April 2013 Export Finance Workshop by World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Plymouth Country Club, 888 Plymouth Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
United States

The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia will prepare you with the necessary steps you need to take - from finding an agent distributor to determining the best method of payment.

The WTCGP will:

  • Walk you through how to use export credit insurance to protect against buyer non-payment
  • Show you how to utilize extended payment terms to strengthen your quote
  • Help you obtain working capital loans by insuring foreign receivables.
  • You will receive the latest information on new financing programs available with U.S. government backing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States and the Small Business Administration. You will also hear from companies like yours who have successfully utilized this financing to grow their international business.

Who should attend?

CEOs, CFOs, and international marketing managers of export-ready companies

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a global strategy to protect your trade secrets - even before you are doing business in a country.
  • Structure an agent/distributor agreement.
  • Utilize export credit insurance and working capital financing from the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. or the Small Business Administration to insure and access loans to support your export order.

Expert speakers and panelists include:

  • Robert Elsas, Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group, Office of International Trade, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Martin Belisario, Partner, Panitch,, Schwartz, Belisario, and Nadel, LLP
  • Anastasius Efstratiades, Partner, Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, LLP
  • Karl Brown, President, SB Global Goods,Inc.
  • Thomas Cummings, Regional Director, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Representatives from the region's leading trade finance banks

*Speakers subject to change

Convenient parking available at venue!  

Event Type: 
Business and Commerce
International Commerce
International Trade
Transportation & Ports