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National Veteran Business Development Council partners with New York’s World Trade Week in May 2022

Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)

Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)

National Veteran Business Certification Organization

National Veteran Business Certification Organization

Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Authority Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

For the second year, NVBDC is partnering with World Trade Week NYC’s national celebration of international trade that observes trade-related organizations.

It’s an opportunity for business owners to learn how to be part of the production of over $1 trillion in gross domestic product for the New York City economy. »

— Keith King, Founder and CEO, NVBDC

DETROIT, MI, USA, April 19, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The National Veteran Business Development Council is proud to partner with World Trade Week NYC in an annual national celebration of international trade observed by businesses and trade-related organizations across the United States in May. The mission of World Trade Week NYC is to promote the importance of international trade to the economy of the New York metropolitan area. New Yorkers are highly dependent on international trade for their jobs, standard of living, and the various goods and services available to its diverse population.

Trade organizations, businesses, and other stakeholders come together nationally and locally to promote and facilitate international trade in the U.S. economy. The New York Tri-State Area’s trade and transportation community celebrates World Trade Week throughout May, offering a full program of educational seminars, global business networking events and small -international trade awards luncheon which recognizes the exemplary achievements of practitioners in the field.

We work together to:
• Recognize the contribution of international trade to economic growth and job creation in the New York metropolitan area
• Highlight the link between international trade and transport and the economic well-being of the region
• Celebrate successful companies and organizations in the global marketplace and highlight their contribution to the region’s economy
• Share knowledge, resources and ideas to help small businesses succeed internationally
• Provide scholarships for undergraduate students in international business

Join the World Trade Week kick-off event live on May 5, 2022 at 2 p.m.

The National Veteran Business Development Council is proud to partner with World Trade Week NYC in an annual national celebration of international trade observed by businesses and trade-related organizations across the United States in May. The mission of World Trade Week NYC is to promote the importance of international trade to the economy of the New York metropolitan area. New Yorkers are highly dependent on international trade for their jobs, standard of living, and the various goods and services available to its diverse population.

Trade organizations, businesses, and other stakeholders come together nationally and locally to promote and facilitate international trade in the U.S. economy. The New York Tri-State Area’s trade and transportation community celebrates World Trade Week throughout May, offering a full program of educational seminars, global business networking events and small -international trade awards luncheon which recognizes the exemplary achievements of practitioners in the field.

We work together to:
• Recognize the contribution of international trade to economic growth and job creation in the New York metropolitan area
• Highlight the link between international trade and transport and the economic well-being of the region
• Celebrate successful companies and organizations in the global marketplace and highlight their contribution to the region’s economy
• Share knowledge, resources and ideas to help small businesses succeed internationally
• Provide scholarships for undergraduate students in international business

Join the World Trade Week kick-off event live on May 5, 2022 at 2 p.m.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Bethann Rooney, Deputy Port Manager, The Port Authority of NY/NJ. She will discuss port infrastructure to support global trade and global supply chains.

Bethann Rooney is Deputy Director of the Port Department for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She leads the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the port, including facilities management, infrastructure, environmental sustainability, port efficiency, business development, finance and human resources. She is the architect and coordinator of the Port’s Council on Port Performance, the first forum of its kind in the nation that brings together port constituents to identify port efficiency and reliability challenges and develop solutions. . Prior to that, Ms Rooney was Chief Port Security Officer for the Port Authority for 13 years. Having assumed this position immediately after the tragedy of September 11, she is recognized as a world leader in maritime security and emergency management. A 28-year veteran in the maritime industry, she graduated from the State University of New York Maritime College with a master’s degree in international shipping and a bachelor’s degree in shipping with third mate qualifications.

Learn more about WTWNYC: https://nvbdc.org/nvbdc-news/national-veteran-business-development-council-is-partnering-with-world-trade-week-new-york-city-in-may – 2022/

“This is an opportunity for business owners to learn how to be part of the production of more than $1 trillion in gross domestic product for the New York City economy.” Said Keith King, Founder and CEO, NVBDC.

As part of our partnership, NVBDC Founder and CEO Keith King will present “Open Doors”, a presentation for Veteran-Owned Businesses with Disabilities and Veteran-Owned Businesses on how they can tap into the market for the $80 billion supplier diversity initiative with the appropriate certification. Government entities are not the only ones awarding reserved procurement for SDVOB/VOB. The presentation will take place May 17 at 1 p.m. as part of the 2022 World Trade Week NYC event.

Many private sector companies want to do business with certified SDVOB/VOB. Find out how to access the opportunities these companies have to offer.

To register for this webinar via WebEx, click here: https://bit.ly/3LN4ghJ

World Trade Week NYC is an active network of more than 70 organizations in the New York metropolitan area working together to highlight the importance of international trade, logistics and port operations to the region’s economy and to use their expertise collective to help businesses in the region to develop. through international trade. World Trade Week NYC is organized by the New York District Export Council.

NVBDC Mission Statement: NVBDC is the only veteran-owned business certification organization developed by veterans for veterans. The goal is to provide a credible and trusted certificate authority for businesses of all sizes, ensuring that there is valid documentation of veteran ownership and operational control.

For questions, visit www.nvbdc.org or contact us at (888)-CERTIFIED | (888) 237-8434

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