Opportunities in the Global Marketplace September 2017 Edition

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SBA Exporting Webinar Series: FREE Technical Assistance Available for Minority Business Enterprises

Join the U.S Small Business Administration in this FREE webinar. Find out how the San Antonio Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center provides technical assistance and business development services to generate increased financing, contract opportunities, and greater access to new and global markets for minority business enterprises (MBEs).

Expanding Global Opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Join the Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) and our Regional Export Promotion member Chicago MBDA Export Center to learn how to finance exports and grow your business internationally. At this webinar, hear from EXIM Bank on how our products and help local business owners expand their export opportunities globally.

Setting Up a Successful Letter of Credit – “What Every Exporter Needs to Know” Webinar

In this webinar, exporters will understand how to set up a successful letter of credit.  Exporters will learn what the right questions to ask and negotiate the key terms and conditions up front in a letter of credit.   In addition, exporters understand "Payment Terms" as it relates to when you get paid.   They will take control of the paying, negotiating and confirmation functions as well as issue, expiry, shipment and presentation dates.  Mr. Richard “Chip” Thomas, International banker and founder of The American Export Training Institute, AETI, will be the main speaker.

Helping the American Worker Succeed in a Global Marketplace

The U.S. Department of Commerce is proud to express our appreciation for American workers and reiterate our commitment to helping Americans succeed in a global marketplace.  We firmly believe that given a level playing field, American workers can help grow the economy and build a better future for all Americans.

USTDA Launches Bringing the World to #MadeInAmerica

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is proud to launch Bringing the World to #MadeinAmerica, which features 30 reverse trade missions connecting overseas decision-makers with U.S. manufacturers and service providers. Delegations from 22 countries will see the design, manufacture and operation of American-made goods and services provided by companies across the United States. The visits will take place at an opportune time as foreign decision-makers face upcoming procurement decisions.

Six-Part Webinar Series: Opportunities in the Caribbean Region

The Caribbean Region as a whole represents a market of about 43 million people who collectively imported over $20.9 billion of U.S. goods in 2016.  As a result, the region is the 3rd largest export market for U.S. manufactured goods in Latin America behind only Mexico and Brazil. Learn how your company can expand in this growing region by joining us for this six-part web series.

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