VITA Newsletters

  • VITA Newsletter April 2016

    A Note from your Former Chairman I have had the extraordinary privilege of serving The Valley International Trade Association (VITA) Board of Directors and Membership as Chairman for about 8 years. Never did I imagine when Bruce Ackerman asked me to get involved in VITA, that I would have as much fun working with such […]

  • VITA Newsletter October 2015

    VITA Presents “The Cross-Border eCommerce Experience” with iGlobal Join VITA & Daniel Johnson from iGlobal Stores on Wednesday, November 18th, from 8-10am to learn: Benefits of localizing your website with foreign addresses, characters and currencies. Mitigating the risk of international credit card fraud and refused orders. Increasing revenue with transparent shipping options and upfront landed […]

  • VITA Newsletter August 2015

    The mission of The Valley International Trade Association is to promote the Greater San Fernando Valley as a leader in international trade by providing our members with valuable resources, informational programs, referral assistance and networking opportunities. A Note from your VITA Chairman The Valley International Trade Association presents opportunities for members of the international trading […]

  • VITA Newsletter June 2015

    A Note from your VITA Chairman In the coming months, in addition to meeting and exchanging ideas with other business persons who are working at, and servicing others engaged in import and export trade, we plan to bring you programs such as “Exporting in the Connected World” with distinguished authors Mark Matsumoto and Miguel Olivares. […]

  • VITA Newsletter April 2015

    VITA Global Networking Breakfast with The Port of Long Beach Gina Barro from The Port of Long Beach presented at the VITA Global Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Gina discussed infrastructure projects, green port initiatives, and congestion relief strategies. New projects include the Middle Harbor with initial cargo movement operations in late 2015, additional Ship to Shore Cranes with an […]

  • VITA Newsletter February 2015

    Save The Date – Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The Port of Long Beach – A Trailblazer in International Goods Movement The next VITA Global Networking Breakfast is set for Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at The Valley Economic Alliance’s BFG Boardroom. Gina Barro, Business Development Manager at The Port of Long Beach will discuss the Port’s […]

  • VITA Newsletter December 2014

    Save The Date – Wednesday, January 28, 2015 How to Get Your Oversees Customers To Buy More From You The next VITA Global Networking Breakfast is set for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7:30am, at The Valley Economic Alliance’s BFG Boardroom. Learn “How to Get Your Oversees Customers To Buy More From You” by Gregory Moore, Regional Director […]

  • VITA Newsletter November 2014

    VITA Global Networking Breakfast Presentations By: Mabel Luen, Trade Credit Specialty Broker, Meridian Finance Group Challenges: Global demand for credit Problem: Risks of extending credit terms Solution: Export credit insurance and other tools & Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, U.S. Commercial Service How to do business, identify & qualify customers in new international markets Hear how the U.S. […]