SCORE East Bay 


Monday, September 20, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM PDT

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This is an online event. 

This workshop will be conducted online only, via Zoom. Registered participants will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting 3 days prior to the event. Please respond to the invitation to confirm your attendance. The invitation will include a link that you should click to join the workshop.

Concepts For Successful Importing And Exporting (Online)

Led by SCORE Counselor - Chris Sanders

Workshop List Price $40  Discounted Price $15

 Importing and exporting is not the same as selling products within the 50 states. There are very detailed processes and many pitfalls for a business first operating in this arena. Mistakes can cost a lot of money or create long delays. Learn about these special issues and how to protect your company or get started.

At this workshop you will learn:

  • Potential sources to search for products and suppliers.
  • The importing and exporting process step by step.
  • Review of the special costs to consider.
  • Review of special documents.
  • Review of banking requirements and methods of payment to protect you.
  • Role of the freight forwarder and customs broker.
  • Resources available.

Led by SCORE Counselor - Chris Sanders

 Chris SandersChris Sanders has worked for 25 years in a business that both imported products for sale as well as manufactured and exported from the US to all parts of the world. Chris has worked with overseas factories sourcing product and building distribution networks to sell product to governments and contractores globally.

 He has also traveled extensively meeting customers and attending trade shows to develop that business.