Become an Enlightened Leader 

by Doug Bruhnke

Enlightenment: Having or showing a rational, modern and well-informed outlook. The world is changing rapidly, so being enlightened to the present and future is essential. Eighty-five percent of new business opportunities in the next five years will be outside the U.S. The business world is full of people rich in culture and diversity. Does your business team have… [More]

Recent Member Success Around the World 

by Alexandra Verhein

    Global Chamber® offers weekly articles on our blog about member successes around the world. Below are some brief snippets from the past few weeks. Basically, every day something good happens somewhere in the world, as members grow within their metro and well beyond. Every time you hear a phone ring, someone in the… [More]

Staying Ahead of NAFTA Trade Law Changes 

by Doug Bruhnke

Thank you to the team at Polsinelli for sharing a dozen top legal experts at seven locations across the U.S. to discuss NAFTA and trade. Trade deals, rules and laws are changing weekly, so we encourage our importing, exporting and investing members to stay ahead of the changes. The Polsinelli law firm provided expert knowledge… [More]

12 Habits for Warm Connectors 

by Doug Bruhnke

Every day, we guide members in their “warm connecting” with other members and people who have been identified as good connections. Warm connecting is a focused, effective way of networking. There are many ways to network but, for most of our members, warm connecting is the best because there is some thought about their business goals… [More]

Key Business Insights for Investing in Africa 

by Jonathan Mundell

Businesses should look past economic data to judge where in Africa to invest. Otherwise, they are setting themselves up for higher risk and potential failure by seeing only a small fraction of the entire picture. Global Chamber® member In On Africa recently published the 2017 Africa Country Benchmark Report (ACBR), presenting the most comprehensive view… [More]

Tips for Cross-Cultural Communication

by Cesar Trabanco

Global Chamber® was pleased to recently host a worldwide discussion for exporters, importers and cross-border investors looking to be more effective in their global business by improving their cross-cultural communications. This is a regional program, and the next one is January 16th with more experts. We speak with experts on globalization, localization and translation to provide communication… [More]

Trade Missions to New Markets Worldwide

by Doug Bruhnke

Global Chamber® is pleased to partner with USTDA (U.S. Trade and Development Agency) on a continuous stream of “reverse trade missions” that expose U.S. exporters to new business opportunities in countries around the world. Many of the opportunities are in infrastructure, power generation and industrial development — including automotive, aerospace, healthcare and more. For example, Global Chamber… [More]

Translation Equivalency and Effective Foreign Communications

by Tatiana Shcherbinina

The success of any international company depends on how well its message is communicated across borders and languages to its employees, partners, clients and customers. High-quality translations are, therefore, of paramount importance. This article makes an attempt at defining high-quality translations and provides recommendations for clients of translation service companies to make sure that their… [More]

Don’t Ignore These 10 Things as You Grow  

by Samrah Azam

Samrah Azam is an international business consultant and is executive director of Global Chamber® Islamabad. In addition to her work with Global Chamber, she provides HR consultancy, business improvement solutions and training modules for different corporate sectors. Working as an executive director at Global Chamber, with combined technical and commercial insight to craft strategy, uncover… [More]

Member Success Spotlights

by Alexandra Verhein

Global Chamber® has started a series of weekly articles about our chapters around the world, and one of the recent ones was on Jeffrey Campos, executive director for Global Chamber® Denver, Colorado, USA. We spoke to Campos about why he joined Global Chamber and what inspires him to help members and collaborating organizations to succeed.… [More]