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Export Essentials Symposium

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Chandler, AZ
City of Chandler

Join us on Nov. 10 to learn how to finance exports and grow your business internationally. At this free event, export specialists from the Export-Import Bank of the United States, U.S. Small Business Administration, Penn International Insurance and U.S. Commercial Service will discuss how your business can: find foreign buyers and international partners, access capital to finance your export sales, and reduce risk with export credit insurance. 98% of export companies are small businesses. Don't limit your growth by not exporting. 


Nov. 10, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

City Hall, 175 South Arizona Avenue

Chandler, AZ 85225


8:30 AM



9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

City of Chandler
Michael Winer, Economic Development 

9:15 AM

"How to Find Foreign Buyers"

U.S. Commercial Service
Karen Allen, Commercial Officer 

9:45 AM

"Export-Import Bank Overview"

Export-Import Bank
Marianne Hughes, Regional Director 

10:30 AM

Break Period


10:45 AM

"How to Increase Your Export Sales Using
Open Account Terms"

Penn International Insurance

Fernando Almeida, AZ Regional Manager

11:10 AM

"Working Capital for Your Export Sales"

U.S. Small Business Admin.
Aregnaz Mooradian, Lender Relations

11:45 AM

Question & Answer Period


12:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Networking Opportunities