International Trade Finance Seminar

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Name: International Trade Finance Seminar
Date: July 29, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Exporters will learn how to "find and finance" to increase their international sales. This seminar will cover a wide range of international trade finance topics. The forum will provide small and medium-sized companies the opportunity to gain knowledge necessary to determine options available for financing their export business, mitigating risks, expert advice and more!

Full Schedule: 

8:00 am:     ​Registration & Networking
8:15 am:
    Welcome, Ernest Strickland, Greater Memphis Chamber
8:20 am:
    There is an Airline, Andy Steele, International Sales Manager, FedEx
8:40 am:
    Memphis, TN-USEAC, David Spann, Director, Memphis US Export
                    Assistance Center  
9:00 am:
    International Payment Risks & Financing Strategies for Exporters
               ​   Devin Buford, Vice President, First Tennessee Bank
9:30 am:
    International Trade & Exporting, SBA
              
    ​Sandro Murtas, Regional Manager
              
    ​U.S. Small Business Administration, Export Solutions Group
10:00 am:
   SBDC (Ex-Im Bank's City/State Partner)
              
    John Ordung, Director
              
    Tennessee Small Business Development Center, TN State University
10:15 am:
    Introduce Ex-Im Bank Credit Insurance Brokers
                     ​John Koch, President-World Trade Consult
                     ​Joe McDonald, CEO, JMD Services
10:25 am:
    10 minute break 
10:35 am:    Financial Support for Exports, Ex-Im Bank
                
    Susan Kintanar, Regional Director
                
    Export-Import Bank of the United States, Eastern Region
11:00 am:
    ​Export Finance Case Studies (under SBA &/or Ex-Im Bank Support)
                
    ​Jay Dhakal, Vice President, Global Trade Finance, Regions Bank
11:25 am:
     Q&A to Business Panelists
                
    ​David Spann, Devin Buford, Sandro Murtas, John Ordung, Susan Kintanar,
                      Jay Dhakal, Andy Steele  
12:00 pm:
    ​Program Concludes, Ernest Strickland, Greater Memphis Chamber


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Special Thanks To: 
Export-Import Bank of the United States, Eastern Region
First Tennessee Bank
Memphis US Export Assistance Center
Regions Bank
Tennessee Small Business Development Center, TN State University
U.S. Small Business Administration, Export Solutions Group
Location:
Memphis Bioworks Foundation
20 Dudley Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Date/Time Information:
July 29, 2014
8:00 Registration
8:15 Program Starts
Noon Program Concludes
Contact Information:
Beverly Davis: 901-543-3547
Fees/Admission:
$25 Fee
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