Where Will Your Next Customer Come From?

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Santa Ana District Office

Presented by Riverside County Economic Development Agency/College of Foreign Trade and the U.S. Small Business Administration

Small businesses looking to increase sales and profits, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider exporting.  With more than 95% of of consumers living outside the US, it's important to have a strategy to reach those potential customers.  

Participate in an exclusive training program designed to develop business strategies, insights, and networks of contacts necessary to successfully expand sales globally.  These courses will provide you with hands-on tools and the latest information necessary to succeed in exporting.  In addition, you will become informed about the financing export trade options and marketing assistance currently available through state and federal agencies to leverage these resources.  Make exporting part of your business growth strategy... register today!

Who Should Attend

Established businesses, manufacturers, exporters, economic developers, professional service providers, agribusinesses who are seeking growth through global markets

Seminar Topics

Session 1: Global Business Opportunities for Small Business - January 16, 2013

Session 2: Exploring Market Entry Strategies - January 30, 2013

Session 3: International Trade Finance and Methods of Payment - February 13, 2013

Session 4: International Shipping, Logistics, and Supply Chains - February 27, 2013

(Special field trip to logistics center in Foreign Trade Zone)

All sessions start at 9:00am and end at 12:00pm each morning.

Fees

No cost, but  there are a limited number of seats.  Please RSVP early if you plan to attend and cancel if your plans change so no seat goes unfilled.

Seminar Locations

Riverside County EDA College of Foreign Trade, 2001 Iowa Street, Conference Room A, Riverside CA 92501

RSVP to Katrina Cline at (951) 955-8916 or email kmcline@rivcoeda.org.  Questions about programs and content, contact Paul Smith at (714) 560-7448 or email paul.smith@sba.gov