Thu, Jan 21, 2016
International Export Forum
Location: 44219 Airport Road, California
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 12 Noon (02:30 Duration)
Posted By: Somd Calendar
The St. Mary's County Department of Economic Development (DED), along with the Maryland Department of Commerce, St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce and The Patuxent Partnership, are teaming up to host a half-day training program focusing on the marketing and selling of products and services internationally. The Export Forum will be held Thursday, January 21, from 9:30 a.m. till noon in Building 2 of the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Road in California.
"Our local companies can be very competitive in the international market," said Chris Kaselemis, Economic Development director. "This Forum is designed to introduce companies to federal and state resources, grants and other financing opportunities to support export sales," he explained.
Representatives of the U. S. Export Assistance Center, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Small Business Administration Export Finance Division and others will be available to discuss the wide range of opportunities for businesses seeking to start or to increase their international sales.
"Growing St. Mary's County's footprint in international markets is one more way we can diversify the local economy," said Commissioner President Randy Guy.
The Forum is intended for local business of all types, including defense and non-defense companies and distributors of agriculture and seafood products. There is no cost to participate, however, registration is requested. To learn more about the Export Forum, contact Robin Finnacom, deputy director, DED at 301-475-4200, ext. *1407. To register to attend the Forum, contact Dana Digregorio, Sr. Administrative Coordinator, via email at dana.digregorio(at)stmarysmd.com or by phone by calling 301-475-4200, ext. *1407.
Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar