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OPPORTUNITIES

Global Initiatives Program

YOUR EXPORT JOURNEY BEGINS HERE.

 The Global Initiatives Division provides our clients with a number of channels to grow both domestically and globally, develop global business opportunities, conduct commercial and investment activities, foster international cultural and educational partnerships. The strengthening of economic, diplomatic, cultural, educational ties are paramount to our communities future prosperity as the landscape of the California Dream is buffeted by change. Our core services include Outbound and Inbound Trade Missions, Networking Events and training Workshops, Trade Consulting, Global Business Advocacy, Identity Domestic and International Partners, Business Matchmaking service, International trade research project, and other Export technical assistance.

INTERNATIONAL
TRADE MISSIONS

Join our outbound trade mission to explore Global market place, meet with buyers and potential global partners, test the market of your products and collect feedbacks and business needs, tour the overseas market with our Global Team and get a deeper sense of the trade trends and business culture.

INTERNATIONAL
TRADE EVENTS

Join our How to do Business in Pacific Rim annual summit, Export 101 workshop series or Grow your Export Forums and Webinars. No matter you are new exporters or current exporter, you will find the tools, resources and connections you need from these events.

EXPORT CONSULTING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Set up a free trade consulting call with our international trade specialist and tell us what assistance you need, either Financial, Technical, Logistical, Legal. We will try our best to help and direct you to the resources we have.

BUSINESS

MATCHMAKING SERVICES

Join in as our Export client and we will keep you in our business matching making and business development pipeline and will contact you if there is a matching project or inquiry that fits your business.

July 25, 2019

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
SACRAMENTO MBDA EXPORT CENTER

The CalAsian Chamber of Commerce operates the Sacramento Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center under a cooperative agreement with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S Department of Commerce. As one of the four MBDA Export Centers across U.S., Sacramento MBDA Export Center provides minority-owned business enterprise (MBEs) and other small entrepreneurs with the information and guidance necessary to build a solid foundation for their export business. As your primary resource, MBDA Export Center’s services can help you learn everything you need to know about exporting, including one-on-one advisory services, workshops and seminars, international trade missions and other technical assistance.

 

  U.S Department of Commerce Market Development Cooperator Program(MDCP Export Program)

CalAsian Chamber of Commerce operated both China Direct and Korea Direct MDCP Export Program under the cooperative agreement with the International Trade Administration(ITA) of U.S department of Commerce. This program is designated to help U.S food and beverage industry companies to export to Asian Pacific Rim market place. As long as your manufactured good contents at least 51% U.S value, your are qualified to join this program and access to our Export marketing service, research projects, training events and international trade mission programs.

 

EVENTS & OUTBOUND TRADE MISSIONS

In order to stay competitive, California – both the business and leadership of this state – will need to continue to strengthen and expand our ties abroad. Cal Asian is playing our role in fostering ties between California communities of cultural and ethnic affinity around the Pacific Rim. Our work encompasses both leading outbound, as well as hosting inbound, trade and leadership missions.Learn more below.

