Oct 25, 2011

Export financing forum

The North Central Small Business Development Center at Central Lakes College in Brainerd will host an export financing forum for businesses interested in exporting their products or services. The program is on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. in E203 of the Business and Industry Center at CLC (Entrance No. 6). The Minnesota Trade Office is co-sponsoring the event, which is “Financial Tools for Exporters: Access to Working Capital and Solutions for Risk Management.” This program will help business owners, financial executives and their bankers, and those responsible for financial strategies to expand their international sales and reduce risk to their export operations. Presenters are Carlos Sosa, regional manager of Export Solutions Group, U.S. Small Business Administration; Curt Hanson, founding principal, Trade Acceptance Group; John Novak, vice president, International Trade Services, Bremer Bank; and Jane Hay, vice president, Global Trade Services, US Bank. The fee is $30 in advance, $35 at the door. To register visit www.exportminnesota.com or e-mail mto.edu@state.mn.us