Society for International Affairs

Educating the International Trade Community on Export and Import Process

Expect powerful change as a member of the Society for International Affairs.  SIA members have access to resources that provides a forum for the exchange of information related to export and import licensing. SIA interests cover the entire spectrum of licensing issues pertaining to the Department of Commerce, Defense, State and Treasury. 




Upcoming events

  • 10 Jun 2016 6:59 AM (UTC-04:00)
    Lake Presidential, 3151 Presidential Golf Club Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • 18 Jul 2016 6:59 AM (UTC-04:00)
    Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
  • 24 Oct 2016 7:00 AM (UTC-03:00)
    Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209

Board Nominations

SIA is now accepting nominations for the 2016-2018 Board of Directors! We are pleased to announce that we have removed the restriction for candidates to live or work within 50 miles of the DCMD/VA area, as long as such candidates can support the Board in the same manner as local personnel. Please review the updated Nomination Criteria/Form and Board Responsibilities document for further information!

If you believe you (or someone you know) would make a good candidate for the SIA Board and can meet the outlined criteria, please complete the Nomination Criteria/Form and email to Jill Garrision at Nominations must be received NLT 25 March 2016 for consideration.

As part of our educational mission, SIA has established a program that awards scholarships to undergraduate and post-graduate students with a demonstrated interest in the field of International Trade.   

Each calendar year, scholarships may be awarded in an amount up to $5,000 each and will be paid directly to the college or university.  The scholarship recipients will also receive free admission to one of SIA’s conferences, which provide a unique opportunity to learn about international trade as a career and to network with industry members.  

To be eligible, the applicant must be a rising junior or senior undergraduate or a graduate student, enrolled as a full or part-time student in an accredited U.S. college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Click here to access the 2016 application.

All applications must be received no later than February 29, 2016.  

SIA membership information is provided as a service to SIA Members ONLY and is intended for networking purposes. SIA does not permit the use of its membership list for soliciting or promoting business opportunities.

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