Past Events

Upcoming Events

  • E-Commerce - New Pathways to Success for Small Business
    Webinar
  • PPP Forgiveness Round 2
    Webinar
  • International Bonds
    Webinar
  • Fiduciary & Court Bonds
    Webinar
  • How to Navigate License & Permit Bonds
    Webinar
  • Strategies and Tactics of Pursing SBA Surety Program
    Webinar
  • Small Business Insurance Needs During Covid-19
    Webinar
  • PPP Forgiveness Q & A
    Webinar
  • Developing a Return to Work Safely (Pt 1) (1)
    Webinar
  • Sacramento MDBA Open House Webinar
    Webinar
  • Types of Construction Bonds
    Webinar
  • Developing a Return to Work Safely (Pt 1)
    Webinar
  • MBDA Open House Webinar
    Webinar
  • How to Do Business with DGS
    Webinar
  • China International Import Expo 2020 Trade Mission
    Online Event
  • PPP Forgiveness
    Webinar
  • How to Prepare for a Business Loan
    Webinar
  • Recovery Through Digital Transformation in the Time of COVID-19
    Webinar
  • Sacramento MBDA Open House Webinar
    Online Event
  • COVID-19 Safety Series: Creating a Safe Work Environment for Employees and Customers
    Webinar
  • Resiliency & Recovery
    Online Event
  • CT Conference San Francisco- Online Event
    Online Event
  • Listening Tour San Francisco - Webinar
    Webinar
  • How Disaster Loans Will Impact Your Business Tax Strategy and Planning
    Online Event
  • Bringing Women of Color to the Table - Virtual Series
    Online Event
  • Pivoting Your Business to Adapt to the New Normal
    Online Event
  • Listening Tour San Francisco - Webinar
    Webinar
  • The Elements of Online Branding - Session 3
    Webinar
  • Climbing the Ladder and Lessons Learned - Virtual Series
    Online Event
  • The Elements of Online Branding - Session 2
    Webinar
  • The Elements of Online Branding - Session 1
    Webinar
  • Sacramento MBDA Open House Webinar
    Online Event
  • Minority Women Leading Through Change - Virtual Series
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program - Construction (Webinar)
    Webinar
  • Virtual Legislative Office Visits
    Webinar
  • Virtual 11th Annual Legislative Summit
    Webinar
  • Women-Led: The Power of Mentorship - Virtual Series
    Online Event
  • Virtual Global Trade Show - Online
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program Los Angeles Session 4 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Listening Tour Los Angeles - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Los Angeles - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Financial Series # 2
    Webinar
  • Expanding Global Opportunities for Minority & Women-owned Businesses Webinar (1)
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program Financial Series # 2
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Los Angeles - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Critical Thinking (1)
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Financial Series # 2
    Webinar
  • CT Conference - Online Event
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program Agricultural Series #2 (1)
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Critical Thinking
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Financial Series # 2
    Webinar
  • API Business Roundtable with Toni Symonds
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Agricultural Series #2
    Webinar
  • Global Virtual Trade Show - Online Webinar
    Online Event
  • Listening Tour Sacramento - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Expanding Global Opportunities for Minority & Women-owned Businesses Webinar
    Online Event
  • CT Conference Los Angeles - Online Event
    Online Event
  • Global Virtual Trade Show
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program Session 8 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Sacramento Graduation - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Session 7 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • CT Conference Sacramento - Online Event
    Online Event
  • Business Development Program Session 6 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • How To Become A Seller On The Amazon Business Marketplace
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Session 5 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • Business Development Program Sacramento Session 4 - Webinar
    Webinar
  • E-Commerce Business Development Program – Fresno
    University of Phoenix
  • Agricultural Business Development Program Session 2 – Fresno
    University of Phoenix
  • Listening Tour Sacramento * POSTPONED Until Further Notice
    Sacramento
  • Business Development Program Sacramento Session 3
    University of Phoenix
  • Agricultural Business Development Program Session 1 – Yuba City
    Golden Pacific Bank
  • Business Development Program Sacramento Session 2
    University of Phoenix
  • Agricultural Business Development Program Session 1 – Fresno
    University of Phoenix
  • Business Development Program Sacramento Session 1
    University of Phoenix
  • Business Development Program Graduation
    Location is TBD
  • Board Reception
    Location is TBD
  • Board Meeting
    Location is TBD
  • Legislative Listening Tour with Assemblymember Todd Gloria
    Sempra Energy
  • CT Conference
    Eaze
  • Disadvantaged Business Conference
    Los Angeles
  • Legislative Listening Tour with Assemblymember Rob Bonta
    Elihu M. Harris State Office Building
  • 6th Annual California Policy Summit
    Google Community Space
  • Minority Women's Business Conference
    The GlassHouse
  • Board Meeting
    Location is TBD
  • Business Development Program Graduation
    Los Angeles
  • Business Development Program Session 7
    Los Angeles
  • Go Global Webinar: Export Financing wit EXIM Bank and SBA
    Online
  • Business Development Program Session 6
    Los Angeles
  • Empower Workshop - Sacramento
    Sacramento Asian-Pacific Chamber of Comm
  • Business Development Program Session 5
    Los Angeles
  • Empower Workshop - Fresno
    University of Phoenix
  • Empower Workshop - Yuba City
    Hampton Inn & Suites Yuba City
  • Empower Workshop - Sacramento
    University of Phoenix
  • Business Development Program Session 4
    Los Angeles
  • Grow Your Export Forum: Irvine
    Orange County SBDC powered by Cal State
  • Business Development Program Session 3
    Los Angeles
  • Go Global Webinar: Export Shipping
    Online
  • Business Development Program Session 2
    Los Angeles
  • Business Development Program Session 1
    Los Angeles
  • Go Global Webinar: Intro to Short Term Export Credit Insurance
    Online
  • Cannabis Talks
    Beverly Hills/Greater LA Association of
  • Board Meeting
    Los Angeles
  • Cal OSHA 30 Training for Cannabis
    University of Phoenix
  • Access Asia: An Introduction to Breaking into Asian Markets
    Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange
  • Go Global Webinar: Export Financing
    Online
  • Board Meeting
    Sacramento
  • Legislative Summit & Reception
    Mayahuel
  • Go Global Webinar: Export Shipping
    Online
  • Cannabis Talks Sacramento
    Location is TBD
  • Grow Your Export Forum: San Jose
    Almaden Winery Community Center
  • Go Global Webinar: Intro to Short Term Export Credit Insurance
    Location is TBD
  • Grow Your Export Forum: Los Angeles
    AT&T Entertainment Group
  • Legislative Listening Tour
    Location is TBD
  • California Policy Summit
    Airbnb HQ
 

Henan Li

Director of Global Initiatives

Cassie Fortes

Global Initiatives Project Manager

Mariana Guevara

Global Initiatives Project Analyst

 
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Sacramento, CA 95817

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Sacramento, CA 95817

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