Local Trade Events
The U.S. Commercial Service, along with our local international trade partners, conducts on-going conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Whether it's an executive briefing with a Commercial Service Officer from Australia or a videoconference with your distributor in Zurich, these events are designed to help U.S. exporters market locally and sell globally.
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Finding the right foreign business partners is essential to export success. But where and how do you start? In this seminar you will find the best ways to locate, qualify, select and motivate independent distributors / representatives. You will learn:
~ Various market entry strategies;
~ Legal definitions of, and distinctions between, distributors and agents;
~ Strategies for finding distributors — and for distributors to find you;
~ Steps for selecting the right distributor;
~ Essential elements of a distributor agreement;
~ Methods for motivating and cultivating distributor loyalty.
This information-packed seminar will give you the essential tools to cultivate successful international business relationships and generate foreign sales for years to come.
Date: March 13, 2014
Time: 9:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: DEED Conf. Ctr.-Minnesota Rm.,
1st National Bank Bldg.,
332 Minnesota St., Ste. E200 (2nd Fl., Skyway Level)
St. Paul, MN
Cost: $60.00 if pre-registered; $80 walk-ins
Registration: To register, click here.