International Business News and Events

North Texas District Export Council International Executive Forum 

The Forum will be a three part program including:

1) A panel on “Middle East/Ukraine & Russian Conflict” - “Impact/Opportunities for Texas Businesses”; 2) A speaker on “Recent Amendments to Mexican Customs Legislation and NAFTA Rules”; 3) "Interface with the Experts – one-on-one discussions with Panelists/Speakers/North Texas District Export Council Members & Members of the U.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce”.  

The Richardson Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the North Texas District Export Council ( to provide the Chamber’s members discounted event registration fees for the Export Education and Training Events in the Metroplex developed by the North Texas District Export Council.

Registration Fee:  $40.00

Richardson Chamber of Commerce Member Fee: $30.00 (25% discount) 

Event Date: Oct. 21
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.  
Location: Mary Kay Headquarters
                161251 Dallas Parkway (Dallas Tollway & Keller Springs)
                 Addison, Texas 75991
Registration: Mark your calendars & watch this space - details to follow 
GDAACC Annual Awards Gala: Breaking Barriers
Keynote speaker: FCC Commissioner Aijit Pai
Roundtable discussion with Pai at 4:30 before the event. 
The Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce's Annual Awards Gala allows the Chamber to recognize and celebrate outstanding local businesses and business people. The black-tie optional affair has become one of Dallas' premier social events, with nearly 600 businesses and community leaders in attendance.
Event Date: Oct. 21
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Irving Convention Center
                500 W Las Colinas Blvd
                Irving, TX 75039
More information: click here
Invitation: click here

Mayor Maczka and Bob Townsend at Ribbon Cutting
China Delegation
June 2014  
America Day Conference in Gothenburg Sweeden
March 2014 
Kenya Ambassador Jane Kamau
CeBIT Conference Hannover Germany
February 2014
Mike Skelton receiving USCC Award

Rio de Janiero Chamber of Commerce

October 2013 
American Chamber of Commerce Rio de Janiero
 October 2013  
Meeting with Rio de Janiero City Councilmen
 October 2013  



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Dallas Morning News
April 15, 2013
Chinese investment tour stops in [Richardson]
Dallas Business Journal
September 7, 2012 
International business office celebrates milestones
The Dallas Morning News - neighborsgo - Richardson edition
June 22, 2012 
Texas is the Best State for Business 2012
May 2, 2012 

International Newsletter Summer 2014
International Newsletter Winter 2014
Mike Skelton Awarded U.S. Commercial Service Certificate of Achievement April 1, 2014 
Texas Crowned Champion of Economic Development March 3, 2014
International Economic Development Council Presents REDP with Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award at IEDC's Annual Conference October 10, 2013
Richardson's Telecom Corridor Area Qualifies for "Area of Innovation" Membership in the International Association of Science Parks September 24, 2013
Richardson, UT Dallas Join National Effort to Create Next-Gen Internet Applications June 24, 2013
International Newsletter 6-19-12 Vol. 1, No. 2
International Newsletter 4-25-12 Vol. 1, No. 1
November 2011

Updated 9/12/14 REDP 

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