Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM PDT
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Expeditors International 
2508 N Marine Dr.
Portland, OR 97217
*Parking is available in the Expeditor's lot*
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Allan Christian 
U.S. Commercial Service - Portland, OR 

Export Strategies, Tools and Techniques

Brief Overview
Join us for a day-long seminar dedicated to taking the guesswork out of international trade, designed to help established businesses as well as new or occasional exporters develop proactive export marketing plan and strategy and grow their export business.

Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 am, and the seminar begins at 8:30 am.
Developing an Export Plan
Assists your company in constructing the key elements in international business marketing & business plan and provides the basic tools necessary to make strategic decisions, for example deciding between direct and indirect approaches to export business development.
Identifying and Selecting International Markets and Partners
Examine and evaluate international markets to make informed selections about appropriate export markets. Understand the important elements of international distribution agreements and receive experienced advice concerning the characteristics of effective international business partnerships.
Pricing and Payment Options
We will show you how to develop efficient strategies for pricing your products and provide information and expertise concerning INCO terms and Pro Forma Invoice use.  We will discuss the development of a credit policy and various payment options, along with providing advice on how to establish positive bank relationships. You will create an individualized payment method plan and process for risk assessment.
Export Shipping and Export Controls/Compliance
Practitioners will provide information on how to select a Harmonized System (HS) Code for your products, completing the Shipper’s Export Declaration through new federally-mandated ACE electronic filing, guidance on preparing other export documentation, and a detailed overview of U.S. Government Export controls and related compliance issues.
Fee: $100, includes continental breakfast, lunch and a course binder with all of the presentation materials and additional references.