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Global Connect

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Miami Beach, FL
This seminar brings together experts from both the public and private sectors to discuss the resources available to U.S. printing industry exporters and their foreign buyers for their global business and financing needs. 

Participants will learn about: (1) U.S. government export assistance resources and programs; (2) payment methods in international trade; (3) how to export and get paid in foreign currencies; (4) how to finance international trade transactions; and (5) how to access and utilize government-backed trade finance solutions when commercial financing is not available for export sales.

1:00 Introduction and Seminar Objectives by the Moderator          
  • Yuki Fujiyama, Trade Finance Specialist/Global Finance Team Leader
    International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
1:05 U.S. Government Export Assistance Programs and Resources
  • Larry Tabash, Senior International Trade SpecialistU.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
1:15 Payment Methods in International Trade and Foreign Exchange
  • David Matos, Vice President – Global Trade Finance TD Bank
1:45 Export Finance Programs for Small Business Exporters
  • Mary Hernandez, Regional Manager – Export Solutions Group
    U.S. Small Business Administration
2;05 U.S. Government-Backed Trade Finance Solutions   
  • Sharyn Koenig, Managing Director, Eastern Region U.S. Export-Import Bank


 Export Finance Assistance for Florida Exporters
  • Steve Fancher, President & CEO
  • Daisy Ramos-Winfield, Executive Vice PresidentFlorida Export Finance Corporation
2:45 Questions & Answers Session
3:00 Seminar Adjourns