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Training Available to Help Exporters in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina Increase Foreign Sales

Regions Bank To Host Symposium In Atlanta, Ga. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2005

Media Contact Name/Phone: 

Marianna Ohe (202) 565-3200

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Regions Bank in cooperation with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), the U.S. Department of Commerce, Small Business Administration and Overseas Private Investment Corporation will host an exporter symposium August 18, 2005 in Atlanta, Ga. The training is designed for area companies of all sizes that wish to learn how to find and finance foreign buyers and increase their sales.

Attendees will learn how to find international buyers, access valuable trade information, obtain working capital loans, protect against the risk of nonpayment, offer buyer financing, and invest overseas with the U.S. government's assistance. The symposium also will address special Ex-Im Bank programs for environmental and service exports, lease transactions, and small, minority-owned and woman-owned businesses. The half-day session features case studies and classroom discussions to facilitate the attendees' understanding of the many dynamic trade products and services available.

EVENT: Symposium for U.S. Exporters
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2005
WHERE:

Regions Bank
1 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 400
Atlanta, Georgia

COST: $59. Includes materials and breakfast
TO REGISTER:

On-line registration is available by logging onto www.exim.gov, or you may call (202) 565-3936
Local contact:
Susan Kintanar, International Trade Finance Officer, Regions Bank, (770) 206-5766.

As an Ex-Im Bank Delegated Authority Lender, Regions Bank can provide Ex-Im Bank-guaranteed financing on a streamlined basis without prior approval from the Bank.