Exporter Forum Workshop Series
Information for All Classes
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: Rike Hall, Wright State University
Cost: No cost to attend, but registration is required as space is limited
Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email.
MAY, 2014 CLASS
Export Finance Programs, Wednesday - May 14th, 2014
This workshop is for exporters who want to gain a better understanding of the ins and outs of export financing. By attending this program, you will become familiar with the various government programs designed to help your company finance its export transactions,and find ways to gain capital to carry outyour export operations.
Knowing what financing options are available up-front can improve your position when negotiating sales or distribution contracts with potential foreign buyers and distributors.
This programs will answers these questions:
- Do you have orders you can’t fill because of the lack of purchase raw materials?
- How can the government help make us more competitive?
- Do you need working capital loans?
- Does your foreign buyer need financing to buy your products?
- Do they prefer lease financing?
This program will be delivered by two experts in the field of export financing tools and solutions.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers several trade finance programs that can assist exporters. Pat Hayes from the SBA will address:
- develop overseas markets
- finance overseas purchase orders
- finance Standby Letters of Credit
- and expand U.S. production facilities to meet export demand.
These programs are designed to encourage lenders to finance your export growth with U.S. government guaranties.
The second presenter, Mark Klein of Eximbank will present the Eximbank programs and services that will help to make you more competitive in the global arena. Mark will address working capital for exporters, export credit insurance and foreign buyer financing. He will offer solutions for the following situations:
- How we help the Bankers say ‘YES’ and what Exim has up there sleeve when a ‘YES’ isn’t going to happen
- How to offer competitive open account terms vs. cash in advance and letter of credit on export sales and still sleep at night
- How to arrange financing for your foreign buyers of capital equipment.
SBA and Eximbank are the two leading government lenders for exporters. Find out how to utilize these export financing solutions for your company and your export growth.
Both speakers will be available to discuss these program during the forum and also afterwards on a one-on-one basis with interested attendees.