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International Trade Center
Are you interested in expanding your sales via exporting but not quite sure where to start? Have you already been exporting but want to take another look at your strategy to maximize the return on your investment and/or to expand to additional regions? Either way, this webinar is for you.
This workshop will teach you about:
The benefits of exporting, what the key elements of a strategic export plan are, how to put one together, and what all the great resources are that are available to help you out along the way.
Who should attend?:
New and existing exporters, companies interested in exporting; international sales/marketing, operations and finance professionals, and students. Be sure to bring any questions you may have.
About the presenter:
Brian Butler - Director of the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at the Joseph Business School Brian assists companies in starting to export as well as in expanding their current export business. He does this with resources available at the International Trade Center and in partnership with the State of Illinois Office of Trade and Investment (OTI), the US Commercial Service, the SBA, the US EXIM Bank, the Chicago Regional Growth Corporation's export programs, and other global organizations. Brian is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, lived in five countries abroad, and worked in international sales/marketing management roles for over 20 years prior to coming to the International Trade Center. He has degrees in Spanish and International Business from Benedictine University, an international MBA from ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management, is a Certified Global Business Professional, and sits on the boards of the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago and of the Global Chamber Chicago.