World Trade Center Savannah is excited to launch quarterly exporter roundtables specifically for companies who are exporting and/or have a strong interest in exporting. The meetings will include networking, lunch, a short presentation and facilitated discussion. The cost is $30/roundtable. WTCSav partners will receive a 50% discount using the code Export2019.
This group was created by and for business leaders actively engaged in international trade. You will have the opportunity to learn best practices and build an export network of companies in Southeast Georgia where you can learn from each other, discuss common challenges and find new solutions. More information on each program is listed below. Seating is limited.
Exporting Basics: 5 Things Every Exporter Should Know
Tuesday, June 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Do you know the who, what, when, where and whys of exporting? Expeditors Savannah’s District Trade Compliance Manager, Sue Upchurch, will teach you five things every exporter should know including, but not limited to, red flags to look out for, information on filing the electronic export information and transfer of risk.
Export Documentation & Compliance
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Export compliance regulations don’t just apply to large companies. Even the smallest U.S. businesses that send their products to customers outside the country are subject to a variety of export regulations. John. S. James’ Director of Export Compliance, Pat Fosberry, will teach you how you can avoid costly documentation errors, streamline your logistics operations and protect your business against risk of non-payment and unnecessary customs delays.
Market Entry Strategies
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
What factors do you need to take into consideration when expanding your company, product or service abroad? Culture? Competition? Regulations? The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Senior International Trade Manager, Alice Carson, will share key tactics and best practices to help strengthen your business export strategy when entering a foreign market.