The Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) and the Bucks International Trade Council (BCITC) have established a new partnership. This partnership will allow both organizations to jointly market programs such as seminars, workshops, and other educational and networking events, as well as provide clients the services of both organizations. The BCITC will use the BCEDC facility as their new headquarters to promote international trade activities.
The BCITC is a non-profit organization established in 1993 as a result of a collaborative effort of five Bucks County Chambers of Commerce to provide service and education to businesses of Bucks County in an effort to promote International trade. The BCITC is an organization that provides free informational and referral services, educational programs, and networking opportunities in an effort to facilitate, promote, and increase global trade.
Chair: Brian Thomas, Global Marketing Associates, LLC
Vice-Chair: Tim Charlesworth, Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba
Treasurer: Jonathan Hoke, Fulton Bank
Board Secretary: Jeff Gossner, DVIRC
The mission of the Bucks County International Trade Council (BCITC) is to promote exports and international trade by educating Bucks County companies on opening or expanding business.
Counseling: Our services include researching the best international markets for your products or services, and the best modes of entry into new global marketplaces. We can also provide you with information on foreign trade marketing promotion programs, sources of export financing, shipping and logistics, and legal, compliance or regulatory issues.
Educational events: Seminars and workshops with prominent speakers, and custom case studies with our advisory team of international business experts.
Networking events: Designed to promote the sharing of experience and provide access to new business opportunities
Foreign Visitors: Invitations to participate in events welcoming visiting trade and investment delegations
The BCITC team has experience working with manufacturers and companies in virtually all industry sectors, ranging in size from small and mid-sized to medium and large firms.