The Chafee Center for International Business hosts, sponsors, and partners with other organizations for events and programs throughout the year.

Our signature events

World Trade Day
World Trade Day is one of the largest international trade conferences in the Northeast region, bringing together more than 500 business people, government leaders, trade experts, and international diplomats to discuss global trade issues and opportunities.

Supply Chain Management Summit
The annual conference is chaired by Cheryl W. Snead, president and CEO of Banneker Industries, Inc.

Certified Global Business Professional program
The four-day certificate program includes training in a wide range of international business topics, including both import and export issues.

L.I.F.E. program
The annual program is offered to 35 minority high school students who have international interests. For more information about the L.I.F.E program, contact Ray Fogarty, Director of the Chafee Center, (401) 232-6407.


Event Calendar

The John H. Chafee Center staff are available to help individuals and businesses reach their international goals.

For more information, please contact:
John H. Chafee Center for International Business
1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917

Phone: (401) 232-6407
Fax: (401) 232-6416

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