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The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the premier gathering of organizations, U.S. government agencies, advocates, and leaders in the international exchange field.

The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the premier gathering of organizations, U.S. government agencies, advocates, and leaders in the international exchange field. Typically held each year in Washington, DC, the National Meeting brings together more than 1,000 participants across three days to gain high-level insights on trends affecting the international exchange field, engage in in-depth professional development opportunities, and build networks to strengthen international exchanges.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re hosting the 2021 National Meeting online. Moving our in-person meeting to a fully online format presents us with the unique opportunity to spotlight the best of what the virtual event realm has to offer: the ability to reflect and connect with colleagues around the world. This year also marks the 60th anniversary of Global Ties U.S. We hope that you will join us in celebrating 60 years of our Network’s collective resilience and unwavering dedication to forging connections without boundaries…because, Exchange Matters.

2021 National Meeting – Exchange Matters

Dates: March 22– 26, 2021
Location: Virtual
Registration is closed

Get Involved

The 2021 National Meeting marks the official start of our year-long 60th anniversary celebration. Learn what you can do get involved now.

  • Download our special 60th Anniversary logo and add it to your website and social media pages.
  • Tag us in your throwback posts and use the hashtags #GlobalTies2021 #60YearsOfImpact #ExchangeMatters
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Looking back at the National Meeting

The 2020 National Meeting took place January 22-25, 2020 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Check out the full recap with session materials, videos, photos, and more.

 

The National Meeting is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by Global Ties U.S.

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