WORKING FOR

AMERICA'S EXPORTERS

Who Are We?

The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) increases awareness and understanding of the importance of exports to the US economy through education, legislative outreach, and engagement with DECs and other relevant stakeholders. NADEC is a non-profit corporation that maintains a 501(c)(6) federal income tax status.

We Support Our Mission Through the Following Activities:

  • Mentoring of local businesses in exporting
  • Identifying export financing sources for businesses
  • Creating greater export awareness in the business community locally
  • Identifying issues affecting export trade
  • Advocating trade policy and legislation supporting exporters
  • Supporting programs and services of the U.S. Export Assistance Centers
  • Building local export assistance partnerships with other trade-related organizations
  • Providing export training and education to small and medium sized businesses
  • Encouraging students to consider a career path in global trade by offering teaching and student resources

Upcoming Events

NADEC hosts monthly events at a national level as well as many other events (such as the Annual Export Conference in Washington, D.C.). Visit our Upcoming Events Page to view all national and locally hosted DEC events.

NEXT
FEATURED EVENT:

Feb 2024

Export Operations & Regulations

February 20, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Online Education

NADEC provides monthly educational webinars to support the many different aspects of our mission. You can browse upcoming webinars on our Events page or watch previous webinars on our YouTube Channel

NADEC Annual Export Conference

Gathering America's export professionals to connect, collaborate, and solve problems together.

NADEC 50 Year Anniversary

The NADEC Annual Export Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together distinguished speakers including business leaders, high-ranking U.S. and foreign government officials, exporters, trade service providers, and trade promotion agencies.

This Conference provides space for industry peers to share expertise, proven export strategies, effective resources, and more during concurrent sessions.

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Click Here to read “Remarks by Deputy Secretary Don Graves at last year’s 2023 National Association of District Export Councils Conference.”

<<View the Full 2023 Conference Booklet>>

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The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) works to support the regional District Export Councils throughout the United States.

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