Upcoming Events


Agents, Distributors and Preparing for Export Success |April 25 | Greenville

Export University 101 | May 22 | Columbia



Agents, Distributors and Preparing for Export Success
Date:
Friday, April 25
Time:
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  (networking event immediately following)
Location:
Clemson Small Business Development Center,
One North Main St., Sixth Floor (Room 603) Greenville, SC 29607
Cost:
$45 registration (required to guarantee seating) Includes morning pastries/refreshments,
materials, lunch and free parking.
Contact:
Anita Patel 803-737-0247 or apatel@sccommerce.com
Register:


What if you could take along a team of experts the next time you traveled abroad to meet with your new prospective agent or distributor? The Agents, Distributors and Preparations for Export Success workshop may be the next best thing when we will apply the mechanics of successful exporting to steps you should take - before you get on the plane - to get the most out of your negotiations with your new overseas business partners.
Topics include: 
payment tools for competitive pricing; Incoterms to control the export process; legal tips and representative agreements; webpage translation to boost foreign sales; locating qualified and interested agents and distributors; assessing your product’s sales potential worldwide; grants for export marketing assistance and much more!

Brought to you by: S.C. Department of Commerce, S.C. Small Business Development Center, S.C. District Export Council and the U.S. Commercial Service.




Export University 101

Date:
May 22
Time:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:
Midlands Technical College Enterprise Campus Auditorium, 151 Powell Road, Columbia, SC
Cost:
Registration fee is $65 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and all training materials.
Contact:
Anita Patel, 803-737-0247, APatel@sccommerce.com or Dorette Coetsee, Columbia U.S. Export Assistance Center, 803-777-2571, Dorette.Coetsee@trade.gov
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This is one-day workshop on export sales, finance, logistics and much more to compete globally. Topics include: export sales techniques; letters of credit and other export payment methods; pricing strategies and how to offer financing to your customer; credit insurance to minimize risk and maximize sales; transportation and freight forwarding; and practical tips from seasoned exporters. This is the only Export 101 to be offered in S.C. this year!

Brought to you by: S.C. Department of Commerce, S.C. District Export Council and the U.S. Commercial Service.









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