Saturday, March 7, 2009

'Export University 101'

The Florida High Tech Corridor has asked us to share this flyer from their partners at the EDC of Sarasota and Manatee EDC about the upcoming "Export University 101" program on March 26th in Sarasota. Please share this information with any in your company who might benefit from learning how to grow your export business.

Jim Pearson

FPC Executive Director

Attention Florida Exporter,

You are invited to attend “Export University 101” - Want to Boost Sales by Exporting? Learn from the Experts! This seminar is designed for New-to-Export companies and for exporters who want to grow their export business. Mark your calendar for March 26, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Manatee Community College, Lakewood Ranch Center for Innovation and Technology, 7131 Professional Parkway East, Sarasota, FL 34240.


This seminar is ideal for marketing, sales, management and staff who deal with export, sales, operations, export compliance, purchasing, logistics, and anyone with a responsibility for export functions.

It is also ideal for individuals in companies who are doing exporting, or wish to export, but need to sharpen exporting skills and learn from practitioners with years of experience.
Please join us to learn about important topics, some of which include:

  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Enterprise Florida Tools and Resources for Exporters Selecting and Working with Foreign Distributors or Sales Representatives

  • Organizing for Export & Export Procedures

  • Key Legal Issues Concerning Contracts and Compliance with U.S. Export Regulations

  • Understanding and Managing International Sales Orders

  • How to Ship and Insure Your Products

  • How to Find and Use U.S. Government Export Sales Financing Tools

(For full details, please Click Here to see the agenda.)

To register, please Click Here, or you may phone Mireya Eavey at the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County (941) 309-1200, ext. 105
The seminar includes coffee, lunch and course materials. In addition, all participants will receive an Export University 101 certificate of completion. The cost is $30.We need your help! The link below will take you to a short survey that measures your current involvement and/or interest in expanding your sales in international markets. Click here to complete survey

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