UNITED STATES FOREIGN TRADE INSTITUTE
The “United States Foreign Trade Institute” consists of the following divisions:
FOREIGN AFFAIRS DIVISION
This division is in charge of exploring the possibilities of starting operations in new countries or regions around the world by suggesting individuals or organizations to be our official representatives in their country or region.
Organizes the program to participate in international trade fairs, trade missions and conventions around the world to offer our members and colleagues an excellent vehicle to promote their products and services in the international market.
In addition, this division is in charge of implementing the certification of products for companies registered with our institution. With this seal of export quality, these companies will be able to penetrate other markets with a major advantage.
This division secures mutual cooperation agreements with government institutions and private organizations around the world, supervises all the international offices and keeps abreast of topics of interest regarding global commerce.
DIPLOMATIC AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS DIVISION
This division works in conjunction with diplomatic and governmental officials to develop new avenues to foster free international commerce and to sign mutual cooperation agreements to improve the business possibilities of the small and medium enterprises.
Supervises the development of diplomatic and political activities around the world and their influence in the international trade.
BANKING AND FINANCE DIVISION
It is in charge of researching possible avenues for project financing or joint ventures in different parts of the world. It also channels loans and investments for companies in the process of expansion by working with government entities, private banking and international investment groups.
INTERNATIONAL LEGAL AFFAIRS DIVISION
It is in charge of offering legal assistance in different areas of international and national commerce such as: Joint ventures, commercial disputes and arbitration, patents and trademarks, advice for new corporations, etc.
In addition, assists in the formation of new corporations and offers immigration and naturalization services to entrepreneurs who desire to open operations in the United States.
AFRICAN AFFAIRS DIVISION
The African Affairs Division was created as a special unit to control and manage the operations in the African Continent. This division is in charge of assisting National and Local Governments in their quest to create better living conditions for their countries, bringing the most advanced technologies and world's first class companies to work under the umbrella of this division and finding the proper channels of international finance for their projects.
Due to the vast experience Italian experts have in the African Continent, the general office of this division is located in Rome, Italy.
CLEAN ENERGY DIVISION
This division is in charge of exploring and assisting in the development of new clean energy alternatives, also known as “Green Energy” working in conjunction with Governments, regions, local communities, green energy organizations, inventors in the field and private entities that work in that direction and providing the bridge between investors and new energy technology companies.
This division is also in charge of providing the latest technologies to small and medium companies that need investment and/or expertise in the field.
INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS DIVISION
This division is responsible of studying, developing and implementing international aid to countries or regions in need of improving their quality of living and help them participate in global commerce.
This division works with numerous public, private and religious organizations in order to obtain funds for humanitarian projects through grants, donations and international assistance.
NEW PRODUCTS & MARKETING DIVISION
This division is in charge of the national and international marketing of new products, working very closely with the manufacturers by providing the expertise in brand developing and recognition, creating an excellent image, packing and sales presentations. Additionally, creating joint ventures with other entities in the industry to bring new technology and investment, if necessary.
WORLD EDUCATIONAL AFFAIRS DIVISION
This division provides training courses to executives at different levels, not only in the United States but in different countries, regarding self-development strategies to be successful in the new millennium. These series of seminars “Elite” create a new training concept that includes mind control techniques.
This division is also in charge of signing mutual cooperation agreements with universities and other educational institutions around the world.
SECURITY, INVESTIGATION AND LOGISTICS DIVISION
This division provides all the services related to industrial and commercial security and obtains financial and commercial reports of companies in different parts of the world. In addition, provides personal protection to dignitaries, entrepreneurs and other personalities. Provides the necessary training to the company’s personnel regarding anti-terrorism practices and the expert usage of armor vehicles.
It also provides the “Supercarrier” program, a governmental program designed to certify airlines, ships and other companies regarding drug detection procedures to avoid complications and fines when entering the United States territory.
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION
It is in charge of the computerized systems and databases to provide information regarding company matchmaking. In addition, it is in charge of our Internet program that provides different benefits using the most advanced technology in this field.
COUNSULTING & LOBBYING DIVISION
This division provides seasoned and professional lobbying assistance and guidance to local and national governments, private institutions and enterprises that are required to comply with certain laws and regulations to perform a project or program in the US or abroad.
This division is also in charge of offering consulting assistance in the areas of regulations, marketing penetration and to secure the exclusive representation of world recognized brand names in foreign markets.
ART AND CULTURE DIVISION
This division as its name indicate, fosters art and culture with their participation in different international and national events and related activities giving artists the opportunity to promote and expose their work to the international community.
The Art and Culture division is also in charge of signing agreements of mutual cooperation with universities, museums and cultural organizations.
THE BLUE EAGLE DIVISION
(To be launched in December 2016)
This new division was created to foster international relations around the world and give the opportunity to all individuals involved in different types of commerce, development or investment to be a member of our institution in the “Blue Eagle Member” category.
The “Blue Eagle ” membership opens new horizons to any entrepreneur to be a member of our institution at a nominal fee without the high cost of the traditional worldwide membership status. The “Blue Eagle” category will offer members the opportunity to participate in many international symposiums and have access to limited privileged trade and investment information.
In addition, members will receive an Official Diploma as a Blue Eagle Member, the Official U.S.F.T.I. International Trade and Investment Passport, the Official Golden Eagle pin and an Official letter of nomination from our “Blue Eagle Division”.
FILM, TV AND ARTS COMMISSION
This commission as its name indicates, fosters film-making, TV and arts in general, promoting the industry in their different fields and assisting new producers, directors and artists to present their work worldwide.
The Hispanic division assists Latin entertainment entrepreneurs to enter and/or expand their activities in the U.S. market and abroad. The main mission is to provide an array of opportunities among Hispanic minorities when it comes to film, television and arts, and create a solid foundation through which Hispanics can channel their creative talent.
MULTI-LANGUAGE TRANSLATION DIVISION
This division counts with experienced, certified and well qualified world class translators that recently worked for major movie studios, TV programs and famous publications. The translations are made fast, efficiently and cost effective into any major languages. Professional translation and edition of brochures, manuals, technical information and other documents to be used for international business expansion.