Export Compliance and Documentation Sessions
Export Compliance Webinar Series (10-part series)
May 1st through May 30, 2023 | All Sessions held 1:00pm-2:15pm Eastern
Cost:$300 for the entire series
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Join the U.S. Department of Commerce for a multi-part webinar series, featuring USG and private sector experts who will present on a multitude of export compliance topics. This webinar series features topics germane for both the new and seasoned export compliance professionals. The webinars will run from May1st - May 30th 2023.
Monday, May 1, 2023: Introduction to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Export Basics
Tuesday, May 2, 2023: Complying with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
Wednesday, May 3, 2023: OFAC Overview
Tuesday, May 9, 2023: License Exceptions
Thursday, May 11, 2023: Deemed Exports
Tuesday, May 16, 2023: Developing a Corporate Export Management and Compliance Program (EMCP)
Thursday, May 18, 2023: Site Visits, Enforcement Actions and Voluntary Disclosures
Wednesday, May 24, 2023: Export Controls at Trade Shows
Thursday, May 25, 2023: FCPA
Tuesday, May 1, 2023: Ask a Compliance Professional?
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Questions? Contact Anthony.Sargis@trade.gov
Trade Finance Five-Part Webinar Series
Monday, May 1st - Friday, May 5 , 2023 |11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
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Is your small business new to exporting or looking to start? Are you an experienced exporter of goods and/or services and looking to increase your company’s international sales?
Join U.S. Department Commerce, SBA, ExIm Bank, SBDC and other private sector export industry professionals for this conversational webinar series on how small businesses can finance and increase their international sales while managing repayment risks.
Five Part Trade Finance Webinar Series Schedule:
Monday, May 1, 2023 11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
Government Resources for small business exporters. Kick off the Export Finance Series with a presentation by OIT AA Gabe Esparza or RA Mike Vlacich. Webinar will include a panel discussion to cover the various resource partners that available to help small businesses pursue international sales. Join a panel of experts to learn how to access export resources, find international buyers, get paid on international orders and access export financing to help your business enter the global marketplace!
Tuesday, May 2, 2023-11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
Export Credit Insurance & Payment Terms, Letters of Credit, Stand-by Letters of Credit– Tips and Best Practices. Introduction to export credit insurance; what is it, what benefit it provides to small business exporters and how payment terms can be used as a sales tool to generate higher export sales? This webinar will be an interactive discussion of how you get paid on export sales, the advantages and risks of the different types of payment, from cash in advance to letters of credit to open account. The use of Standby Letters of Credit will also be covered.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023-11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
Export Business Planning (SBDC) - How to prepare your company for exporting? How to prepare for a financing conversation with your bank? In this webinar you will learn how formulating a solid export plan will prepare you for that financing discussion with your lender and why a good relationship with a knowledgeable lender is so important when pursuing international sales. Also learn some tips on how to determine the best international markets for your company’s products and/or services.
Thursday, May 4, 2023¬11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
Grow Your Sales Through Trade using STEP Grants! Are you a small business looking to expand? Did you know that the best way to boost your bottom line is to look outside of our US borders. Selling internationally can help protect your bottom line from the ebbs and flows of one domestic market, while granting you access to more buyers. Learn about SBA’s STEP Grant program (State Trade Expansion Program) that provides grant funding to small businesses to help offset eligible export-related costs, such as participation in international trade shows, translations of marketing material, website optimization and localization, product compliance testing, export credit insurance premiums, and more! Join the webinar for a panel discussion as small businesses share their unique experiences using STEP grants.
Friday, May 5, 2023¬11:00am-12:00pm Eastern
Financing for Small Business Exports. Need short-term export working capital financing or longer-term financing to support the acquisition of fixed assets, permanent working capital, debt refinancing, or business acquisitions? Learn about Ex-Im Bank and SBA’s respective export loan programs and which program is appropriate for your company. Webinar to include a small business exporter panel that will share their experience using these export loan programs.
Moderator: Joseph Raycraft, Export Finance Manager – New England Region, SBA
Questions? Contact Brian.Beams@trade.gov