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Westchester County and U.S. Commercial Service to Present Small Business Seminar on How to Grow International Sales
October 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Small businesses looking to grow their international sales are urged to attend Westchester Goes Global, a small business exporter seminar to be held on Thursday, October 17 from 8:00 to 11:30 am at the Little Theater at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
The program is being presented by Westchester County Executive George Latimer, Westchester County Office of Economic Development, U.S. Commercial Service, Small Business Administration and the Export-Import Bank. Among the topics to be discussed include how to find foreign buyers; protecting against the risk of nonpayment; how to extend credit terms to foreign buyers and how to access vital working capital.
The Government Resources Panel will include:
•Joan Kanlian, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S Department of Commerce
•Eduard Ekel, Office of International Trade, U.S. Small Business Administration
•Richard Foy, Regional Director, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Other speakers will include Marc Chandler of Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC; Andrea Ratay of TD Bank and Tom Valentine of Mainfreight Logistics.