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Passport to Export: Fostering Global Trade Success

October 17 at 10:00 am 12:00 pm

906 Drayton Street
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

Join World Trade Center Savannah and the U.S. Commercial Service to learn how exporting can propel your company to grow globally and prosper locally. The U.S. Commercial Service has 1,800 trade professionals in 105 U.S. cities and 151 U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Trade Centers worldwide to help companies navigate the complex international trade process. U.S. Commercial Service Atlanta Director Georgia Tracy will share vital tools for international trade.

The United States is the world’s largest trading nation of goods and services, and the opportunities for global success are unlimited. Becoming an exporter can help your company achieve economic success on the international stage by expanding the variety of products for consumers, creating sustainable jobs, and expanding your business network.

Topics will include:

  • Free Export Services for U.S. Companies
  • Target Market Identification and Market Accessibility
  • In-Country Partner Identification and Vetting
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Cross-Border Digital Strategy – Website Globalization
  • S. Export Controls
  • International Financial Considerations/Assistance/Tools/Strategy
  • Shipping/Logistics
  • IP Protection and Other Legal Considerations

Participation Criteria:

To participate, companies must be 95% American owned and formed under U.S. law. A minimum of 51% of the product or service content should be American (based on COGS). If the company is interested in exporting another company’s products and services, it must have documented exclusivity to do so (applies to consultants, trading companies, and other intermediaries). The company should have a website that details the products and services the company wishes to export.