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Export Strategies, Tools and Techniques Seminar
Update: This seminar has been cancelled.
For future seminars visit www.export.gov/oregon.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry
7:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Sponsored by Export Council of Oregon and SEDCOR
This intensive, full-day workshop conducted by the Portland US Export Assistance Center (staffed by the US Dept of Commerce and SBA) is ideal for building the export skills of both experienced and prospective exporters.
Are you an established company seeking new markets? Do you have products with big potential? Have you been considering exporting but don’t know where to start?
If so, the U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Oregon Business Development Department would like to see you at:
A day-long seminar dedicated to taking the guesswork out of international trade. This seminar is to help established businesses develop an export marketing plan and strategy, to provide occasional exporters with tools to grow their international business, and to provide current exporters with a forum for special issues and staff skill building.
Developing an Export Plan and Export Pricing
Assists your company in constructing the key elements of an international business plan and in formulating export product pricing by examining the additional costs associated with exporting that should be reflected in your product pricing for international markets.
Identifying and Selecting International Markets and Partners
This section of the seminar will help you examine and evaluate international markets to make informed selections about appropriate export markets. We will help you understand the important elements of international distribution agreements and provide experienced advice concerning the characteristics of effective international business partnerships.
Export Finance and Payment Options
We will introduce you to export finance terms, payment options and other tools to help your company create its negotiating strategy. We will discuss SBA export loans, the development of a credit policy and due diligence methods; with a focus on practical advice we will look at risk assessment, the importance of working capital adequacy and competitive sales terms. Finally, tips for how to establish positive bank relationships are provided.
Export Shipping and Export Controls/Compliance
Practitioners will provide information on how to select a Harmonized System (HS) Code for your products, completing the Shipper’s Export Declaration through new federally-mandated AES electronic filing, guidance on preparing other export documentation, and a detailed overview of U.S. Government Export controls and related compliance issues.
October 23, 2012
Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry
626 High St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
$85.00 per person - SEDCOR Members
$95.00 per person – Non Members
For registration information contact:
Tami Lundy, SEDCOR
503-837-1801 or [Email]
For more information contact:
Jennifer Woods, Trade Specialist
503-326-5290 or [email]