November 19, 2020

2:00 pm / 3:00 pm

CWTA Opportunity to Become a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP)
CWTA Opportunity to Become a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP)
When
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST
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Where

This is an online event.
Once you register, your Registration Confirmation will include a secure link to complete your registration for the Export Bootcamp!

Contact
John Galles
Carolina World Trade Association (CWTA)
704-576-0477
john.galles@cwta.org

UPCOMING EVENTS
The Export Bootcamp is a series of four virtual workshops designed to prepare you for the CGBP exam. For a nominal fee of $225, a team of CGBPs will guide you through engaging and interactive workshops focused on global business management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance. The next workshops are on:
  • Wed., Jan. 27, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 3, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 10, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

NEW!!!  
CWTA Jeweled Lapel Pins 
Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase the new CWTA Jeweled Lapel Pin, engraved on gold-tone metal with a magnetic fastener (no holes in clothing) and featuring a crystal jewel representing the greater Charlotte region. Look for the CWTA Jeweled Lapel Pin on your Registration Form!

ABOUT US
Carolina World Trade Association
Founded in 1964, CWTA is a chapter of the North Carolina World Trade Association (NCWTA), which promotes growth of trade between North Carolina and the world by providing education and networking opportunities for our global ecosystem.
As a business-driven non-profit organization, CWTA’s mission is to promote, foster and encourage international commerce success and expanding economic growth in the Carolinas region. We do this by:
  • Advocating the interests of businesses engaged in international trade on local, regional, state and federal levels;
  • Educating businesses and their employees to the issues, policies, and practices within international trade;
  • Promoting opportunities for expanding inbound and outbound international commerce; and
  • Celebrating the successes of international trade in the region.
Dear John,

The Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential confirms knowledge in international trade and assures that you are able to professionally practice global business in today’s competitive environment. Over 2,000 global business professionals have earned the CGBP designation conferred by NASBITE International.
          CWTA has partnered with the NC SBTDC and the SC SBDC to offer its members a special opportunity to become a CGBP!

 

CWTA has partnered with the NC SBTDC and the SC SBDC to offer its members a series of NASBITE-accredited preparatory workshops-an Export Bootcamp-to prepare for the CGBP exam or just to help your business become more competitive and profitable in today’s global marketplace.
The Export Bootcamp is a series of four virtual workshops designed to prepare you for the CGBP exam. For a nominal fee of $225, a team of CGBPs will guide you through engaging and interactive workshops focused on global business management, global marketing, supply chain management, and trade finance.
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Having completed these workshops, you will have learned and practiced how to:
  • Evaluate global market opportunities and identify foreign buyers
  • Develop foreign market entry strategies and minimize risk
  • Determine your international product and pricing strategies
The next CGBP Exam is being offered in March 2021. It is a 165-question, multiple-choice exam over a 3-hour time period, virtually proctored. The first-time exam fee is $395 and various discounts and grants are available.
We hope that you will take advantage of this excellent opportunity to beef up your knowledge and skills in the international trade arena. It will be well worth your while!
The CGBP designation is managed by NASBITE International, a non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation established over 30 years ago as an association of North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE).
NASBITE is a professional organization of educators, trainers, service providers and practitioners and the leading U.S. organization supporting the training and education in the field of global business. Its mission is “to advance global business practice, education and training,” which is accomplished by facilitating educators, trainers and practitioners in support of their collective interests and needs related to global business. In addition to its stewardship of the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, NASBITE also manages a range of training related resources, credentialing programs and services, and other activities aimed at helping businesses become more globally competitive.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Dr. Michael J. Seibert, EdD, EDFP, CGBP
Dr. Mike Seibert is the Director of the International Business Development (IBD) program for the NC Small Business &Technology Development Center (SBTDC). He also serves as Regional Director for the SBTDC at NC State University. Contact Mike at the SBDTC in Raleigh, NC at 919-961-6532 or mseibert@sbtdc.org.
Elizabeth Armstrong Smith, MS Ed, CBA, CGBP
Beth Smith is a strategic advisor with over 35 years of experience in in growing markets and revenue in North America, Europe, Asia, Central and South America. She is a consultant with the Spartanburg Small Busin ess Development Center (SBDC). Contact Beth at the SBDC in Spartanburg, SC at 803-231-8204 or esmith@globalmarketsllc.com.
Mica Nguyen Worthy, Esq., CGBP
Mica Worthy is an attorney with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP and serves as legal counsel to clients in the aviation and global supply chain industries.Mica is also a Certified Global Business Professional (NASBITE). Contact Mica at CSH Law in Charlotte, NC at 704-940-3405 or mworthy@cshlaw.com.
About NASBITE’s Certified Global Business Professional Designation
The Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation confirms knowledge in international trade. The designation shows employers and the public that the individual is proficient in global business and capable of working with the level of expertise and professionalism that is required in today’s competitive environment. The CGBP designation is managed by NASBITE International, a non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation established over 30 years ago as an association of North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE).
NASBITE is a professional organization of educators, trainers, service providers and practitioners and the leading U.S. organization supporting the training and education in the field of global business. Its mission is “to advance global business practice, education and training,” which is accomplished by facilitating educators, trainers and practitioners in support of their collective interests and needs related to global business. In addition to its stewardship of the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation, NASBITE also manages a range of training related resources, credentialing programs and services, and other activities aimed at helping businesses become more globally competitive.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in Carolina World Trade Association events and invite any and all feedback from those in attendance as well as any suggestions for conduct of meetings or topics of interest for the international trade business community!

Sincerely,
John Galles
Carolina World Trade Association (CWTA)
john.galles@cwta.org
704-576-0477