Cosponsored by EDC, ‘export’ biz workshop in Bellingham

In collaboration with the San Juan County Economic Development Council, the Washington Export Outreach Team invites business owners to attend the workshop Export 101: From Your Door to the World, Feb. 4, 8:30-4 p.m., at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Bellingham.

In the workshop, attendees will learn ways to access local resources and advisers to grow their businesses and get products and services into the global marketplace.

The all-day seminar covers developing an export business plan, determining appropriate international markets, finding qualified buyers, agents and distributors, determining financing and shipping, mitigating non-payment risks and more.

The workshop will include presentations by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., the SBDC, the U.S. Commercial Service, the SBA, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Washington State Department of Commerce.

The cost is $65 which includes materials and lunch. ¬†Space is limited, sign up here and reserve your space today. For more information email the EDC’s Victoria Compton, victoria@sanjuansedc.org.