Events

This complimentary program is designed for Virginia-based business' interested in learning about the available resources to help support their global expansion efforts.

Join us and a lineup of additional expert panelists – spanning government resources, finance and capital experts/sources, compliance experts, small businesses, and overseas U.S. Embassy officials – on Thursday, August 8th for the Tools & Contacts for Export Success program hosted by the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC). This event dives deep into the various, readily-available resources to support and help successfully navigate Virginia-based business’ global expansion efforts. The event is free to attend – RSVPs must be sent to Aaron Miller at amille2@gmu.edu before July 30th.

 

Agenda

9:30-10:00 – Coffee and Networking

10:00-10:30 – Going Global: Considerations and Resources

  • Aaron Miller, Virginia SBDC

10:30-11:15 – International Methods of Payment

  • Federico Manno, Fulton Bank; Aerek Stephens EX-IM Bank; De Lune Corporation

11:15-11:40 – Resources for International Business

  • Alan Beard, Interlink Capital Strategies

11:40-12:05 – Managing Foreign Currency Receivables

  • Andrew Woelflein, Tempus

12:05-12:30 – Key Export Compliance Considerations for Trade

  • Dulce Zahniser, Towpath Group

12:30-1:15 – Networking Lunch sponsored by Fulton Bank

1:15-2:15 – Market Opportunities in Angola, Congo, Israel and the UAE

  • Jim Cramer, U.S. Commercial Service; Locally Engaged Staff from U.S. Embassies

2:15 – Closing Remarks and Networking

2:30-4:00 – One-on-one meetings with service providers*

*One-on-one meetings will run in 15-minute intervals and must be scheduled through Aaron Miller prior to Tuesday, July 30th.

 

Details

Thursday, August 8, 2019, from 9:30 AM to 2:15 PM

4031 University Drive, Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22030

There is no charge for the event and complimentary parking is located behind the building

For additional information and to RSVP please contact Aaron Miller at amille2@gmu.edu or (703) 277-7715
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