International Business News and Events

High Tech Road Show - Dallas Fort Worth
Approximately 20 delegates from several Arab countries will come to Dallas Fort Worth. There will be company CEOs coming to look for business partners, M&A opportunities, and investors looking for investment opportunities from real estate to high tech investments. There will also be companies looking for US partners to distribute their products and looking for products to represent in their countries.
Bill Sproull, CEO of the Metroplex Technology Business Council will be a keynote speaker talking about the North Texas high tech business community. 
Date: Jan. 16
Time:  8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Intercontinental Dallas Hotel
              15201 Dallas Parkway
              Addison, Texas
Registration: click here
More information: click here 
BIS Dallas 2015: Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations Compliance Seminar
The seminar is hosted by the North Texas District Export Council and the U.S. Commercial Service for companies needing direction with export regulations and compliance certification for employees.
*Jan. 27 to 28 will provide detailed knowledge of complying with the Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations, including classifying commodities, determining if export licensure is necessary, and developing a compliance program that protects companies upon audit.
*Jan, 29 is an update for Aerospace and Defense companies. Export Control Reform is migrating responsibility for some aircraft, gas turbine engines, and related items from the Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls to the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security's jurisdiction.
Event dates: Jan. 27 - 29
Time: 7:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Center for American and International Law
                5201 Democracy Drive
                Plano, TX 75024
Cost: $550 for three days - includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks
         $200 for last day only - includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks
Registration: here for three days
                    here for last day only 
More information: here 
Richardson Chamber of Commerce - Signature Luncheon: The economic engine that is DFW International
Since it opened in 1974, there probably has been no greater economic engine for North Texas than the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. With 143,000 employees and a payroll of $9.4 billion, the world's fourth largest airport pumps $31.6 billion into the regional economy. Find out the latest information about the airport from facility renovations to the increase in international travel and how it will affect our community in 2015. 
Sean Donohue, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport president will be speaking.
Event date: Jan. 29   

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  



fDi Magazine: Richardson ranks No. 3 for foreign direct investment for a city of its size
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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