 nationally designated Centers administered by the U.S. Department of Education, located at Brigham Young University, Florida International University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Indiana University, Loyola Marymount University, Michigan State University, San Diego State University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado Denver, University of Maryland, University of South Carolina, and, University of Washington.
Learn more at http://us-ciberweb.org.

Summit Sponsor: Commerce Bank
We help educate exporters who want to find ways to expand their global sales efforts. We also help trade specialists educate people who want to learn how to export. For the last hundred years, Commerce Bank’s International Department has been serving export companies across America. We offer direct telephone lines to staff who know customers and their company’s needs. It doesn’t matter to us if you have one export transaction a year, just getting started, or are an experienced global company looking for better service. Our approach is to learn about your process, share best practices, and come up with ideas on how to help. Challenge accepted, so contact us today. Learn more here: https://commercebank.com/business/payables-and-receivables/payables/international-payments

Summit Sponsor: Creditbench Powered by First Home Bank
CreditBench, powered by First Home Bank, offers small business loans from $50,000 to $5,000,000. Let the strength and depth of Creditbench work for you.

Summit & Annual Conference Sponsor: Kompass North America
Whether a large corporation or small business that wants to develop its local market or to export its know-how abroad, Kompass puts a unique worldwide database at its clients’ fingertips with its prospecting assistance tools and direct marketing solutions.  Market analysis, sales mapping, targeting, internal database optimization, preparation of prospecting files, mailing, emailing. Kompass can support its clients’ marketing and sales goals at each stage of their business development. https://us.solutions.kompass.com/m/easybusiness/

Annual Conference Sponsor: GrowthWheel
GrowthWheel is a visual toolbox and cloud-based platform used by small business advisors to help client companies make decisions and take action with a 360° perspective. GrowthWheel was founded in 2005 and is today used by more than 3,000+ business advisors in 49 US States and 45 countries. For more information go to www.growthwheel.com.

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