Local Events for Middle Tennessee:

Export Basics: International Trade Finance - Nashville

When: June 25, 2014 8:00 am CDT to 12:00 noon

Where: Tennessee State University, Avon Williams Campus

330 10th Avenue North, Nashville TN 37203

Cost: $25

Register: http://go.usa.gov/kRKV                   

The U.S. Tennessee companies operating across all industries are being presented with an export seminar that will cover a wide range of international trade finance topics from basic to advance. This seminar provides small and medium-sized businesses the opportunity to gain knowledge necessary to determine options available for financing their export businesses, and how to best utilize programs and services offered by the Export-Import Bank of the United States; the U.S. Small Business Administration; and international business divisions of banks. This seminar will detail the products, programs and services available to mitigate risks associated with export transactions (i.e. international letters of credit; documentary collections; foreign currency exchange/hedging; working capital loans; foreign receivables insurance & guaranteed term financing). This program is coordinated by the U.S. Commercial Service in Nashville that also provides export trade counseling for small and medium-sized businesses.

For More Information: Please contact Patrick Spence at patrick.spence@trade.gov or 615-736-2225

Deadline to Register: June 23, 2014

TSBDC Export Boot Camp

Cost: FREE!

This seminar will provide the nuts and bolts of information needed to become a successful exporter. Topics will include how to identify markets for your products, how to finance your export transaction, and how to mitigate economic political and financial risks. This is a free seminar but reservations are required and available on-line at www.tsbdc.org or by calling 615-898-2745. Please arrive and sign in 10 minutes prior to the startup of the seminar


Wednesday, May 21, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: TSBDC @ STCC Satellite Office, Memphis Renaissance Center, Memphis


Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: TSBDC @ Volunteer State Community College, Betty Gibson Hall, Gallatin, TN