Export 101: From Your Door to the World Seminar

On Thursday, August 7 the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT) along with federal, state and local resource partners will present Export 101: From Your Door to the World. This unique seminar will walk companies through the exporting process and introduce the Local, State and Federal resources to assist them with this process.  These resources can help companies in all stages of the export business continuum including New to Business (NTBs), New-To Export (NTEs), New-To-Market (NTMs), and Expanding Market (EMs) companies.  Companies will also have the opportunity for one-on-one networking with the Local, State and Federal resources at the end of the event.

When: Thursday, August 7, 2014 – From: 8:30 am – To: 5:00 pm

Where: The Rainier Room at the Truitt Building, 102 West Main St. Auburn, WA 98001

The workshop will feature presentations on the following topics:

•  Developing an export business plan

•  Determining appropriate international markets

•  Finding qualified buyers, agents, and distributors

•  Determining pricing and methods of payment

•  Mitigating non-payment risks and financing export transactions

•  Shipping product overseas

This event is presented by the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT): Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington (EFACW), Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Export Readiness Center, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Washington State Department of Agriculture, and Washington State Department of Commerce. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. will be providing a logistics presentation.

Learn more and register here.