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It Happens on Thursday: Legal Aspects of International Trade Boot Camp (June 20)


Module 2: Legal Aspects of International Trade
June 20, 2013 (Thursday)

A team presentation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

The FBI will make a presentation on how to protect your business interests when dealing with clients. The presentation is titled: Tools of the Trade to Avoid the Tricks of the Trade. In today's business climate, success is possible only through safeguarding you and your company's best interests. This presentation will discuss the ways to safeguard your bottom line through informative dialogue on current trends that challenge the business community. These challenges can be overcome through awareness of the risks and "tricks" utilized by unethical competitors who continue to prey upon honest, hard-working business enterprises in today's global business market.

Isaak Hurst, Attorney, International Maritime Group (IMG)
IMG helps their clients to navigate the increasing complexities of the marine and international business arena. Areas of their expertise include: domestic and international contract review, insurance and contract compliance, maritime pollution issues, and many others. For more information, please visit IMG website www.internationalmaritime.net

Schedule for the rest of the Boot Camps TBA soon! 
Other modules will cover the following topics:
- International Sales, Promotion & Local Resources
- Trade Documentation & Shipping Overseas
- Establishing International Distribution Channels & Market Entry Strategies
- Using Social Media to Market Your Company

For more information, please visit our website: wtcak.org


Module 1: Export Financing

June 13, 2013 (Thursday)
Module 1 was designed for companies seeking financing for their export operations. Presenters discussed the financing programs available through their agencies in cooperation with local commercial banks.

- Sam Dickey, Deputy District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration
- Jeff San Juan, Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank Alaska
- Lynn Kassert, Business Advisor for International Trade, Alaska Small Business Development Center
- Paul Watts, Senior Export Finance Manager, Export-Import Bank of the U.S., San Francisco Branch Office
- Greg Wolf, Executive Director, WTCAK - Alaska Export Assistance Center

If you missed this Boot Camp, please contact WTCAK for the information on the presentations.


World Trade Center Alaska 
together with Alaska Export Assistance
 Center, and other community and business partners, have

developed a new program, INTERNATIONAL TRADE BOOT CAMP SERIES, that will take place this summer.

We invite you to participate in an exclusive training program that will feature six half-day MODULES designed to give you strategies, insights, and a ready network of contacts necessary to successfully expand your sales globally. If you are a beginner who believes exporting could be a part your growth strategy or already an experienced exporter, these Boot Camps will provide you with the hands on tools and the latest information necessary to succeed in the ever-changing environment of international trade and commerce. In addition, though the Boot Camps, you will become informed about the effective finance and marketing assistance currently available through both state and federal agencies and walk away knowing precisely how to leverage these resources.

Selling your products and services overseas is both profitable and culturally rewarding for all companies that want to prosper in today's global marketplace. SIGN UP TODAY!



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